Metis: Yeah...our first meeting went pretty well, all things considered.
Aigis:...But you have never been to high—
Aigis:...No it was n—
Metis: THE FLASHBACK! DOES NOT! LIEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!
Conversation between Metis and Aigis, We Are Our Avatars
"I have done that", says my memory. "I cannot have done that" ó says my pride, and remains adamant. At last ó memory yields."
Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil
Darkseid: I'm more powerful than I've ever been, and the last time we met, you barely managed to hold your own.
Superman: Funny, that's not how I remember it.
Darkseid: Allow me to refresh your memory.
— Justice League Unlimited, "Destroyer"
"Yes, I believe that you believe you helped write that joke. That's how people like you work! Your ego is so out of whack that it will do whatever it can to protect itself. And people with a messed up ego can do these mental gymnastics to convince themselves they're awesome, when really, they're just douchebags!"
— Kyle telling Cartman off about his memory, South Park, "Fishsticks" note
Loki: Well, I convinced your precious Dr. Selvig to work on the Tesseract and, no thanks to you, I did climb out of that galactic abyss you threw me into—
Thor: I flung thee into no abyss, brother! THOU DIDST LET GO SEEMINGLY FOR NO REASON BUT TO MAKE ME FEEL REALLY REALLY BAD!
"Memory can change the shape of a room. It can change the color of a car. And memories can be distorted. They're just an interpretation. They're not a record."
— Lenny, Memento
"The reader may notice that there are significant differences between what is written and what actually happened. This may be due to Captain Arsenio's unflagging optimism (or the many bumps on the head that he suffered from his experiments)."
— Note on the bottom of Pages 14-15, Captain Arsenio: Inventions and (Mis)Adventures In Flight
Sarge: Simmons, execute the hypotenuse initiative, and delete the Blues.
Simmons: (presses a switch) Done! The Blues now never existed. I also upgraded your pay scale while I was at it.
Sarge: Well deserved.
Grif: Yeah, we win!
Grif: Blarg! I am dead, but thatís okay, I donít deserve to enjoy victory. My life has meant nothing.
Sarge: What a great day! Simmons, transform into Motorcycle Mode.
Simmons: [monotone] You got it, sir. (begins changing into a Mongoose) Choop choop choop choop choop! Beep beep!
Sarge: Letís get out of here. (hops on Mongoose-Simmons and drives outside) Yee-haw!
Grif: Thatís not what happened!
Sarge: Of course it is.
Grif: Then how am I still alive?
Sarge: I ask myself that question every day. (Beat) Moto-Simmons! Run him over.
—Sarge's memory of deleting all records of the Blues, Red vs. Blue