[[folder:Comic Books]]

->''"You just don't get it, do you!? This self punishment thing! It's too deep for you!! See?! I'm deep now! And that means I do deep stuff! Like this!" ''([[{{Headdesk}} bangs head against wall]])'' "And THIS!" ''(bang)'' "AND THIS!!! (bang)"''
-->-- '''[[ComicBook/CivilWar Penance]]''', ''Deadpool/GLI Summer Fun Spectacular''



->''"I HATE comedies. The world is so shitty, why pretend it's not.'' [sic]"
-->--'''Raven''', friend of [[MyImmortal Tara Gilesbie]]


[[folder:Film -- Live-action]]

-> "Someday I will be... I will be... ''the most powerful Jedi ever!'' IT'S ALL OBI-WAN'S FAULT! HE'S ''JEALOUS''! ''HE'S HOLDING ME '''BACK'''!!!''"
-->-- '''Anakin Skywalker''', ''Film/AttackOfTheClones''

->"'''''[[MemeticMutation EVR'BODY BETRAY ME! I FED UP WIT DIS WHIRL! I SHOW DEM!]]'''''"
-->-- '''Johnny''', ''Film/TheRoom''

->'''Nihilist 1''': His girlfriend cut off her toe!\\
'''Nihilist 2''': We thought we were getting a million dollars!\\
'''Nihilist 3''': ''[Whining]'' Is not fair!\\
'''Walter''': "'''''FAIR'''''"?! Who's the fuckin' nihilists around here, you bunch of fuckin' crybabies?!
-->-- ''Film/TheBigLebowski''



->''"I'm feeling cranky and pubescent today, and I don't know why! I think I'll take it out on people I like! Grrrr!"''
-->--'''Literature/HarryPotter''', ''WebVideo/PotterPuppetPals''

->"Yet, as I drew near home, grief and fear again overcame me. Night also closed around, and when I could hardly see the dark mountains, I felt still more gloomily. The picture appeared a vast and dim scene of evil, and I foresaw obscurely that I was destined to become the most wretched of human beings. Alas! I prophesied truly, and failed in one single circumstance, that in all the misery I imagined and dreaded, I did not conceive the hundredth part of the anguish I was destined to endure."
-->-- '''Victor Frankenstein''', ''Literature/{{Frankenstein}}''


[[folder:Live-action TV]]

->''"Are pumas known for their whining?"''
-->-- '''Mike Nelson''', ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' on ''Film/PumaMan''

->''"Mom!" "Buffy!" "Tara!" "Waah!"''
-->-- Willow Rosenberg to Dawn Summers, ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'' Episode 6x21, ''[[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS6E21TwoToGo Two to Go]]''



-->--'''Music/LinkinPark''', "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gd9OhYroLN0 Crawling]]" [[note]]Used to be [[MemeticMutation the primary anthem]] for the trope, until lead singer Chester Bennington's suicide in 2017, which [[DiscreditedMeme causes the reputation to fell out of favor]].[[/note]]

->''How could this happen to me?''\\
''I made my mistakes''\\
''I've got no where to run''\\
''The night goes on, as I'm fading away''\\
''I'm sick of this life''\\
''I just wanna scream''\\
''How could this happen to me?''
-->--'''Music/SimplePlan''', [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQ7oqmikZDQ "Untitled"]]

->''We're all familiar with the tragedy of being you\\
It's hard to show you any sympathy when all you do is beg for pain\\
Baby, someone is crazy and it's you''
-->-- '''Music/JonathanCoulton''', [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GgSa8Ca3iKs "Someone Is Crazy"]]

->''Do you have the time, to listen to me whine''\\
''About nothing and everything, all at once?''\\
''I am one of those melodramatic fools''\\
''Neurotic to the bone, no doubt about it''
-->-- '''Music/GreenDay''', [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GTwJo0HeNmU "Basket Case"]]

->''Oh poor twisted me\\
Oh poor twisted me\\
I feast on sympathy\\
I chew on suffer\\
I chew on agony''
->''Swallow whole the pain\\
Oh it's too good to be\\
All this misery''
-->--'''Music/{{Metallica}}''', [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjYD9tupAjg "Poor Twisted Me"]]

