->'''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!
-->-- ''Theatre/ThePiratesOfPenzance''

->''"Dete's taking Heidi to live with her grandfather since her parents died of a tragic case of not-explained-in-the-slightest."''
-->-- '''ObscurusLupa''', ''Heidi 4 Paws'' [[http://thatguywiththeglasses.com/videolinks/teamt/ol/olp/35081-heidi-4-paws#josc650595 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.
-->-- ''Film/CasinoRoyale2006''

->''"Orphans always make the best recruits."''
-->-- '''M''', ''Film/{{Skyfall}}''

->'''Reader:''' I know this is sudden, but I have a question for Odacchi. [[LampshadeHanging Why is it that there is an abnormally extensive number of characters in One Piece who]] [[MissingMom have unknown or already deceased mothers?]]\\
'''[[Creator/EiichiroOda Oda]]''': I see. Well. The answer is simple. [[BlackComedy That's because "Mother" is the antonym for "Adventure".]]
-->-- ''Manga/OnePiece'', SBS volume 78.