Top 100 Inspirational Video Game Quotes For Gamers

Video games offer us an escape from reality when we need it most, they give us hope when things seem bleakest. They provide motivation when we need it the most. Men and women who play them can learn a lot about themselves and how to survive in this world by playing their favorite games. This is why we’ve created “Top 100 Inspirational Video Game Quotes.”

No matter what kind of gamer you are or how long you’ve been playing, we hope these quotes will inspire and motivate everyone to be the very best versions of themselves that they can be. Let’s begin!

Inspirational Video Game Quotes 

1. “Life’s more interesting when you’re in total control of who you are.” – Commander Shepard, Mass Effect 2

You can control how you live your life. This means that sometimes you will get to choose if things feel good or bad, and this is more fun.

2. “Don’t think. Thinking is the enemy of creativity. It’s self-conscious, and anything self-conscious is lousy. You can’t try to do things. You simply must do things.” – Naugus, Sonic the Hedgehog (2006)

3. “One of my best friends is an artist. And let me tell you something about artists: they don’t draw what they see; they draw what they feel.” – Zoro, One Piece

This is one of inspiring video game quotes. It means some people are artists. Artists draw pictures. But they don’t just draw what they see, they draw what they feel too.

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4. “No hard feelings, nothing personal, it’s just business.” – Agent 47, Hitman

5. “All I’ve done is change the lives of hundreds of people. Is that not enough?” – Frank Fontaine, Bioshock

Some people like to change things and they do that by changing the lives of other people. They change how people feel or what they do. Sometimes, all they do is make other people’s lives better.

6. “I was thinking what each little movement would do to my insides if this stick shifted a millimeter. I was thinking how it would feel if the end of this thing split me open. It’s an odd feeling, you know. Not at all like I thought it would be. It’s a very specific sort of pain, not at all vague. Well, maybe a little bit vague.” – Marlene, The Last Of Us

7. “I will show you how great I am. And then, when it’s too late, you’ll see that you could have been great too.” – Bowser, Paper Mario

Bowser says this to Mario. Bowser wants to show that he is great, but says that it will be too late for Mario when he realizes what he could have been.

8. “Now go! Go get your brother. Be safe! Do not fight the beast man. Do not anger him.” – Asbel Lhant, Tales of Graces

9. “War has rules. War is not about winning. War… is about survival. If you die, you don’t win.” – Solid Snake, Metal Gear Solid

10. “If your opponent is of choleric temper, seek to irritate him.” – Miyamoto Musashi, The Book Of Five Rings

You can choose how you want to act. If someone is angry, you should try to make them even more angry.

11. “The best move is the one that your opponent doesn’t see coming.” – Feitan, Hunter X Hunter

12. “I am a weapon. My whole life has been about fighting and survival. There’s nothing more to understand.” – Valentine, The Legend Of Dragoon

13. “We’re history’s actors… and you, you will be written into our history… whether you like it or not.” – Solidus Snake, Metal Gear Solid 2

Some people are actors and they say things to make other people feel a certain way. They might say these things about themselves or someone else, but it doesn’t matter what they say. You will be in their history, whether you like it or not.

14. “I realized something. Somewhere along this journey… I’ve come to care about all of you. I couldn’t admit that until now. But as soon as I did, the fear disappeared. You all taught me that.” – Stahn Aileron, Tales Of Destiny

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15. “If you want to know the truth about who you are, keep on walking.” – Alexia Ashford, Resident Evil Code: Veronica

The meaning of this quote is if you want to know the truth about who you are, keep on walking.

16. “Although I walk through the valley of death’s shadow, I shall fear no evil… for I am the meanest son of a bitch in the valley.” – Cowboy, Space Western

17. “I am one with the Force and the Force is with me.” – Master Chief, Halo

18. “”Aerith” was just another girl… You don’t think a real person could’ve been as nice as her. Real people have those sorts of flaws. And even if they don’t, they have their own worries and troubles.” – Cloud Strife, Final Fantasy 7

19. “The name’s Vash the Stampede! This city will never forget me!” – Vash The Stampede, Trigun

This is Vash the Stampede talking to someone. They want to show that people will always remember them.

20. “Pain? That’s part of the job description. It’s only pain. C’mon, get to work.” – Solidus Snake, Metal Gear Solid 2

21. “We’re all born with an expiration date. No one lasts forever. All you can do is live life to the fullest in the time that you have… Because that’s all any of us really has.” – Guts, Berserk

22. “My body and soul are always ready to fight!” – Sol Badguy, Guilty Gear XX

Sometimes we need to fight. One time we fought was when we were having a battle with the mean people. We won and now they are gone.

23. “You should fight not because you want to win, but because you have something you would die for.” – Raoh, Fist Of The North Star

24. “There is nothing I fear! I have cut away my own weakness!” – Kenshiro, Fist Of The North Star

One time, Kenshiro was fighting. He had a sword and he cut away his weakness. Sometimes we need to fight against people who are mean too.

