The Best Movie Quotes of 2021

Last updated on Dec 7th, 2021

The Best Movie Quotes of 2021

From Godzilla vs. Kong and Cruella to Dune and Eternals, this is our choice of the best movie quotes of 2021 so far.

War is ugly. Sometimes you gotta get dirty to see any real change. - Leo (Outside the Wire Quotes)
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War is ugly. Sometimes you gotta get dirty to see any real change.Leo, Outside the Wire

We all fail. Every day. There are some things we just can't succeed at. No matter how hard we try. - Basil Brown (The Dig Quotes)
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We all fail. Every day. There are some things we just can’t succeed at. No matter how hard we try.Basil Brown, The Dig

It's the little things that are important, Jimmy. It's the little things that get you caught. - Joe 'Deke' Deacon (The Little Things Quotes)
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It’s the little things that are important, Jimmy. It’s the little things that get you caught.Joe 'Deke' Deacon, The Little Things

It's amazing how easy humans can get used to even something spectacular. - Isabel Clemens (Bliss Quotes)
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It’s amazing how easy humans can get used to even something spectacular.Isabel Clemens, Bliss

It's not until you're about to lose someone that you finally pay attention. - Marie (Malcolm & Marie Quotes)
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It’s not until you’re about to lose someone that you finally pay attention.Marie, Malcolm & Marie

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. - Greta (The Map of Tiny Perfect Things Quotes)
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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.Greta, (to Margaret), The Map of Tiny Perfect Things

Life is beautiful, and messy, and never goes according to plan. And the truth is, I have no idea what it has in store for me. But I do know that love, real love, is choosing each other through all of it, every single day. Beginning and middle and end. - Lara Jean (To All the Boys: Always and Forever Quotes)
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Life is beautiful, and messy, and never goes according to plan. And the truth is, I have no idea what it has in store for me. But I do know that love, real love, is choosing each other through all of it, every single day. Beginning and middle and end.Lara Jean, To All the Boys: Always and Forever

Anywhere there's people, there's power. - Fred Hampton (Judas and the Black Messiah Quotes)
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Anywhere there’s people, there’s power.Fred Hampton, Judas and the Black Messiah

In Arabic, the word for "free" and the word for "forgiveness" is the same word. This is how, even here, I can be free. - Mohamedou Ould Slahi (The Mauritanian Quotes)
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In Arabic, the word for “free” and the word for “forgiveness” is the same word. This is how, even here, I can be free.Mohamedou Ould Slahi, The Mauritanian

It may feel impossible, but sometimes, you just have to take the first step, even before you're ready. - Sisu (Raya and the Last Dragon Quotes)
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It may feel impossible, but sometimes, you just have to take the first step, even before you’re ready.Sisu, Raya and the Last Dragon

Everybody dies. Some sooner than others. - Hutch Mansell (Nobody Quotes)
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Everybody dies. Some sooner than others.Hutch Mansell, Nobody

I love crazy ideas. They made me rich. - Walter Simmons (Godzilla vs. Kong Quotes)
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I love crazy ideas. They made me rich.Walter Simmons, Godzilla vs. Kong

Hard things come before good things. - Nessie (Concrete Cowboy Quotes)
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Hard things come before good things.Nessie, Concrete Cowboy

You were never chosen. Fate has better standards than you. - Sonya Blade (Mortal Kombat Quotes)
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You were never chosen. Fate has better standards than you.Sonya Blade, (to Kano), Mortal Kombat

Families can be hard, but they're so worth fighting for. They might be one of the only things that are. - Katie Mitchell (The Mitchells vs the Machines Quotes)
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Families can be hard, but they’re so worth fighting for. They might be one of the only things that are.Katie Mitchell, The Mitchells vs the Machines

I can do in two weeks what you only wish you could do in 20 years. - H (Wrath of Man Quotes)
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I can do in two weeks what you only wish you could do in 20 years.H, Wrath of Man

