In a Galaxy Far Far Away: 52 Most Memorable Star Wars Quotes

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When it comes to epic space-opera franchises, I must say that I was quite late to the party. I only saw Star Wars when I was about 24 for the very first time. However, I immediately fell in love, which is why gathering these Star Wars quotes hasn’t been difficult at all — if anything, it sparks a desire in me to have a movie marathon!

Now, there are various reasons people love Star Wars. Still, most of them come down to memorable characters, a whole new world of pleasing starry backdrops, and an interesting storyline. There’s just something enchanting about the story and the way it grows through the years, always keeping you at your toes as to what the final outcome will be.

If you still haven’t seen any of the movies, I urge you to get going before the next installment comes out. In the meantime, though, enjoy the most memorable Star Wars quotes ever.

52 Star Wars Quotes for Your Inner Jedi

Funny Star Wars Quotes

#1. “The ability to speak does not make you intelligent, now get out of here.” — Qui-Gon Jinn

#2. “Why, you stuck-up, half-witted, scruffy-looking nerf herder!” — Leia Organa

#3. “Either shut him up or shut him down!” — Han Solo

#4. “I suggest a new strategy, Artoo: Let the Wookiee win.” — C-3PO

#5. “Women always figure out the truth. Always.” — Han Solo

#6. “Hmph! Adventure. Heh! Excitement. Heh! A Jedi craves not these things. You are reckless!” — Yoda

#7. “Would somebody get this big walking carpet out of my way?” — Princess Leia

#8. “Same thing I always do: talk my way out of it.” — Han Solo

#9. “We seem to be made to suffer. It’s our lot in life.” — C-3PO

#10. “Don’t worry about Master Luke. I’m sure he’ll be all right. He’s quite clever, you know… for a human being.” — C-3PO

Motivating Star Wars Quotes

#11. “Do. Or do not. There is no try.” — Yoda

#12. “I’m one with the Force. The Force is with me.” — Chirrut Îmwe

#13. “Every time I walked away from something I wanted to forget, I told myself it was for a cause that I believed in. A cause that was worth it. Without that, we’re lost.” — Cassian Andor

#14. “When gone am I, the last of the Jedi will you be. The Force runs strong in your family. Pass on what you have learned.” — Yoda

#15. “Who’s the more foolish; the fool, or the fool who follows him?” — Obi-Wan Kenobi

#16. “Once you start down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny.” — Yoda

#17. “We must keep our faith in the Republic. The day we stop believing democracy can work is the day we lose it.” — Queen Jamillia

#18. “Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter.” — Yoda

#19. “An object cannot make you good or evil. The temptation of power, forbidden knowledge, even the desire to do good can lead some down that path. But only you can change yourself.” — Bendu

#20. “I fear nothing. For all is as the Force wills it.” — Chirrut Îmwe

#21. “If we can make it to the ground, we’ll take the next chance. And the next. On and on until we win… or the chances are spent.” — Jyn Erso

Most Iconic Star Wars Quotes

#22. “May the Force be with you.” — General Dodonna

#23. “There’s always a bigger fish.” — Qui-Gon Jinn

#24. “Now, young Skywalker, you will die.” — Emperor Palpatine

#25. “I’m just a simple man trying to make my way in the universe.” — Jango Fett

#26. “You know, no matter how much we fought, I’ve always hated watching you leave.” — Leia Organa

#27. “Just for once, let me look on you with my own eyes.” — Anakin Skywalker

#28. “Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You’re my only hope.” — Leia Organa

#29. “The Force will be with you. Always.” — Obi-Wan Kenobi

#30. “Power! Unlimited power!” — Darth Sidious

#31. “Chewie, we’re home.” — Han Solo

#32. “Never tell me the odds.” — Han Solo

#33. “So this is how liberty dies…with thunderous applause.” — Padmé Amidala

#34. “Be careful not to choke on your aspirations, Director.” — Darth Vader

#35. “You will know when you are calm, at peace, passive. A Jedi uses the Force for knowledge and defense, never for attack.” — Yoda

#36. “I have lived long enough to see the same eyes in different people.” — Maz Kanata

#37. “It’s a trap!” — Admiral Ackbar

#38. “No. I am your father.” — Darth Vader

#39. “I find your lack of faith disturbing.” — Darth Vader

#40. “What if the democracy we thought we were serving no longer exists, and the Republic has become the very evil we’ve been fighting to destroy?” — Padme Amidala

#41. “Hope.” — Leia Organa

Star Wars Quotes for Wisdom Seekers

#42. “Your focus determines your reality.” — Qui-Gon Jinn

#43. “Well, if droids could think, there’d be none of us here, would there?” — Obi-Wan Kenobi

#44. “When you look at the dark side, careful you must be… for the dark side looks back.” — Yoda

#45. “In my experience, there is no such thing as luck.” — Obi-Wan Kenobi

#46. “Death is a natural part of life. Rejoice for those around you who transform into the Force.” — Yoda

#47. “If you define yourself by your power to take life, your desire to dominate, to possess, then you have nothing.” — Obi-Wan Kenobi

#48. “Your eyes can deceive you. Don’t trust them.” — Obi-Wan Kenobi

#49. “In a dark place, we find ourselves, and a little more knowledge lights our way.” — Yoda

#50. “You can’t stop the change, any more than you can stop the suns from setting.” — Shmi Skywalker

#51. “Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger; anger leads to hate; hate leads to suffering. I sense much fear in you.” — Yoda

#52. “Compassion, which I would define as unconditional love, is essential to a Jedi’s life. So you might say that we are encouraged to love.” — Anakin Skywalker

To Conclude

Even though theaters thought Star Wars would bomb and never actually believed it could become what it is today, history has shown that the underdogs often win. This franchise has influenced many people’s lives and has become the ultimate guilty pleasure for those who seek both action and comedy, with a bit of romance and thriller mixed in.

However, I do know all those movies are quite long, and you may not be able to watch them all in just a few days. Until you find time for a marathon, enjoy Star Wars quotes that have marked some of the best decades of the US film industry.


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