75+ Marvel Quotes to Remind Us Why We Love the MCU

The Best Marvel Quotes

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has captivated fans worldwide with its memorable storytelling, unforgettable characters, and epic adventures. From Iron Man’s charismatic wit to Captain America’s unwavering heroism, the MCU has given us countless moments that resonate long after the credits roll.

As of 2023, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has expanded far beyond Tony Stark’s first utterance of “I am Iron Man.” And there are countless Marvel quotes worth remembering. The writers at Marvel Studios gave the iconic characters such great material to work with. 

Here are some of the best of the best Marvel quotes to remind you what makes the MCU great.

Best Marvel Quotes

With such an expansive set of amazing films, it’s hard to pick the absolute best Marvel quotes out there. Here are some that we think should make the list.

Someday I’m gonna make great machines that fly. And me and my friends are gonna go flying together, into the forever and beautiful sky.

-Rocket, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3

“There’s 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 damned well sure we’ll avenge it.”

-Tony Stark, The Avengers

“I had my eyes opened. I came to realize that I had more to offer this world than just making things that blow up.”

-Tony Stark, Iron Man

“You call me ‘young lady’ again, I’ll shove my foot up somewhere it’s not supposed to be.”

-Maria Rambeau, Captain Marvel

“Guns. So primitive.”

-Okoye, Black Panther

“There was one time when we were children. He transformed himself into a snake, and he knows that I love snakes. So I went to pick up the snake to admire it, and he transformed back into himself and he was like, ‘Blech, it’s me!’ And he stabbed me. We were 8 at the time.”

-Thor, Thor: Ragnarok

“Hey, fellas, either one of you know where the Smithsonian is? I’m here to pick up a fossil.”

-Natasha Romanoff, Captain America: The Winter Soldier

“Do I have to figure out my whole future before lunch, or is there, like…?”

-Kamala, Ms. Marvel

“There’s only one God, ma’am, and I’m pretty sure he doesn’t dress like that.”

-Steve Rogers, The Avengers

“I love you guys.”

-Groot, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3

Fan Favorite Marvel Quotes

“I understand that the council has made a decision, but given that it’s a stupid-ass decision, I’ve elected to ignore it.”

-Nick Fury, The Avengers

“I’ll do you one better. Why is Gamora?” 

-Drax, Avengers: Infinity War

“Anybody on our side hiding any shocking and fantastic abilities they’d like to disclose? I’m open to suggestions.”

-Tony Stark, Captain America: Civil War

“Just Wong? Like Adele? Or Aristotle? Drake, Bono, Eminem…”

-Dr. Stephen Strange, Doctor Strange

“We’re really gonna be able to jack up our prices if we’re two-time galaxy savers.”

-Rocket, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

“If you say one more word, I’ll feed you to my children! I’m kidding. We’re vegetarians.”

-M’Baku, Black Panther

“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, Loki

Tear-Jerking Marvel Quotes

Marvel gives its viewers a lot of highs and lows. Some moments make you laugh, while others turn on the waterworks. Here are some of the Marvel quotes that make us tear up just thinking about them.

“But what is grief, if not love persevering?” 

-Vision, Wandavision

“But a thing isn’t beautiful because it lasts. It’s a privilege to be among them.” 

-Vision, Avengers: Age of Ultron

You ever feel lost? Just look into the eyes of the people you love.” 

-Peter Quill, Thor: Love and Thunder

“Vengeance has consumed you. It’s consuming them. I’m done letting it consume me.” 

-T’Challa, Captain America: Civil War

“I can’t control your fear, I can only control mine.” 

Wanda, Avengers: Age of Ultron

“Mr. Stark, I don’t feel so good.” 

-Peter Parker, Avengers: Infinity War

“I’m gonna have to rain check that dance.” 

-Steve Rogers, Captain America: The First Avenger

“Then again that’s the hero gig, part of the journey is the end.” 

-Tony Stark, Avengers: Endgame

The world has taken too much from you for you to still be considered a child.” 

-M’Baku, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Marvel Quotes About Love

You seek love. It’s all any of us want. Seek Love.

-Thor, Thor: Love and Thunder

“You, Vision, 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, Wandavision

T’Challa is dead, but that doesn’t mean he’s gone.”

-Queen Ramonda, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

I just buried the last person who truly knew me. My heart is buried with her.

-Shuri, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

“Let me go. It’s okay.” 

-Black Widow, Avengers: Endgame

“Let me tell you. That kid’s not even here yet and there’s nothing I wouldn’t do for him.” 

-Howard Stark, Avengers: Endgame


Funny Marvel Quotes

While Marvel has plenty of serious moments, it also offers viewers a lot of laughs. Here are some of the funniest quotes from Marvel movies.

I have holes!

-Veb, Ant-Man And The Wasp: Quantumania

“I’m Mary Poppins y’all!” 

-Yondu, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2

“When you said you would take me to California for the first time, I thought you meant Coachella or Disneyland.” 

-Shuri, Black Panther

“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. Just a little rock-paper-scissor joke for you.” 

-Korg, Thor: Ragnarok

“I think you look great, Cap. As far as I’m concerned, that’s America’s ass.”

