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1->''"Creator/MattSmith is lovely and all, but he'd snap like a twig. [[Creator/ChristopherEccleston Eccleston]], on the other hand, could {{Glasgow kiss}} you into the next century without using a time machine."''²-->-- '''[[ Luke McKinney and Matthew Moffitt]]''', ''{{Website/Cracked}}''²²->''"I think that's the coolest thing I've ever done in my life."''²-->-- '''[[CowardlyLion Lars]]''', after saving '''Padparadscha''', ''WesternAnimation/StevenUniverse''²²->''"Picard is not used to seeing an unsatisfactory rating on a member of his crew, after all his ship is a refuge for the best of the best. I would have loved for somebody to have mentioned that back in season one when this bunch of misfits were always making daft mistakes."''²-->-- '''[[ Doc Oho]]''' on ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'', "Hollow Pursuits"²²->''"It is true, I'm slipping. Earlier, I only used to lie... Now, I can actually do those things..."'' ²-->-- '''Usopp''', ''Manga/OnePiece''²²->''"Reg Barclay, who has been a recurring guest star in the show's final years, gets to take part in the celebration, and I credit them the [[BookEnds subtle gesture]]: Reg asks everyone's attention and makes a toast, which shows that he has, over the years, managed to grow from the awkward, bumbling genius into a more self-assured more capable of socializing without discomfort. Congratulations, Reg: You got more character growth as ''a minor recurring character'' than Chakotay and Harry '''[[RidiculouslyAverageGuy combined.]]'''"''²-->-- '''{{Website/SFDebris}}''' on ''Series/StarTrekVoyager'', "Endgame"²²->''"Well, it seems like [[TheSmartGuy Garrus]] has finally worked that stick out of his butt, but now he's trying to beat guys to death with it."''²-->-- '''[[DeadpanSnarker Joker]]''', ''VideoGame/MassEffect2''²²->''"Why aren't you a joke anymore?"''²-->-- '''Spider-Man''' to second-string villain Hammerhead after just getting beat up by him, ''[[ComicBook/SpiderMan The Amazing Spider-Man]]''²²->''"I strike fear into the hearts of all who oppose me. The only thing that could possibly make me less frightening is if someone made three movies about my childhood, pointing out how much of a retarded, non-threatening pussy I used to be."''²-->-- '''[[Franchise/StarWars Darth Vader]]''' ''in [[ this]] parody of Episode IV''²²-> Okay, It's [[WhatKindOfLamePowerIsHeartAnyway Ma-Ti]] and-'''HOLY CRAP''' Look at that! Ma-Ti is friggin' ''[[HeartIsAnAwesomePower leading an army of animals]]'' with his ring!²-->-- '''WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall''', on the cover of ''WesternAnimation/CaptainPlanetAndThePlaneteers'' #3²²->'''Fanty''': Do you know [[WaifFu that girl]]?\²'''Malcolm Reynolds''': ....I really don't.²-->-- ''Film/{{Serenity}}'', Maidenhead bar fight scene²²->''"Danny-boy, you've changed considerably... into a badass, if I may!"''²-->-- '''Curtis Blackburn''', ''VideoGame/{{Killer7}}''²²->''Generally, when Disney has brought characters like Disney/{{Cinderella}} out of mothballs after decades in storage, they don't act the same way they used to due to changes in society. In 1950 Cinderella could just sit around, cry, and have animals and Fairy Godmothers do all her work for her, and [[ValuesDissonance nobody would think that was a bad lesson to pass on]]. In ''Disney/{{Cinderella III|A Twist In Time}}'' she [[EarnYourHappyEnding fully takes charge]], organizes her rodent army, and pulls ''herself'' out of Tremaine's latest trap. "Steal MY Godmother's wand? NOT ON MY WATCH, [[SymbolSwearing %#$@!]]"''²-->-- '''Website/PlatypusComix''', when [[ reviewing]] 2007 Franchise/DisneyPrincess shorts²²->'''Male Researcher''': I hear you were able to deactivate Atlas. You're stronger than any of the troops out there.\²'''Serah''': I just... I've always been protected by others, and I knew that had to change.\²'''Researcher''': Well, that's good to hear. Resolve can sometimes be a powerful weapon.²-->-- ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII2'''²²->"I haven't slept for days now. I've been gathering things, working, studying, reading, running around like a lunatic, going everywhere I could to find what I was looking for. I've been cramming for this confrontation with you...and with her. I'm so loaded on uppers, I have to wear lead weights on my belt to keep my feet on the floor." "Oh dear." "You bet your ass, 'Oh dear.'" The demon regarded her with open curiosity. Gwen had pulled her strawberry blonde hair back in a tight bun,. She wore a tight-fitting black sweater, black slacks, and black shoes. "You're not at all the way I remember you, or the way Morgan described you. You were a cream puff." "Cream puffs get stale fast."²-->-- Creator/PeterDavid's ''[[Literature/KnightLifeSeries Knight Life]]''²²->''"For too many years, humanity was on the backfoot. Reacting to threats, rather than preventing them. Rest of the galaxy was bigger than us. Stronger than us. We were mice, hiding in the shadows, hoping the giants would not see us. ''No more''. Humanity is ''no longer'' on the defense. '''We''' are the giants now."''²-->-- The intro to the ''Infinity'' mode of ''VideoGame/{{Halo 4}}''²²->''"So, you like, [[Recap/AngelS03E11Birthday kill things now?]] 'Cause [[Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS3E22GraduationDayPart2 last time I saw you]], you just kind of fainted in front of them."''