60+ Spongebob Quotes to Make You Smile

Spongebob Squarepants

Who lives in a pineapple under the sea? Your childhood memories! There are a ton of Spongebob quotes you can begin and expect the people around you to chant along with you. The fictional underwater city of Bikini Bottom made a backdrop for some truly unforgettable episodes. 

Even though it’s not the most relatable show of all time – the plots are a little too ridiculous for that – watching the show always puts you in a good mood.

So here is a list of some of the best quotes from Spongebob Squarepants. 

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Best Spongebob Quotes

While a little ridiculous when taken out of context, some Spongebob quotes you just can’t forget. Here are some of the best Spongebob Squarepants quotes from the show.

“The Krusty Krab pizza is the pizza for you and me.” -Spongebob

“So much later that the old narrator got tired of waiting and they had to hire a new one.” -Narrator

“We shall never deny a guest even the most ridiculous request.” -Mr. Krabs

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“This is great. Just the three of us. Me, you, and this brick wall you’ve built between us.” – Spongebob

“Can I be excused for the rest of my life?” – Spongebob

Reg: “This place is too tough for you.”

Spongebob: “Too tough for me? That’s downright ridiculous. I’ll have you know I stubbed my toe last week while watering my spice garden, and I only cried for twenty minutes.”

“The best time to wear a striped sweater…is all the time!” -Spongebob

“Did you smell it? That smell. A kind of smelly smell. The smelly smell that smells…smelly.” -Mr. Krabs

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“This is not your average, everyday darkness. This is… ADVANCED darkness.” -Spongebob

“Did you hear that, spatula? You, me and 10,000 Krabby Patties. And the best part? No breaks! [Pinches himself] Wow!” – Spongebob

“Ravioli ravioli, give me the formuoli.” – Plankton

“That’s it mister! You just lost your brain privileges!” -Plankton

“I know of a place where you never get harmed. A magical place with magical charm. Indoors. Indoors. Indoors!” -Spongebob

Funny Spongebob Quotes

Above all else, Spongebob Squarepants delivers laughs to its audience. Whether you’re a kid or an adult, you’ll find something to make you chuckle in each episode. Here are some of the funniest quotes from the show.

“Gary, I’m absorbing his blows like I’m made of some sort of spongy material.” -Spongebob

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“A five letter word for happiness…money.” -Mr. Krabs

“I have a square head and a real ghost has a round one. All we have to do is make my head round and boo, I’m scary!” – SpongeBob 

“All I know is fine dining and breathing.” -SpongeBob

“It took three days to make that potato salad…three days!!!” -SpongeBob

“Run Mr. Krabs! Run like you’re not in a coma!” – Spongebob

“Well, it’s no secret that the best thing about a secret is secretly telling someone your secret, thereby adding another secret to their secret collection of secrets, secretly.” -SpongeBob

“I’m so loyal, I don’t mind sleeping out in the cold, hard ground while Captain Krabs sleeps in his warm, dry tent.” -SpongeBob.

“Look at all the hip young people eating sal-ads.” -Spongebob 

“Good people don’t rip other people’s arms off.” -Spongebob

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“Oh well, I guess I’m not wearing any pants today!” -Spongebob

“See, no one says ‘cool’ anymore. That’s such an old person thing. Now we say ‘coral’, as in ‘That nose job is so coral.’” -Pearl Krabs

“Oh Karen, my computer wife, if only I could have managed to steal the secret to Krabs’ success. The formula for the Krabby Patty…Ohhh…Then people would line up to eat at MY restaurant! Lord knows I’ve tried. I’ve exhausted every evil plan in my filing cabinet…from A to Y!” -Plankton

“Well, the way I see it, there are three possibilities: One, you stole it; two, you stole it; or three, you stole it!” – Mr. Krabs

Patrick Star Quotes

Patrick Star is certainly one of the most memorable side characters from Spongebob Squarepants. Here are some of his best quotes.

“Is mayonnaise an instrument?” – Patrick Star

“Maybe a story will cheer you up. It’s called “The Ugly Barnacle”: Once there was an ugly barnacle. He was so ugly that everyone died. The End.” – Patrick Star

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“Being grown up is boring. Besides, I don’t ‘get’ jazz.” -Patrick Star

“I wumbo, you wumbo, he she we wumbo.” – Patrick Star

“Two words, SpongeBob. Na. Chos.” – Patrick Star

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“I guess hibernation is the opposite of beauty sleep!” -Patrick Star

“Well, maybe it is stupid but it’s also a little dumb.” – Patrick Star

“We should take Bikini Bottom, and push it somewhere else!” – Patrick Star

“The inner machinations of my mind are an enigma.” -Patrick

“Nonsense, my vocabulary is infinitely expanding!” – Patrick Star

“There it is. The finest eating establishment ever established for eating. The Krusty Krab, home of the Krabby Patty, with the Help Wanted sign on the front.” -Patrick Star

“SpongeBob Squarepants? That’s a funny way to spell my name.” – Patrick Star

Spongebob and Patrick Quotes

Spongebob and Patrick are one of TV’s greatest duos. Don’t we all need a friend we can be completely ourselves around?

