20 Best Kiki's Delivery Service Quotes For Miyazaki's Fans

'Kiki's Delivery Service' has some golden quotes for thought.

'Kiki's Delivery Service' is a film by the genius creator Hayao Miyazaki which was released in 1989 and was animated by Studio Ghibli.

Considered as one of the most popularly watched Ghibli films, 'Kiki's Delivery Service' had further garnered several awards including the Anime Grand Prix award. It is a story about a young witch named Kiki who journeys into adulthood and faces several challenges in her way which she overcomes and learns from.

Similar to most of the Miyazaki movies, 'Kiki's Delivery Service' is also very poignant and one of the favorite movies of anime lovers and non-anime moviegoers. 'Kiki's Delivery Service' characters are built with a human touch and they are not one-dimensional and easy to get. Some of their words can easily be converted into a quote and one can see how much effort went into building the characters when such a quote is said out loud. For a 1989 movie, 'Kiki's Delivery Service' is way ahead of its time. And its magical qualities still move the audience of 2020 and beyond, just like it might have moved the 1989 audience. Koriko, the name of the location of the movie, was inspired by Old Town present in Stockholm.

A delightful watch, the movie has some of the most favorite quotes of fans of Hayao Miyazaki. If you are one of them looking for such quotes, here is a list of some of the most beautiful, inspirational as well as funny quotes from this movie.

If you love our content, you can also check out our other articles like [Princess Mononoke quotes] and [Hayao Miyazaki quotes].

Inspirational Quotes By Kokiri And Ursula In'Kiki's Delivery Service'

It is hard to decide which quote from Kiki's is the best!

In 'Kiki's Delivery Service', Kokiri is the name of Kiki's mother who is a witch practicing magical elements. Ursula on the other hand is one of the characters Kiki comes across who is a passionate painter. Both of these very strong female characters have some very inspiring quotes for Kiki to boost her self-confidence which we find relevant as well. Here is a list of some 'Kiki's Delivery Service' Ursula quotes and Kokiri quotes that make the movie all the more loved by fans.

1. "We each need to find our own inspiration Kiki, sometimes it's not easy."

-Ursula, 'Kiki's Delivery Service'.

2. "Stop trying. Take long walks. Look at the scenery. Doze off at noon. Don’t even think about flying. And then, pretty soon, you’ll be flying again."

-Ursula, 'Kiki's Delivery Service'.

3. "Painting and magical powers seem very similar to me."

-Ursula, 'Kiki's Delivery Service'.

4. "Just follow your heart and keep smiling."

–Kokiri, 'Kiki's Delivery Service'.

5. It’s not really important what color your dress is. What matters is the heart inside."

–Kokiri, 'Kiki's Delivery Service'.

Kiki's Quotes From 'Kiki's Delivery Service'

Kiki is the main character of the film who is a witch in training who has a heart of gold. She sets out to explore the world which is the beginning of her journey into adulthood donning her signature blue dress and a red bow. Her magic powers help her fly around town delivering things to doorsteps. Along the way, she faces various challenges which she faces courageously, makes new friends, and finds herself. Here's a list of some of the best quotes by Kiki.

6. "I mean, my customers. Jiji, if nobody comes in, I’m gonna have to eat pancakes forever and be fat, fat, FAT! And what am I supposed to do about that?"

- Kiki, 'Kiki's Delivery Service'.

7. "Flying used to be fun until I started doing it for a living."

- Kiki, 'Kiki's Delivery Service'.

8. "Maybe I can stay and find some other nice people who will like me and accept me for who I am."

- Kiki, 'Kiki's Delivery Service'.

9. "Maybe I need to find my own inspiration. But am I ever going to find it? Is it worth all the trouble?"

- Kiki, 'Kiki's Delivery Service'.

10. "Smile, so we can make a good impression!"

- Kiki, 'Kiki's Delivery Service'.

11. "Without even thinking about it, I used to be able to fly. Now I’m trying to look inside myself and find out how I did it."

- Kiki, 'Kiki's Delivery Service'.

12. "We can fly with our spirit."

- Kiki, 'Kiki's Delivery Service'.

13. "If I lose my magic, that means I’ve lost absolutely everything."

- Kiki, 'Kiki's Delivery Service'.

14. "I think something’s wrong with me. I make friends, then suddenly I can’t bear to be with any of them. Seems like that other me, the cheerful and honest one, went away somewhere."

- Kiki, 'Kiki's Delivery Service'.

'Kiki's Delivery Service' Jiji Quotes

There are some of the best quotes about life in all of the movies of Miyazaki.

'Kiki's Delivery Service' has some of the sweetest and the best quotes by Jiji who is Kiki's pet black cat and companion. Because of Kiki's witch powers, she can understand what he is saying but gradually loses her ability to understand him when she loses her witch powers. Here's a list of some of the best quotes from this movie.

15. "Look, Kiki! It's me!" [pointing at a cup with the image of a black cat on it]

- Jiji, 'Kiki's Delivery Service'.

16. "I think it’s better to leave with decorum and great dignity."

- Jiji, 'Kiki's Delivery Service'.

17. "I'm going to put my paws together and pray that you're not serious!"

- Jiji, 'Kiki's Delivery Service'.

18. "You'd think they'd never seen a girl and a cat on a broom before."

- Jiji, 'Kiki's Delivery Service'.

19. "All right, first: don’t panic! Second: don’t panic! And third: did I mention not to panic?"

- Jiji, 'Kiki's Delivery Service'.

20. "Kiki: You know that painter that found the stuffed cat? She wants to do a picture of me.

Jiji: Naked?"

- Jiji, 'Kiki's Delivery Service'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Kiki's delivery service' quotes then why not take a look at ['Howl's Moving Castle' quotes], or ['Spirited Away' quotes]?


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