"It's better than being treated like a teenaged sidekick. I mean, I was one of the original seven! Tell me the truth, Ralph, do I seem immature to you?"
—The Flash, JusticeLeagueUnlimited
"Oh, why am I bothering? You're fourteen."
—Clockwork, Danny Phantom
Mac: This is stupid. I should be on top! I look more like a man than you.
Bloo: Yeah, but you're just a kid.
Mac: Aagh! How many times do I have to say it!? You're not even human!
Bloo: Yeah, but I'm not a kid.
—Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends, "Frankie My Dear"
"They do say his age is but that of a girl to be wed. His deeds of manhood have not yet come, nor will he hold out against tried men, this young, beardless elf-man of whom thou spokest."
— Queen Medb on the subject of Cu Chulainn, Táin Bó Cúailnge
"I may be a child. I may go to school and do homework and get beaten up by bullies just like other kids, but it just so happens I'm a child who knows how to get us out of this mess and save the world from an otherworldly creature that you two know nothing about, and don't pretend that you know what you're doing because you're older than me, because I know you're both lost and just trying to be important, so get your heads out of your nether regions and listen to me, okay?"
— Calvin, Calvin and Hobbes: The Series