"Okay then. The destiny didn't work with the Chosen One. So I'll do it instead."
But, sir, it all comes to the same thing, doesn't it? I've got to try and kill him, or— Dumbledore:
Got to? Of course you've got to! But not because of the prophecy! Because you, yourself, will never rest until you've tried! We both know it! Imagine, please, just for a moment, that you had never heard the prophecy! How would you feel about Voldemort now? Think! Harry:
I'd want him finished. And I'd want to do it.
"I know the Keyblade didn't choose me. And I don't care. I'm proud to be a small part of something greater. The people it
did choose. My friends. They are my power!"
Twilight: Yes, but... you know that I'm the only one that can find the cure. You can't help them.
: That, I take as a challenge,
my dear Miss Sparkle.
Xander: "They'll never know how much harder it is — to be the one who wasn't chosen."
Dawn: I just thought... I thought I was -
You thought you were special. And the minute you found out that you weren't, you handed the sword to the girl who was, without a second thought. Dawn, I've been friends with Buffy for seven years. I see a lot more than anyone knows, because... well, because no one's watching me. I saw you last night. I see you working here today. And, Dawn: you're not special. You're extraordinary."
— Buffy the Vampire Slayer