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The Absolute Best Star Wars Quotes to Use

Show off your love for Chewie, Leia, Hans Solo, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Rey, Kylo Ren, Yoda, and crew with our favorite Star Wars quotes.

Famous Star Wars quotes

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As one of the most popular cinematic universes to exist, you’ve probably heard these lines from the Star Wars movies at some point!


  1. A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away… – A line in the opening credits of most Star Wars films.
  2. Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You’re my only hope. – Princess Leia, Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)
  3. You’re all clear, kid. Now let’s blow this thing and go home. – Hans Solo, Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)
  4. May the Force be with you. – This catchphrase is used in many Star Wars films and shows. It is often attributed to Obi-Wan Kenobi, but was first said by General Dodonna in Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)
  5. Do or do not. There is no try. – Yoda, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  6. Join me and together we can rule the galaxy as father and son. – Darth Vader, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  7. Darth Vader: Obi-Wan never told you what happened to your father. Luke Skywalker: He told me enough. He told me YOU killed him. Darth Vader: No. I am your father. – Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  8. How wude! – Jar-Jar Binks, Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)
  9. Exsqueeze me… – Jar-Jar Binks, Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)
  10. Always remember: your focus determines your reality. – Qui-Gon Jinn, Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)
  11. I’m just a simple man trying to make my way in the universe. – Jango Fett, Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002)
  12. So this is how liberty dies…with thunderous applause. – Padmé Amidala, Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005)
  13. Chewie – we’re home. – Hans Solo, Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015)
  14. Oh my dear friend, how I’ve missed you. – C-3PO, Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015)
  15. We’ve pass on all we know. A thousand generations live in you now. But this is your fight. – Luke Skywalker, Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)
  16. I would like to see the baby. – The Client, The Mandalorian (2019-present)
  17. I have a bad feeling about this… – Pretty much every one in every Star Wars movie

Come to the dark side

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Ah, the dark side. Whether you’re a part of it or not, I bet you’ll remember these dark side quotes from Star Wars.


  1. If only you knew the power of the dark side. – Darth Vader, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  2. Luke, don’t give in to hate. That leads to the dark side. –  Obi-Wan Kenobi, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  3. Once you start down the dark path, forever it will dominate your destiny. Consume you, it will. – Yoda, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  4. Never. I’ll never turn to the dark side. You’ve failed, your highness. I am a Jedi, like my father before me. – Luke Skywalker, Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983)
  5. 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, Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)
  6. The dark side clouds everything. Impossible to see, the future it is. – Yoda, Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002)
  7. When you look at the dark side, careful you must be. For the dark side looks back. – Yoda, Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005)
  8. The dark side is in our blood. – Kylo Ren, Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (2017)
  9. Let the past die. Kill it if you have to. It’s the only way to become who you were meant to be. – Kylo Ren, Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (2017)

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Inspirational Star Wars Quotes

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There are many lessons to be learned from our sci-fi friends. Here are a few of my inspirational quotes from Star Wars.


  1. You will only find what you bring in. – Yoda, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  2. Mind what you have learned. Save you it can. – Yoda, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  3. Difficult to see. Always in motion is the future. – Yoda, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  4. Always pass on what you have learned. – Yoda, Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983)
  5. There’s always a bigger fish. – Qui-Gon Jinn, Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)
  6. Always remember: Your focus determines your reality. – Qui-Gon Jinn, Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)
  7. Remember, concentrate on the moment. Feel, don’t think. Use your instincts. – Qui-Gonn Jinn, Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)
  8. We must keep our faith in the Republic. The day we stop believing democracy can work is the day we lose it. – Queen Jamillia, Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002)
  9. Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose. – Yoda, Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005)
  10. In a dark place we find ourselves, and a little more knowledge lights our way. – Yoda, Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005)
  11. As long as there’s light, we’ve got a chance. – Poe Dameron, Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015)
  12. The greatest teacher, failure is. – Yoda, Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (2017)
  13. No one’s ever really gone. – Luke Skywalker, Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (2017)
  14. Hope is like the sun. If you only believe in it when you see it, you’ll never make it through the night. – Princess Leia, Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (2017)
  15. Never be afraid of who you are. – Princess Leia, Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)
  16. To answer power with power, the Jedi way this is not. In this war, a danger there is of losing who we are. – Yoda, The Clone Wars

May the Force be with you

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May the force be with you is by far the most popular Star Wars force quote, and the most frequently said across the cinematic universe. 

Here are some of my favorite force quotes from Star Wars.


  1. The force will be with you. Always. – Obi-Wan Kenobi, Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)
  2. A Jedi uses the force for knowledge and defense, never for attack. – Yoda, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  3. Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter. You must feel the Force flow around you. – Yoda, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  4. Luke, the Force runs strong in your family. Pass on what you have learned, Luke. – Yoda, Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983)
  5. Oh, maxi big, da Force. Well, that smells stinkawhiff. – Jar-Jar Binks, Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)
  6. Goodbye, old friend. May the force be with you. – Obi-Wan Kenobi, Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005)
  7. The dark side of the Force is a pathway to many abilities some consider to be unnatural. – Chancellor Palpatine, Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005)
  8. Death is a natural part of life. Rejoice for those around you who transform into the Force. Mourn them do not. Miss them do not. Attachment leads to jealousy. The shadow of greed, that is – Yoda, Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005)
  9. I’m one with the Force. The Force is with me. And I fear nothing, for all is as the Force wills it. – Chirrut Îmwe, Rogue One (2016)

Love quotes from Star Wars

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Whether it’s platonic or romantic, these Star Wars love quotes are super sweet.


