Quotes / Papa Wolf

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    Anime & Manga 
"For getting my girl's new clothing dirty."
Guts after punching a mook in the face for messing with Schierke, Berserk

"Cell has crossed me for the last time! He has tricked me in battle, mocked my Saiyan ancestry, but this! This time he has gone too far! He will pay the ultimate price for WHAT HE HAS DONE TO MY SON!!"
Vegeta's thoughts before going absolutely berserk on his son's murderer, Dragon Ball Z

"You took my body. You took my life! Then you even killed Chi-Chi and Goten! You're gonna regret telling me that, Zamasu. 'Cause now I'm mad. I'm really, really mad. And now it's time... to PAAAAAYYYY!!!"
Goku upon finding out that Goku Black slaughtered his family, Dragon Ball Super

Reporter: Please, sir, any words for the man responsible for putting her [in the infirmary]?
Mr. Satan: You tell that freak I just declared open season on psychopaths! Spopovitch, for every second Videl's in recovery, I'M GONNA BREAK SOMETHING YOU DIDN'T KNOW YOU HAD!

Turles: I'll enjoy beating you, just like I beat your son.
Goku: You'll wish you never laid a hand on my son!
Goku s enraged threat to Turles Tree of Might Funimation Dub, Dragon Ball Z

"Don't ever mock my son."

"If anything happens, all you need to do is send me a letter. I'll go over there and kill everybody."
Umibouzo corresponds with his daughter, Gintama

"Listen up, and I mean listen up flashy-like! No matter what happens, never, ever, do anything to Whitebeard's men! Whitebeard is - he is - a legendary "Monster" who was once the only man who could ever match the Pirate King Roger!!! He is without a doubt the most powerful pirate in the world! The man closest to the "One Piece!" And the one thing Whitebeard will not stand for at all is the death of his crew!"
Buggy the Clown, One Piece

"Listen up… You can pour drinks on me, you can throw food at me… You can even spit on me. I’ll just laugh that stuff off. But… Good reason or not… Nobody hurts a friend of mine."
Shanks, One Piece

    Comic Books 
"You all know who I am. You know what I can do. But I'm holding a small child here. And if you make me do anything that could possibly endanger this baby - you will be very, very sorry. Forever."

"No more. Do you hear me? YOU DON'T GET TO HURT MY FAMILY ANYMORE!"
Alfred Pennyworth delivering a No-Holds-Barred Beatdown to Superman, Injustice: Gods Among Us

"I'd do anything to protect the family. And I have. Judge me as you will."
The Old Man, Luba and Her Family

"You shouldn't have threatened my family. You shouldn't have beat up my boy."
Commissioner Liebowitz as he puts a round between the eyes of the guy who ordered all of that, Sin City

"Exactly where is my boy, and how many people do we have to kill to get to him?"

    Fan Fiction 
"But heroes or not, NO ONE messes with Jack Fenton's kids!"
Jack Fenton, Facing the Future Series

"Mewtwo, you took my son's life. NOW GIVE ME YOURS!"

Your eyes narrow; your nostrils flare.
He wants to hurt your baby?
He's going to have to fight for it.

    Films — Animation 
"Listen close, you little punk. When I get in there, you are in for a world of pain."
Gru to Vector, holding his adopted daughters hostage, from Despicable Me

"Keep your paws off my boy!"

"If you ever come near my son again..."
Mufasa, The Lion King

"Where is Melody!? What have you done with her!?"

    Films — Live-Action 
"I would die for this kid, just so he wouldn't have to feel a moment of sadness."
Sonny Koufax, Big Daddy

John Fain: Who are you?
Big Jake: Jacob McCandles!
Little Jake: Are you my grandpa?

What kind of man would return year after year for ten years to rescue a missing boy from the most savage jungle in the world?
His father.

"Get away from my godson!"
Sirius Black before punching Lucius Malfoy in the face, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

"They're innocent children... Mola Ram, prepare to meet Kali... in Hell!"

Hoskins: The mother hen has finally arrived—
Owen: (punches him in the face) Get the hell out of here, and stay away from my animals.

