72 Powerful Anime Quotes

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There’s just something about Anime quotes that are heart-touching and stays with you for a long time. Anime is more than just action, drama, romance, or battles; they dive deep into the world of perspective and imagination. Thus, giving us wise, powerful, and meaningful quotes about joy, pain, sorrow, dreams, and harsh reality. Here are several amazing quotes from some of the best Anime of all time – Yet some dare to tell us it’s just a cartoon!

1.“Learn to treasure your life because unfortunately, it can be taken away from you at anytime.” – L Lawliet (Death Note)

2. “Knowing you’re different is only the beginning. If you accept these differences you’ll be able to get past them and grow even closer.” – Miss Kobayashi (Dragon Maid)

3. “The only ones who should kill are those who are prepared to be killed.” – Lelouch Vi Britannia (Code Geass)

4. “Fake people have an image to maintain. Real people just don’t care.” – Hachiman Hikigaya (OreGairu)

5. “No single thing is perfect by itself. That’s why we’re born to attract other things to make up for what we lack. I think we start walking in the right direction only after we start getting our counterparts besides us.” – Itachi Uchiha (Naruto)

6. “Life is suffering. It is hard. The world is cursed. But still, you find reasons to keep living.” – Osa (Princess Mononoke)

7. “Once you’ve met someone, you never really forget them.” – Zeniba (Spirited Away)

8. “It’s funny how you wake up each day and never really know if it’ll be the one that will change your life forever.” – Arrietty (The Secret World of Arrietty)

9. “They say that the best blaze burns brightest when circumstances are at their worst” – Sophie Hatter (Howl’s moving castle)

10. “Every journey begins with a single step. We just have to have patience.” – Milly Thompson (Trigun)

11. “A person who cannot give up anything, can never hope to change anything.” – Armin Arlet (Attack on Titan)

12. “Even the mightiest warriors experience fears. What makes them a true warrior is the courage that they possess to overcome their fears.” – Vegeta (Dragon Ball Z)

13. “You can take control of my mind and my body, but there is one thing a Saiyan always keeps: his PRIDE!” – Vegeta (Dragon Ball Z)

14. “Push through the pain, giving up hurts more.” – Vegeta (Dragon Ball Z)


Vegeta – The most iconic & dynamic character development of all time


15. “The world isn’t perfect. But it’s there for us, doing the best it can….that’s what makes it so damn beautiful.” – Roy Mustang (Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood)

16. “If nobody cares to accept you and wants you in this world, accept yourself and you will see that you don’t need them and their selfish ideas.” – Alibaba Saluja (Magi: The Labyrinth of Magic)

17. “Do you always want to live hiding behind the mask you put up for the sake of others? You’re you, and there’s nothing wrong with that.” – Ymir (Attack on Titan)

18. “If you just submit yourself to fate, then that’s the end of it.” – Keiichi Maebara (Higurashi When They Cry)

19. We are all like fireworks: we climb, we shine and always go our separate ways and become further apart. But even when that time comes, let’s not disappear like a firework and continue to shine.. forever.” – Hitsugaya Toshiro (Bleach)

20. “Whatever you do, enjoy it to the fullest. That is the secret of life.” – Rider (Fate/Zero)

21. “Was I able to live inside someone’s heart? Was I able to live inside your heart? Do you think you’ll remember me at least a little? You’d better not hit “reset!” Don’t forget me, okay? That’s a promise, okay? I’m glad it’s you, after all. Will I reach you? I hope I can reach you.” – Kaori Miyazono (Your Lie in April)

22.”You see that rough surrounding stone? You can polish it all you want, but it’ll still be worthless. But there might be something much more valuable inside that you can’t yet see.” – Shirou Nishi (Whisper of the Heart)

23. “But remember this, Japanese boy… airplanes are not tools for war. They are not for making money. Airplanes are beautiful dreams. Engineers turn dreams into reality.” – Caproni (The Wind Rises)

24. “If you don’t like your destiny, don’t accept it. Instead, have the courage to change it the way you want it to be!” – Uzumaki Naruto (Naruto)

25. “The difference between the novice and the master is that the master has failed more times than the novice has tried.” – Koro Sensei (Assassination Classroom)

26. “The world will always be filled with injustice. If you have time to give up or hold a grudge against that injustice, then use that time to enjoy battling those injustices instead.” – Koro Sensei (Assassination Classroom)

27. “The past you’ve lost will never come back. I myself have made so many mistakes… But we can learn from the past so we don’t repeat it.” – Koro Sensei (Assassination Classroom)


Koro Sensei could be the best teacher you never had!


28. “Fear is not evil. It tells you what weakness is. And once you know your weakness, you can become stronger as well as kinder.” – Gildarts Clive (Fairy Tail)

29. “Whatever you lose, you’ll find it again. But what you throw away you’ll never get back.” – Kenshin Himura (Samurai X)

30. “I am the hope of the universe. I am the answer to all living things that cry out for peace. I am protector of the innocent. I am the light in the darkness. I am truth. Ally to good! Nightmare to you!”Son Goku (Dragon Ball Z)


The Quote from Goku is just Classic!


