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20 Quotes from Death Note

Death Note is one of the most popular anime of all time and is filled with many significant moments, as well as extremely profound and memorable quotes. What follows is a list of 20 notable quotes from Death Note taken from both the subbed and dubbed versions.

by Anime_FYI
Nov 1, 2015 6:11 PM | 55,699 views

“This world is rotten, and those who are making it rot deserve to die. Someone has to do it, so why not me?” - Light Yagami

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“The real evil is the power to kill people. Someone who finds himself with that power is cursed. No matter how you use it, anything obtained by killing people can never bring true happiness.” - Soichiro Yagami

Death Note quotes Soichiro Yagami



“When you die, I'll be the one writing your name in my Death Note.“ - Ryuk

Death Note Quotes Ryuk



“I am justice!” - Light Yagami and L Lawliet

Death Note quotes I am justice Light and L



“I’ll take a potato chip AND EAT IT!” - Light Yagami

Death Note chip quotes Light Yagami



“We've eased each other's boredom for quite a while... It's been quite fun.” - Ryuk

Death Note Quotes Ryuk



"Yagami-san, if I die in the next few days, your son is Kira.” - L Lawliet

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“Kira is childish and he hates losing... I am also childish and I hate to lose. That's how I know.” - L Lawliet

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“This has gotta be the longest 40 seconds of my life.” - Light Yagami

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“If Kira gets caught, he is evil. If Kira rules the world, he is justice.” - Light Yagami

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“Hear this: I'm not only Kira, but I'm also God of the new world!” - Light Yagami

Death Note quote I'm Kira Light



"If you can't win the game, if you can't solve the puzzle, then you're nothing but a loser.” - Nate River

Death Note quotes Nate River



”He who strikes first wins.” - L Lawliet

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“Having finally made his dream reality, he was overwhelmed both by the magnitude of his achievement and by the joy and happiness that it brought him.” - Light Yagami

Death Note dream quotes Light



"You're just a murderer, Light Yagami. And this notebook is the deadliest weapon of mass murder in the history of mankind." - Nate River

Death Note Quotes Nate River (N)



"Don't worry, Commander Rester, making assumptions is part of any investigation. If we're wrong, all it'll cost is an apology." - Nate River

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"The human whose name is written in this note shall die." - First rule of the Death Note

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“In all things, one cannot win with defense alone. To win, you must attack.” - Light Yagami

Death Note quotes Light



“An eye for an eye my friend” - L Lawliet

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“Light, my son… from one murderer to another, I'll see you in hell.” - Soichiro Yagami

Death Note quotes Soichiro Yagami


Hopefully you've enjoyed these 20 notable quotes from Death Note! This is an anime so epic, it can make having a light snack look like the most dramatic thing in the world. If you haven't seen it already, you should definitely check it out!

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Anime: Death Note
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Characters: L LawlietRyukLight YagamiNate RiverSouichirou Yagami