->''I'm seein' this girl and she just might be out of her mind''\\
''She's got baggage and it's of the emotional kind''\\
''She talks about "closure" and that "validation" bit''\\
''I don't mean to be insensitive, but I really hate that shit''
-->--'''Music/TheOffspring''', [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7Am8bpzpo0 "She's Got Issues"]]

->''"Speaking of love, one problem that recurs more and more frequently these days, in books and plays and movies, is the inability of people to communicate with the people they love: husbands and wives who can't communicate, children who can't communicate with their parents, and so on. And the characters in these books and plays and so on, and in real life, I might add, spend hours bemoaning the fact that they can't communicate. I feel that if a person can't communicate, the very least he can do is to shut up."''
-->-- '''Music/TomLehrer''', ''Music/ThatWasTheYearThatWas''

->''Boo fuckin hoo you're not the only one whose life's a piece of shit\\
And yet miraculously somehow we all seem to deal with it\\
Did anybody think that you would really seriously slit your wrists?\\
In fact I think that everybody thinks you're seriously full of shit''
-->--'''Music/MindlessSelfIndulgence''', "You'll Rebel To Anything (As Long As It's Not Challenging)"

->''"Lyrics like ďthe promise of heaven, pushed us right back to hell/turned three sevens, back to three sixes againĒ would be better left in the tear-stained, spiral notebook where they originated."''
-->--'''James Christopher Monger''' on ''[[Music/{{HIM}} Screamworks: Love in Theory and Practice]]''



->''"The characters in this movie should be arrested for loitering with intent to moan."''
--> --'''Creator/RogerEbert''' on ''[[Literature/{{Twilight}} New Moon]]''


[[folder:Stand-up Comedy]]

->''"I have a paper cut from writing my suicide note. It's a start."''


[[folder:Video Games]]

->''"I don't hate you because you're a mage. I hate you because you won't '''shut up''' about it."''
-->--Carver towards Anders in '''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'''

->''"We just took the biggest score in the history of scores and you bitches just wanna moan? "My momma never loved me. My friends never loved me. I'm mad because I'm rich. I'm sad because I'm successful." Man, this shit is pathetic, both of you."''
-->--Franklin to Michael and Trevor in '''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoV'''


[[folder:Web Animation]]

->''"I watched an anime once. Dude pulled a gun at the start of the episode, fired it at the end, and everything in-between was angst! I wouldn't mind, but he '''[[EightDeadlyWords missed!]]'''"''
-->-- '''''WebAnimation/ZeroPunctuation'''''



->''"For the love of meat, ''shut up!'' No one wants to hear your emo character background! My hands are ''literally'' [[{{Fingore}} melting away,]] and I'm complaining less than you!"''
-->--'''K'seliss''', ''Webcomic/{{Goblins}}''

->''"You don't understand! You ALL understand! I mean... don't understand!"''
-->-- '''[[WebAnimation/HomestarRunner Strong Bad]]''', after his Compy is destroyed, ''sbemail 118: virus''

->'''Bob''': Hey there, pink stuff! Playin' dress-up?\\
'''Molly''': Oh, nothing so frivolous as ''that,'' Daddy! I'm disguising myself from a humanity that hates and fears me! Yet even so, I must defend them against all who would threaten them! ''Even'' as the selfsame ones I protect seek my ''destruction!'' The ''angst!'' Mommy! Daddy! The angst!!\\
'''Bob''': You've been reading [[Comicbook/XMen those comics with the mutants]] again, huh?\\
'''Molly''': Oh, but they're ''mature,'' Daddy! All about suffering! I mean, the characters talk about how much they're suffering ''all'' the ''time!''
-->-- ''Webcomic/TheInexplicableAdventuresOfBob''

->''"At first I loved Simple Plan. Then I realized, with creeping horror, [[{{Narm}} that they were serious.]]"''
-->-- ''Webcomic/{{xkcd}}'' [[http://xkcd.com/97/]]

->'''Rose:''' Jack, lets talk about your tragic past as a ChildSoldier.\\
'''Raiden:''' NO, ROSE, I ANGST ALONE!
-->-- Webcomic/{{Hiimdaisy}} - [[VideoGame/{{Metal Gear Solid 2 Sons of Liberty}} Lets Destroy Metal Gear Again!]]


