40 Best Marvel Movie Quotes (& 10 Quotes from Marvel TV Shows)

Updated March 9, 2023 | Infoplease Staff
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The heroes and villains of the Marvel Cinematic Universe have become integral parts of pop culture for many movie fans. And along with the immense popularity of characters like Tony Stark, Steve Rogers, Bruce Banner, and even Stan Lee’s cameo appearances, there are many great quotes from Marvel movies– from humorous to reflective, inspiring to tear-inducing. 

Whether you are binge-watching the Marvel Studios library on Disney+ or looking forward to the next MCU release on the big screen, we have all the best quotes from Marvel movies for you to enjoy. 

So, grab some popcorn and a fellow Marvel fan, and get ready to find your favorite line from the MCU, including the newest releases like Black Widow, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, and Eternals.

40 Best Marvel Movie Quotes

  1. “The truth is... I am Iron Man.” - Iron Man, 2008.


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  2. “Avengers... assemble!” - Avengers: Endgame, 2019.
    One of the most iconic avengers quotes, audiences everywhere thrill to hear Captain America say his famous line.

  3. “I got red in my ledger, I’d like to wipe it out.” - The Avengers, 2012.

  4. “Longing, rusted, furnace, daybreak, seventeen, benign, nine, homecoming, one, freight car.” - Captain America: Civil War, 2016.
    What might seem like a series of disjointed words is actually the activation phrase for one of the world’s deadliest assassins: the Winter Soldier. And to which he always replies, “Ready to comply.”

  5. “That’s my secret, Captain. I’m always angry.” - The Avengers, 2012.

  6. “Just because something works, doesn’t mean it can’t be improved.” - Black Panther, 2018.
    This quote encapsulates Shuri as T’challa’s little sister and technical genius, constantly upgrading gadgets and getting Black Panther out of mechanical scrapes.

  7. “If toast is cut diagonally, I can’t eat it.” - Captain Marvel, 2019.
    Nick Fury reveals how picky he is when it comes to his carbohydrates.

  8. “I am inevitable.” - Avengers: Endgame, 2019.

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  9. “You can’t outrun who you are.” - Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, 2021.

  10. “I have nothing to prove to you.” - Captain Marvel, 2019.
    Carol Danvers comes into her own as Captain Marvel, telling her one-time mentor, now turned bad guy, Yon-Rogg that she won’t stoop to his level.

  11. “He’s a friend from work!” - Thor: Ragnarok, 2017.

  12. “Can you believe they’re calling us criminals when he’s assaulting us with that haircut?” - Guardians of the Galaxy, 2014.
    Rocket Raccoon always has a quip up his (furry) sleeve, including when the group of ne’er-do-wells is getting arrested.

  13. “Even when you had two eyes, you’d only see half the picture.” - Thor: Ragnarok, 2017.

  14. “No man can win every battle, but no man should fall without a struggle.” - Spider-Man: Homecoming, 2017.

  15. “I can do this all day.” - Captain America: The First Avenger, 2011

  16. “On your left.” - Captain America: The Winter Soldier, 2014.

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  17. “I’m with you ‘til the end of the line.” - Captain America: The First Avenger, 2011.

  18. “You want a juice box and some string cheese?” - Ant-Man and the Wasp, 2018.
    Scott Lang is one of the sassiest characters in the MCU, even when in the midst of a mission.

  19. “I think Nick Fury just hijacked our summer vacation.” - Spider-Man: Far From Home, 2019.

  20. “If you’re nothing without this suit, then you shouldn’t have it.” - Spider-Man: Homecoming, 2017.
    Peter Parker unexpectedly comes face to face with Tony Stark in his Iron Man suit after a ferry disaster, where his motives are called into question.

  21. “I’d rather be a good man than a great king.” - Thor: The Dark World, 2013.

  22. “Okay, look: the city is flying, we’re fighting an army of robots. And I have a bow and arrow. None of this makes sense.” - Avengers: Age of Ultron, 2015.
    Ever the pragmatist, Clint Barton (or Hawkeye) acknowledges the strange situation where an archer fights alongside superheroes.

