Quotes / Ungrateful Bastard

"In spite of everything you've done for them, eventually they will hate you."
The Green Goblin, Spider-Man

"People avenge themselves for the favors done them."
Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Journey to the End of the Night

"And that's the second time we've saved your life tonight, you two-faced bastard!"
Ron Weasley (to Draco Malfoy), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

"I can't believe the City hates us! We saved those lowlives!"
Daxter, Jak 3: Wastelander

"So this is how you repay our kindness? You are far worse than your wicked mother!"
Methuselah, Redwall

"I saved you. I saved this city and all your worthless lives! I should have let Stannis kill you all!"
Tyrion Lannister, Game of Thrones

"Gratitude is a luxury of the weak, my friend."
Eva Medal, The Prince of Atlantis

Athena: Thank you, sir. I owe you one.
Adama: You and a lot of other people owe me one, but you know what? Very few of 'em ever pay it back. Especially the ones that owe you their lives.

Jade: I didn't need your help.
Tori: She would've EATEN you!
Jade: ... She wouldn't have liked it.
Victorious, "Locked Up!"

"Grrrrrrrr... Ungrateful... grrrrrr..."
Guybrush Threepwood, Escape from Monkey Island

Tony Stark: Thank you, Maria. Thank you for staying with me. You saved my life.
Maria Hill: This doesn't change anything. Registration is going to happen.
Tony Stark: (sigh) This was the part where you were supposed to thank me for saving your life.

Mom: ...is Anora betraying me?
Reg: Yep. Blew that one.
Mom: Wha— I saved her ass.
Reg: Yep.

(This fucking thing!) "Shit! Damn it! We save Ferelden, and they're angry. We save Orlais, and they're angry! We close the Breach twice, and my own hand wants to kill me! Could one thing in this FUCKING world just stay fixed?!"

"The crowd rolled up to see the 'terrorist' arrive and free their loved ones. But that wasn't good enough for them. I risked my life to save their families, and they want to stone me in return!? Ungrateful bastards!"
Cole McGrath, inFAMOUS (when you complete the train mission on the evil path; on the good path, the citizens are grateful)

Kagome: If there's a person right there who I can save and I'm told she can only be saved by me, of course I'll choose to save her!
Kikyo: Then I won't thank you, since you made the choice.
Kagome: (thinking) Whaddaya mean you won't thank me?!
InuYasha, episode 151

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others.

Gratitude is a sickness suffered by dogs.

"I took the train to Los Angeles in order to see to my film version of Billy the Kid, which Paul Newman and I had set up at Warner Bros. Paul and I had selected a television producer in need of a job to oversee the production. Immediately, our employee replaced our original director with his own, who in turn brought in a friend to "improve" the script of what was supposedly my film. Paul, no tower of strength in these matters, allowed the hijacking to take place. The result was The Left Handed Gun, a film that only somebody French could like."

"Hey, muties! Not that this is going to stop us fearing or despising you, and it won't teach us any important moral lesson, but we could really use your help saving some trapped kids over here!"

"In 2008, after nearly 40 years in the band, Jon Anderson, lead singer of Yes, suffered an asthma attack requiring hospitalization. Doctors diagnosed Anderson with severe respiratory failure and recommended that he rest for at least six months. Faced with the serious illness of their collaborator and friend of four decades, the other members of the band were left with no choice but to tell Anderson to fuck off while they hit the road with some putz they picked up from a Yes tribute band."

"Gee, I've been saved by Fox. How swell."
Falco Lombardi, Star Fox 64

Ridicule... Laughter! So soon, they've forgotten all I've done... My years of service... of sacrifice! I guess I'm being bitter and I don't care! I've a right to bitterness... No man has a better right! I've denied myself the comforts of home... family... to continue helping these... ingrates! I thought they admired me... for myself! I've lived in a fool's paradise!

Komali: What? What is it, huh? Listen, you can stare all you want, but I'm not giving this to you. This is MY treasure. You understand? I'm not going to just hand it over to some do-nothing guy, am I?
Arin: I have done many things. I have watched my sister get kidnapped.
Danny: Yeah, remember that time I gave you that letter?
Arin: I have been shot out of a barrel.
Danny: And also, the letter. That I gave you. Do you remember that?
Arin: Do you remember when I ran in circles around your place, even though I was told what to do?
Danny: And don't even get me started on that letter.
Arin: I have done so many things!
Danny: Practically everything that you can do for a person, involving that exact letter, that one time.
Arin: And honestly, how could you forget about the letter?
Danny: Yeah, you sonuvabitch.
Arin: Deliver a letter to a guy, and what, this is the thanks I get?
Danny: Yeah, unbelievable, unbelievable, un-FUCKING-believable! I am disgusted.
Game Grumps, "Wind Waker HD: Special Delivery - PART 10"

Jack: (after saving Ashi) You're welcome.
Ashi: I'd be happier as that creature's excrement than be grateful to you!
Puffball: What did you expect, a hug and a kiss?

Rouge: Keep your hands to yourself! Don't touch me!
Knuckles: Is that how you say "thanks" to someone who just saved your life?!
Sonic Adventure 2, after Knuckles saved Rouge from falling into the lava

"All you ever say is to believe in you, but why should they believe when you do nothing? If I see a kid crying, I help them. But all you do is watch. There's no reason to believe in you. You demand so much without giving anything in return. How is that right?"
Hallelujah to YHVH, Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse

Edward: Gordon claims to be fast and reliable, but he still needed my help to get over the hill.
Gordon: I didn't really need your help, Edward. You just happened to be there, that's all. I'm very reliable, and exceedingly fast.
Thomas the Tank Engine, "Old Reliable Edward"

"Let me tell you the kind of world I live in. It is a world of miserable, bitter, ungrateful paramecium who lash out at you in a state of perpetual rage for not solving their problems fast enough."
The Plutonian, Irredeemable