31. “Don’t give up, there’s no shame in falling down! The true shame is to not stand up again!” – Shintaro Midorima (Kuroko’s Basketball)

32. “Religion, ideology, resources, land, spite, love or just because… No matter how pathetic the reason, it’s enough to start a war. War will never cease to exist… reasons can be thought up after the fact… Human nature pursues strife.” – Paine (Naruto)

33. “Who Was In The Wrong? Me? Or This World? It Was Probably Both.” Grisha Yaeger (Attack on Titan)

34. “I’m Ridding The World Of Evil And Creating A Utopia. No Matter How Much Time I Have, It Won’t Be Enough.” Light Yagami (Death Note)

35. “It may be hard right now but you must silent those thoughts. Stop counting those things you have lost, what is gone is gone. So ask yourself, what is there that still remains to you.”  Jinbe (One Piece)

36.  “It Takes A Mere Second For Treasure To Turn To Trash.” Hisoka (Hunter X Hunter)

37. “Those who stand at the top determine what’s wrong and what’s right! This very place is neutral ground! Justice will prevail, you say? But of course, it will! Whoever wins this war becomes justice!” – Don Quixote Doflamingo (One Piece)

38. “Moving on doesn’t mean you forget about things. It just means you have to accept what’s happened and continue living.” – Erza Scarlet (Fairy Tail)


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39. “You can’t always hold on to the things that are important. By letting them go we gain something else.” – Kunio Yaobi (Tamako Market)

40. “I hate perfection. To be perfect is to be unable to improve any further.” – Kurotsuchi Mayuri (Bleach)

41. “Hurt me with the truth. But never comfort me with a lie.” – Erza Scarlet (Fairy Tail)

42. “When I Say It Doesn’t Hurt Me, That Means I Can Bear It.” – Killua (Hunter X Hunter)

43. “We can’t waste time worrying about the what if’s.” – Ichigo Kurosaki (Bleach)

44. “No matter how hard or impossible it is, never lose sight of your goal.” – Monkey D Luffy (One Piece)

45. “Don’t be so quick to throw away your life. No matter how disgraceful or embarrassing it may be, you need to keep struggling to find your way out until the very end.” – Clare (Kureimoa)

46. “If you can’t do something, then don’t. Focus on what you can do.” – Shiroe (Log Horizon)

47. “Knowing what it feels to be in pain, is exactly why we try to be kind to others.” – Jiraiya (Naruto)

48. “The moment you think of giving up, think of the reason why you held on so long.” – Natsu Dragneel (Fairy Tail)

49. “A dream is worth less than nothing if you don’t have someone else to share it.” – Dousan Saitou (The Ambition Of Oda Nobuna)

50. “Not giving up on yourself is what’s truly important. That way you don’t end up pathetic.” – Reiko Mikami (Ghost Sweeper Mikami)

51. “Maybe…just maybe, the light can reach even the bottom of a dark ocean.” – Arima Kousei (Your Lie in April)

52. “By exchanging notes, you get to know one another, to understand one another. As if your souls were connected and your hearts were overlapping. It’s a conversation through instruments. A miracle that creates harmony. At that moment, music transcends words.” – Kaori Miyazono (Your Lie in April)

53. “This silence belongs to us… and every single person out there, is waiting for us to fill it with something.” – Arima Kousei (Your Lie in April)

54. “Maybe there’s only a dark road ahead. But you still have to believe and keep going. Believe that the stars will light your path, even a little bit. Come on… Let’s go on a journey!”– Kaori Miyazono (Your Lie in April)


Kaori Miyazono – The free-spirited & gifted violinist


55. “Being alone is better than being with the wrong person.” – L Lawliet (Death Note)

56. “In our society, letting others find out that you’re a nice person is a very risky move. It’s extremely likely that someone would take advantage of that.” – Hitagi Senjougahara (Bakemonogatari)

57. “If you turn your eyes away from sad things, they’ll happen again one day. If you keep running away, you’ll keep repeating the same mistakes. That’s why you have to face the truth straight on.” – Riki Naoe (Little Buster)

58. “Even If you’ve only got a 1% chance of winning, but you convince yourself you’re gonna lose, that 1% becomes 0%.” – Lina Inverse (Slayers)

59. “What is right? What is wrong? In this mixed up world, deciding what is right and wrong is not easy. You can’t just go by somebody else’s rules. If you let yourself be controlled like that, you’ll just become a puppet that can’t make decisions on its own. You have to live by your rules.” – Gintoki Sakata (Gintama)

60. “Even if we forget the faces of our friends, We will never forget the bonds that were carved into our souls.” Otonashi Yuzuru (Angel Beats)

61. “The Heroes During Times Of War Are Nothing But Mass Murderers During Times Of Peace.” Hawkeye (Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood)

62. “A lesson without pain is meaningless. That’s because no one can gain without sacrificing something. But by enduring that pain and overcoming it, he shall obtain a powerful, unmatched heart. A fullmetal heart.” Edward Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood)


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63. “In this world, wherever there is light – there are also shadows. As long as the concept of winners exists, there must also be losers. The selfish desire of wanting to maintain peace causes wars and hatred is born to protect love.” – Madara Uchiha (Naruto)

64. “It’s impossible to work hard for something you don’t enjoy.” – Silica (Sword Art online)

65. “A skyscraper built within your mind will never fall down.” – Satsuki Kiryuin (Kill la Kill)

66. “You’ll only realize that you truly love someone if they already caused you enormous pain. Your enemies can never hurt you the way your loved ones can. It’s the people close to your heart that can give you the most piercing wound. Love is a double-edged sword, it can heal the wound faster or it can sink the blade even deeper.” – Kenshin Himura (Samurai X)

67. “Even if you’re weak, there are miracles you can seize with your hands if you fight on to the very end.” – Uryuu Minene (Future Diary)

68. “You can die anytime, but living takes true courage.” – Kenshin Himura (Samurai X)

69. “No matter how many weapons you have, no matter how great your technology might be, the world cannot live without love.” – Sheeta (Castle In The Sky)

70. “Whenever someone creates something with all of their heart, then that creation is given a soul.” – The Baron (The Cat Returns) 

71. “Human beings are strong because we can change ourselves.” – Saitama (One Punch Man)

72. “Having happy and beautiful memories won’t always bring you salvation. The more beautiful a memory is, the more painful it can become.” – Isla (Plastic Memories)


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