  23. “Who the hell is Bucky?” - Captain America: The Winter Soldier, 2014.

  24. “That is America’s a**.” - Avengers: Endgame, 2019.
    As an early Captain America iteration might have said to this time-jumped Cap: “language!”

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  25. “Dormammu! I’ve come to bargain.” - Doctor Strange, 2016.
    Made into many memes since the movie was released, Doctor Stephen Strange challenges a powerful, magical enemy– and an ancient one at that.

  26. “It’s not enough to be against something. You have to be for something better.” - Captain America: Civil War, 2016.

  27. “You’re in a relationship with me, everything will never be okay.” - Iron Man 3, 2013.
    Pepper Potts realizes how dangerous her relationship with Iron Man is, and in true Tony Stark style, he comforts her by lovingly telling her the blunt truth.

  28. “This drink, I like it. Another!” - Thor, 2011.

  29. “You get hurt, hurt ‘em back. You get killed, walk it off.” - Avengers: Age of Ultron, 2015.

  30. “Can you move your seat up?” “No.” - Captain America: Civil War, 2016.
    The dynamics between Sam Wilson as the Falcon and Bucky Barnes as the Winter Soldier give this movie a humourous undercurrent, setting the pair up for a later MCU TV series.

  31. “Hank Pym always said, you can never trust a Stark.” - Ant-Man, 2015.

  32. “I’m Mary Poppins, y’all!” - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, 2017.
    Space pirate Yondu references a classic Disney movie to Peter Quill, a.k.a. Star-Lord, during this improvised line.

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  33. “You are such a poser.” - Black Widow, 2021.
    Natasha Romanoff’s sister, Yelena Belova, teases her by imitating the classic “superhero landing” that Black Widow commonly does.

  34. “You must not give up hope.” - Eternals, 2021.

  35. “Before we get started, does anyone want to get out?” - Captain America: The Winter Soldier, 2014.
    Cap, played by Chris Evans, utters this line when he realizes that he’s in an elevator with a band of mercenaries, giving them a chance to fall back.

  36. “Sir, I’m going to have to ask you to exit the donut!” - Iron Man 2, 2010.

  37. “I am going to die surrounded by the biggest idiots in the galaxy.” - Guardians of the Galaxy, 2014.
    As Thanos’ adopted daughter, Gamora begins her character arch by resenting the unique band of individuals that she finds herself a part of, but ultimately finds herself fighting side-by-side with friends.

  38. “I am Groot.” “I am Steve Rogers.” - Avengers: Infinity War, 2018.

  39. “Is your tingle tingling?” - Spider-Man: No Way Home, 2021

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  40. “I love you 3000.” - Avengers: Endgame, 2019.

Top 10 Quotes from Marvel TV Shows

  1. "Cool origin story, bro, but this one means nothing to me." - Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., 2013.
  2. "No one bad is ever truly bad. And no one good is ever truly good." - Loki, 2021.

  3. "A big part of the job is looking for the worst in people. Turns out, I excel at that." - Jessica Jones, 2015.

  4. "You got to stop looking to other people to tell you who you are." - The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, 2021.

  5. "If I allow people to get close to me, I'm putting them in danger." - Agent Carter, 2015.

  6. "In my culture, death is not the end. They are still with us, so long as you do not forget them." - What If..., 2021.

  7. "I don't sweat. I glisten." - Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., 2013.

  8. "So who are you fighting now... Gandalf?" - The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, 2021.

  9. "You live and die by your choices." - Luke Cage, 2016.

  10. "We are in uncharted waters." - WandaVision, 2021.

Are You Inevitable?

In the iconic words of the MCU’s big bad guy, Thanos, if you have some inevitably awesome movie quotes in mind, then don’t forget to check out our other top picks below. Or, test your movie quote knowledge by taking a movie quote trivia quiz!

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