"A man possessed of extraordinary combative skills arrived in our tranquil hamlet this past evening and proceeded to decimate a substantial portion of the working criminal population. Myself? Bang, bang, a ticket out of town. This is a courtesy call to provide information and say, 'Adios, motherfuckers!'" (slams receiver)
—Wendell to his boss, Traxx (1988)
"Just far away. Far from the Jedi, from this war, from Count Dooku. Just fly as far away as you can."
— Asajj Ventress tells her pilot droid where to take her, Star Wars: Obsession
Ranma: Screw this, I'm getting out of here!
Akane: Good idea, I'll come with you.
Mansley: You mean we're all going...?
General: To die, Mansley. For our country.
Mansley: Screw our country! I wanna live!
"Future prossspectsss not good with Missstresss Grunty. No chance of promotion... No daysss off... No pay... Klungo go find easssy desssk job, maybe make ssstupid gamesss..."
— Klungo, Banjo-Tooie
"Crushed and broken beneath an unconscious naked child. Yep, I think I'm done here."
"As the frustrated Chinese zookeeper said to the last male Panda: 'Fuck that!'"
"I'm not expendable, I'm not stupid, and I'm not going!"
— Avon, Blake's 7
"Okay, I'm going home now."
— Baljeet, Phineas and Ferb
Slowbeef: All right you ready to uh, watch this one?
Diabetus: Yeah, let's do it.
Slowbeef: Okay, in three... two... one... go.
DeceasedCrab: I'M DECEASED CRAB AND LET'S PLAY JACKIE CHAN'S ACTION KUNG FU!
Diabetus: No, fuck this.
Slowbeef: I can't; I'm sorry, no way.
"Bugger that. Bugger him. Bugger you."
—Sandor Clegane, A Storm of Swords
"Fuck the Kingsguard. Fuck the city. Fuck the king."
—the above scene televised for HBO, Game of Thrones
"Up there is the crazy bitch who’s been pullin’ the string this whole time, and next to her is your ol' re-revived robo-pal who don’t like your ass neither. Ontop of all that, we’ve been following some freak of nature YOU think’s your daddy…that’s it, you an idiot, and THIS is as far as I go."
— Ninja Ninja, Afro Samurai: Resurrection
"I quit! I can't do this anymore!
I quit! Back to the pizza store!
I quit! This is now and that was then!
I quit! I'll never go inside a pyramid again!"
— Tasha, The Backyardigans, episode "Chichen-Itza Pizza"
"I met the whore's rat dog as we were both heading for the back door. He looked at me, I looked at him. If it'd been a conversation, it probably woulda gone like, "What about your master?" "What about yours?" "Fuck 'em.""
— T. Sean Collins, World War Z
Today's the day it gets better
This much I know
I'm gone, I'm getting out
And all you suckers can watch me go
And I don't know where I'm going yet
But it's somewhere quite a ways from here, I'll bet.
Jonathan Coulton, So Far So Good
Faith: New Watcher?
Buffy and Giles: New Watcher.
Faith: Screw that! (walks out)
Buffy: Now why didn't I just say that?
Commando: Well, look who's back! Good job, men! Looks like you're not so useless after all!
Rifleman 1: My men got wounded and need a medic.
Bazookaman" What?! Wait, wait. Wait a second. What do you mean with "my men"? Nobody selected you as leader! Nobody!
(Rifleman 1 shoots Bazookaman.)
Commando: Ha! That's my boy! Come, we've got some important things to discuss.
Rifleman 2: What the...?! Screw this! I'm out! (beat) This job sucks. Fuck you all... I'm going back to McDonald's.
Current: No, you listen, dammit. You didn't say it'd be the Canary and the Bat, Calculator!
Calculator: Are you kidding? Aren't you supposed to be badass?
Current: Look, I just got this electric gear. I ain't fighting those two. I'm out.
— Birds of Prey, Volume 2, Issue #8
"I'm feeling myself grow callous here. I didn't even look up when my assistant told me that a kobold raiding force showed up on the outskirts of our settlement. Sadly, I was even less surprised when they immediately left.
"Come on guys, we have a nice settlement, why didn't you stick around? Was it the ashen wasteland? The bloodstained gates? Was it the screams of madmen or the stench of death? We've got awful nice engravings of some fucking cheese here, come the fuck on in!"
—Cross Quantum, Boatmurdered
THAT DOES IT, I'M OUTTA HERE
I HOPE YOU ALL DIE OF GENITAL NECROSIS
—Yelling Bird, Questionable Content
"Well... Thanks to the lame-ass security, I'm going home!"
— Axl Rose, during a concert after failing to apprehend the camera filming the performance
"By God the Enlightener of Intelligence, if the Sahibs in India could breed sons who lived so that their houses might be established, I would almost fling my sword at the Viceroy’s feet, saying: ‘Let us here fight for a kingdom together, thine and mine, disregarding the babble across the water. Write a letter to England, saying that we love them, but would depart from their camps and make all clean under a new crown.’ But the Sahibs die out at the third generation in our land, and it may be that I dream dreams. Yet not altogether."
— Shafiz Ullah Khan, One View of the Question by Rudyard Kipling (1890)
There is no need to give our reasons, though
Gawd knows we all ’ad reasons which were fair;
But other people might not judge ’em so—
And now it doesn’t matter what they were.
"You must feed us, or we shall die!" they cried, holding and clutching and slipping, while the silent scared earwigs and little spiders twisted between their legs. "Think of the Hive, traitors! The Holy Hive!"
"You should have thought before!" cried the sound bees, "Stay and see the dawn of your New Day."
— The Mother Hive by Rudyard Kipling (1908)
"It's not happening, brother. I cant be associated with that travesty. I mean, I got standards for fuck's sake!"
— Henry Cooldown, No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle
"Of the thirty-six schemes, a tactical retreat would be the wisest course of action."
"Look man, I don't even like this job, these people are weird."
—Ponytail Mook (while removing the clip from his gun), Iron Man 3
Player: I throw the book at the Lunar.
GM: It strikes her.
Player: I yell, "Your problem now, bitch!" and run away.
—From this forum thread
"I don't have to take this! I'm going home!"
— Steve Urkel, Family Matters
"Famous Indian Proverb: when in doubt... RUN!!!!!"
— Tiger Lily, Peter Pan