->''"When men were men, and women killed them."''
-->-- '''The tagline for the [[http://www.comicvine.com/battleaxes/4050-6536/ "Battleaxes"]] comic.'''

->''"I will jump in and take out Loki and his subordinates. Then, I will go home and prepare dinner."''
-->-- '''Miu''' (before cutting a cross on a windshield and smashing through a car), ''Manga/KenichiTheMightiestDisciple''

->''"Yo, [[Franchise/WonderWoman Star-shorts!]] I figured you'd be getting lonely so I thought I'd hang with you. We can talk girl-talk. Y'know, butt-kicking, name-taking, like that."''
-->-- '''ComicBook/SheHulk''', ''ComicBook/JLAAvengers'' #4

->''"Leave saving the world to the men? Pahahaha! I don't think so! ''(sigh)'' I don't think so."''
-->-- '''Elastigirl''', ''WesternAnimation/TheIncredibles''

->'''Thor Odinson:''' Who proved wrong all who scoffed at the idea that a young maiden could be one of the fiercest warriors this realm has ever known?\\
'''Lady Sif:''' ''I'' did!\\
'''Thor Odinson:''' (''embarrassed'') ...true, but I supported you.
-->-- ''Film/{{Thor}}''

->''I it for this the [[DashingHispanic Spanish maid,]] aroused,\\
Hangs on the willow her unstrung guitar,\\
And, [[ValuesDissonance all unsexed,]] the anlace hath espoused,\\
Sung the loud song, and dared the deed of war?\\
And she, whom once the semblance of a scar\\
Appalled, an owlet’s larum chilled with dread,\\
Now views the column-scattering bayonet jar,\\
The falchion flash, and o'er the yet warm dead\\
[[MoreDeadlyThanTheMale Stalks with Minerva’s step where Mars might quake to tread.]]''
-->-- Lord Byron discribing the "Maid of Sarragossa"

->''It was a performance. It was like the culmination of a lifetime's observation of martial arts tapes, cheap ones, the kind Case had grown up on. For a few seconds, he knew, she was every bad-ass hero, Sony Mao in the old Shaw videos, Mickey Chiba, the whole lineage back to Lee and Eastwood. She was walking the way she talked it.''
-->-- ''Literature/{{Neuromancer}}''

->'''Aragorn:''' You have some skill with a blade.\\
'''Eowyn:''' The women of this country learned long ago, those without swords can still die upon them. I fear neither death nor pain.\\
'''Aragorn:''' What do you fear, my lady?\\
'''Eowyn:''' A cage. To stay behind bars until use and old age accept them and all chance of valor has gone beyond recall or desire.\\
'''Aragorn:''' You are a daughter of kings, a shield maiden of Rohan. I do not think that will be your fate.
-->-- ''Film/TheLordOfTheRings: The Two Towers''

->Look, sir, I know Angua. She's not the useless type. She doesn't [[ScreamingWoman stand there and scream helplessly.]] She [[MuggingTheMonster makes other people do that.]]
-->-- '''Captain Carrot''', ''Discworld/{{Jingo}}''

->She was the kind of woman that men would die for. Starting now.
-->-- ''Soldiers of Barrabas''

->'''Derek Reese:''' Remind me again, why are the boys out here and the girls in there?\\
'''John Connor:''' Because, one of the girls is harder than nuclear nails.\\
'''Derek Reese:''' And the other one's a cyborg.
-->-- ''Series/TerminatorTheSarahConnorChronicles''

->'''Mgr. Kira Nerys:''' You're not going to kill anyone, not with that disruptor. [[BrandishmentBluff Power cell's cracked.]]\\
'''Bareil:''' (''sigh'') How long have you known?\\
'''Kira:''' Since before we left Ops.\\
'''Bareil:''' Then why did you come with me?\\
'''Kira:''' [[ISurrenderSuckers I needed the exercise]]. (''proceeds to kick his ass'')
-->-- ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', "Resurrection"

->''"I'm not weak, I'm not barren, and I'm not a whore!"''
-->-- '''Lt. Colonel Sarah [=MacKenzie=]''' (while kicking Arab terrorist Sadik Fahd), ''Series/{{JAG}}'', "Persian Gulf"

->'''O'Neill:''' Oh, this has nothing to do with you being a woman. I like women. [[SlobsVersusSnobs I just got a little problem with scientists.]]\\
'''Carter:''' Colonel, I logged over a hundred hours in enemy airspace during the Gulf War. Is that tough enough for you? Or we're gonna have to ''arm-wrestle?''
-->-- ''Series/StargateSG1'', "Children of the Gods"

->'''TheMole:''' See, this is your problem. Some men like women who are feminine!\\
'''Agent 99:''' (''outraged'') I'm not feminine?\\
'''The Mole:''' No.\\
'''Agent 99:''' ''[[BerserkButton I'm not feminine]]''?! (''Kicks him in the face'')
-->-- ''Series/GetSmart''

->'''Michael:''' (''voice-over'') The art of turning someone into a double agent is delicate. The target has to be put into a fragile psychological state...\\
'''Michael:''' Fortunately, fragile psychological states are [[TortureTechnician a specialty of Fiona's.]]
-->-- ''Series/BurnNotice'', "Hard Bargain"

->''Hello Daddy, hello Mom\\
I'm your ch-ch-ch-ch-ch cherry bomb\\
Hello world, I'm your wild girl\\
I'm your ch-ch-ch-ch-ch cherry bomb''
-->-- '''Music/TheRunaways''', "Cherry Bomb"