"You hit the kid, I hit you."
Det. John Kimble, Kindergarten Cop

"Look, Deb, you are high off your ass if you think you're coming into that room. You take one step towards that door, I will tell security there's a crazy lady in a pink dress running around, snatching up babies, so don't even try to come into that room. That's my room now. That little area with the soda machine? That's your area. My room. Your area. Stay your area. Stay out of my room. Back. The. Fuck. Off."
Ben, Knocked Up

"I will be watching you, studying your every move, and if I find that you are trying to corrupt my first born child, I will bring you down, baby. I will bring you down to Chinatown."
Jack Byrnes, Meet the Parents

Alton: You don't have to worry about me.
Roy: I like worrying about you.

"Now you listen to me you drunken son of a bitch. If that boy's father were still alive, he'd kick your ass. So I'm gonna have to do it for him. If I see him with a bruise... you get a scar. If I see him with a limp... you get crutches! Do you hear me? Do you hear me?"
Homer Hickam Sr., October Sky

"Give me back my son!"
Tom Mullen, Ransom

Ferguson: It's my job to protect him.
Cadbury: Yes very well Mr. Ferguson, but grab him like that again and it is YOU who will need protecting.

"I don't know who you are. I don't know what you want. If you are looking for ransom, I can tell you I don't have money. But what I do have are a very particular set of skills, skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that make me a nightmare for people like you. If you let my daughter go now, that'll be the end of it. I will not look for you, I will not pursue you. But if you don't, I will look for you, I will find you, and I will kill you."
Bryan Mills, Taken

Bug: Ever hear of a tune-up? Hee hee hee hee hee.
Buck: Ah, heh heh heh. Ever hear of a ritual killing? Ah, heh heh heh heh heh!
Bug: I don't get it...
Buck: You gnaw on her face in public like that again and you'll be one. (beat) Ah, heh heh heh heh!

Marquis: So. Do we discuss business first or do we conduct meaningless small talk?
Teacher: A few minutes ago, I would have said ‘business’. But I’ve had enough business for a time. Is your family well?
Marquis: By the by, if you bring up my daughter again, Teacher, I’ll lobotomize you.
Teacher: Noted.
Marquis: Needle up one nostril, jab the front of the brain, scrape… I digress. There’s no way for you to mention her without it sounding like a threat, so I’d rather you avoid the topic.

Lady Damodara's chuckle this time had a bit of humor to it. "Look at it this way, Rajiv. When it's over, if we survive we can look at Skandagupta on a stake."
"You think so?" asked Rajiv
"Oh, yes," said the lady serenely.
Lady Sanga sniffed, "Mayby. By the time he gets here, Rajiv your father's temper will be up. They'll need toothpicks. I doubt if even Lord Damodara will be able to restrain him enough to keep some portion of Skandagupta's body suitably sized for a stake."

"No one hurts my children."
Dexter Morgan, after killing a paedophile who took pictures of his daughter

"No matter what happened, I would let no harm come to this child."
Harry Dresden, The Dresden Files

Three things never anger, or you will not live for long
A wolf with cubs, a man with power, and a woman's sense of wrong.

"Even so, Father called on his men to take arms and follow him to the strand. They were the half score who had work around here today. Others who would have rallied were elsewhere fishing, sealing, or readying their farms for the season. Tough warriors at need, they could not hold off the strangers; but while they died, the women, children, and lesser housefolk could flee into the woods."
Poul Anderson, Mother of Kings

"The idea of someone harming [my son] didn't just worry me, it offended me."
Simon Darcourt, A Snowball in Hell

Archer: I can't forget that saving those children... it's not really a happy ending. A lot of them lost their parents, and they'll all be traumatized for a long time to come. I knew the Malurians could be ruthless, but this...
T'Pol: The goal was to enrage the Tandarans. Jeopardizing children is an effective way of provoking an intense emotional reaction from most humanoids. [beat] Including Vulcans.

Sending a bolt of healing energy toward his daughter, he then turned his rage on her captor. Everyone still standing in the meadow was knocked to the ground as a huge crimson fire-wolf, its eye blazing with a feral brilliance, burst into being overhead.
— A literal example from The Golden Sword

"Shouldn't have hurt the herd, you bastard. Oh your Bible this, and oh your Bible that, and all you have to do is read The Book Of Good Farming to know that you never... never... never hurt the herd."
Wolf, The Talisman

"You need to take a deep breath, try to relax," said Buddy solemnly. "You'll make yourself sick. Believe me, I know."
Jed remembered the description of the blacked, bloodied towels and registered the way Buddy Carson's teeth were streaked brown with nicotine, his gums a vivid purple. I'll bet you know all about sickness, he thought. I'm glad that you're leaving, but if I find out that it was you that made my boy sick, I'll hunt you down, you fuck. I'll hunt you down and I'll take a knife to you, and then you won't have to worry about bloody towels, or your teeth falling out of your head, or your ragged fucking nails cracking and disintegrating, because I'll tear you apart, I swear to god I will.
"We came to the mall because my grandson wanted some Ninja Turtles figures," Popsy whispered, and his breath was like flyblown meat. "The ones they show on TV. All the children want them. You should have left him alone. You should have left us alone."

    Live-Action TV 
"My son has a tiny scratch on his cheek, and now, by extraordinary coincidence so do you. I'm holding you personally responsible for anything that happens to him whether it's your fault or not. Cold, sunburn, scratched knee, what ever happens to him, happens to you, and then some. For not only are you not coming after him, you gonna make sure that he lives a long, healthy life. You just became his godfather, understand? ...Oh, and one more thing. College fund? Start saving. I got my heart set on Notre Dame."
Angel, "Dad"

"Take your hands off my daughter."
Frank Reagan, Blue Bloods

"When someone breaks your child's heart, your own heart rises up - becomes fierce."
Seely Booth, Bones

Malvo: So I'm supposed to be afraid cause you brought yo daddy out here?
Julius: No, you supposed to be scared cause if you ever put your hands on my son again, you ain't goin' to jail, (holds up baseball bat) I'm goin' to jail.

Jayne: What are you takin' it so personal for? It's not like I ratted you out to the Feds!
Mal: Oh, but you did, Jayne. You turn on ANY OF MY CREW, you turn on me! But since that's a fact you can't seem to wrap your head around, you've got no place here.

Lord Karstark: When your son returns, I will demand this murderer's head!
Catelyn Stark: Wise men do not make demands of kings!
Lord Karstark: Fathers who love their sons do. I will have his head.

Leo: The babies are okay?
Toby: The babies are fine. And if someone was hurting them I'd drop napalm on Yellowstone to get them to stop, letting some prisoners out of jail wouldn't be nothing, and I've known my kids for about forty-five minutes.
The West Wing, "Twenty-Five"

"Just remember these two things: she's nineteen years old, and the 82nd Airborne works for me."
President Jed Bartlet, The West Wing

Hal: So Dewey, how was school today?
Dewey: Mikey Duffey pushed me down.
Hal: Did you push him back?
Dewey: No, he's bigger than me.
Hal: Uh-huh. Reese?
Reese: On it.

"You threaten a man's family and you find out what he's made of."
Murphy, Narcos, "Deutschland"

The Doctor: They took [Rose's] face and just chucked her out and left her in the street? Well, as a result... that makes things simple, very very simple. You know why?
Bishop: No.
The Doctor: Because NOW, Detective Inspector Bishop, there is no power on this Earth that can STOP ME!

Listen, Terrence, you can come by my house and be rude. I can handle that. You can come by my office and desecrate this place, and I can handle that. Hurt my kid, I can't handle that.
Mike Baxter, Last Man Standing

She's my daughter
She's my daughter
You touch her, or hurt her, or make her sad
I'm gonna hurt you twice as bad
Thomas Wilson, "The Daughter Song"

Three things never anger, or you will not live for long
A wolf with cubs, a man with power, and a woman's sense of wrong!
Mercedes Lackey, "Threes"

    Tabletop Games 

Taftani, as a general rule, have a deeply paternal streak, and they are almost always insanely protective of their charges. The slow revelation of Asha is extremely complex, and Taftani have nightmares about not enlightening their charges properly. Almost as frequent is the nightmare of some misfortune striking down the apprentice, thereby rendering the Taftani's sacrifice pointless. For these reasons, awliya keep extremely close tabs on their apprentices. Any and all threats to the apprentice are taken with extreme gravity, and if the vizier has to incinerate someone to protect his apprentice, then so shall it be.
Mage: The Ascension - Lost Paths