Everything we did, all those people we saved, look what it got us. But what if, just once, we did something just for us? - Scott Ward (Army of the Dead Quotes)
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Everything we did, all those people we saved, look what it got us. But what if, just once, we did something just for us?Scott Ward, (to Maria), Army of the Dead

People do need a villain to believe in, so I'm happy to fit the bill. - Cruella de Vil (Cruella Quotes)
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People do need a villain to believe in, so I’m happy to fit the bill.Cruella de Vil, Cruella

Being brave doesn't mean you're not scared. It means you are scared but you hang in there. - Arne Cheyenne Johnson (The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It Quotes)
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Being brave doesn’t mean you’re not scared. It means you are scared but you hang in there.Arne Cheyenne Johnson, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

You know, nothing's more powerful than the love of family. But you turn that into anger and resentment, nothing's more dangerous. - Magdalene 'Queenie' Shaw (F9: The Fast Saga Quotes)
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You know, nothing’s more powerful than the love of family. But you turn that into anger and resentment, nothing’s more dangerous.”Magdalene 'Queenie' Shaw, (to Dom), F9

You know what it takes to be the best. You got to say to yourself, "I will do what nobody else is willing to do." - Dan Forester (The Tomorrow War Quotes)
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You know what it takes to be the best. You got to say to yourself, “I will do what nobody else is willing to do.”Dan Forester, (to Muri), The Tomorrow War

It's funny. My whole life, I didn't think I had any family. Turns out I got two. - Natasha Romanoff (Black Widow Quotes)
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It’s funny. My whole life, I didn’t think I had any family. Turns out I got two.Natasha Romanoff, Black Widow

If we're going out, we're going out looney. - Bugs Bunny (Space Jam - A New Legacy Quotes)
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If we’re going out, we’re going out looney.Bugs Bunny, Space Jam - A New Legacy

If you're lucky enough to have one person in this life to care about, then that's world enough for me. - Frank Wolff (Jungle Cruise Quotes)
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If you’re lucky enough to have one person in this life to care about, then that’s world enough for me.Frank Wolff, Jungle Cruise

Have you ever seen a hawk kill a horse? Just swoop down and... It's terrible. Every man should see it at least once. But that is the world. And the world is fit for all manner of mysteries. A man's home, though, should be safe from all that. One wall joined with another, line and plumb. Good, strong walls, and a fire within. - The Lord (The Green Knight Quotes)
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Have you ever seen a hawk kill a horse? Just swoop down and… It’s terrible. Every man should see it at least once. But that is the world. And the world is fit for all manner of mysteries. A man’s home, though, should be safe from all that. One wall joined with another, line and plumb. Good, strong walls, and a fire within.The Lord, The Green Knight

Rats are the lowliest and most despised of all creatures, my love. If they have purpose, so do we all. - Ratcatcher (The Suicide Squad Quotes)
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Rats are the lowliest and most despised of all creatures, my love. If they have purpose, so do we all.Ratcatcher, (Ratcatcher 2: Why rats, Papa?), The Suicide Squad

No such thing as a happy ending. All endings are sad. Especially if the story was happy. - Nick Bannister (Reminiscence Quotes)
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No such thing as a happy ending. All endings are sad. Especially if the story was happy.Nick Bannister, Reminiscence

If you don't aim for anything, you will never hit anything. - Old Lady (Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings Quotes)
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If you don’t aim for anything, you will never hit anything.Old Lady, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

I think you look so pretty. But honestly, who cares what I think? Who cares what anyone thinks? What matters is how you feel when you look in the mirror. - Cinderella (Cinderella Quotes)
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I think you look so pretty. But honestly, who cares what I think? Who cares what anyone thinks? What matters is how you feel when you look in the mirror.Cinderella, (to Narissa), Cinderella

