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"I am your father! I brought you into this world, and I'll take you out!"
Dr. Cliff Huxtable (an obstetrician) to his son, on The Cosby Show

I would rather be Herod's pig than his son.
Augustus Caesar

"Perhaps. Now I realize that banishment is far too merciful a penalty for treason. Your penalty will be far steeper."
Firelord Ozai to Prince Zuko, Avatar: The Last Airbender

"You ungrateful, insolent child, I now see there is no chance to save you."
Hiroshi Sato, The Legend of Korra

" I gave you life, I will also kill you!"
Taras Bulba, Taras Bulba.

What can one do when one is a widower
Shamefully burdened with three little pests
All that I wanted was the freedom of a new life
So my burden I began to divest.
The Decemberists, "The Rake's Song"

"I wasn't the first child [Henry Lawson] made, only the first one he kept."
Miranda Lawson, Mass Effect 2

"Son... I need your strength. I gave you life. Now you must give it back to me... only a million times more radiant... more powerful."
David Banner, Hulk

"I grow weary of you, my son. I created you and I will be your end!"
Zeus to Kratos, God of War III

The High Priestess: I knew you would fail us. You were the strongest, but the most unfocused! Always distracted, questioning everything. But all that can change. You can still honor our Lord Father. (offers a dagger) Destroy the Samurai, Ashi.
Ashi: No! You were wrong about everything. Jack showed me the truth.
The High Priestess: Then you, too, will die!

"You have brought me nothing but shame. I shall put you out of your misery!"
Tenjuro Banno to Gou, Kamen Rider Drive

Mantis: [Thanos] is in anguish!
Peter Quill: Good.
Mantis: [crying] He... he mourns!
Drax: What does this monster have to mourn?!
Nebula: Gamora.
Peter Quill: What?
Nebula: He took her to Vormir. He came back with the Soul Stone. She didn't.

Scott Evil: I just think, like, he hates me. I really think he wants to kill me.
Therapist: He doesn't really want to kill you. Sometimes we just say that.
Dr. Evil: No actually, the boy is quite astute. I really am trying to kill him, but so far unsuccessfully. He's quite wily, like his old man.

[Mockingbird] may kill my beloved child. So isn't it fortunate that I'll soon have a replacement?
Cheshire, Villains United'

Trigon looked out upon an astonished sea of heroes, picked out his daughter Raven, and smiled.
He would save her for last. The rest would not take that long.

I looked at her, it was so hard. Those little lines of blood in her eyes, her hands full of holes. My baby... It was so pitiful. She gave me the gun. She begged me, 'Mama...put me out of my misery. Do it for me...please.' I...I gave up. I gave her what she wanted. I killed my baby.

Well, once when I was eight, everything was going great until my father—he tried to kill me
Daddy Didn't Love Me, Andrew Jackson Jihad


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