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100+ Anime Quotes (The Best Of The Best)

When it comes to anime quotes, there are plenty of great ones to choose from. But which ones are the best? After all, there are so many different shows and movies with memorable lines, it can be hard to narrow them down. So, we’ve done the hard work for you and compiled over 100 of the best anime quotes out there. From hilarious one-liners to poignant life lessons, these words of wisdom will leave you inspired. Enjoy!

15 sad anime quotes

1. “But still, why would anyone choose to live in a world without light?” -Kimi no Na Wa

2. “No matter how hard I try, there’s just…nothing good about me.” -Elfen Lied

3. “I don’t want friends, I don’t need friends. As long as I can be with you, that’s enough for me.” -Kimi no Na Wa

4. “People die all the time. They’re just forgotten in the end.” -Tokyo Magnitude 8.0

5. “I don’t want to disappear. I don’t want to forget. I don’t want to be forgotten.” -Your Lie in April

6. “I don’t want to run away anymore. I don’t want to hide anymore. I’m tired of being afraid.” -Elfen Lied

7. “It hurts because it’s real. It hurts because it mattered.” -Your Lie in April

8. “It’s not that I don’t understand how you feel. It’s just that I can’t do anything to make it better.” -Kimi no Na Wa

9. “Why does it have to be me? Why can’t I just disappear?” -Elfen Lied

10. “I’m sorry for being born. I’m sorry for existing.” -Elfen Lied

11. “I don’t want to be alive. I want to disappear.” -Elfen Lied

12. “I don’t want to see anyone. I don’t want to hear anyone’s voice. I just want to disappear.” -Tokyo Magnitude 8.0

13. “I don’t want to be here. I want to disappear.” -Your Lie in April

14. “Why can’t I just die? Why can’t I just disappear?” -Tokyo Magnitude 8.0

15. “I’m tired of being alive. I’m tired of living.” -Tokyo Magnitude 8.0

15 inspiring anime quotes

1. “Don’t give up on your dreams.”- Tetsuro Araki

2. “You can always find hope in the darkness.”- Naoko Takeuchi

3. “No matter how hard the situation, there’s always a way out.”- Hayao Miyazaki

4. “It is not about how strong you are, but how you use your strength.”- Masashi Kishimoto

5. “In order to move on, you must first let go.”- CLAMP

6. “The most important thing is not to give up hope.”- Hiromu Arakawa

7. “Even if the world is against you, never give up.”- Kentaro Miura

8. “If you don’t put effort into your dreams, they will never come true.”- Kenshiro Takahashi

9. “It is better to die fighting for something than to live a life without purpose.”- Yoshiyuki Tomino

10. “If you want to change the world, start with yourself.”- Monkey D. Luffy

11. “There is no such thing as an impossible dream.”- Leiji Matsumoto

12. “Saying goodbye doesn’t mean anything. It’s the time we spent together that matters, not how we left it.”- Tite Kubo

13. “It is not the destination that matters, it is the journey.”- Gintama

14. “Even if the truth hurts, it is still the truth.”- Rurouni Kenshin

15. “And so, the adventure begins…”- Pokemon (Ash Ketchum)

15 cute anime quotes that will make your day

1. “No matter how long the night is, the sun will always rise.” -Umi Sonoda, from Kantai Collection

2. “If you don’t work hard, nothing good will come of it!” -Kirino Kousaka, from Oreimo

3. “Even if we can’t understand each other, that won’t stop me from loving you.” -Taichi Nashimi, from Kokoro Connect

4. “Don’t give up on your dreams!” -Sora Naegino, from Kaleido Star

5. “It’s not good to dwell on sad things all the time.” -Kotoko Iwanaga, from Inuyasha

6. “It’s better to try and fail than to never try at all.” -Edward Elric, from Fullmetal Alchemist

7. “There’s no need to force yourself. Just do what you can do best.” -Natsu Dragneel, from Fairy Tail

8. “If you don’t fight, you can’t win!” -Yusuke Urameshi, from Yu Yu Hakusho

9. “I’m not going to run away anymore… I’m going to face everything head on!” -Inuyasha, from Inuyasha

10. “You can’t keep running away from your problems.” -Son Goku, from Dragon Ball Z

11. “Believe in yourself and there will come a day when others will have no choice but to believe in you.” -Watari, from Death Note

12. “There’s no need to feel depressed just because things didn’t go the way you wanted. It’s not the end of the world.” -Sakura Kinomoto, from Cardcaptor Sakura

13. “Even if we can’t be together in the end, I’m glad we were able to meet.” -Shuichi Nitori, from Wandering Son

14. “A single kind word can change someone’s life.” -Yuki Sohma, from Fruits Basket

15. “Just because something is painful, doesn’t mean it isn’t worth going through.” -Rintarou Okabe, from Steins;Gate

15 popular anime quotes

1. “In this world, it’s either kill or be killed. That’s the law of survival.” – Levi Ackerman, Attack on Titan

2. “Even if what you’re seeing isn’t real, don’t forget what you felt when you saw it.” – Madoka Kaname, Puella Magi Madoka Magica

3. “People die when they are killed. That’s what death is.” – Erwin Smith, Attack on Titan

4. “There’s no such thing as a painless lesson. They just don’t exist in this world.” – Gray Fullbuster, Fairy Tail

5. “You can only grow if you’re willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.” – Brian Tracy

6. “If you don’t strive, you won’t arrive.” – Lelouch Lamperouge, Code Geass

7. “No matter how hard the past, you can always begin again.” – Rin Tohsaka, Fate/stay night

8. “Without a dream, we are just animals. With a dream, we are something more.” – Latios, Pokémon Heroes

9. “If you want to change the world, start by changing yourself.” – Monkey D. Luffy, One Piece

10. “There’s no such thing as impossible. I’ve been doing it for years.” – Batman, The Dark Knight Returns

11. “Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss

12. “Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.” – Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

13. “It’s not about how strong you are, it’s about how much will you endure.” – Joseph Joestar, Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure

14. “Without a goal, you can’t score.” – Hinata Shoyo, Haikyuu!!

