"From whence it came" is a commonly said quote by G.O.B. in multiple episodes of Arrested Development. He says it when talking about something returning to its origins. In his case, usually he thinks belong in the sea.
G.O.B. throws a dead dove into the sea, stating "From whence you came"
When Tobias leaves the Stair car on the tarmac at the airport, G.O.B. says "From whence it came" ("Charity Drive")
When G.O.B. dumps the seal into the ocean, he says "So I released them from whence they came." ("Out on a Limb")