Quotes / Cursed with Awesome

"I can't stand to fly
I'm not that naive
Men weren't meant to ride
With clouds between their knees"
Five For Fighting, "Superman (It's Not Easy)"

"Well if it makes me strong, it's my kind of curse!"
Omega-Xis, Mega Man Star Force 2

"It's not a "curse", Phil. It just depends on how you look at it."

"'Boo hoo, I can fly!' Thatís you.Ē
Sadie Doyle, admonishing a teenager with magic powers in The Thrilling Adventure Hour

Buffy: But you're right. I mean, like... I guess everyone's alone, but... being a Slayer? There's a burden we can't share.
Faith: And no one else can feel it.... Thank God we're hot chicks with superpowers.
Buffy: That does take the edge off.

Darcy: I'm speaking from experience... I appreciate the offer, but I really don't need any friends...
[GG resumes his normal voice]
GG: Seriously, there are far worse fates you could have received.

Tony Stark: You know, I've got a cluster of shrapnel trying every second to crawl its way into my heart. This stops it, this little circle of light. It's part of me now, not just armour. It's a terrible privilege.
Bruce Banner: But you can control it.
Tony Stark: Because I learned how.

Shepard: They were throwing out some impressive biotic power.
Joker: Good. We could use some heavy hitters in the biotics department. It'll be good for them too. Biotics face a lot of discrimination. Maybe if they save the galaxy, people will get over their issues.
Shepard: I didn't expect you to be sensitive about that.
Joker: Hey, I'm just tired of them stealing the spotlight from people with actual disabilities. I break ribs if I sneeze too hard. Being able to move crap with your mind is not a handicap.

"I am... well, I might as well say it. I am what my people refer to as a 'spellbreaker'. Spells simply vanish at my touch, enchantments fade, objects manipulated by magic return to their natural state. And given how often people rely on magic in my world, it is... problematic, to say the least. I was always told that it was a curse, something Azyrale gave me to punish my father for betraying his country and station. But I believe it may be a blessing."

Chest: YORK!
Sonic: Oh great- another one! I didn't really notice that Chest until now...
Chest: Oh sweet, sweet salvation! I thought no one would come! I'd given up!
Goombella: You're not tricking us this time!
Link: Yeah, we know all about this "legendary hero" and "find a black key" and get a "curse" which is actually something awesome!
Sonic: And maybe this time we won't fall for it!
Paper Mario X 2, Chapter 55

Reggie: You seem to be getting the hang of your new, uh... symptoms.
Delsin: Right!? The only downside being... nope, can't think of anything. This is pretty freaking awesome!

"My Ďcondition' is a trial. The weak are consumed by it. The strong transcend it."

Finn: Whatevs.

"Anyway, Ellen Page is really sad all her life because there's an invisible ghost following her around who kills anyone she doesn't like. Fucking suck it up, Ellen Page! Some of us had to make do with rat poison growing up!"''

Chris: Iím starting to think that think Tom Welling smirking obliviously while looking down at his own junk is a metaphor for this entire series.
David: Öyou know, thereís a LOT of merit in that analysis. Not the least reason of which being that it takes a smarter person than Superman to inhabit Supermanís body and realize his potential. The only thing more emasculating would have been if Lionel/Superman flew.
Chris Sims and David Uzumeri, on Smallville'', "Transference"

"Eventually Kaine finally gets tired of punching Spider-Man and reveals his true identity by taking his mask off: heís actually a flawed Peter Parker clone, face malformed by clone degeneration. This degeneration has somehow enhanced all of his powers instead of, you know, killing him or making him weaker. I mean, when I think 'degenerative condition' I donít think 'wow that shit is gonna pump you up,' but thatís just me."

"Sometimes at night, while everyone else sleeps, Cyclops wanders the X-Mansion to loudly fuss about how his eyes shoot lasers. Weíre real sorry your blasted energy-blasting head does something so awesome, buddy."

"So yeah... Urick has a pact with THE GRIM REAPER and his pact price was...losing the ability to die... That is uhh... Probably the least negative 'price' I have ever heard of before..."
The Dark Id, on Urick in ''Drakengard 2