15. “Believe in yourself and all that you are. Know that there is something inside you that is greater than any obstacle.” -Swami Vivekananda

15 good anime quotes

1. “Without pain, without sacrifice, we would have nothing.”- Naruto Uzumaki

2. “Even the deepest wounds can heal given time.”- Uchiha Sasuke

3. “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.”- Monkey D. Luffy

4. “If you give up on waiting, the pain of loss will kill you.”- Edward Elric

5. “It is not wise to judge others based on your own preconceptions and biases. You must first walk in their shoes and experience what they have experienced before you can truly understand them.”- Hatake Kakashi

6. “If you don’t put effort into what you do, then don’t be surprised when things don’t go your way.”- hard-working anime protagonist that we all look up to

7. “A strong person does not need a reason to help others.”- Uchiha Madara

8. “There is no such thing as an absolute victory or defeat. The victor of the battle is always the one who adapts to the situation.”- Shiba Inu

9. “True strength does not come from winning. It comes from rising after you have fallen.”- Yamamoto Genryuusai

10. “There is no one who is not capable of change. The only thing that cannot be changed is someone who does not want to change.”- Jiraiya

11. “If you don’t work hard, you don’t get to eat.”- Kurapika

12. “Nobody is born perfect. It is through our mistakes and failures that we learn and grow.”- Neji Hyuga

13. “No matter how strong or fast you are, there’s always someone stronger and faster than you.”- Rock Lee

14. “It is better to lose one’s life than to lose one’s honor.”- Uchiha Itachi

15. “Death is not the end. It is only the beginning.”- Orochimaru

15 positive anime quotes

1. “You can become anything you want to be, just believe in yourself.”- Monkey D. Luffy (One Piece)

2. “If there’s something you want to do, go for it with all your might!”- Edward Elric (Fullmetal Alchemist)

3. “There is no one who can’t do anything. Even if you think you’re weak, you can become strong.”- Naruto Uzumaki (Naruto)

4. “You mustn’t give up. You must never give up!”- Gon Freecss (Hunter x Hunter)

5. “Even if we can’t be together in the end, I don’t regret having met you.”- Kousei Arima (Your Lie in April)

6. “You can’t just sit there and do nothing; that’s not living!”- Tohru Honda (Fruits Basket)

7. “There are things that we can’t do by ourselves. That’s why we have friends.”- Sora (No Game No Life)

8. “You can’t just give up. You gotta keep trying, even if it seems hopeless.”- Haruka Nanase (Free!)

9. “Don’t be afraid of making mistakes. Just be afraid of not learning from them.”- Shouta Aizawa (My Hero Academia)

10. “No matter how hard the past is, you can always begin again.”- Rin Tohsaka (Fate/stay night)

11. “If there’s one thing I’ve learned in life, it’s that you can’t give up on the people you care about.”- Naruto Uzumaki, Naruto

12. “When you stand up to be counted tell the world this is my voice”- Nana Osaki (NANA)

13. “You can’t change what’s happening around you until you start changing what’s happening within you.”- Majin Buu (Dragon Ball Z)

14. “If there’s a will, there’s a way.”- All Might (My Hero Academia)

15. “You can become anything you want to be, just never give up on yourself.”- Tsunayoshi Sawada, Katekyo Hitman Reborn!

15 motivational anime quotes

1. “It’s not about how hard you hit. It’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving.” –Rocky Balboa, Rocky

2. “Don’t give up, there are people who believe in you.” –Sailor Moon, Sailor Moon

3. “You’re not alone.” –Sora, Kingdom Hearts

4. “Don’t underestimate yourself. Not everyone can do what you do.” – All Might, My Hero Academia

5. “If you don’t like how things are, change it!” –Killua Zoldyck, Hunter x Hunter

6. “In order to move on, you must understand why you felt pain in the first place.” –Kamina, Gurren Lagann

8. “You can’t keep running away from who you are.” –Edward Elric, Fullmetal Alchemist

9. “You can’t just sit there and do nothing! You have to stand up for yourself!” –Tenzin, The Legend of Korra

10. “Don’t be discouraged. Even the strongest people have their off days.” –Kakashi Hatake, Naruto

11. “No matter how hard the past is, you can always begin again.” –Boruto Uzumaki, Boruto: Naruto Next Generations

12. “There’s no shame in falling down; true shame is to not get back up.” –Shigeo Kageyama, Mob Psycho 100

13. “There’s no need to worry. As long as you give it your best shot, that’s all that matters.” –Sakura Haruno, Naruto

14. “If there’s even a 1% chance of achieving our dreams, we have to give it our all!” – Haruka Nanase, Free!

15. “Even if we can’t be together in the end, I’m glad we were able to meet.” –Kimi no Na Wa. (Your Name.)


Anime quotes are a great way to capture the hearts of fans everywhere and show just how much emotion and feeling goes into this unique form of storytelling. We’ve seen some great ones in this list, but we want to know – what is your favorite anime quote? Let us know in the comments below! And don’t forget to share with your friends who love anime as much as you do.