Quotes / Future Me Scares Me

"You just don't get it. I'm still here! I still exist! That means you still turn into me."
Dark Danny, Danny Phantom, "The Ultimate Enemy"

Hiro: I look upset.
Ando: Go talk to yourself.
Hiro: No way! I scare me; you do it.
Heroes, "Five Years Gone"

"Just out of curiosity, did you become a wimp overnight, or was it a gradual process?"
Present Dexter, "Dexter's Laboratory: Ego Trip"

"You still convinced he's me?"
"Yes, but you're not convinced."
"Not in the slightest. Except for his features, there is nothing about him that I find familiar!"
Captain Picard and Counselor Troi, Star Trek: The Next Generation ("Time Squared")

"I didn't spend the last ten years looking for a way to get this crew home earlier so you could throw it all away on some intergalactic goodwill mission."
"I think we should go back to sickbay."
"Why, so you can have me sedated?"
"So I can have the Doctor reconfirm your identity. I refuse to believe I'll ever become as cynical as you."
Admiral and Captain Janeway, Star Trek: Voyager ("Endgame")

Karkat Vantas, Homestuck

"Wow, will I really get that crazy?"

"The original idea for the book, which gets lost a bit, is that theres a planet at war, the Doctor and his companions land, decide who the good guys are and helps them overthrow the evil monsters. Then, on the other side of the planet, another Doctor lands and decides that the other faction are the good guys. So the Doctor ends up fighting a war with himself. The seventh Doctor was the one whod see the bigger picture, the fifth Doctor was the most empathic, so they were natural opponents, I think."
Lance Parkin on his Doctor Who Missing Adventures novel Cold Fusion

"There was a point in Looper where I thought I was going to love it, rather than merely just like a lot. When JGL sits down with his older self, he reacts like we all would; with horror and contempt. Its human nature to fear what youll become; the first wrinkle, the retreat of the hairline, the droop of the breast; few of us could meet that face to face across a table without turning away. Likewise, Bruce Willis, when confronted by his younger self, sees a dumb prick too stupid to appreciate his youth, with nothing in his immediate future but a bunch of mistakes. Put in the same position with the me from my teenage years, Im sure Id find myself reaching across, grabbing a handful of purple hair, and slapping myself right out of my Korn t-shirt."

War Doctor: Really?
Eleventh Doctor: Yeah.
Tenth Doctor: Really.
War Doctor: You're me? Both of you?
Tenth Doctor: Yep.
War Doctor: [indicating Eleven] Even that one?
Eleventh Doctor: [offended] Yes!
War Doctor: You're my future selves?
Ten and Eleven: [annoyed] YES!
War Doctor: Am I having a mid-life crisis?
Doctor Who, "The Day of the Doctor"

Tenth Doctor: For once, I would like to know where I'm going.
Eleventh Doctor: No, you really wouldn't!
Doctor Who, "The Day of the Doctor"

First Doctor: Who the hell do you think you are?
Twelfth Doctor: (strikes a pose) The Doctor!
First Doctor: I am the Doctor. Who you are, I cannot begin to imagine...
Testimony: Then let us show you, Doctor. See who you will become.
Twelfth Doctor: No - n-n-no, that's - that's not a good idea...
Testimony: The Doctor has walked in blood through all of time and space. The Doctor has many names: the Imp of the Pandorica, the Shadow of the Valeyard, the Beast of Trenzalore, the Butcher of Skull Moon, the Last Tree of Garsennon, the Destroyer of Skaro. He is the Doctor... of War!
First Doctor: (horrified silence) Wh... what was that?
Twelfth Doctor: To be fair, they cut out all the jokes!
Doctor Who, "Twice Upon a Time"

"From what I've heard he was always blowing up planets. And they call me the aggressive one!"
The Sixth Doctor on The Seventh Doctor, Big Finish Doctor Who, "100 Days of the Doctor"

[Megaman] also defeated his alternate future self twice! How does that even make any sense?
Screw you future! You can't make me wait for me to get there!
Boomstick analyzing Mega Man, Death Battle

Adult Jean: How do you think I got ready?! How do you think I became me?!
Teen Jean: I don't want to be you! Why would anybody ever want to be you?!
Jean Grey #8