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"Nick Fury gave me this badge. When he did, I swore an oath, we all did. To serve when everything else fails, to be humanity's last line of defense, to be the shield."
Agent Phil Coulson, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Skye: He could hurt people!
Jiaying: Those people aren't my concern.
Skye: Well, they're mine. I'm a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent.

If you have a problem, if no one else can help, and if you can find them, maybe you can hire...The A-Team.
The A-Team opening.

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Vimes: One question, right? And no funny answers, if you don't mind. Tell me why you helped Brick. Why should you care about a slushed-out gutter troll?
Mr. Shine: Why should you care about some dead dwarfs?
Vimes: Because someone has to!
Mr. Shine: Precisely.
Thud!

"I will protect those who cannot protect themselves."
Second Ideal of the Windrunners, The Stormlight Archive

We, UQ Holder, as a faction of humans who are not bound by the ways of humans, have always been protecting those who have been ejected, trampled on and forgotten by the world of humans.
Karin, UQ Holder!

Got a problem? Odds against you? Call the Equalizer.
— newspaper advertisement from The Equalizer

I am doing the same thing Toa do. I am saving one who cannot save himself.
Rahaga Kualus, BIONICLE

Ruby: As a girl, I wanted to be just like those heroes in the books... Someone who fought for what was right, and protected people who couldn't protect themselves!
Blake: That's... very ambitious for a child. Unfortunately, the real world isn't the same as a fairy tale.
Ruby: Well, that's why we're here! To make it better.
RWBY

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"Someone needs your help, Michael."
Madeline Westen, the Title Sequence of every episode of Burn Notice
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