[[folder:Web Original]]

->''"Since Music/{{Morrissey}} is a human [='=]''Shit Happens And Then You Die''[='=] t-shirt hanging in a Hot Topic, he shrugged at cancer and said that if he dies, he dies. '''WHATEVER.''' Donít expect some ''Fault Of Our Stars''-like philosophy about cancer from Morrissey...You know, Iím a little disappointed that Morrissey is throwing a [='=]''meh''[='=] at cancer. Morrissey [[HatesEveryoneEqually hates everything]] and he never misses out on an opportunity to go on and on about how much he hates it. I expected him to tell cancer to eat shit and throw itself off of a cliff, and while itís at it, take the British royal family, meat eaters, China, Jimmy Kimmel, the ''Series/DuckDynasty'' hillbillies, Music/PaulMcCartney, Music/EltonJohn, Posh & Becks and (insert everything else that isnít a vegan cat) with it."''
-->--'''''[[http://dlisted.com/2014/10/07/morrissey-has-the-morrissey-iest-things-to-say-about-undergoing-cancer-treatment/ DListed]]''''', "Morrissey Has The [[BuffySpeak Morrissey-iest]] Things To Say About Undergoing Cancer Treatment"

->''"Comparable to a cult, {{Juggalo}}ism began most likely by a [[PrettyFlyForAWhiteGuy whigger]] who was tired of trying to fit in, so he created his own clique with his other whigger friends. This spread from town to town, from whigger to whigger, eventually creating a cult that compares in size to even Scientology.\\\
Eventually they began to start musical groups (bands by no means) in which they would express their whigger desires by rapping poorly to simplistic beats...For anyone who has read ''[[Literature/LordOfTheFlies Lord of the Flies]]'', their culture can easily be compared to the society Jack creates; irrational, barbaric, and short."''

->''"For two decades I have waited for the next [[Music/KurtCobain Cobain]], a voice so original that it changes the face of rock 'n' roll. Finally, this year, an outsider came along who broke the stranglehold of processed pop and became a global sensation. It's just too bad that the artist in question [[{{Music/Gotye}} is a Belgian emo guy]] who can't handle a simple breakup with a hint of grace. "'''''You didn't have to stoooooop so low...'''''" You make Music/AlanisMorissette sound like Music/{{Slayer}}. You are [[DeadHorseGenre rock's genocide.]] Also, the next time you film yourself naked for a video, wash your feet."''
-->--'''[[http://www.gq.com/entertainment/celebrities/201212/least-influential-people-2012#slide=5 Drew Magary]]''', "The 25 Least Influential People of 2012"

->''"Other than losing his brother Allie, Holden has no external problems. He is a rich kid living in the most amazing city in the world. Rather than appreciating his good fortune or trying to make the most of his bountiful opportunities, Holden seeks out fruitless conflict. If you still doubt that happiness fundamentally reflects personality, not circumstances, CITR can teach you something."''
-->--'''[[http://econlog.econlib.org/archives/2014/07/what_to_learn_f_1.html Bryan Caplan]]''', "What to Learn From ''Literature/TheCatcherInTheRye''

->'''Jack Skellington:''' ''"Who would ever understand? That the Pumpkin King, with the skeleton grin, would tire of his crown?"''
->'''Jeremy:''' ''"You work once a year. F*ck you."''
-->--'''WebVideo/CinemaSins''' on Everything Wrong With '''Film/TheNightmareBeforeChristmas'''