²-->-- '''Cordelia re Wesley Wyndam-Pryce''', ''Series/{{Angel}}''²²->''It just figures. You used to be the loser with no PSI. Now you have more than me.''²-->-- '''Mook NPC to Alinivar''', ''[[VideoGame/CognitiveDissonance Mother: Cognitive Dissonance]]''²²->''I will not stand idly by! When Hyrule is threatened, we all must answer the call!''²-->-- '''Princess Zelda,''' ''VideoGame/HyruleWarriors''²²->''Can I just say that I love being high level? We used to run away from [[{{Mooks}} goblins]]! ''Regular'' goblins, not even [[UndergroundMonkey evil high priest goblins]]!''²-->-- '''Haley Starshine,''' ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' page [[ 1052]]²²->''"You’ve all had difficulties on this journey, but you’ve never been alone before, not like this. You never knew that weight. and [[TheQuietOne Lucretia]] lived with it, along with all the other challenges that this world threw at her, every day for a year – and she was different after that, in a way that made the rest of you proud. She never volunteered to stay back with the ship again. She spent less time chronicling your journey and more time participating in it. She became fierce and confident and decisive. She wouldn’t go on to found the [[ArtifactCollectionAgency Bureau of Balance]] for decades still, but this, this horrible, lonely year… this is when Lucretia became [[BigGood Madame]] [[BadassBureaucrat Director]]."''²-->-- [[Creator/McElroyBrothers Griffin [=McElroy=]'s]] narration of ''Podcast/TheAdventureZone''²²->''"He went from zero to hero!"''²-->-- '''The Muses''' about Hercules, ''Disney/{{Hercules}}''²²->''"Arise, Rodimus Prime."''²-->-- '''Optimus Prime''', as the Matrix of Leadership transforms Hot Rod into Rodimus Prime, ''WesternAnimation/TheTransformersTheMovie''²²->And leading the procession was [[ChurchMilitant Barry]] himself. Even from a distance he was easy to recognize. I'd sen more than enough of that jowly, self-righteous face when he had been glaring at me through the bars of a cage, not to mention disappearing beneath the wings of ravenous [[OurAngelsAreDifferent Deleters]]. Something had changed about him, though. There was something new and confident about the way he carried himself.²->[[PowerFloats Three inches above the ground]].²-->--''Literature/{{Mogworld}}''²²->He begins with the man he is now: [[TheDitherer Joe Spork]], who did not murder his friend [[FrameUp but is accused of it]], and of things more desperate and vile which are not his fault; who shares his bed with Polly Cradle, and means to make that matter. He rolls his shoulders, sets his jaw and goes on.²->He is the man who was taken by monsters, and tortured, and is not dead.²->He is the man who knows that innocence is not a shield, and that keeping your head down does not mean you will be safe.²->He is the man who was set up by an old woman in the name of love and a better world, and who watched her die to save him.²->He is the man who will look after her dog.²->He is the man who charged a loaded gun and a sword with nothing more than his anger.²->Oh yes, and [[LondonGangster his father]] was trouble too, and [[MadScientist his grandmother]] before that.²->A slow, satisfied grin moves across his face. Mad Dog Joe. White Knuckle Joe. Run-Amok Joe.²->Crazy Joe.²-->--''Literature/{{Angelmaker}}''²²->These suits always did remind me of you, Father — the skin of a born survivor. And now I'm ready to fight at your side. Mother doesn't stand a chance.²-->--'''Eleanor Lamb''', ''VideoGame/Bioshock2''²²->It was as if the galaxy had conspired to make sense of my disjointed, fractured, bizarre life. I had been [[BrilliantButLazy a wastrel Ketran gamer]]. I had been [[SoleSurvivor a survivor of mass destruction]]. I had been a [[TheCaptain Z-spaceship captain]]. I had been [[AndIMustScream a helpless captive]], [[LotusEaterMachine forced to be a new type of gamer]]. I had evolved into something the galaxy had never seen before, [[SapientShip a melding of many technologies]], [[MindHive the minds of many civilizations]], all flowing in and through a matrix of music. And now that strange resume seemed to match perfectly with a job that needed doing. [[BigGood I would be a peacemaker]]. And more: I would foster the growth and advancement of species. I would teach them the ways of peace. The massacre of my own people by the Capasins would not be repeated on any other world. [[BadassBoast Not so long as l was present!]]²-->--'''Toomin AKA the Ellimist''', ''Literature/{{Animorphs}} - The Ellimist Chronicles''²²->Hiccup in Httyd: Cannot hold up a shield, trips over his own two feet, the embarrassment of Berk.²->Hiccup in Httyd 3: Walks trough fire looking like an avenging mythical dragon lord down on earth to seek revenge on those that harmed his subjects.²-->-- This [[ commentary]] about Hiccup Horrendous Haddock III from the ''WesternAnimation/HowToTrainYourDragon'' animated franchise²²->'''Iris''': I'm sorry. Ash? Ash Ketchum? We're talking about the same Ash, right? He caught, tamed, and evolved fully ''one of the strongest dragon types in the entire Kalos region''? The same Ash who I once witnessed choke on air for a solid ten seconds because he was talking about pokémon with too much enthusiasm?! The Ash who once described a flock of pidove as 'good fluffy boys'?! That Ash?!²->'''Meowth''': Yeah, twoip really cleaned his act up in Kalos…²-->-- ''Fanfic/DenounceTheEvils''²²->This time, ''no one'' will catch me!²-->--'''Tawna''', ''VideoGame/CrashTeamRacingNitroFueled''²----


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