I'm not happy.
— Charity Bazaar, Histeria!
And the girl is like, "I think I'm tortured but I'm just pretentious."
Sokka: You caught me, I'm gonna go rescue my dad. Happy now?
Zuko: I'm never happy.
Oooh no, he's turned emo
He's dressing like a goth and he's let himself go
He used to be listening to Simply Red
Now he's listening to Fall Out Boy instead!
— The Lancashire Hotpots, "He's Turned Emo"
Of course, like all young men, I tried to be as unhappy as I could—a kind of Hamlet and Raskolnikov rolled into one.
He is brooding over nameless crimes, I daresay, and only think how disheartening to have his dark thoughts mistaken for a fit of the sulks!
— Venetia, Venetia
Sasuke (in a monotone voice): I bet he's doing something fun, like cutting himself. That's what I do when I'm bored.
Sasuke: And when I'm happy.
David Bowie: Well, I think-
Sasuke: And all of the emotions in between.
Sasuke: I challenge you to an emo-off.
Itachi: I accept your challenge.
*the two of them engage in a moaning contest*
Sweet Jesus Christ, that kid never took a piss without pondering the abundant metaphorical resonances of human waste production.
—Isaac, The Fault in Our Stars
Life is unfair; kill yourself or get over it.
—Black Box Recorder, "Child Psychology"