 -Ant-Man, Avengers: Endgame

“I’m a regular carbon-based employee made entirely of organic matter, much like yourself, Norm.” 

-Vision, Wandavision

“It’s an honor to meet you, officially. I sort of met you, I mean, I watched you while you were sleeping.” 

-Phil Coulson, The Avengers

“I thought that you could sense that with your Peter Tingle” 

-Aunt May, Spider-Man: Far From Home

Zemo: “The very concept of a Super Soldier will always trouble people. It’s that warped aspiration that led to Nazis, to Ultron, to the Avengers.

Sam: “Hey, those are our friends you’re talking about.”

Bucky: “The Avengers, not the Nazis.”

The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

More Funny Quotes

If you don’t shut up, you won’t be invited to the orgy!” 

-Zeus, Thor: Love and Thunder

“Don’t do anything I would do, and don’t do anything I wouldn’t do. There’s a little gray area in there. That’s where you operate.” 

-Tony Stark, Spider-Man: Homecoming

“Sorry, I tend to process traumatic events with dad jokes.” 

-Scott Lang/Ant-Man, What If…?

“You’re the head of security and your password is ‘password?’” 

-Peter Parker, Spider-Man: Far From Home

“She was literally one split end from cutting her own bangs.” 

-Agatha Harkness, Wandavision

“Drop your socks and grab your crocs, we’re about to get wet on this ride.”

-Tony Stark, Iron Man 2

“This drink, I like it. Another!”

-Thor, Thor

“Nothing goes over my head. My reflexes are too fast. I would catch it.”

-Drax, Guardians of the Galaxy

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Inspirational Marvel Quotes

Marvel movies handle a lot of difficult themes. It inspires us to be heroes in our own ways. Here are some Marvel quotes that inspire us and make us think.

My ancestors would often say only the most broken people can be great leaders.” 

-Namor, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

“In times of crisis, the wise build bridges while the foolish build barriers. We must find a way to look after one another, as if we were one single tribe.” 

-T’Challa, Black Panther

“You think life takes more than it gives, but not today. Today it’s giving us something. It is giving us a chance.” 

-Star-Lord, Guardians of the Galaxy

“If you’re nothing without this suit, then you shouldn’t have it.” 

-Tony Stark, Spider-Man: Homecoming

“Whatever happens tomorrow you must promise me one thing, that you will stay who you are. Not a perfect soldier but a good man.” 

-Dr. Abraham Erskine, Captain America: The First Avenger

“No amount of money ever bought a second of time.”

-Tony Stark, Avengers: Endgame

“Everyone fails at who they are supposed to be, Thor. The measure of a person, of a hero…is how well they succeed at being who they are.” 

-Frigga, Avengers: Endgame

“This is your 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, Ant-Man

More Inspiring Quotes

I’ll fight it my way.”

-Jane Foster, Thor: Love and Thunder

“My mom, dad, Uncle Ben, Mr. Stark. Now Happy. I’ve… I’ve lost a lot. But my Aunt May says, used to say, that if we don’t keep smiling when they can’t, then we might as well be gone too.” 

-Peter Parker/Spider-Man, What If…?

“You want to climb out of the hell you’re in, do the work.” 

-Sam Wilson, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier

“I would rather be a good man than a great king.”

-Thor, Thor: The Dark World

Whatever happens, never stop fighting.

-Elaine Foster, Thor: Love and Thunder

“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, Captain America: The First Avenger

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Most Iconic Marvel Quotes

Some Marvel quotes are unforgettable. Here are some of the most iconic and well-known quotes from the MCU.

“I love you 3000.” 

-Morgan Stark, Avengers: Endgame

“Genius. Billionaire. Playboy. Philanthropist.” 

-Tony Stark, The Avengers

“We have a hulk.” 

-Tony Stark, The Avengers

“I can do this all day.” 

-Steve Rogers/Captain America

“We’re in the endgame now.” 

-Dr. Stephen Strange, Avengers: Infinity War

“We are groot.” 

-Groot, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.1

“This is the fight of our lives, and we’re going to win. Whatever it takes.” 

-Steve Rogers, Avengers: Endgame

Thanos: “I am Inevitable.”

Tony Stark: “And I am Iron Man.

Avengers: Endgame

“That’s my secret, Captain I’m always angry.” 

-Bruce Banner, The Avengers

“Puny god.” 

-The Hulk, The Avengers

Young Gamora: “What did it cost? 

Thanos: “Everything.” 

Avengers: Infinity War

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Empowering Marvel Quotes

History is not written. It is forged.” 

-Kang, Ant-Man And The Wasp: Quantumania

I need to figure out exactly who I am.

-Thor, Thor: Love and Thunder

We never lose our demons, Mordo. We only learn to live above them.

-The Ancient One, Doctor Strange

The Hardest Choices Require the Strongest Wills.

-Thanos, Avengers: Infinity Wars

What’s Your Favorite Avengers Quote? 

With so many to pick from, how do you choose a favorite Marvel quote? Does one movie have better quotes than others? Do you have a favorite character that says the best quotes? No matter what you love about the MCU, you’ll never run out of movies and shows to enjoy. 

So Avengers? Assemble!

Originally Published May 18, 2022 / Updated June 18, 2023


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