->''"It'sa me; Mario!"''
-->-- '''Mario''', ''VideoGame/SuperMario64''

->''"In Nintendo you control a little man who runs around the screen trying to stay alive while numerous powerful and inexplicably hostile forces try to kill him. It's a lot like New York."''
-->-- '''Creator/DaveBarry'''

->''"I like Mario. It's a game that glorifies the fat, blue collar worker..."''
-->-- '''[[VideoGame/HalfLife Gordon Freeman]]''', ''Machinima/FreemansMind''

->'''Col. Campbell''': Snake, you know who that is?\\
'''[[Franchise/MetalGear Solid Snake]]''': You're kidding, right? It's Mario.\\
'''Col. Campbell''': Mario made his first appearance in 1981, and since then, he's become a worldwide phenomenon. There's probably not a single person who doesn't know Mario. He's ''that'' famous.\\
'''Solid Snake''': Good thing [[TheKnightsWhoSaySquee I survived long enough to meet him on the field of battle]], huh.
-->-- ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros Brawl''

->''"''VideoGame/SuperMario64'' is the ''Citizen Kane'' of gaming, in that they're [[{{Dissimile}} both based on the life of William Randolph Hearst.]]"''
-->-- '''''{{Website/Cracked}}''''', [[http://www.cracked.com/blog/6-video-games-invented-inside-other-video-games/ "6 Video Games Invented Inside of Other Video Games"]]

->''"Ya know, Mario, I have a lotta respect for you. If ''I'' was livin' in New York, and like, I went through a fuckin' toilet, and suddenly found myself in a kingdom where I had to always rescue some fuckin' dumb bitch who always gets herself kidnapped...I...I would not have the patience for that."''
-->-- LetsPlay of ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=in6RZzdGki8 Super Mario Brothers 85]]''

->''"It may just be because I too suffer from a terrible genetic disability called an older brother, but I've always preferred Luigi to Mario. He's usually made out as a coward, but hey, [[HenryV Falstaff]] was a coward! Show me a Shakespearean character whose sole defining features are blindly following the instructions of some prissy royal bitch and a tendency to jump on things... okay, {{Macbeth}}, perhaps."''
-->-- '''''WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation'''''

->''"I've probably spent more time with Mario than, literally, with members of my own family over the past 32 years...He's a cultural phenomenon, because he was at the center of a growing medium. He's kinda the poster boy of an entirely new medium that just developed a few decades ago. So, unless you were type of kid who grew up with a [[UsefulNotes/SegaGenesis Genesis]]--And, growing up in the 80's and 90's, I still have I still have lot a problems with people who owned Genesises. Genisis was [[SlobsVersusSnobs for the rich kids]]. Nintendo was for the workin' man."''
-->-- '''[[http://comicsalliance.com/heres-the-thing-episode-16-why-do-we-love-super-mario-video/ Chris Sims]]'''

->''"You'll never convince me that Mario and Luigi don't come from [[BrooklynRage Brooklyn, New York]]. Yeah, I remember the ending of ''VideoGame/YoshisIsland'' and the backstory to ''[[VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiPartnersInTime Partners in Time]]'', but [[{{Fanon}} it doesn't matter]]. I mean, how else can they clearly be Italian-Americans if they originated in a universe that does not appear to have an America ''or'' an Italy? To say nothing of radical differences in physics, gravity, and their effects on the relative bone and muscle structure of a being born in one dimension and/or planet but displaced to another like [[Franchise/{{Superman}} Kal-El]] or [[Literature/JohnCarterOfMars John Carter]] being the ''only'' things that could logically explain how two otherwise ordinary plumbers have the strength to leap dozens of feet in the air, run fast enough to achieve aerodynamic lift off, and break solid stone with their fists. Hell, it would also explain why their bodies [[EpilepticTrees undergo strange changes when exposed to seemingly common Mushroom Kingdom fauna that don't generally have the same effect on the native population and]]-- ...what was I talking about?"''
-->-- '''{{Moviebob}}''', "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbVywmbPc_M Continuity Wars]]"

->''"One night under heavy doses of narcotics, I was playing ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBros3'' and one of my friends thought it would be funny to record what I was saying so I could hear myself later when I was coherent. Here is a transcription of the things I said:''\\
''"Oh shit! I got the shoe! I'm so invincible! Oh! Eat it, you bitch! You don't understand! I got the damn [[MundaneMadeAwesome SHOE!]] It's the shoe! And look at how cute I am with my stupid plumber head poking out of the wind up sock! I am the cutest invincible shoe rider ever! Mario! Mario! He's in the ULTRA green SHOOEEE!""''
-->-- '''{{Seanbaby}}'''

-->-- '''Toad''', ''VideoGame/{{Super Mario Bros|1}}''

->''"A Mario Brother never says "can't", Luigi!"''
-->-- '''Mario''', ''WesternAnimation/TheAdventuresOfSuperMarioBros3''

->''"Thank you so much for to playing my game!"''
-->-- '''Mario (or Luigi)''', ''VideoGame/SuperMarioGalaxy'', ''VideoGame/SuperMarioGalaxy2'' and ''VideoGame/SuperMario64'' (Mario only in the last case)

->''"Have you-a ever seen a plunger, in-a these-a hands!?!?"''
-->-- '''Mario''', ''ThereWillBeBrawl''

->''"I mean, I'd be pretty pissed if I was Mario too, just because I'd be like 'Look, I'm a plumber. [[WidgetSeries What the hell is all of this?]]'"''
-->-- '''Dave_O''', ''WebVideo/{{Retsupurae}}'', "Mad About Mario"

->''"Doh, I missed!"''
-->-- '''Wario''', ''VideoGame/MarioParty''

->''"[[SayMyName Mario!]] [[WhoDares How dare you disturb my family vacation?!]]"''
-->-- '''Bowser''', ''VideoGame/SuperMarioSunshine''