->''"...there's a worrisome sense that ''(Toby)'' Whithouse only has one angle he knows how to take on the Doctor, which is the post-Time War angst Doctor. Which is fine, but again, something that's by this point receding into the past for ''Doctor Who''. Indeed, if you want to be vicious, you can read [[Recap/DoctorWho50thASTheDayOfTheDoctor "Day of the Doctor"]] as Moffat going "oh for godís sake, letís just [[ArmedWithCanon never have a story like 'A Town Called Mercy' again.]]'"''
-->-- '''[[http://www.eruditorumpress.com/blog/youre-fast-becoming-prey-to-every-cliché-ridden-convention-in-the-american-west-a-town-called-mercy/ Dr. El Sandifer]]''' on ''Series/DoctorWho'', [[Recap/DoctorWhoS33E3ATownCalledMercy "A Town Called Mercy"]]

->''"Thereís this massive drama about bringing Suzie back to life, but she [[HarmlessVillain wasnít exactly scary]] in the first placeÖmerely a mild annoyance, but this is Torchwood, so '''''WEíVE GOT TO TREAT EVERYTHING SERIOUSLY.''''' Iíve seen Indira Varma in other programmes (she took part in a dramatisation of Caryl Churchillís ''Top Girls'' and she was astonishing), but saddling her with the character of Suzie gives her nothing to play about with. It's a dreary performance for a dreary role without a hint of charisma or screen presence. I could feel [[DarknessInducedAudienceApathy my lust for life ebbing away]] with every second I spent with the character."''
-->--'''[[http://docohobigfinish.blogspot.co.uk/2015/04/they-keep-killing-suzie-written-bypaul.html Joe Ford]]''' on ''Series/{{Torchwood}}'', [[{{Recap/TorchwoodS1E8TheyKeepKillingSuzie}} "They Keep Killing Suzie"]]

->'''Chris''': Yeah, have we been given any reason to like Clark? Any reason at all?\\
'''David:''' [[DesignatedHero Heís Superman, duh!]]\\
'''Chris''': No, heís [[InNameOnly the Blur.]]\\
'''David''': But he broods more than Batman.
-->--Chris Sims and David Uzumeri [[http://comicsalliance.com/smallville-recap-supergirl-episode-3-season-10/ on]] ''{{Series/Smallville}}'' ("Supergirl")

->''"Killed twice and [[WolverinePublicity shot by Batman in his own book]], and now the final indignity. 'Iím [[WhoWouldWantToWatchUs not actually a very good hero]],' says Superman '''in the $40 hardcover celebrating 75 years of Superman''', 'Most of the things I do are not important.' ''Well then why the f**k are we supposed to read these comics?''"''
-->--'''[=ComicsAlliance=]''', [[http://comicsalliance.com/superman-a-celebration-of-75-years-review-dc/ "What DC's 'Superman - A Celebration of 75 Years' Says About Their Character"]]

->''"I guess instead of saving the world from massive death and destruction and enslavement, Superman should just go around x-raying everyone on the planet to check their health. Although, how's that for universal healthcare. What really makes it worse [[InformedWrongness is that this actually works and Superman feels bad so bad]] he starts his hobo adventures."''
-->--'''''Blog/ToplessRobot''''', [[http://www.toplessrobot.com/2010/12/the_5_best_and_5_worst_comics_of_2010.php?page=2 "The 5 Best and Worst Comics of 2010"]]

->''"Oh, hey, it's a new plotline in ''ComicStrip/{{Crankshaft}}'', and here, in the very first panel, you can see a brief glimmer of happiness! I think Pam's [[TheUnsmile supposed to be smiling?]] But by panel three, she's already managed, with zero input from anyone else, to talk herself into Funkyverse-typical heavy-lidded depression. Not... ''[[CoolAndUnusualPunishment the food truck rodeo!]]'' I dunno, I think of a gathering of food trucks in a public space when the weather's nice to be a fun way to spend lunch, but I'm sure we'll find out what's wrong with it soon enough."''
-->-- '''Blog/TheComicsCurmudgeon''' [[http://joshreads.com/?p=22516#comments on]] ''ComicStrip/FunkyWinkerbean''

->''"You've always insisted that no one can completely understand your problems. That raises the question of why you won't '''fucking''' stop talking about them, then."''
-->-- ''[[http://www.theonion.com/articles/horoscope-for-the-week-of-may-5-2004,11947/ The Onion horoscope for Cancer]]


