With over 20 movies and series, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has offered us a handful of funny and inspirational quotes for everyday use.
Although it is impossible to mention all of them, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best and most memorable Marvel quotes from Iron Man to She-Hulk: Attorney at Law.
Christine Everhart: After all these years, Tony still has you picking up the dry-cleaning.
Pepper Potts: I do anything and everything that Mr. Stark requires, including, occasionally, taking out the trash.Christine Everhart, Pepper Potts
You know, I know a few techniques that could help you manage that anger effectively.Bruce Banner, (to Betty)
Sir, I’m gonna have to ask you to exit the doughnut.Nick Fury, (while Tony is eating in the giant donut on top of the building)
I’ve been authorized by director Fury to use any means necessary to keep you on premises. If you attempt to leave, or play any games, I will tase you and watch Supernanny while you drool into the carpet.Phil Coulson, (to Tony)
It’s not a bad thing finding out that you don’t have all the answers. You start asking the right questions.Erik Selvig
Your ancestors called it magic, and you call it science. Well, I come from a place where they’re one and the same thing.Thor, (to Jane)
Whatever happens tomorrow, you must promise me one thing. That you will stay who you are. Not a perfect soldier, but a good man.Abraham Erskine
If you have something to say, right now is the perfect time to keep it to yourself.Chester Phillips, (to Peggy Carter)
Bruce Banner: I don’t think we should be focusing on Loki. That guy’s brain is a bag full of cats. You could smell crazy on him.
Thor: Have care how you speak. Loki is beyond reason, but he is of Asgard. And he is my brother.
Natasha Romanoff: He killed 80 people in two days.
Thor: He’s adopted.Bruce Banner, Thor, Natasha Romanoff
You’re missing the point. There is no throne. There is no version of this where you come out on top. Maybe your army comes and maybe it’s too much for us, but it’s all on you. Because if we can’t protect the Earth, you can be damn well sure we’ll avenge it.Tony Stark, (to Loki)
Steve Rogers: Now might be a really good time for you to get angry.
Bruce Banner: That’s my secret, Cap. I’m always angry.Bruce Banner, Steve Rogers
You can take away my house, all my tricks and toys. One thing you can’t take away, I am Iron Man.Tony Stark
If you do someone a solid, don’t be a yutz. All right? Just play it cool. Otherwise you come off grandiose.Tony Stark, (to Harley)
I should not be left in charge of stuff like this. I don’t get paid enough. I don’t get paid, period.Darcy Lewis
The truth is a matter of circumstance. It’s not all things to all people all the time.Natasha Romanoff
The world has changed, and none of us can go back. All we can do is our best. And sometimes the best that we can do is to start over.Peggy Carter
I have lived most my life surrounded by my enemies. I will be grateful to die among my friends.Gamora
The city is flying, we’re fighting an army of robots, and I have a bow and arrow. None of this makes sense.Clint Barton, (to Wanda)
This is your chance. The chance to earn that look in your daughter’s eyes. To become the hero that she already thinks you are. It’s not about saving our world. It’s about saving theirs.Hank Pym, (to Scott)
You can’t destroy power. All you can do is make sure that it is in the right hands.Hank Pym, (to Hope)
Our very strength invites challenge. Challenge incites conflict. And conflict breeds catastrophe.Vision
Compromise where you can. But where you can’t, don’t. Even if everyone is telling you that something wrong is something right. Even if the whole world is telling you to move, it is your duty to plant yourself like a tree, look them in the eye and say, “No, you move.”Sharon Carter, (quoting Peggy Carter)
You can call me anytime. I’ll put you on hold, I like to watch the line blink.Tony Stark, (to Thaddeus Ross)
People think in terms of good and evil, but really, time is the true enemy of us all. Time kills everything.Kaecilius
When you’re ugly, and someone loves you, you know they love you for who you are. Beautiful people never know who to trust.Drax the Destroyer
Sometimes that thing you’re searching for your whole life, it’s right there by your side all along. You don’t even know it.Peter Quill
Don’t do anything I would do, and definitely don’t do anything I wouldn’t do. There’s a little gray area in there and that’s where you operate.Tony Stark, (to Peter)
Just a typical homecoming, on the outside of an invisible jet, fighting my girlfriend’s dad.Spider-Man
I’m made of rocks, as you can see. But don’t let that intimidate you. You don’t need to be afraid unless you’re made of scissors.Korg, (to Thor)
I choose to run toward my problems and not away from them. Because that’s what heroes do.Thor, (to Valkyrie)
One more word, and I will feed you to my children… I’m kidding. We are vegetarians.M'Baku, (to Ross)
You can’t let your father’s mistakes define who you are. You get to decide what kind of king you are going to be.Nakia, (to T'Challa)
Dude, you’re embarrassing me in front of the wizards.Tony Stark, (while Banner is struggling to transform)
Peter Quill: I’m muscular.
Rocket: Who are you kidding, Quill? You’re one sandwich away from fat.Rocket, Peter Quill
You know, my pep-pep always said, “If you want to do something right, you make a list.” So, we should do that.Scott Lang
Carol Danvers: Nicholas Joseph Fury. You have three names?
