Top 25 Most Quotable Scenes from Star Wars

Posted by , Updated on May 25, 2024

Do you think of yourself as a true Star Wars fan?

Or perhaps you just read that sentence, laughed out loud, and asked, “Fan?” To some people, the Star Wars movies are just entertainment with special effects, exciting battle scenes, and a captivating storyline.

Then there are those who know every detail about the movie. They know all the backstories of every character and they can quote every line. To them, George Lucas is a god, and Star Wars is a religion.

There are many quotable lines from Star Wars; sadly, we had to limit ourselves to using 25. And, believe us, it was hard to choose. Did your favorite quote make the list? Here are the Top 25 Most Quotable Scenes from Star Wars.


"Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope." - Princess Leia


In this scene, we see Princess Leia as a hologram, asking Obi-Wan Kenobi for help in defeating the Empire. It’s actually a video recording that she made (or a futuristic hologram-recording).

This scene is also the first time the main character, hero, and all-around badass Luke Skywalker is introduced to Princess Leia. The line, “Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You’re my only hope,” can be heard in Star Wars: A New Hope.


"Laugh it up, Fuzzball." - Han Solo

Han Solo and Chewbacca were a great example of loyalty and friendship. They had a bromance, or a … whatever you would call a relationship between a human and a giant hairy creature that speaks in long groans.

But, that didn’t stop them from raging on each other. After Princess Leia tells Solo that he basically doesn’t stand a chance, Chewbacca (a.k.a. Chewie) chuckles at his friend. Solo, in return, quips, “Laugh it up, Fuzzball.”


"I find your lack of faith disturbing." - Darth Vader


Darth Vader is one of the most iconic villains in movie history. He has been on several top 100 lists. Vader is one of the main antagonists in the first Star Wars series.

When Admiral Motti insults the ways of the Jedi, Vader says this quote while choking him without touching him.


“I’m Luke Skywalker. I’m here to rescue you!” "You're who?" - Luke Skywalker/Princess Leia


Not the typical response one would hope to get when rescuing someone, but this is how Princess Leia responded to Luke Skywalker when he came to save her.

In all fairness, Leia probably would have figured out how to escape on her own.


"These aren't the droids you're looking for." - Obi-Wan Kenobi

Man, how cool would it be to have the ability to use the force in real life? When Luke and Obi-Wan get stopped by Storm Troopers, Obi-Wan uses a Jedi mind trick to convince them to let them go.

That is so cool! People should try that in real life. “No officer, I was not speeding. You do not want me to get out of the car.”


"You will be." - Yoda


Sometimes a quote that’s memorable is just a very short sentence. But, when it’s spoken by Master Yoda, we can believe it as gospel.

When Luke tells Yoda that he is not afraid of going against Vader, Yoda simply replies, “You will be … you will be.” So awesome!


“Why, you stuck-up, half-witted, scruffy-looking, nerf herder!” - Princess Leia


By far one of the funniest ways to insult someone, thanks to Princess Leia. When Solo pushes one too many buttons with her, she comes up with this zinger.

In true Solo fashion, he responds with, “Who’s scruffy looking?”


"Let the hate flow through you." - The Emperor

Emperor Palpatine is the other antagonist. He is also Darth Vader’s mentor. Even though he is not seen nearly as often as Vader, he is still iconic in his own right.

In Return of The Jedi, Palpatine attempts to persuade Luke to join the dark side. When Luke looks at his lightsaber and thinks about striking the emperor down, the emperor attempts to harness that anger.


“Do. Or do not. There is no try.” - Yoda


Yes, another great quote from the one and only Yoda. This is a quote you can use in many situations.

“Do or do not. There is no try.” Throw trying out the window; one must not disappoint Yoda.


"I am your father." - Darth Vader

When Darth Vader says this line to Luke, it actually sparked some debate. Many people will say the line was, “Luke, I am your father.” Yet that’s not quite how it goes.

When Luke accuses Vader of killing his father, Vader tells Luke, “No, I am your father.” The misquoting of this line is an example of The Mandela Effect, which is a collective false memory.


"Your focus determines your reality." - Qui-Gon Jinn

George Lucas really creates some quotes you can apply in life, doesn’t he? Qui-Gon Jinn, (played by Liam Neeson) was a character in Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace.

He was a highly respected member of The Jedi Order. He is also responsible for Anakin Skywalker (Darth Vader) becoming a Jedi … but not responsible for him joining the dark side.


