"That thing, that beast. It came from inside me."
—Beast Boy, Teen Titans, "The Beast Within"
"I'M A MOOOOOONSTEEERR!!!"
— Buster, Arrested Development
"There is no me, there is no you! There is only the never ending spit and bile of combat! The twenty-four hour murder spree of shining metal! I drink the blood and eat the loot and breathe the numbers, because I AM A MONSTER! NOW AND FOREVER!"
—Krieg the Psycho, Borderlands 2
I AM... I AM A MONSTER
—Silver, Pokémon Vietnamese Crystal
"Iron Will's not a monster, he's a minotaur! I'm the monster!"
Steven: Pearl? Was Amethyst really made here?
Pearl: How much did you tell him?
Amethyst: What? You mean about the bad thing? How this bad place is where bad Gems came to grow more bad Gems? Is that what you're talking about?
Steven: They grew other Gems here?!
Pearl: Amethyst! He's not ready!
Amethyst: Oh, but don't worry, Steven. Everything's just fine now.
Amethyst: It all worked out! We won!
Amethyst: And we shut this place down so the Earth would be safe from parasites like me!
Pearl: Amethyst! That's enough!
Pearl: Steven, I'm sorry. I never wanted you to see this horrible place.
Amethyst: Then why don't you just leave?! Admit it! I'm just an embarrassment to you!
—Steven Universe, "On The Run"
Ling Xiaoyu: Jin! Don't let your hatred turn you into a monster!
Jin Kazama: But I am a monster. It's all that's left.
"Now if anyone's thinking: Why those poor, helpless little folk, all naked and unarmed outside their crashed intergalatica winnebago. What kind of monster, could hear that heartbreak and go in just the same? I'm that dog! I'm that monster! These little mothers are as harmless as a fox in a henhouse! And I'm here to kick some ass!"
— Colonel Curtis, Dreamcatcher
Reese: Only one way to deal with guys like this, guys who hide who they really are until they get home.
Finch: What will you do, Mr Reese?
Reese: Show 'em what a real monster looks like.
— Person of Interest, "Many Happy Returns"
"Just looking at you pisses me off, because we're both the same breed of monsters! That's right, I'm not human. I'm a Life Fiber monster!"
"We're monsters, Liv. We eat people."
— Lowell, iZombie