->''I'm a warrior woman, forget the prophecies\\
As a warrior woman, I'll do exactly as I please''
-->-- '''Jex Thoth''', "Warrior Woman"

->''You know I'm a super girl\\
Yes, I'm a spunky gal\\
I never say die\\
No one can stop me\\
'Cuz I\\
Like to FIGHT! ''(Fight!)
---> "Super Girl", Music/ShonenKnife

->''Action Barbie -- that's my girl. Because she is. She's Action Barbie. She's this incredibly statuesque woman who doesn't mind throwing a kick or punching you in the groin. She's Action Barbie to me.''
-->--'''[=LeVar Burton=]''' on [[Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine Terry Farrell]]

->''I have thought about kicking the crap outta my husband or putting him into a scissors hold on several occasions; but I refuse under the pretense of believing [[TooKinkyToTorture he might like it too much.]]''
-->--'''[[http://sportsclimax.com/uncategorized/interview-with-hot-babes-of-glow-gorgeous-ladies-of-wrestling/ Americana]]''', ''{{Wrestling/GLOW}}'' ex-wrestler

->''In keeping with the positive view of sexuality, another important characteristic of nearly all of these myths is the goddess archetype. What I mean by this is that women are not only portrayed as being both strong and feminine, they are seen as having power and authority.\\\
[[Series/TheXFiles Dana Scully]] is the ultimate avatar of the goddess -- a figure of authority, a seeker after truth and justice but also a companion and advocate of the dead in her role as medical examiner. Also a Gnostic goddess in battle against the Archons who seek to enslave humanity.''
-->-- '''[[http://secretsun.blogspot.com/2014/11/hallmarks-of-our-modern-myths-part-ii.html Christopher Loring Knowles]]'''

->''You've got to love how she says hello to people, jumping on them with a knife raised screaming "''[[LeeroyJenkins Surrender or die!]]''" I wouldn't know whether to be terrified or turned on!''
-->--'''[[http://docohobigfinish.blogspot.co.uk/2013/09/underworld-written-by-bob-baker-dave.html Joe Ford]]''' on Leela, ''Series/DoctorWho'' ([[Recap/DoctorWhoS15E5Underworld "Underworld"]])

->''[[{{Film/Alien}} Ellen Ripley]] was just hanging out on the intergalactic transport ship ''Nostromo'' leading the mildly-exciting but often-dull life of a Space Teamster when she first realized that she was a badass.''
-->-- ''Website/BadassOfTheWeek'' -- [[http://www.badassoftheweek.com/index.cgi?id=855040823495 Ellen Ripley]]

->''Does Arquette fly through a shower door in ''Film/{{Boyhood}}''? She ought to. Does she put a corkscrew through Ethan Hawke's foot in ''Boyhood''? Again, she ought to. Does Drexl Spivey show up in ''Boyhood'', demanding to know where his bitch is? He ought to. I'm just saying: ''Boyhood'' would have been better if it had been ''True Romance 2: Bodybags.
-->-- '''[[http://theconcourse.deadspin.com/the-hater-s-guide-to-the-2015-oscars-1686621568 Drew Magary]]''', "The Hater's Guide to the 2015 Oscars"

->'''April:''' A judo throw from RondaRousey? He's lucky his leg didn't just snap off at the hip and go flying into the audience.\\
'''Noah:''' Man, if I took a hit from Ronda Rousey, I would be [[ScreamsLikeALittleGirl screaming at a pitch so loud, only dogs could hear it]].\\
'''April:''' She just stands there and looks at you, and if you fuck with her, she takes you apart. That's all I need.
-->-- ''[[WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment Wrestle! Wrestle!]]'' [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Ny9fGn-dRg#t=2650s on]] ''Wrestling/WrestleMania XXXI''

->''"I don't like your attitude, mister! I can be every bit as heroic as some guy!"''
-->-- '''Sheba''', ''VideoGame/GoldenSunTheLostAge''

->''"Take my advice, Rookie. If you ever fall for a woman... make sure she's got balls."''
-->-- '''Gunnery Sergeant Buck''', ''VideoGame/Halo3ODST''

->''"Who says girls can't shoot? Oh yeah, that guy."''
-->-- '''Arcee''' (to a dead Decepticon), ''VideoGame/TransformersWarForCybertron''

->''Clobberella beats you up!\\
Clobberella beats you up!\\
Who does she beat up? '''You'''!\\
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', "Less Than Hero"

->''"I'm a warrior, but I'm a girl, too!"''
-->-- '''Suki''', ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender''

->''"Unhand that gentleman, knaves!"''
-->-- '''Niko''', ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGalaxyRangers''

->''"Where ya gonna find another girl who can shoot the eye out of a Bug at two hundred meters?"''
-->-- '''Dizzy Flores''', ''WesternAnimation/RoughnecksStarshipTroopersChronicles''

->'''Miss Fisher:''' I gave chase and he took a shot at me, so I did the only thing I could in the circumstances.\\
'''Inspector Robinson:''' ...You called for help?\\
'''Miss Fisher:''' I stabbed him in the shoulder!
-->-- ''Series/MissFishersMurderMysteries''

->The woman was still outside, armed and dangerous. And that was just her looks.
-->-- ''Rolling Steel: A Pre-Apocalypse Love Story''

->'''[=SpongeBob=]''': Looks like we're going to start our training now, ladies! (''laughs'') I call you a lady to humiliate and demean you. It's a motivational tool we coaches use. (scene cuts to Sandy walking down the street)
->'''Sandy''': Hmm... I don't know why, but I think I'll kick [=SpongeBob=]'s butt tomorrow.
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants''