Quotes / Papa Wolf

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    Anime and Manga 

"For getting my girl's new clothing dirty."
Guts after punching a mook in the face, 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

"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

    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.

    Film - Animated 
"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

    Film - 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

    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.


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"

    Video Games 

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

"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

"Hephaestus did what any father should. 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?!

    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"

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)

Nigel Thornberry, The Wild Thornberrys

"You're a real wise guy, but you made one fatal mistake: you messed with my family!"
Grunkle Stan, Gravity Falls

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