I used to be a lot of things, but I'm not now. And I'll tell you something. This macho thing is overrated. Works perfect for him, but it's overrated. Just people trying to be macho to show that they've got grit. That's about all they end up with. And you sit there and let a bull step all over you, and you let a horse throw you 50 feet in the air. What an idiot. Only an idiot would be in a profession like that. 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. By the time you figure it out, it's too late. - Mike Milo (Cry Macho Quotes)
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I used to be a lot of things, but I’m not now. And I’ll tell you something. This macho thing is overrated. Works perfect for him, but it’s overrated. Just people trying to be macho to show that they’ve got grit. That’s about all they end up with. And you sit there and let a bull step all over you, and you let a horse throw you 50 feet in the air. What an idiot. Only an idiot would be in a profession like that. 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. By the time you figure it out, it’s too late.Mike Milo, Cry Macho

A great man doesn't seek to lead. He's called to it. - Leto Atreides (Dune Quotes)
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A great man doesn’t seek to lead. He’s called to it.Leto Atreides, (to Paul), Dune

Look, you want to be a civilian, I appreciate that. I'm all for it. But pay attention to me for once, okay? You take the speakers, right? At the same time, you promise yourself these speakers are it. Now, you say to yourself, "This is the last time I'm ever gonna steal something." And you stick to it. It's that simple. - Richard 'Dickie' Moltisanti (The Many Saints of Newark Quotes)
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Look, you want to be a civilian, I appreciate that. I’m all for it. But pay attention to me for once, okay? You take the speakers, right? At the same time, you promise yourself these speakers are it. Now, you say to yourself, “This is the last time I’m ever gonna steal something.” And you stick to it. It’s that simple.Richard 'Dickie' Moltisanti, (to Tony), The Many Saints of Newark

We are all born into this world through blood and pain. Every hero has an origin story. - Cletus Kasady (Venom: Let There Be Carnage Quotes)
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We are all born into this world through blood and pain. Every hero has an origin story.Cletus Kasady, Venom: Let There Be Carnage

Do you know what time it is? Time to die. - Nomi (No Time to Die Quotes)
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Do you know what time it is? Time to die.Nomi, No Time to Die

A child needs his mother more than a mother needs to be right. - Marguerite de Carrouges (The Last Duel Quotes)
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A child needs his mother more than a mother needs to be right.Marguerite de Carrouges, The Last Duel

In order to understand a work, you must engage with it. - Ludwig Dieter (Army of Thieves Quotes)
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In order to understand a work, you must engage with it.Ludwig Dieter, Army of Thieves

They say robbing banks is hard work. That's a lie. Robbing banks is easy. The hard part is doing it without killing. - Nat Love (The Harder They Fall Quotes)
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They say robbing banks is hard work. That’s a lie. Robbing banks is easy. The hard part is doing it without killing.Nat Love, The Harder They Fall

When you love something, you protect it. It is the most natural thing in the world. - Thena (Eternals Quotes)
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When you love something, you protect it. It is the most natural thing in the world.Thena, (quoting Gilgamesh), Eternals

When it comes to drawing, there's only really one rule you ever need to teach. It's to look. - Louis Wain (The Electrical Life of Louis Wain Quotes)
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When it comes to drawing, there’s only really one rule you ever need to teach. It’s to look.Louis Wain, The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

Moving at night presents that which is not predictable. People. - Finch Weinberg (Finch Quotes)
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Moving at night presents that which is not predictable. People.Finch Weinberg, Finch

It's all just a bit of fun, isn't it? Men. Husbands, sex. Mistresses. Deceit. Succession. It's currency. That's all we are. I like nice things that are simple, ordinary. But things that are real. - Princess Diana (Spencer Movie Quotes)
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It’s all just a bit of fun, isn’t it? Men. Husbands, sex. Mistresses. Deceit. Succession. It’s currency. That’s all we are. I like nice things that are simple, ordinary. But things that are real.Princess Diana, Spencer

It doesn't matter what you do, only matters what they think you've done. - Nolan Booth (Red Notice Netflix Quotes)
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It doesn’t matter what you do, only matters what they think you’ve done.Nolan Booth, Red Notice

Father, Son, and House of Gucci. - Patrizia Reggiani (House of Gucci Quotes)
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Father, Son, and House of Gucci.Patrizia Reggiani, House of Gucci