"Here's the butcher, he has AIDS!
Here's the teacher, she has AIDS!
Here's the doctor, he has AIDS!
Here's my daughter, she has aaaaaaaaaaaaa... wonderful disposition!
She's all I have left in the world!
And if either of you lays a hand on her...
Mafala Hatimbi, The Book of Mormon

    Video Games 
"I will never... forgive you... FOR MAKING MY DAUGHTER CRY!"
Asura prepares to deliver a righteous beating, Asura's Wrath

"NO! You don't touch that boy! You don't touch anybody! I've got a little girl I'm trying to protect in here too. You want to get violent, you old fuck?! WELL, COME ON! You better have a plan to kill me though, because it's ME, BEFORE ANYONE ELSE IN HERE!"
Lee Everett, The Walking Dead

"I don't know what to do when she cries. The best I can do is punch anyone who makes her cry...".
Asura, Asura's Wrath

"Daddy's Home"
— Wall graffiti in Persephone Correctional Facility, final stage of BioShock 2

Booker Dewitt, Bioshock Infinite

"Hephaestus did what every father should do. Protect his child."
Kratos, God of War III

"You want me to understand your sadness? You think I'm gonna sympathize with you? I swore to protect my daughter and my friends. If someone puts them in danger, they must stand aside or be cut down! Come on, let's go!"

"YOU! You dare touch my child?! I'll soak these fields with your blood!"
Male Avatar, Fire Emblem Fates

Bowser: What did you DO to my son?!
Paper Bowser: How could they have done this to my son?!

Where is my son?
Where is Crota, your lord, your princely god, your godly prince?
Tell me no lies!
I feel his absence like a hole in my
Where once his tender tribute whetted burrowed mouths,
Now only hunger remains.
Hear me, O waning stars, O tattered rags of Sky —
I will stopper up this tearing gulf
With vengeance.
Oryx, the Taken King, Destiny

"I got kids on the way! And I'll be damned if I'm gonna raise them in a world run by these Nazi assholes!"

Michael De Santa, Grand Theft Auto V

"GET AWAY FROM MY KID, FREAK! I owe The Swear Jar so much money because of you, and I'm gonna make this worth EVERY! DAMN! CENT!"
Crimson Claw, Supervillainous

    Western Animation 
"Whatever badass shit that you heard I did, you really need some context because pretty much my whole life, pretty much right up until this very minute, my default setting has been 'half-ass'. But that was before I had a child. A child you threatened to harm. So imagine, as I literally beat you to death, that a giant invisible hand has turned my dial from 'half-ass' to 'quadruple-ass.'"
Sterling Archer, Archer

"Where's the guy who slept with my daughter?!"
Peter, Family Guy

Meg: I have no friends, and it's all because of this stupid purse!
Peter: (to the purse) What did you do to my daughter?! 'Cause I swear to God, if you touched her...
Family Guy, "Love Thy Trophy"

Connie: Hey, Meg!
Meg: Uhh... hi, Connie...
Connie: I can't fit all my books in my locker. Can I put the rest of them on your ginormous ass? [laughs]
Peter: Hey, Connie! Hi, Peter Griffin, Meg's father. Say, uh, can you do me a favor? You see that fire extinguisher there? [smashes her face against the fire extinguisher until she is a bloody unconscious mess]

Tohru: I must be within range [to cast the spell]. If Jade does not remain safe, I will turn you inside out.
Valmont (meekly): I won't let her out of my sight, old chap.

"Keep away from my sons!"
Master Splinter about to kick Agent Bishop across the room, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2003)

"Stop! Get away from my sons!"
Master Splinter to a rampaging Leatherhead, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012)

Nigel Thornberry, The Wild Thornberrys

"Look at me. TURN AROUND AND LOOK AT ME, YOU ONE-EYED DEMON! You're a real wise guy, but you made one fatal mistake. You messed with my family!"
Grunkle Stan, Gravity Falls

"No one is taking our son anywhere. Taking a child from his parents' is the epitome of interfering in human affairs."
David Xanatos, Gargoyles

Ben's words to Kevin after the latter harmed his son before giving the latter a No-Holds-Barred Beatdown, Ben 10

Donald, DuckTales (2017), "Daytrip of Doom"

Frederich Heinz, Nation States(all welcome/chill thread) series