->'''Sandurz:''' Prepare ship for light speed!\\
'''Dark Helmet:''' No, no, no, light speed is too slow.\\
'''Sandurz:''' Light speed, too slow?\\
'''Dark Helmet:''' Yes. We're gonna have to go right to... ''ludicrous speed''!
-->-- ''Film/{{Spaceballs}}''

-> It is impossible to travel faster than the speed of light and certainly not desirable, as one's hat keeps blowing off.
-->-- '''Woody Allen'''

->A rocket ship was launched tonight\\
to unimaginable heights \\
A dozen times the speed of light\\
it will arrive at six... of last night.
-->-- '''The Creator/StrugatskyBrothers''', ''translated from Russian.''

->''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kj178APgdno "Engage!"]]''
-->-- '''Franchise/StarTrek'''

->Nobody wants to think about Kirk and Spock bravely going to some alien planet while everyone they've ever known dies of old age!
-->-- '''[[http://www.universetoday.com/93882/warp-drives-may-come-with-a-killer-downside Jason Major]]'''

->''Deploy the... uh, I think it's the yellow button. It's usually flashing. It makes the engine go ''WHOOSH!''
-->-- '''Duck Dodgers''', ''WesternAnimation/DuckDodgers''

->''Secrets of the blackest voids\\
Known only to the ancients\\
Freedom from the planetoids\\
And the gravity that chains us\\
To make a fold in space and slip between the curves\\
Sacrifice of the sisterhood, to do for those they serve\\
To cross the universe in hyper-spatial flight\\
We ride the warp of space into the womb of night!''
-->--'''The Sword''', "Warp Riders"

->''186,000 miles per second: it's not just a good idea, it's the law!''
-->-- '''Common nerd saying''' averting this trope, but related to it.