Hey, you know what really gets under my skin? Proverbially, of course? A century of wizards looking down their damn noses at me. Energy Drain! I know people think I'm stupid. Because I'm not a wizard. Because I get bored easily. Because I have no interest in strategy or tactics or contingency planning. Energy Drain! But see, I've learned a lot over the years since I died. A lot more than I learned during my life. And now I see that planning doesn't matter. Strategy doesn't matter. Only two things matter: Force in as great a concentration as you can manage, and style. And in a pinch, style can slide. Energy Drain! In any battle, there's always a level of force against which no tactics can succeed. For example, all I need to do is keep smacking you with Energy Drains, and soon you won't be able to cast any of your fancy spells at all. Energy Drain! Because yes, I am a sorceror - and this magic is in my bones, not cribbed off of "Magic for Dummies." And I can keep casting the same friggin' spell at you until you roll over and die. You can have your finely-crafted watch - give me the sledgehammer to the face any day. ENERGY DRAIN!
— Xykon, The Order of the Stick
"HATE..! HATE..! HATE..! HATE! HATE! HATE-HATE-HATE-HATEHATEHATEHATEHAAAATE!!!"
— Suruga Kanbaru, Bakemonogatari
"Why? I have the power of God himself; why is this happening? How are these attacks reaching me? How is a mere human alchemist defeating me with his bare hands?!"
— Father, Fullmetal Alchemist
Give me your face!
— Optimus Prime as he tears it off the Fallen, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
"Then all hell broke loose. It wasn't a trial. It wasn't even a lynching. It wasn't human."
— The Gibbon, narrating, in Marvel Apes
"Looks like it's time for a sustained and brutal beating."
— The Punisher, Punisher MAX: The Slavers
"Ah yes, I was wondering what would break first: your spirit, or, your body!"
"Then I find him (Engineer), hiding by teleporter. I take his gun away from him. He tries to hit me with wrench.
So I take wrench away from him. I take his wrench and shove it down his throat, all the way down to the handle.
Then I rip off all his fingers, one by one! Let's see you build toys NOW!
[laughs] There is blood everywhere! And he is crying! [laughter]I think he cries out for mother, but... the wrench is stuck in his throat! And it sounds like [imitates a choking noise].
Is this not the funniest thing?"
— Heavy, Poker Night at the Inventory
After a while, all I'm doing is pounding chunks of wet bone into the floorboards, so I stop.
—Hartigan, Sin City
"Well a hush fell over the pool room, Jimmy come boppin' in off the street
And when the cuttin' was done the only part that wasn't bloody was the soles of the big man's feet
He'd been cut in 'bout a hundred places and he was shot in a couple more
And you'd better believe they sung a different kind of story when Big Jim hit the floor!"
— Jim Croce, "You Don't Mess Around With Jim"