  1. Princess Leia: I love you. Hans Solo: I know. – Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  2. I think you just can’t bear to let a gorgeous guy like me out of your sight. – Hans Solo, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  3. Hans Solo: I love you. Princess Leia: I know. – Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983)
  4. You’re exactly the way I remember you in my dreams. – Anakin Skywalker, Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002)
  5. I truly, deeply love you. Before we die, I want you to know. – Padmé Amidala, Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002)
  6. Attachment is forbidden. Possession is forbidden. 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, Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002)
  7. You’re so…beautiful. – Anakin Skywalker, Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005)
  8. Padmé: Anakin, all I want is your love. Anakin: Love won’t save you, Padmé. Only my new powers can do that. – Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005)
  9. Hold me. Like you did by the lake on Naboo so long ago, when there was nothing but our love. – Padmé Amidala, Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005)
  10. You know, no matter how much we fought, I always hated watching you leave. – Princess Leia, Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015)
  11. Kylo Ren: You’re not alone. Rey: Neither are you. – Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (2017)
  12. Nothing’s gonna change the way I look at you. – Hans Solo, Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
  13. You come from nothing. You’re nothing. But not to me. – Kylo Ren, Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker (2019)
  14. I’ll see you again. I promise. – The Mandalorian, The Mandalorian (2019-present)

Funny quotes from Star Wars

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It might be a fantasy sci-fi cinematic universe, but Star Wars is still packed with hilarious one-liners and scenes. Here are a few of my favorites.


  1. Aren’t you a little short for a stormtrooper? – Princess Leia, Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)
  2. Will someone get this big walking carpet out of my way? – Princess Leia, Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)
  3. Never tell me the odds! – Hans Solo, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  4. Size matters not. Look at me. Judge me by my size, do you? – Yoda, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  5. Why, you stuck-up, half-witted, scruffy looking nerf herder! – Princess Leia, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  6. You like me because I’m a scoundrel. There aren’t enough scoundrels in your life. – Hans Solo, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  7. The ability to speak doesn’t make you intelligent. – Qui-Gon Jinn, Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)
  8. The garbage will do! – Rey, Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015)
  9. Women always figure out the truth. Always. – Hans Solo, Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015)
  10. So who talks first? You talk first? I talk first? – Poe Dameron, Episode VII: The Force Awakens (2015)
  11. We’re going to do this in front of the kid? – Cobb, The Mandalorian (2019-present)
  12. Let’s just say they might recognize my face. – Boba Fett, The Mandalorian (2019-present)
  13. Come on, baby! Do the magic hand thing. – Greef Karga, The Mandalorian (2019-present)
  14. Bad news. You can’t live here anymore. – The Mandalorian, The Mandalorian (2019-present)
  15. A friendly piece of advice: assume I know everything. – Moff Gideon, The Mandalorian (2019-present)
  16. Stop touching things. – The Mandalorian, The Mandalorian (2019-present) 
  17. I can bring you in warm or I can bring you in cold. – The Mandalorian, The Mandalorian (2019-present) 

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More great quotes from Star Wars

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And now I leave you with more quotes from Star Wars to geek out over.


  1. I find your lack of faith disturbing. – Darth Vader, Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)
  2. When I left you, I was but the learner. Now I am the master. – Darth Vader, Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)
  3. Strike me down and I will become more powerful than you could possibly imagine. – Obi-Wan Kenobi, Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)
  4. In my experience, there’s no such thing as luck. – Obi-Wan Kenobi, Episode IV: A New Hope (1977)
  5. You have controlled your fear, now release your anger. Only your hatred can destroy me. -Darth Vader, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)
  6. Many of the truths we cling to depend on our point of view. – Obi-Wan Kenobi, Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983)
  7. You can’t stop the change any more than you can stop the suns from setting. – Shmi Skywalker, Episode I: The Phantom Menace (1999)
  8. Truly wonderful the mind of a child is. – Yoda, Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002)
  9. You were my brother, Anakin. I loved you. – Obi-Wan Kenobi, Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005) 
  10. Be careful not to choke on your aspirations. – Darth Vader, Rogue One (2016)
  11. Everything I did, I did for the Rebellion. And 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, Rogue One (2016)
  12. I want you to join me. We can rule together and bring a new order to the galaxy. – Kylo Ren, Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (2017)
  13. Everybody needs somebody. Even a broken down old crook like this one. – Val, Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
  14. Wherever I go, he goes. – The Mandalorian, The Mandalorian (2019-present)
  15. Patience you must have, my young Padawan. – A popular quote oft attributed to Yoda, but doesn’t actually appear in any film!

What are your favorite quotes from Star Wars?

Drop your favorite quotes and sayings from Star Wars in the comments below. 

Natalie

Wednesday 13th of April 2022

I honestly love all of them because they are just as iconic as the characters and spaceships and planets

Meg Frost

Thursday 14th of April 2022

Me too!

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