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25. “In the midst of being broken and torn apart… what shines brightest can be found in our hearts.” – Kohta Hirano, Highschool Of The Dead

26. “I don’t want to die. I just don’t want to die…” – Shinji Ikari, Neon Genesis Evangelion

The person in the video says he doesn’t want to die. What he means is that it can be scary when people are dying. Sometimes people get hurt or killed, and that can also be scary too. The person in this video wants to show that it’s okay if you’re scared to die, but you need to try not to think about it too much because death is just part of life. This is one of the video game quotes that inspires your life.

27. “Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” – Bruce Lee

28. “What is the point of living if we all must die?” – Dr. Manhattan, Watchmen

29. “You cannot escape your destiny.” – The Fateless One, Kingdoms Of Amalur

You can’t escape your destiny. It is what you are supposed to do in life. You might make choices, but you won’t be able to change what your destiny is.

30. “”I truly believe that anyone of us would choose death if it was possible. I think our lives are worth more than we think they are. But the only way out of this world is through death… There’s no other exit for us.” – Yuko Takao, Battle Royale

31. “I won’t live in regret of the choices I’ve made. If I were to die, it would be while grasping tightly onto the things I believe in.” – Kazuo Kiriyama, Battle Royale

32. “You can kill me… but you’ll never beat me.” – Solid Snake, Metal Gear Solid 2

33. “We’re here to pass on the baton of hatred we were handed down from generation to generation” – Ky Kiske, Guilty Gear XX

34. “The purpose of fighting is not winning; it’s surviving long enough to be able to fight another day.” – Jackie Chan

35. “I believe that with this sword, I can open the gates to heaven!” – Xiba, Soul Calibur 5

Xiba has a sword. He thinks it will make the gates to heaven open. It is hard to go to heaven, but Xiba’s sword can make the gates open.

36. “The name of my sword is Power.” – Atsuko Natsume, Red Blade

37. “Who am I? I’m the man…who can draw out peoples’ potential.” – Xiba, Soul Calibur 5

Xiba is a man who can draw out people’s potential. He can do this because he has a sword with the power to do it. He might also be the one who can make people stronger and help them grow, or he might be able to do magic.

38. “You can’t understand the circumstances that I’ve been through, you’ll never know how I feel.” – Shinji Ikari, Neon Genesis Evangelion

39. “Why do you live? We all want to know why we are born… and why we die.” – Lelouch vi Britannia, Code Geass

One question people like to ask is why we live. It can be hard to answer this because there are a lot of different reasons, but one is because it’s part of life. Another reason might be that everyone needs to do something in life and some people want to do things that help other people or make the world better for them.

40. “People die when they are killed.” – Lelouch vi Britannia, Code Geass

41. “The illusion of a perfect life will rob you of your imagination.” – Uzuki, Fantasista

42. “If the future is unknown, then so is my victory.” – Yomi, Senran Kagura

This means that if you don’t know what your future will be, then no one else does either.

43. “This is your moment. Everyone’s waiting for you to win the game.” – Delsin Rowe, inFAMOUS: Second Son

44. “Don’t think of it as death, just think of it as leaving early to avoid the rush hour” – The Medic, Team Fortress 2

This means that you shouldn’t think of death as the end. It is like getting out of school early because there’s a lot to do and it gets really crowded. You should stay alive and live your life to the fullest.

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45. “Some men just want to watch the world burn.” – Batman, Arkham Knight

46. “There’s only one God and his name is Death. And there is only one thing we say to Death: ‘not today'” – Hawkeye, The Avengers

47. “Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is strength.” – Goku, Dragon Ball Z

48. “All these moments will be lost in time…like tears in rain” – Roy Batty, Blade Runner

There are many video game quotes about emotions. This quote is about sadness. People who get sad get really upset and they cry. Sometimes people feel this way when they lose someone or something, but it can also happen when you’re feeling down or lonely. Even though we feel this way, we know that these moments will be forgotten in the future just like tears on your cheek and on your clothes after you wash them and hang them up to dry outside.

49. “So many fragile things are needed to make your life precious” – Aloy, Horizon: Zero Dawn

50. “What happens in the wake of your success is not nearly as important as what happens in the face of your failure.” – David Shepherd, Spec Ops: The Line

51. “To be defeated is only a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent” – Mario, Super Mario Bros.

Some people don’t want to win. They might say they will lose so they don’t have to try. But you should always try and never give up.

52. “Some birds aren’t meant to be caged. Their feathers are just too bright” – Django, Django Unchained

53. “What a treacherous thing to believe that a person is more than a person.” – Rick Grimes, The Walking Dead

This means that it is very cruel to think that someone is just a person. You are more than just a person. You are important. Video game quotes like this will help you love your life.

54. “Your life will flash before your eyes! Make sure its worth watching” – Guybrush Threepwood, Tales of Monkey Island

55. “I’ve been rich and I’ve been poor, and being poor is better” – Red, The Shawshank Redemption

This means that being poor is better. If you have a lot of money but no one to talk to, it’s not so great, but being poor can be fun because you have more time to play with your friends and do the things you want.

56. “Humankind cannot gain anything without first giving something in return” – Aladdin, Disney’s Aladdin

57. “You have a vision for your future…don’t let anyone else define it for you” – Lightning, Final Fantasy XIII

58. “All I know is if they do stay away, then I never have to come back here.” – Cole Phelps, L.A. Noire

Cole Phelps is not happy with his life. He does not like coming back from time to time because it’s difficult for him. This quote means that if people stay away from him, he will never have to go back and face his problems again.

