Quotes / Hair-Trigger Temper

Wheatley: So you're gonna test, and I'm gonna watch. And everything is gonna be just... fi-
Announcer: Warning. Core overheating. Nuclear meltdown imminent.
Wheatley: SHUT UP!!

A fool gives full vent to his anger, but a wise man keeps himself under control.
The Bible (New International Version), Proverbs 29:11

What, is it "Insult The Easily Angered Cyborg Day" or something?!
Lothar, Exterminatus Now, showing unusual restraint.

Filthy, arrogant, wretched little... SCUM-SUCKING PIG!!!!
Nappa, towards Goku, Dragon Ball Kai

Vegeta: Blood...my noble blood spilled by the sheer luck of such...such trash?! No...no, I will not allow this to stand! I CANNOT ALLOW THIS TO STAAAAAAAAAND! (to Goku) YOUR INSOLENCE JUST COST YOU THIS WORLD! I'LL BLOW IT ALL TO PIECES, AND THERE'S NOTHING YOU CAN DO TO STOP ME!
(flies up and powers up his Galick Gun)
Vegeta: Try to dodge this if you can! You might manage to save yourself, but your precious Earth is doomed!![...]PREPARE TO JOIN THIS FILTHY ORB IN OBLIVION!

There are people in this world who go about demanding to be killed. You must have noticed them. They quarrel in gambling games. They jump out of their automobiles in a rage. They humiliate and bully people whose capabilities they do not know. These are people who wander through the world shouting, "Kill me." And there's always someone ready to oblige to them.
Vito Corleone, The Godfather

What do ya mean, funny? Let me understand this 'cause, I don't know, maybe it's me, I'm a little fucked up maybe, but I'm funny how? I mean, funny like I'm a clown, I amuse you? I make you laugh... I'm here to fuckin' amuse you? What do you mean funny, funny how? How am I funny?

C-Sec Officer: Now slow down, and take a deep breath.
Volus: You're (deep breath) MOCKING (deep breath) ME!

Good evening, gentlemen! Please pay attention. I am a reformed vampire, which is to say, I am a bundle of suppressed instincts held together with spit and coffee. It would be wrong to say that violent, tearing carnage does not come easily to me. It's not tearing your throats out that doesn't come easily to me. Please don't make it any harder.
Maladict, Monstrous Regiment

The Linear Guild is practically synonymous with taking disproportionate revenge over quasi-imagined slights!

"I'm always pissed off."
The Punisher, Dark Wolverine #89

Patient: Doctor, I have a problem.
Doctor: Yes, what is it?
Patient: A Hair-Trigger Temper.
Doctor: Oh, excuse me, I didn't hear you very well. Could you repeat it, please?
— A Russian joke

Shirley has earned our respect. Not as a wife, not as a mother, but as a woman. And don't question her on that, because that thing about the jukebox was way too specific to be improvised.
Jeff, discussing Shirley after Shirley has threatened to put Annie's head through a jukebox, Community

DAVE: karkat just threw a tantrum about a chair
DAVE: i just won karkat tantrum bingo

Undercover Brother: Hi, Conspiracy Brother!
Conspiracy Brother: [Angry] "Hi"? What you mean "hi"? Like "high yellow wanna be white"? "High" like the *white man* wants to keep us? [Suddenly paranoid] Wait, you don't smell any weed on me, do you?
Undercover Brother: ... Brother, when you get a minute, could I get a list of the words that trigger these fits?

Why is the Empress' palace shuttered?
Apparently the Empress doesn't like light. Or sudden movements, loud noises, foreigners, treason, peaches. When you're Empress, you can do this kind of thing.
Sidebar Snippet, Fallen London

Harbinger: I didn't realize Superman had such a hair-trigger temper, Kara.
Supergirl: He's... just a little overprotective of me, Lyla.
Random Amazon: A little...?

Safety first. Put on this transponder. No arguments. I've activated my shock collar. If I get within one meter of you, it will shock the monkey snot out of me. *gestures around* This is my tantrum room. We'll be able to talk here. If we disagree, there are plenty of targets for me other than you.
Dr. Bowman, Freefall, who's well aware of his own issues.

Dr. Bowman: SURGERY?! DO I LOOK LIKE A BLIND WATCHMAKER?! THAT BRAIN IS INTELLIGENT DESIGN! IT HAS EXTERNAL INTERFACES! You are right! I shouldn't do this angry. I'm going to my tantrum room to beat the big dummy until its head caves in! Then I'm coming back and changing her security settings so every imbecile with a remote doesn't have a direct pipeline into her brain! *storms off*
Commander: [to Florence] He's been so mellow today. You're a good influence on him.

Indrick Boreale took it as a personal affront that the Tau had chosen a base of operations on the moon. Of course, almost anything could offend Indrick Boreale. And he would have come to attack the Tau, sooner or later, just because they were there.

Stay on his good side and all would be well. Unfortunately, his good side was narrow it was almost invisible. Get on his bad side, and he would wreck you, your home, your village, and your continent just for his own amusement.
The Shadowed One on Vezok, BIONICLE

Many Brujah claim they know how to build a perfect society - whether for mortals, vampires or both - because of their superior intellects. You may locate these "superior intellects" by listening for screams of terror and the crash of breaking objects. All vampires may succumb to the animal within, but the Brujah require much less provocation.
Vampire: The Masquerade - Clanbook: Followers of Set (revised)

"What do I want? I want a world... where laughter doesn't come at someone else's expense. Where people can live freely without fear of being farted on. I want a world where you aren't ridiculed for trying to help. A world where a Nice Girl that I liked isn't turned into another ERIC CARTMAN!! These Canadians are in the way of that world, and everything they do and everything they have done needs to be erased from the EARTH!"
Kyle Broflowski, South Park, "Super Hard PCness"

Azurai, Slightly Damned

"Why did you have to shoot him? He's an Aqualish. Small things upset him."
"What 'small thing' set this off?"
The marred man shrugged. "I'd just told him that he's going to have to wait to get his arm fixed. He didn't like that much."
"His arm?"
I looked more closely at the unconscious Aqualish and realized that he had only one real arm, and the other was a plasticine prosthetic. He'd trashed the place single-handed!
Star Wars: The Essential Guide To Species