Quotes: Parental Favoritism
"She was born lucky. You were lucky to be born."
—Fire Lord Ozai (About his children Azula and Zuko), Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Search
"I am gonna lose my mind — my parents just brag and brag about my brother! 'Oh, he's in a room above the garage!' BIG DEAL! He's an ex-con!"
—Pickles the Drummer, Metalocalypse
"I love my son Thor and not my son Loki! My parenting is most inequitable!"
"You're the golden son. You could kill a king, lose your hand, fuck your own sister, you'll always be the golden son"
— Tyrion Lannister to Jaime Lannister, Game of Thrones
"Play the victim all you want, but you and me? We know the truth. Dad loved you best. More than Michael...more than me. Then he brought the new baby home, aaaand you couldn't handle it."
—Gabriel to Lucifer, Supernatural
Well, if it ain't the favoured child.
—Sal to Walky, Dumbing of Age
"She's the Commander's pet, his favorite, [...] Not you, his own son. Not me, the top scorer. Her. She's the one he likes. And they've got her taking so many tranquilizers and dissociatives I'm amazed she was even able to get angry enough to slap you. That amount of drugs has to be making her nearly a robot. That 's the kind of cocktail you give to someone you want to keep totally pliable, unargumentative, too doped up to care about anything... someone you want to make into a doll. [...] If they can do that to the Pilot they like, what do they think of us?"
—Asuka to Shinji about Rei, Advice And Trust, chapter 4