59. “You know I love killin’ folks” – Jules Winnfield, Pulp Fiction

60. “I’m the best there is at what I do, but what I do best isn’t very nice.” – Wolverine, The Uncanny X-Men

61. “They say war is Hell… and I believe it.” – Shane, The Walking Dead

The war is really difficult. It’s not easy to go to war because people get hurt there. You can be killed or you can lose many friends. War is hard but people have to go sometimes.

62. “You mustn’t despise a man because he is poorly dressed; but you must not look up to him because he is rich” – JD, The Magnificent Seven (2016)

63. “I’m happy to report that my invincible armor of invulnerability seems to be working just fine.” – The Tick, The Tick

64. “I can’t be all bad. My mother loves me” – Chihiro Ogino, Spirited Away

Your mother is very happy with you. Don’t feel bad because of what people think. Be happy and smile.

65. “It’s better to die on your feet than live on your knees” – Emilio Largo, Thunderball (1965)

If you’re scared of dying you can stand up and fight. If you die standing up, it’s better than dying on your knees because that is a terrible death.

66. “I’m the monster’s mother” – Mrs Hamanaka, The Wind Rises

People can see that Mrs Hamanaka looks terrible after her son dies. He was a pilot who died in the war, but he wasn’t afraid to die for his country. This means that it’s brave to die for something important.

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67. “I made you what you are! You’re nothing but my creation!” – Wallace Breen, Half Life 2: Episode 2

68. “The one who knows nothing can understand nothing” – Princess Mononoke

69. “So long as we have a master, we never need worry about our future!” – The Samurai Warriors

70. “My eyes and ears are always open” – Akechi Mitsuhide, Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings

71. “It’s time to finish this fight once and for all!” – Raiden, Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots

72. “We all have a dark side, but some more than others…” – Guts, Berserk

73. “The world of light is always perfect, but in the world of darkness there are many things that cannot be seen” – Byakuya Togami, Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc

74. “You seek meaning? Look for hope.” – Big Boss, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

75. “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing” – Winston Churchill

76. “In order to lift my curse, I must slay those who were once dear to me…” – Guts, Berserk

78. “I don’t want to survive… I want to live!” – Max Rockatansky, Mad Max

79. “Do not act out of hatred or contempt” – Sub-Zero, Mortal Kombat

80. “You know what that is? It’s the root of all poison! That’s right. The heartbreak of psoriasis!” – Captain Cat, The Enchanted Forest Chronicles

81. “I will escape this place or die trying. To live without freedom is worse than death” – Shadow, Sonic Adventure 2

82. “I don’t care what you do to me or my business! I’m sick of being pushed around by every lunatic with a gun and a badge!” – Rorschach, Watchmen

83. “You’re no god! You’re just a monster who can’t control his own strength” – Ermac, Mortal Kombat

84. “We humans are always repeating the same mistakes. How many times do we have to kill one another for some ideal or nation?” – Yuki Nagato, The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya

85. “I don’t know if you’ve been keeping up with current events lately, but the world has been going to Hell.” – Midnighter, Midnighter

86. “No… I am not a demon… I only wish to beat the crap out of you!” – Naruto Uzumaki, Naruto

87. “I don’t care what they think or say about me anymore.” – Solid Snake, Metal Gear Solid

88. “You’re only given a little spark of madness… you mustn’t lose it.” – The Joker, Batman: Arkham Asylum

89. “We all have choices to make. But in the end, it’s not the choices you make that define who you are, it’s how you face them.” – Solid Snake, Metal Gear Solid

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90. “I’ve always been alone. Even when I had Zack… or when I was a SOLDIER. It’s just the way I am.” – Cloud Strife, Final Fantasy VII

91. “I have been, and always shall be, your friend.” – Aeris Gainsborough, Final Fantasy VII

92. “Regret nothing. At one time it was exactly what you wanted.” – Yuna, Final Fantasy X

93. “My name is Sonic! Sonic the Hedgehog!” – Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic the Hedgehog

94. “However little you think of an obstacle, meet it head-on and smile.” – Noctis Lucis Caelum, Final Fantasy XV

95. “Aerith is a part of me… she’ll live on inside me, I know it.” – Cloud Strife, Final Fantasy VII

96. “I’m not a demon! I’m just mixed-up!” – Lorne, Angel

97. “They are not my hands! Not my fate! This is the hand of destiny nothing more!” – Sephiroth, Final Fantasy VII

98. “If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his inferiors, not his equals.” – Jiraiya, Naruto

99. “We can’t stop here! This is bat country!” – Nux, Mad Max: Fury Road

100. “They’re not dead! They’re just pin cushions!!” – Kamina, Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann

The above list of video game quotes  is a mix of video game lines, movie quotes and famous sayings. All 100 quotes are about life in some way or another. Which quote speaks to you the most? What’s your favorite quote from this article? Don’t forget to share this article with your friends and family so they can enjoy it.

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