Quotes / Conveniently an Orphan

Samuel.: For he is an orphan boy!
Chorus.: He is! Hurrah for the orphan boy!
General: And it sometimes is a useful thing
To be an orphan boy.
Chorus.: It is! Hurrah for the orphan boy!
Hurrah for the orphan boy!

"Dete's taking Heidi to live with her grandfather since her parents died of a tragic case of not-explained-in-the-slightest."
Obscurus Lupa, Heidi 4 Paws review

Vesper:...and since your first thought about me ran to orphan, that's what I'd say you are.
Bond: (just smiles)
Vesper: Oh, you are? Hm. I like this poker thing - and that makes perfect sense, since MI6 looks for maladjusted young men who give little thought to sacrificing others in order to protect Queen and country.

"Orphans always make the best recruits."
M, Skyfall

Stanton: You know why Beale really picked you over the other recruits?
Stanton: It was where you came from. You had no family, at least no real family. And after losing your adoptive mother, you were on your own. Beale knew that you'd give everything to the Agency, because you didn't have anyone or anything to go back to. Except the girlfriend, and you didn't hesitate to walk away from her.
Stanton: That's right, because we don't get normal lives, and you can't miss what you never had. That's why Beale picked us and why we're so good at our jobs.
Person of Interest, "Truth Be Told"

"You're 'Arry now, hear me? 'Arry the orphan boy. No one asks an orphan too many questions 'cause nobody gives three shits."
Yoren to Arya Stark, Game of Thrones, "Fire and Blood"


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