"I fear all we have done is to awaken a sleeping giant and fill him with a terrible resolve."
— Atributed to Admiral Yamamoto
"I'll be the hero, of course!"
— America, Axis Powers Hetalia
...just as [Tiki god Graal-Grosh] was about to slay the queen and send the kingdom into eternal misery forever, Americans arrived!
— "Take Your Keiki To Work Day"
Mgr. Strasser: You give him credit for too much cleverness. My impression was that he's just another blundering American.
Cpt. Renault: We musn't underestimate American blundering. I was with them when they "blundered" into Berlin in 1918.
Even if, which I do not for a moment believe, this Island or a large part of it were subjugated and starving, then our Empire beyond the seas, armed and guarded by the British Fleet, would carry on the struggle, until, in God's good time, the New World, with all its power and might, steps forth to the rescue and the liberation of the Old.
—Winston Churchill, speech in the House of Commons, 1940
"U.S.A. is dominate!"
—Leader Enemy Boss, Duty Calls
Leon: What's so funny?
Saddler: Oh, I think you know. The American prevailing is a cliche that only happens in your Hollywood movies. Oh Mr. Kennedy, you entertain me! To show my appreciation, I will help you awaken from your world of chichés.
"We are the most powerful military force in the history of man. Every fight is our fight."
—General Shepherd, Modern Warfare 2
"Witness a film whose message of global unity means only America can save the world."