->[[AffablyEvil Did you miss me, Celestia? I missed you.]] [[AndIMustScream It's quite lonely being encased in stone]]. But you wouldn't know that, would you? Because I don't ''[[EvenEvilHasStandards turn ponies into stone!]]''
-->-- '''[[RealityWarper Discord]]''', ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic''

-> Does the stone mimic life, or did it once live?
-->-- '''[[http://gatherer.wizards.com/Pages/Card/Details.aspx?multiverseid=9846 Soul Sculptor]]''', ''MagicTheGathering''

->'''Crichton:''' [[ArrangedMarriage After we're married]], and I mean ''right after'' we're married, they turn us into statues.
->'''D'Argo:''' (Wearily) [[PunctuatedForEmphasis That. Is. Fascinating.]]
->'''Crichton:''' Excellent. D'Argo discovers science.
->'''D'Argo:''' To what purpose?
->'''Crichton:''' (Shakily) Governing continuity; they screw with our molecular structure, turn us into pigeon perches, and we preside over their senate or whatever the hell they call it for eighty cycles.
->'''D'Argo:''' As ''a statue?''
->'''Crichton:''' Yeah. [[AndIMustScream And we can see, we can hear]], [[HandWave don't ask me how.]] And we're supposed to absorb every single facet of their governmental system; that way when Mom and Pops finally kick it, we rule.
-->-- ''Series/{{Farscape}},'' "Look At The Princess,"

->'The Living shall not be put to Death', thus the catechism says. A magus walks out in mist, into nothingness, and so perishes! Pah! What punishment is that compared to being turned to living stone? Wearing out the ageless days of your existence, gnawed at always by wind and water and the memories of what it was to be alive!
-->-- '''Anya''', ''[[TheDarkswordTrilogy Forging the Darksword]]''

->He asked me how I'd rather go,
->To burn with the fire or freeze in the snow
->Well, I'd rather go painful and alone
->[[FateWorseThanDeath Than be a prophet turned to stone!]]
-->--"Cockatrice," [[ConversationalTroping a song on the topic,]] Owen Pallett

->Dawn take you all, and be stone to you!
-->--'''Gandalf''', ''Literature/TheHobbit''

->Huh? I feel like I've been at the beach. Huh? I forgot I'm not stuck in sand, I'm stuck in cement!
-->--'''[[TalkingAnimal Meowth,]]''' ''[[{{Anime/Pokemon}} Pokemon,]]'' "Mutiny In The Bounty"
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