Here’s our pick of the best movie quotes of 2021 in alphabetical order.
Top Movie Quotes 2021
Wednesday Addams: I struggled with feeling different. But now, I realize that being different is the most Addamsy thing there is.
Hardin Scott: There is a big difference between not being able to live without someone and loving them.
Cassie: Life is too short to be fearful.
King James: Say what you will about these colonists, but frying a chicken, and putting it in a bucket, that’s a solid idea.
Kurt Warner: Sometimes you got to do what you got to do, until you can do what you want to do.
Henry McHenry: My Annette. Never cast your eyes down the abyss.
Paul Meadows: Do you think you could kill something you love?
Scott Ward: If it’s a choice between dying on the Strip, and spending another day flipping patties at the Lucky Boy, I’ll gamble on a few million.
Gwendoline: This is Everest. This is shooting Bigfoot. This is about becoming legends.
Sea-Doo Guy: There are good ships. And wood ships. And ships that sail the sea. But the best ships are friendships. And may they always be.
Beckett: Tell me what you know.
Tynan: What do you care? Google it. You can figure out most of it.
Lucille Ball: I’m Lucille Ball. When I’m being funny, you’ll know it.
Pop: If they can’t understand you, then they’re not listening.
Natasha Romanoff: Pain only makes us stronger.
Isabel Clemens: The thing is that it’s amazing how easy humans can get used to even something spectacular.
Ted: “Warning, may cause drooling, babbling, emotional outbursts, fits of laughter, loss of bowel control, chubby thighs?” I think some guys at my gym take this stuff.
Joe: Hey, are you like that guy, the one from Taken, who has a particular set of skills?
Father Topo: To see something, you must believe in it. Really believe.
Jackie Justice: Little helped Big. And I’m okay. I mean, I’m a little bruised up. But I’m good.
William Burke: The more things change, the more things stay the same.
William Tell: Poker is all about waiting. Hours pass. Days pass. Hand after hand, each hand like the hand before. Then something happens.
Viola: Do you just believe everything that guy says?
Todd: Our mayor is a war hero.
Viola: Doesn’t mean you shouldn’t ask questions.
Cherry: Sometimes I feel like I’ve already seen everything that’s going to happen. And it’s a nightmare.
Fabulous Godmother: Nothing in life ever stays the same, good or bad.
Emily: People, they just, they don’t like things that are different.
Jesse: Whatever you plan on happening, never happens. Stuff you would never think of happens. So you just have to, you have to come on. Come on, come on, come on, come on.
Semmi: You walk like an American pimp.
Lavelle Junson: You dress like a slave from the future.
Harp: Home ain’t a place. It’s a fam. That’s what make us cowboys.
Arne Johnson: Being brave doesn’t mean you’re not scared. It means you are scared, but you hang in there.
Valerie Young: We are what we are. Always.
Oleg Penkovsky: Maybe we’re only two people. But this is how things change.
Cruella: The good thing about evil people is you can always trust them to do something, well, evil.
Mike Milo: It’s like anything else in life. You think you got all the answers. Then you realize, as you get old, that you don’t have any of them.
Cyrano: My sole purpose on this Earth is to love Roxanne.
Evan Hansen: Dear Evan Hansen, today is going to be a good day, and here’s why. Because today, no matter what else, today at least you’re you. No hiding, no lying. And that’s enough.
Basil Brown: We all fail. Every day. There are some things we just can’t succeed at. No matter how hard we try.
Norman Nordstrom: I am nothing. Nothing but a monster.
Dr. Randall Mindy: Thing of it is, we really did have everything, didn’t we? I mean, when you think about it.
Duke Leto Atreides: A great man doesn’t seek to lead. He’s called to it. And he answers.
Emily Richardson-Wain: Just remember, however hard things get, however much you feel like you’re struggling, the world is full of beauty. And it’s up to you to capture it.
Mirabel: Sometimes family weirdos just get a bad rap.
Malik Khan: Families take care of each other.
Sersi: Come on, we’re not going to let everyone on Earth die, right?
Karun: Right! I’m human. I’m a little biased.
Jim Bakker: Everything looks very, very different when you’re looking at it from the bottom up.
Roman: Two dudes from the ghetto, outer space. You know ain’t nobody going to believe us, right?
Tej: You’re right.
Anthony: I feel as if I’m losing all my leaves. The branches, and the wind, and the rain. I don’t know what’s happening anymore.
Mike: Welcome to not knowing the right thing to do. That’s a dad specialty.
Kate: Why do you know so much about killers?
Josh: Know thy enemy, right?
Cindy Berman: I thought if I just put my head down, and followed the rules, everything would be fine, that I’d get out of Shadyside. But now I know you were right. Everything is cursed.
