Cordelia: Took you long enough to wake up. My hand hurts.
Giles: Pity. Oh… Why are you here?
Cordelia: Things are way out of control, Giles. First the thing at school, and then my mom confiscates all of my black clothes and scented candles. I came over here to tell Buffy to stop this craziness and found you all unconscious… again. How many times have you been knocked out, anyway? I swear, one of these times, you’re gonna wake up in a coma.
Giles: Wake up in a… Oh, never mind. We need to save Buffy from Hansel and Gretel.
Cordelia: Now, let’s be clear. The brain damage happened before I hit you.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer – Season 3: Episode 11 – “Gingerbread”
Buffy: My mom… said some things to me about being the Slayer. That it’s fruitless. No fruit for Buffy.
Angel: She’s wrong.
Buffy: Is she? Is Sunnydale any better than when I first came here? Okay, so I battle evil. But I don’t really win. The bad keeps coming back and getting stronger. Like that kid in the story, the boy that stuck his finger in the duck.
Angel: Dike. It’s another word for dam.
Buffy: Oh. Okay, that story makes a lot more sense now.
Buffy the Vampire Slayer — Season 3: Episode 11 — “Gingerbread”