Asuka: When a wind-up doll like you starts being sympathetic to me...I've really hit rock bottom.
Rei: I am not a doll.
Asuka: Shut up! You do anything you're ordered to, don't you? You'd kill yourself if Commander Ikari told you to, wouldn't you?!
Rei: Yes, I would.
I am not a doll. At the very least, I am an action figure.
—Rei Ayanami, Shinji And Warhammer 40 K
Now I know I'm being used
But that's okay man cause I like the abuse
I know she's playing with me
But that's okay cause I've got no self esteem
—The Offspring, "Self-Esteem"
Hero. Summoner. Doormat.
Harley Quinn: I'm not a doormat...am I?
Poison Ivy: If you had a middle name, it would be "Welcome".
I've tried everything I know, I tried begging, and pleading, and beseeching, and asking politely...
— Fluttershy, My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic
Lisa: Well, this is your chance to develop a new and better identity. May I suggest... good-natured doormat?
Bart: Sounds good, sis. Just tell me what to do!
— The Simpsons, "Bart's Inner Child"