Sarah Fier: The truth will come out. Maybe not today, and maybe not tomorrow, but it will. The truth shall be your curse.
Finch: Look, things will happen to you. Things that you cannot control. Raw emotion will find you. When it does, how you deal with it, what you do will define who you are.
Adela: America is México. America is Africa. America is Italia. We can take it all, we can learn it all, and we can embrace it.
Guy: I’m going to be the great guy.
Millie: Okay, well, enjoy your lifetime supply of virginity. Off you go.
Roebuck Wright: Self-reflection is a vice best conducted in private or not at all.
Phoebe: What kind of scientist was Grandpa?
Callie: The kind that repels loved ones.
Madison Russell: So what is this place?
Bernie Hayes: Well, if there’s a corporate friendly term for “sacrifice pit”, I’d say we are in it.
Gawain: Honor. That is why a knight does what he does.
Sgt. Denise Wade: Broken people save broken people.
Scarlet: You are a strong, smart, incredibly impressive young woman. There’s not a single person on earth I’d rather kill people with.
Laurie Strode: It is the essence of evil. The anchor that divides us. It is the terror that grows stronger when we try to hide.
Trudy Smith: A rock and a hard place is what we call Monday.
Padgett Sawyer: How do you know him?
Brin Kweller: He’s my brother. Just by blood though. If you don’t mind, I’d rather not publicize it.
Sonia Kincaid: Don’t you think I would make a great mother?
Michael Bryce: I think you will. Yes. Oh, my God. A child would be so lucky to have you as its host.
Sonia Kincaid: Thank you, Bryce. Thank you. It must be your powerful asexuality that makes you such a good listener.
Patrizia Reggiani: [crossing herself] Father, Son, and House of Gucci.
Richard: The horror stories for the monsters are about humans.
Marla Grayson: Every fortune ever accumulated started with a leap of faith. But before you take that leap, first take a long, hard look at yourself. Know who you are.
Usnavi: A dream isn’t some sparkly diamond we get. You know, sometimes, it’s rough. And it’s not so pretty.
Charles King: Your thoughts and actions must be open to change and improvement. But your convictions must be non-negotiable. So live by your convictions.
Fred Hampton: Anywhere there’s people, there’s power.
Frank Wolff: I just think if you’re lucky enough to have one person in this life to care about, then that’s world enough for me.
Kijima: Death is the time for the beginnings.
Polly: Fear is natural. The problem is, the more you fear something, the more likely it is to come true.
Rick Macci: I think you might just have the next Michael Jordan on your hands.
Richard Williams: Oh, no, brother man. I gots me the next two.
Marguerite de Carrouges: I will not be silent.
Ellie: They say if we don’t learn from past mistakes, we’re bound to repeat them. But can we also learn to let go of the past, learn to forge ahead, keeping the knowledge close, but not letting it overtake our ability to try again, to feel again?
Eloise: Do you believe in ghosts?
Gary Valentine: I met the girl I’m going to marry one day.
Joe ‘Deke’ Deacon: It’s the little things that rip you apart. It’s the little things that get you caught.
Leda: Children are a crushing responsibility.
Alberto Scorfano: Now, walking is just like swimming. But without fins. Or a tail. And also, there’s no water. Otherwise, it’s like the exact same thing.
Marie: I value mystery. The unknown. It’s what supports the tension of a relationship and forces us to be the best version of ourselves. The “what if” factor.
Madison Mitchell: All my life, I’ve yearned for a blood connection with someone. Yet in the end, it was right in front of me all along.
Sal ‘Sally’ Moltisanti: The Buddhist will tell you, “All life is pain.” Pain comes from always wanting things.
Greta: It’s true that we’re losing time every day, all the time, until one day it’s all gone. But you’re gaining it too. Every second. Perfect moments, one after the other, until, by the end, you have your whole life. You have everything. And it costs you everything. But it’s worth it.
Neo: I still know kung fu.
Mohamedou Ould Slahi: In Arabic, the word for “free” and the word for “forgiveness” is the same word. This is how, even here, I can be free.
Katie Mitchell: Families can be hard, but they’re so worth fighting for. They might be one of the only things that are.
Liu Kang: Focus on what you can’t deny. Find the truth in you. The pain. It’s the ultimate catalyst.
Vivian: Claudia won’t talk to me. I might get kicked out of school. And I might have sex.
Lisa: Wait a minute. You might get kicked out of school?
Tommy Hambleton: Happiness is the only thing more fleeting than time.
Beth: I feel like there’s something. Like there’s something watching me.
Natacha: Happy endings are a dangerous thing. Never forget that.