"There will be no bargain, young Jedi. I shall enjoy watching you die." - Jabba the Hut


At the end of The Empire Strikes Back, Han Solo is turned over to galactic crime lord, Jabba the Hut.

In Return of the Jedi, Luke Skywalker goes to rescue his friend. Skywalker attempts to bargain with Jabba to no avail, hence getting him to say this line.


“Don’t you call me a mindless philosopher, you overweight glob of grease!” - C-3PO


So, other than Han Solo and Chewbacca, another strong friendship is between droids R2-D2 and C-3P0. It is true that they are programmed. They also have witty banter back and forth.

R2-D2, of course, speaks in beeps and clicks, and C-3P0 understands him.


“Young fool, only now at the end do you understand.” - The Emperor


The emperor does all he can to get Luke Skywalker to head on over to the dark side. In the end, his plan fails.

Luke’s father, Darth Vader, ends up saving his son and killing the emperor. In the end, good always wins. In the movies, of course.


"I am a Jedi, like my father before me." - Luke Skywalker


You will never turn Luke Skywalker to the dark side, and you sound like a broken record trying.

He is a Jedi. He will never join the dark side. Never!


“A Jedi knight? I’m out of it for a little while, everyone gets delusions of grandeur!” - Han Solo


In this particular scene, Chewbacca tries to get his friend Han Solo out of a coma-like state that Jabba the Hut had put him in.

When Chewie tells Solo about the rescue mission that involves Skywalker, Solo has a hard time believing it.


"You've never heard of the Millennium Falcon? It's the ship that made the Kessel Run in less than twelve parsecs." - Han Solo


When Obi-Wan has doubts about the abilities of Han Solo’s Millennium Falcon, Solo puts him in his place.

In case you were wondering what a parsec is, it’s equal to about 3.26 light-years or roughly 31 trillion kilometers.


“It’s against my programming to impersonate a deity.” - C-3P0

One can’t forget the Ewoks, the feisty but (let’s be honest, adorable) creatures from planet Endor.

When they begin acting hostile toward Luke and his friends, Luke tells C3P0 to feed their belief that the robot is a god.


"No, there is another." - Yoda


Luke Skywalker leaves his Jedi training early in order to save his friends. When Kenobi tells Yoda that Luke is the only one that could save them from the Empire, Yoda informs him there is another.

Most people will say it’s Leia, who turns out to be Luke’s sister, but there are a few discussions about this. For one, how did Kenobi not think about this? He was there for the birth of Luke and Leia. Thoughts?


“So, what do you think? You think a princess and a guy like me ...“ - Han Solo


Before discovering Leia was his sister, Luke Skywalker had feelings for her. When Solo asks Luke if he thinks that he has a chance with her, Skywalker quickly shuts him down and says, “No.”

Of course, Solo and Leia end up together. This is Star Wars, not Game of Thrones.


“When nine hundred years old you reach, look as good you will not.” - Yoda


Skywalker comes back to Yoda to finish his training. He discovers that Yoda has fallen ill.

With this quote, Yoda shows Luke that he may be sick but still has a sense of humor.


“I know.” - Han Solo


It was in this scene that Leia finally professed her love for Solo. Of course, in true Solo fashion, he doesn’t say, “I love you” back, but instead, “I know.”

You have to admit that it is pretty smooth. Of course, he says it with a smirk. If it was with no expression, it may have been perceived differently.


"So be it, Jedi.” - The Emperor


After his attempts to make Luke Skywalker choose the dark side fail, the emperor realizes he must kill the young Skywalker.

He unleashes his power, and Skywalker screams in agonizing pain. When Vader sees his son suffering, he knows he must help him and kill the emperor.


"Just for once, let me look on you with my own eyes." - Darth Vader/Anakin Skywalker

After Vader kills the emperor, he collapses on the floor. Luke Skywalker rushes to his father’s side.

Anakin Skywalker (a.k.a. Darth Vader) asks his son to remove his mask, so he can look upon him. Luke set out to save his father and, in the way that really matters, he did.


“Adventure. Excitement. A Jedi craves not these things.” - Yoda


Come on! Naturally, a Yoda quote was gonna be number one. And what better quote than one that encompasses true enlightenment from the Jedi Order?

It makes us want to practice our lightsaber techniques in order to restore balance to the universe.

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