"Mortals constantly imitate gods. Why is that? Because gods are great? Because gods are too beautiful? But, is it woeful? Is it to be pitied? What becomes good when done by gods becomes evil when done by mortals... and becomes sin."
—Fusion Zamasu, Dragon Ball Super
Even the most primitive lifeform is but another actor on the stage of galactic conflict. Should they lack the strength to resist, what right do they have to be masters of their own fate?
—Flavor text for Unrestricted Native Studies, Stellaris
"We're better than humans. We have everything humans have and more. Humans shouldn't just fear the Faunus, they should serve the Faunus."
—Adam Taurus, RWBY
Each was powerful, well armored, and a veteran of many a raid. Those who saw them said they made Toa look like some kind of Rahi that crawled out under a rock. They saw themselves as a higher level of being, preordained to rule by virtue of their superior strength and intellect.