MAL Writers' Favorite Anime Quotes
If you've been a long-time reader of our Featured section, you'll have seen that we have a diverse range of writers from different countries and fandoms! Below we've collected our favorite anime quotes from shows that are just as diverse as we are!
You'll see cool or memorable anime lines and quotes from different characters, and even characters that think the same thing, even though they are from very different anime! Some anime quotes apply to real life, some maybe only make sense with context. Either way, these quotes from our beloved anime characters will strike a chord with you! See how many of these anime quotes you recognize!
"I am the bone of my sword
Steel is my body and fire is my blood
I have created over a thousand blades
Unknown to Death, Nor known to Life
Have withstood pain to create many weapons
Yet, those hands will never hold anything
So as I pray, Unlimited Blade Works."
~Anime Quote chosen by writer CriticalAndroid
"May all your bacon burn"
~Anime Quote chosen by writer RJames84
"Freedom is something that you need to actively acquire. It's not something that's given with no strings attached. To be free means to take responsibility, and to prepare yourself for what's to come."
~Anime Quote chosen by writer samcook
"All we can do is live until the day we die. Control what we can...and fly free!"
~Anime Quote chosen by writer kami_nomi
"A lesson without pain is meaningless. For you cannot gain something without sacrificing something else in return. But once you have recovered it and made it your own... You will gain an irreplaceable Fullmetal heart."
~Anime Quote chosen by writer Aiwin
"Fear is not evil. It tells you what weakness is. And once you know your weakness, you can become stronger as well as kinder."
~Anime Quote chosen by writer Ascension1101
"The country? The skies? You can have them. I’m busy just protecting what’s right in front of me. I don’t know what’ll happen to me in the future, but if something has fallen at my feet, then the least I can do is pick it up."
~Anime Quote chosen by writer NyxStovell
"When do you think people die? When they are shot through the heart by the bullet of a pistol? No. When they are ravaged by an incurable disease? No. When they drink a soup made from a poisonous mushroom!? No! It’s when they are forgotten."
~Anime Quote chosen by writer Law_Light
"In order for a mediocre man to defeat a genius, he has to become a monster."
~Anime Quote chosen by writer Kvasir369
"If you simply obey orders without question to protect your master, that isn't your greatest wish, but your greatest tragedy."
~Anime Quote chosen by writer akirajasmine
"I'm not here tonight as the son of Touichi Kuroba, your mentor in magic, nor as the second-year high school student you call 'Young Master'. Tonight I'm the one they're all talking about. I'm the villain putting on a show."
~Anime Quote chosen by writer melodius
"Whatever you lose, you'll find it again. But what you throw away you'll never get back."
~Anime Quote chosen by writer HazColumn
"You are already dead."
~Anime Quote chosen by writer MisterD98
"The world is not beautiful, and that is why it is beautiful."
~Anime Quote chosen by writer RilakkuLina
"Inside my mind, there's a beautiful cup. A very beautiful, clear cup. And tiny drops kept falling into it, 'drip, drip, drip', slowly but steadily, everyday. And today, I felt the cup had finally become completely full."
~Anime Quote chosen by writer Littoface
"The world is cruel, but also very beautiful."
~Anime Quote chosen by writer JoWinterfeld
"When you give up, that's when the game ends."
~Anime Quote chosen by writer futarochan89
"We weep for the blood of a bird, but not for the blood of a fish. Blessed are those with a voice. If the dolls could speak, no doubt they'd scream, "I didn't want to become human."
~Anime Quote chosen by writer Cato5
"Fear is freedom! Subjugation is liberation! Contradiction is truth! Those are the facts of this world! And you will all surrender to them, you pigs in human clothing!"
~Anime Quote chosen by writer AlanV
"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!"
~Anime Quote chosen by writer NicWat10
"You can't judge how beautiful a girl really is by the way she looks."
~Anime Quote chosen by writer enchantedsloth
"There are no miracles in this world. There is only coincidence and necessity, and what people make of it."
~Anime Quote chosen by writer llezur17
"There is no such thing as a coincidence in this world. There is only the inevitable."
~Anime Quote chosen by writer Ai_Sakura
"As time passes, the day will come when everything will fade to memories. But those miraculous days, when you and I, along with everyone else, searched together for just that one thing, will continue revolving forever somewhere deep in my heart, as my bittersweet memory."
~Anime Quote chosen by writer Yukisakura7
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"You're gonna carry that weight."
~Anime Quote chosen by writer une3valentine