->''The moment of a Viking's death is chosen by fate. So what use have they of armor? Or of fear?''
-->--'''[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7B0LvgjSVhs The Raider]]''', ''Videogame/ForHonor''

->''"I believe there is never a long gauntlett sent, let [[TheBlacksmith Hill]] make one with all speede he can possibly; for it will kill a man to serve in a whole cuirass. I am resolved to use nothing but back, brest and gauntlet; if I had a Pott for the Head that were pistoll proofe it may be that I would use it if it were light, but my whole helmet will be [[HelmetsAreHardlyHeroic of no use to me at all]]."''
-->--'''[[RealLife Sir Edmund Verney]]''', [[UsefulNotes/EnglishCivilWar 1639]]. [[RealityEnsues He later went into the battle of Edgehill without any armour and was promptly cut down, while his heavily armoured comrade, the Earl of Northampton, could not be killed until his helmet was removed.]]

->''"Following standard JRPG logic, [[TheHero that guy]] has ''no'' armor, and is therefore the most powerful person in the world."''
-->--'''''WebVideo/{{Unskippable}}''''': on '''''[[http://www.escapistmagazine.com/videos/view/unskippable/1972-Arc-Rise-Fantasia Arc Rise Fantasia]]'''''

->''"Uuh, this papier-mache armor is useless!"''[[note]] According to ''MythBusters'' it might actually be [[http://mythbusters.wikia.com/wiki/Paper_Armor_Myth reasonably effective]][[/note]].
-->-- '''Hapless Fire Nation soldier''', '''''WebVideo/AvatarTheAbridgedSeries'''''

->''"No man charges into battle without helm and shield for the sake of a few sheep, no, not even if it is his wife that has been stolen."''
-->-- '''Literature/TheLongShips'''

->''"Guys in full plate armor think they are soooo tough until you push them down a hill."''
-->-- '''[[Webcomic/TheFancyAdventuresOfJackCannon Max Facepuncher]]''', on Twitter.

->''"Little does he realize that I have on my [[AmbiguousSyntax disintegration-proof]] vest! You may fire when ready, [[{{Pun}} Grisly]]!"''
-->-- '''Duck Dodgers'''[[note]][[TemptingFate about to provide a graphic example of this trope]]. The vest is disintegration-proof. It does not ''protect its wearer'' from disintegration. Being a cartoon, Dodgers recovers in short order.[[/note]], ''WesternAnimation/DuckDodgersInTheTwentyFourthAndAHalfCentury''

->''"Hopefully those guards have good armor... No they don't. Maybe they do...? They don't."''
-->-- '''Creator/{{Tobuscus}}''' as [[VideoGame/AssassinsCreedII Ezio]] kills four guards in plate armor with one shot each

->''"This [[TitleDrop armor is useless]], why do we even wear it?!"''
-->-- '''Imperial stormtrooper''' (upon having his armor pierced by [[RockBeatsLaser arrows]]), ''[[WesternAnimation/FamilyGuyPresentsLaughItUpFuzzball Family Guy: It's a Trap!]]''

->''"Your friend is dead, and Meryn Trant's not. Because Trant had armor, and a big fucking sword."''
-->-- '''The Hound''', '''Series/GameOfThrones'''

->''"My eyes! The goggles do nothing!"''
-->-- '''Rainier Wolfcastle''', ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''

->''"This tight-fitting cuirass\\
Is but a useless mass;\\
It's made of steel and weighs a deal,\\
This tight-fitting cuirass\\
Is but a useless mass.\\
A man is but an ass,\\
Who fights in a curiass,\\
So off--goes the cuirass!"''
-->-- '''Arac''', "This Helmet I Suppose";
---> from Creator/GilbertAndSullivan's ''Theatre/PrincessIda''

->''"The knight in shining armour is cool and all, but the archetype that imprinted itself in my soul at that formative age wasnít Sir Lancelot, or William the Marshall; it was Yoda and Obi-Wan Kenobi. [[TinTyrant And the only armour in the Star Wars universe seems to be worn by the villains]]. Plus, itís completely useless anyway, as teddy bears with slingshots can get through it."''
-->-- '''Guy Windsor''', historical fencing instructor

->''"We're wearing armor and those Ewoks are'' still ''killing us!"''
-->-- '''Imperial stormtrooper''', ''WebAnimation/{{How|ItShouldHaveEnded}}'' Film/ReturnOfTheJedi ''[[WebAnimation/HowItShouldHaveEnded Should Have Ended]]''

-->''"Well, helmet has the word Hell in it. And I don't know about you, sonny, but I ain't no sinner. When my time comes, I'm on my way to Heaven. So, I won't be putting one of those demons contraptions on my head."''
-->-- '''Pibb''', from ''[[Recap/AdamSandlerS4E2Pibb Adam Sandler's Pibb]]''