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.
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.
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!
— Nale, The Order of the Stick
"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?
Patient: YOU DON'T WANT TO PISS ME OFF, YOU MISERABLE LITTLE BITCH!!!
— 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