20 Inspiring Star Wars Quotes to Live By
It may have happened a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, but these Star Wars quotes couldn't be more relevant to modern-day life.
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Over the past few decades, Star Wars has come from a galaxy far, far away to a place much closer to home: our living rooms. After going to theatres to watch the classic films to catching the latest installments on Disney+, many of these Star Wars quotes have likely become etched in your consciousness. From Luke and Leia to Obi-Wan Kenobi and Yoda, these words of wisdom are as powerful today as they were when you first heard them. Did your favourite Star Wars quotes make our roundup?
Obi-Wan Kenobi on Trust
“Your eyes can deceive you; don’t trust them.” —Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
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Wise Words from Yoda
“Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter.” —Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
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Obi-Wan Kenobi on Luck
“In my experience, there’s no such thing as luck.” —Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
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Yoda’s Pep Talk
“Try not. Do—or do not. There is no try.” —Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
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Han Solo on Risk
“Never tell me the odds.” —Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
Yoda on Fate
“Once you start down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny.” —Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
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Qui-Gon Jinn on Perspective
“There’s always a bigger fish.” —Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
Yoda on Consequences
“Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering.” —Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
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Darth Vader on Loyalty
“I find your lack of faith disturbing.” —Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
Luke Skywalker on Freedom
“Let go of your hate.” —Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi
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Qui-Gon Jinn on Perception
“Your focus determines your reality.” —Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
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Obi-Wan Kenobi on Obedience
“Who’s the more foolish; the fool, or the fool who follows him?” —Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
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Queen Amidala on Inaction
“I was not elected to watch my people suffer and die while you discuss this invasion in a committee.” —Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
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Anakin Skywalker on Compassion
“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.” —Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones
Queen Amidala on Corruption
“So this is how liberty dies… with thunderous applause.” —Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
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Han Solo on Humility
“Great, kid. Don’t get cocky.” —Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope
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Yoda on Problem-Solving
“In a dark place we find ourselves, and a little more knowledge lights our way.” —Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
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Qui-Gon Jinn on Silence
“The ability to speak does not make you intelligent.”—Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace
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Yoda on Anxieties
“The fear of loss is a path to the dark side.” —Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
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