Here are some of the best Spongebob and Patrick quotes.

Spongebob: “What do you usually do when I’m gone?”

Patrick: “Wait for you to come back.”

Spongebob: “Go. Run away like all the others. No one would want a friend as ugly as I am!”

Patrick: “Sure, they would. It makes them feel better about the way they look.”

Spongebob: [crying] “How long, how long have I been ugly, Patrick?”

Patrick: “As long as I can remember. You poor, ugly thing, you.”

Spongebob: “Hey Patrick.”    

Patrick: “What?”

Spongebob: “I thought of something funnier than 24.”

Patrick: “Let me hear it.”

Spongebob: “25.”

Spongebob: “I don’t get it. I made my house a mess, which was making it clean, which made Squidward clean my yard, [wraps his arms around himself repeatedly] but that really means he’s messing it up. [Patrick is drooling] But the opposite of clean is filth, which means filth is clean, that means Squidward is really making my yard a wreck, but I normally wreck my own yard which means, [Gary meows] Squidward is being the opposite of Squidward which means he’s SpongeBob! [has wrapped his arms around himself] A-ha! I understand everything now! I must be the opposite of SpongeBob! By being… [stretches his nose out and puts his belt around the middle of his head to resemble Squidward’s head and talks like Squidward] Squidward!” 

Patrick: “Hey! I wanna be opposite, too! [SpongeBob thinks, then snaps his fingers. He takes a piece of coral and puts it below Patrick’s eyes where his nose would be] Yeah! Finally! Yoo-hoo! [dances] I’m Squidward, I’m Squidward, Squidward, Squidward, Squidward.”

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Spongebob: “Patrick, you’re a genius!”

Patrick: “Yeah, I get called that a lot.”

Spongebob: “What? A genius?”

Patrick: “No, Patrick.”

Spongebob: “Now that we’re men, we have facial hair.”

Patrick: “Now that we’re men I changed my underwear. ”

Squidward Quotes

Squidward Tentacles puts up with quite a bit as not only Spongebob’s neighbor but his coworker as well. While it’s fun to watch 11 minutes of Spongebob’s antics, living with it full time would get exhausting. 

Here are some of the best quips from Squidward.

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“But it’s my only night to be fancy!” -Squidward

Squidward: “It’s just a stupid boulder!”

Spongebob: “It’s not just a boulder…it’s a rock!”

“You can’t fool me. I listen to public radio!” – Squidward

Squidward Quotes

“Wake me up when I care.” -Squidward

“It’s just a cruel reminder that I’m single and likely to remain that way forever.” -Squidward

“I might as well sleep for 100 years or so.” -Squidward

“Too bad Spongebob’s not here to enjoy Spongebob not being here.” -Squidward

“Spongebob is the only guy I know who can have fun with a jellyfish…for 12 hours!” -Squidward

Thoughtful Spongebob Quotes

While Spongebob is generally an inane comedy with fun one-liners, it occasionally has thoughtful quotes that make you think. Here are a few of those quotes.

Thoughtful Spongebob Quotes

“Home is where you’re surrounded by other critters that care about you.” -Sandy Cheeks

“Knowledge can never replace friendship.” – Patrick Star

Thoughtful Spongebob Quotes

“You never really know the true value of a moment, until it becomes a memory.” -SpongeBob.

“No one can change a person, but someone can be a reason for that person to change.” -Spongebob

“You know, if I were to die right now in some sort of fiery explosion due to the carelessness of a friend, well, that would just be okay.” – Spongebob

Thoughtful Spongebob Quotes

“If you believe in yourself, and with a tiny pinch of magic, all your dreams can come true.” – Spongebob

“Money can’t replace friendship, I would rather have no money than losing you.” – Patrick Star

“With imagination, I can do anything I want!” – Spongebob

Who Had the Best Lines?

Don’t these thoughtful Spongebob quotes make you want to reach out to the people you used to watch the show with?

What are your favorite quotes from Spongebob Squarepants?  Which character do you think has the best lines? Let us know in the comments!


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  1. SpongeBob SquarePants was a big part of my childhood though I have not re-watched the show since I was ten years old.