[[folder:Web Video]]

->''"This has to be the most selfish, male-dependent, uncaring, manipulative, self-centered, pretentious, idiotic, whiny little bitch-bag you will ever see in your entire life! And honestly? That wouldn't be too bad a character. That might be very, very interesting... if it was intentional!"''
-->--'''WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic''' on [[Literature/{{Twilight}} Bella Swan]]

->''"Nobody will ever understand the torment I feel. The torment of [[CursedWithAwesome an extremely attractive ninja who is lusted after by pretty much every girl he's ever met]]. Mine is indeed a tormented existence. Filled with torment. And girls. Girls with their breasts. They torment me so."''
-->-- '''Sasuke Uchiha''', ''WebVideo/NarutoTheAbridgedComedyFandubSpoofSeriesShow''

->''"You must admit that [[HypercompetentSidekick Auron]] shows great restraint to not backhand the little pissant's teeth out."''
-->--'''[[WebVideo/TheSpoonyExperiment Noah Antwiler]]''' on ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyX''[='s=] Tidus

->[[Film/BatmanAndRobin Robin]] is angry because ''(In a whiny voice)'' '''He''' wanted to get Mr. Freeeeeze! In fact, most of Robin's dialogue is just bitching and moaning. You could pretty much just replace his dialogue with ''([[GagDub Incoherent whining]])''.
--> '''WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic''' on ''Film/BatmanAndRobin''


[[folder:Western Animation]]

->[[LargeHam Leave me allllloooooooone!]] [[ShoutOut I vant to be]] [[Film/GrandHotel ALONE!]] I want to wallow in... ''[[BuffySpeak whatever it is that ponies are supposed to wallow in]]''! ... Do ponies wallow in pity...? OH, listen to me, ''I don't even know what I'm supposed to wallow in!'' I'M SO ''PATHHHHEEEEEEETIIIIIC!''
-->---'''Rarity''', ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', [[Recap/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagicS1E14SuitedForSuccess Suited For Success]]

->"You can't take it from me now! I've had this ice cream bar since I was a child! People... always trying to take it from me! Why won't they leave me... [[LargeHam ALONE!?]]"
-->---'''Ren Höek''', ''WesternAnimation/TheRenAndStimpyShow'', [[Recap/RenandStimpy1x03SpaceMadnessTheBoyWhoCriedRat Space Madness]]

->"No! I get mad at myself! That's, ugh, the thing I do. I get mad at myself and then it makes me suck at everything I do even more."
-->---'''Amethyst''', ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse'', [[Recap/StevenUniverseS3E19StevenVsAmethyst Steven VS Amethyst]]

->[[AC:Here lies Squidward's hopes and dreams]]
-->--Engraving on a tombstone, ''WesternAnimation/SpongeBobSquarePants''[[note]]What a baby.[[/note]]

->"I suffer dreadfully, and no-one cares."
-->--'''Henry''', ''WesternAnimation/ThomasTheTankEngine'', "Coal"


[[folder:Real Life]]

->''"Well, I'm not fucking having that. As much as I fucking like him and all that shit, I'm not having that. I can't have people like that coming over here, on smack, fucking saying that they "hate themselves and they wanna die". That's fucking rubbish. Kids don't need to be hearing that nonsense."''
-->--'''[[{{Music/Oasis}} Liam Gallagher]]''' on {{Music/Nirvana}}

->''"The trouble is that we have a bad habit, encouraged by pedants and sophisticates, of considering happiness as something rather stupid. [[TrueArtIsAngsty Only pain is intellectual,]] [[GoodIsBoring only evil interesting.]] This is the treason of the artist: a refusal to admit the banality of evil and the terrible boredom of pain."''
-->-- '''Creator/UrsulaKLeGuin''', "Literature/TheOnesWhoWalkAwayFromOmelas"

->''[[DarthWiki/RuinedFOREVER (something related to media franchise) ruined my childhood!]]''
-->-- [[MemeticMutation Popular meme]]