Dr. Lilith Ritter: You don’t fool people, Stan. They fool themselves.
Mike Lowen: I believe all truths must be acknowledged, however painful they are, or else there’s no growth. And growth is the key.
M: “The function of man is to live, not to exist. I shall not waste my days trying to prolong them. I shall use my time.”
Hutch Mansell: Give me the goddamn kitty-cat bracelet, m*therf***er!
Bob: You know, I’ve met hundreds of people out here, and I don’t ever say a final goodbye. I always just say, “I’ll see you down the road.” And I do.
Prisca: Stop wishing away this moment.
Irene: We’re all of us passing for something or other. Aren’t we?
Barnabas: It’s not hard to lie to someone who wants to believe.
Phil Burbank: A man’s made by patience and the odds against him.
Hero: I am radioactive.
Moody: Our past is never where we left it, little chameleon. We all have scars. You stare at them long enough, you remember how you got them.
Emmett: The people that are left, what they’ve become, you don’t know, do you? I knew. They’re not the kind of people worth saving.
Sisu: It may feel impossible, but sometimes, you just have to take the first step, even before you’re ready.
John Hartley: We’re not partners. This is a marriage of convenience.
Nolan Booth: I want a divorce, and I’m keeping the kids.
Mikey: You do what makes you happy today, because there might not be a tomorrow.
Nick Bannister: No such thing as a happy ending. All endings are sad. Especially if the story was happy.
Claire Redfield: Look, okay, so I’ve been talking to this guy in a chat room.
Chris Redfield: What the f***’s a chat room?
James Cleveland: Don’t let nothing come between you and your music, Ree. Music will save your life.
Ron: Does Barney need friends?
Savhanna: Well, yeah! Or, fun fact. He will not survive middle school!
Ta Lo Villager: [in Mandarin] If you aim at nothing, you hit nothing.
Nana: Anyone who dares set out to follow their dreams is bound to face a lot worse than a dip in the canal.
Tommy: Abandon ego. Strike with honor. Selflessness and truthfulness will lead to harmony.
Bugs Bunny: You know something? If we’re going out, we’re going out looney. Let’s go, team! All tooney, big mooney, full looney!
Diana: Will they kill me, do you think?
May Parker: You have a gift. You have power. And with great power, there must also come great responsibility.
Det. William Schenk: So how do you take your coffee in the morning?
Det. Zeke Banks: Alone.
Lilly Maynard: Some things are just out of our control. And the sooner you figure out what they are, the faster you can let them go.
Bill: Life is brutal.
Zoe Levenson: I applied to the HARP program because I thought it would be a funny story to be rejected by Hyperion. But now I realize this is one of those rare opportunities that could truly give my life meaning beyond anything I could imagine.
Peacemaker: I cherish peace with all my heart. I don’t care how many, men, women, and children I need to kill to get it.
Dr. Jo Scott: It’s hard to be left behind.
Ray Cooper: The past is like a dream. A mosaic of images and feelings that offers some truth about how we got here. Even if details have blurred with time.
Uncle Charlie: Here’s the thing. You got to have “it”. I don’t know what it is, but if you don’t have “it” immediately, you never get it.
George Claire: People really don’t want the truth, and they certainly don’t want to be set free.
Arthur: Assume the worst case scenario. Assume catastrophe, and act accordingly.
The King: How can we not stop two chicks in their forties?!
Laser: Mid-forties at least.
Jon: I just spent the last eight years killing myself on a musical that’s never going to happen.
Dr. Covey: Lara Jean, you got to stay true to yourself. Okay? You can’t save this relationship by not growing.
Terence: If a picture of this mouse is tweeted out to InstaBookFace, or the Ticky Tok, we will be ruined.
Dan Forester: Second chances are really hard to come by.
Witches: By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.
Ruth Slater: People are exactly the same out here as they are in the yard. Exactly.
Vincent Cross: Question is, do you want to be the same?
Marcus: You work in caves?
Ron: I’m like Batman. If Batman’s job was to keep kids from jacking off stalagmites.
Venom: Eddie, I apologize that I can’t mend the heart. Emotional pain, it hits much harder, and it lasts longer.
Gabi: Unbreakable bonds. That’s what we got. Family takes care of family, right?
Valentina: Life matters, even more than love.
John Kelly: They’re going to play by my rules now. I’ll show them what a pawn can do to a king.
Anna Fox: I’m not crazy. I’m not hallucinating. Do I seem unreasonable?
H: I can do in two weeks what you only wish you could do in twenty years.
Bruce Wayne: I don’t care how many demons he’s fought in how many hells, he’s never fought us. Not us united.