Nick Fury: Everybody calls me Fury. Not Nicholas. Not Joseph. Not Nick. Just Fury.Carol Danvers, Nick Fury
I’ve been fighting with one arm tied behind my back. But what happens when I’m finally set free?Carol Danvers
I keep telling everybody they should move on and grow. Some do. But not us.Steve Rogers, (to Natasha)
“Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown.” Stark said you wouldn’t get that because it’s not a Star Wars reference.Nick Fury, (to Peter)
Men and women grow apart, but the journey they share together will always be a part of them.Ned Leeds
Forgive me for not stopping by sooner to welcome you to the block. My mother-in-law was in town, so I wasn’t.Agnes, S1.Ep1: Filmed Before a Live Studio Audience
You are the piece of the Mind Stone that lives in me. You are a body of wires and blood and bone that I created. You are my sadness and my hope. But mostly, you’re my love.Wanda Maximoff, (to Vision), S1.Ep9: The Series Finale
Symbols are nothing without the women and men that give them meaning.Sam Wilson, S1.Ep1: New World Order
The weakest point in any system isn’t the software, the hardware, it’s the meatware. The human element.Bucky Barnes, S1.Ep3: Power Broker
It’s not a better place if you’re killing people. It’s just different.Sam Wilson, (to Karli), S1.Ep4: The Whole World Is Watching
They will never let a Black man be Captain America. And even if they did, no self-respecting Black man would ever wanna be.Isaiah Bradley, S1.Ep5: Truth
You gotta stop looking to other people to tell you who you are.Sam Wilson, (to Bucky), S1.Ep5: Truth
Guilty of being the God of Mischief? Yes. Guilty of finding all this incredibly tedious? Yes. Guilty of a crime against the Sacred Timeline? Absolutely not, you have the wrong person.Loki Laufeyson, S1.Ep1: Glorious Purpose
I’d never stab anyone in the back. That’s such a boring form of betrayal.Loki Laufeyson, S1.Ep2: The Variant
Love is a dagger. It’s a weapon to be wielded far away or up close. You can see yourself in it. It’s beautiful. Until it makes you bleed.Loki Laufeyson, S1.Ep3: Lamentis
We may lose. Sometimes painfully. But we don’t die. We survive.Loki Laufeyson, (to Sylvie), S1.Ep4: The Nexus Event
I betrayed everyone who ever loved me. I betrayed my father, my brother, my home. I know what I did. And I know why I did it. And that’s not who I am anymore. Okay? I won’t let you down.Loki Laufeyson, (to Sylvie), S1.Ep5: Journey Into Mystery
You may hate the dictator, but something far worse is gonna fill that void if you depose of him.He Who Remains, S1.Ep6: For All Time. Always.
We all have someone fighting for us. Would be nice if we could fight for them.Peggy Carter, S1.Ep1: What If... Captain Carter Were the First Avenger?
In this universe, as in every other, hope never dies. As long as someone keeps their good eye on the bigger picture.The Watcher, S1.Ep3: What If... the World Lost Its Mightiest Heroes?
Heroes are never really gone. They live forever. As do the ones they inspire to carry on the fight.The Watcher, S1.Ep6: What If... Killmonger Rescued Tony Stark?
You are a product of all who came before you. The legacy of your family. The good and the bad. It is all a part of who you are.Ying Nan, (to Shang-Chi)
Calm down, mate! I’m not dead, it’s just a performance! Now get down here and play along!Trevor Slattery, (to Morris)
Humanity maybe coming a long slower than some of us want, but there is no telling what wonders they will discover as they advance.Ajak
When you love something, you protect it. It is the most natural thing in the world.Thena, (quoting Gilgamesh)
When you do what I do for a living, it’s just a game of managing loss.Clint Barton, (to Kate), S1.Ep4: Partners, Am I Right?
You showed me that being a hero isn’t just for people who can fly or shoot lasers out of their hands: it’s for anyone who’s brave enough to do what’s right, no matter the cost.Kate Bishop, (to Clint), S1.Ep6: So This Is Christmas?
If you expect disappointment, then you can never really get disappointed.Michelle 'MJ' Jones-Watson, (to Peter)
People don’t want to hear good news. They’d rather cling to their fear, cling to their pain.Arthur Harrow, S1.Ep2: Summon the Suit
We protect the vulnerable and deliver Khonshu’s justice to those who hurt them.Marc Spector, (to Steven), S1.Ep2: Summon the Suit
You break the rules and become a hero. I do it and I become the enemy. That doesn’t seem fair.Wanda Maximof, (to Stephen)
I love you. I love you in every universe. It’s not that I don’t wanna care for someone or have someone care for me. It’s just… I get scared.Stephen Strange, (to Christine)
Sometimes, someone can come out of nowhere and do something amazing.Kamala Khan, S1.Ep1: Generation Why
You are brave, my son. Because you have chosen family. And the man who chooses family is never alone.Yusuf Khan, (to Aamir), S1.Ep3: Destined
I wanna feel shitty about you. I wanna feel shitty about something and I think that’s you.Thor Odinson
First off, the name is Mighty Thor! And secondly, if you can’t say Mighty Thor, I’ll accept Dr. Jane Foster! And thirdly, eat my hammer!Jane Foster, (to Gorr)
Those with the most power have the most to answer for.Jennifer Walters, S1.Ep1: A Normal Amount of Rage