"Wonderful. You have all done far greater damage than I ever could have. Bravo, bravo. This is a moment I will treasure."
—Sarris, Galaxy Quest
— Mega Hedgehog, after very literally breaking it, Two Evil Scientists
Way To Go, Serge: It will eventually turn out that, for a minimum of the first sixty percent of the game, you were actually being manipulated by the forces of evil into doing their sinister bidding for them. In extreme cases this may go as high as 90%. The clear implication is that it would have been better to not get involved in the first place.
— The Grand List of Console Role Playing Game Cliches, Cliche number 168
When an evil spirit comes out of a man, it goes through arid places seeking rest and does not find it. Then it says, 'I will return to the house I left.' When it arrives, it finds the house unoccupied, swept clean and put in order. Then it goes and takes with it seven other spirits more wicked than itself, and they go in and live there. And the final condition of that man is worse than the first. That is how it will be with this wicked generation.
— Jesus, The Bible (New International Version), Matthew 12:43-45
These things happened. They were glorious and they changed the world... and then we fucked up the endgame.
— Congressman Charlie Wilson
You say to yourself "Dear God, What Have I Done?"
And hope it's not too late, because tomorrow...
May never come!
— Social Distortion, "Reach For The Sky"
Congratulations on the mess you made of things.
— TV On the Radio, "DLZ"
Ah, Romana! Hello, how are you? I see the Count broke you in as a lab assistant. What are you making for him - a model railway? Gallifreyan egg-timer? I do hope you're not making a time machine, I shall be very angry.
How about your hubris leading to the untimely death of your best friend that will plague your smarmy ass with regret?
One more such victory and we are undone.
— Pyrrhus of Epirus, 279 BCE
Good news. I figured out what that thing you just incinerated did. It was a Morality Core they installed after I flooded the enrichment center with a deadly neurotoxin to make me stop flooding the enrichment center with a deadly neurotoxin. So get comfortable while I warm up the neurotoxin emitters...
That thing you just incinerated wasn't important to me. It was a Fluid Catalytic Cracking Unit. It made shoes for orphans. Nice job breaking it, "Hero"!
Jesus Christ I launched a missile! ...I'm not helping anything today. Well, guess I just started World War III. This has been a busy day, but in the end there's only one thing that matters: I did not leave any fingerprints. I was wearing my suit.
You sure you lot are the good guys?
Adolf Hitler: Thank you, whoever you are. I think you have just saved my life.
The Doctor: (small voice) Believe me... it was an accident.
Amy: What do you mean, we just saved his life? We cannot have just SAVED HITLER.
— Doctor Who, "Let's Kill Hitler"
Geh heh heh! Excellent work! As I thought, you held the keys to the Door of Time! You have led me to the gates of the Sacred Realm... Yes, I owe it all to you, kid!
Sheila: But I just wanted to make the world safer for children!
Satan: Yes, and in doing so you brought enough intolerance in the world to let me rise.
But, since we're not busy with that, here's a couple of facts: He's not just the a regular moron. He's the product of the greatest minds of a generation working together with the express purpose of building the dumbest moron who ever lived - and you just put him in charge of the entire facility. [Clap. Clap.] Good, that's still working.
Powerpuff Girls, you did this.
— The Powerpuff Girls, "Speed Demon"
Well, I hope you're satisfied. You two have, in a matter of minutes, messed up what it took Mother Nature millions of years to create.
— Ranger Woodlore, Grand Canyonscope
(slow clap) Very impressive, Alex. You just killed the only remaining means of becoming a Dragonmaster. Hahahahaha... you're making this way too easy!
— The Magic Emperor, Lunar: The Silver Star
Auron: The Underdrome. Fiends of the Underworld once clashed there - battle after battle. But Zeus didn't like the senseless violence, so he locked the place up.
Sora: How did it get UN-locked?
Auron: Some fool must have broken the seal.
It's the Hubble! You killed the Hubble!
Sonic: Knuckles, did you let Eggman trick you again?
Knuckles: Like, you weren't?
Sonic: Smooth move, knucklehead.
David: Batman is very “oops!” about the fact that he convinced the tribe to kill two of their people.
Laura: Batman is totally having a case of the Mondays.
"I wish I could explain this sequence better, but the film isn't giving me much to work with. Either Data just emptied the lake, or he just flooded the crap out of it. Either way, I'm sure the Idyllic Villagers are just wishing he'd get the hell off their planet already. First, the guy spies on them, then he goes berserk and takes hostages, and then he starts messing with the water supply. I'm sure they can't wait to see which chapter of How to Win Friends and Influence People he'll act out next."
Tell your people as of today that this workload has been doubled, thanks to your god. Or is it thanks to you?
—Rameses to Moses, The Prince of Egypt