Quotes: Offing the Offspring

"I am your father! I brought you into this world, and I'll take you out!"
Dr. Cliff Huxtable (an obstetrician) to his son, on The Cosby Show

I would rather be Herod's pig than his son.
Augustus Caesar

"Now I realize that banishment was far too merciful for treason. Your penalty shall be far steeper."
Firelord Ozai to Prince Zuko, Avatar: The Last Airbender

"You ungrateful, insolent child, I now see there is no chance to save you."
Hiroshi Sato, The Legend of Korra

" I gave you life, I will also kill you!"
Taras Bulba, Taras Bulba.

What can one do when one is a widower
Shamefully burdened with three little pests
All that I wanted was the freedom of a new life
So my burden I began to divest.
The Decemberists, "The Rake's Song"

"I wasn't the first child [Henry Lawson] made, only the first one he kept."
Miranda Lawson, Mass Effect 2

"Son... I need your strength. I gave you life. Now you must give it back to me... only a million times more radiant... more powerful."
David Banner, Hulk