Quotes / Does Not Know His Own Strength


Apa? Why didn't you dodge? If you don't dodge, it hurts a lot, you know?
Apachai Hopachai, Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple, after 'demonstrating' a blow too fast for the human eye to follow, knocking his opponent across street and through a concrete wall

Your fear, your sweaty nightmare—"Here, you want to hold the baby?"

That thing is useless.
...Yeah, it is now.
—Ace and Mark, regarding a running machine which Ace just smashed by pushing beyond its limits, Ace Lightning.

I'll crush you, like a 'rock'!
—Min Maxed Ogre from Changeling: The Lost

"I feel like I live in a world made of... cardboard, always taking constant care not to break something, to break someone. Never allowing myself to lose control even for a moment, or someone could die."
Superman, Justice League Unlimited

"I don't even know my own strength!"
Supergirl after kicking a supervillain so hard that she believes she has killed him, Supergirl (2011) #27, Red Daughter of Krypton

"You're alive. You're here. And you're still ... (strained) ...remarkably strong."
— Giles being hugged by Buffy

"Okay Ruff, here's your bone. Ready? *throws bone, Beat* Whoa! I didn't know my own strength..."
Ruff's Owner from the Living Books title "Ruff's Bone"

She had figured out as the day wore on that she had to hold Kal very lightly. She had squeezed a bit too hard and he cried earlier. She didn't think she had squeezed hard at all but there was a small bruise on his arm. Kara was becoming stronger and everything seemed to become softer, more brittle. It was like living in a world of delicate glass.

"'Cause this herald gig comes with the power cosmic, Karragan! I'm warning you for the last time—Knock it off! Do not make me 'nngh'do not make me go all cosmic on you man, because I'm new at this, and neither of us 'uugnh' knows what'll happen! I mean it! Back off! BACK! OFF! (Johnny suddenly without realising how, peels the top layer of armor, flesh, and muscle from Karragan's upper body) oh god. Fix it! FIX IIIITT! (Johnny puts Karragan Back together)
Fantastic Four Issue #520, Johnny Storm as the herald of Galactus fighting an alien warrior named Karragan.