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110+ Best 'One Tree Hill' Quotes To Make You Reminisce

'One Tree Hill' Friendship Quotes are very relatable.

'One Tree Hill' is an American television drama directed, written, and produced by Mark Schwahn.

It is based on a small town called Tree Hill in North Carolina that revolves around two half brothers. The two brothers, Lucas and Nathan, go to the same high school and share a passion for basketball.

The drama series aired nine seasons from 2004 to 2012. The show portrays the complications in teenage romances and family trifles. Actors Sophia Bush, Chad Michael Murray, and Hilary Burton are some of the main characters in the show. 'One Tree Hill' was compared to 'The O.C.' at the time, but neither is better than the other. Here are some of the best quotes that make this show about the two half-brothers so great.

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Quotes From 'One Tree Hill'

'One Tree Hill' quotes are based on high school drama.

These 'One Tree Hill' quotes truly inspire us in life. You just might take motivation from these 'One Tree Hill' quotes someday.

1. "Make a wish and place it in your heart. Anything you want. Everything you want."

–Mouth McFadden.

2. "I've been there. I wanna tell you, it gets better."

-Keith Scott.

3. "So, I've been thinking about this whole being happy thing, and I feel like people get lost when they think of happiness as a destination."

-Julian Baker.

4. "Hell, we're all afraid. What you gotta do is figure out what you're afraid of because when you put a face on it, you can beat it. Better yet, you can use it."

-Whitey Durham.

5. "You can drive at 16, go to war at 18, drink at 21, and retire at 65. So who can say what age you have to be to find your true love?"

- Jimmy James.

6. "Sometimes I think we waste our words and we waste our moments."

- Clay Evans.

7. "Sometimes we fight through the regret and remorse of our mistakes, our malice and our jealousy and the shame we feel for not being the people we were meant to be."

-Dan Scott.

8. "Regret comes in all shapes and sizes."

-Lucas Scott.

9. "I come in here and I sit in silence and hear the echoes of who we used to be."

-Peyton Swayer.

10. "We fell in love, and at some point, the people we love forgot to love us back."

-Keith Scott.

11. "My name is Lucas Scott. I'm a senior at Tree Hill High School. I play basketball…at least I used to."

-Lucas Scott.

12. "Some are evil men, at war with good. And some are good, struggling with evil."

-Peyton Swayer.

13. "You might wanna take a long hard look in the mirror and see if the person looking back at you is the kind of person you want to be."

-Keith Scott.

14. "I've come to the conclusion that if having things turn out the way you wanted them to is a measure of a successful life, then some would say I'm a failure."

-Whitey Durham.

15. "All we got is now!"

-Mouth McFadden.

Lucas Scott Quotes in 'One Tree Hill'

These 'One Tree Hill' from Lucas on life and other things will stay relevant for the rest of your life.

16. "Do you have it? Good. Now believe it can come true. You never know when the next miracle can come from, the next smile, the next wish come true."

-Lucas Scott.

17. "It was more than just a comet because of what it brought to his life: direction, beauty, meaning."

-Lucas Scott.

18. "It was a comet. The boy saw the comet and he felt as though his life had meaning."

-Lucas Scott.

19. "Happiness comes in many forms... It's okay to let yourself be happy because you never know how fleeting that happiness might be."

-Lucas Scott.

20. "The person that you want to be does exist, somewhere on the other side of hard work and faith, and belief and beyond the heartache and fear of what life has."

-Lucas Scott.

21. "Have you ever wondered what marks our timing? If one life can really make an impact on the world?"

-Lucas Scott.

22. "Who knows where life will take you, the road is long and in the end the journey is the destination."

-Lucas Scott.

23. "There are moments in our lives when we find ourselves at a crossroad, afraid, confused, without a roadmap."

-Lucas Scott.

24. "Whenever you're having a bad day, someone else out there is having a worse day."

-Lucas Scott.

25. "Perhaps we all give the best of our hearts uncritically…to those who hardly think about us in return."

-Lucas Scott.

26. "You ever look at a picture of yourself and see a stranger in the background?"

-Lucas Scott.

27. "Does this darkness have a name? This cruelty, this hatred. How did it find us?"

-Lucas Scott.

28. "Peyton: You're always saving me.

Lucas: Somebody's got to. "

- 'One Tree Hill'.

29. "The heart has reasons that reason cannot know."

-Lucas Scott.

30. "It's you. When all my dreams come true, the one I want next to me is you."

-Lucas Scott.

Brooke Davis Quotes In 'One Tree Hill'

These authentic quotes on life, love and other things by the North Carolina diva, Brooke Davis will boost your confidence.

31. "If you could do one last thing for someone you love, what would it be?"

-Brooke Davis.

32. "It's the good girls who keep diaries. The bad girls never have the time. Me… I just wanna live a life I'm gonna remember. Even if I don't write it down"

-Brooke Davis.

33. "People that are meant to be together always find their way in the end."

-Brooke Davis.

34. "And once you lose yourself, you have two choices: find the person you used to be or lose that person completely."

-Brooke Davis.

35. "Sometimes people play hard to get to make sure that the other person's feelings are real."

-Brooke Davis.

36. "Don't cry for a guy, let a guy cry for you."

-Brooke Davis.

37. "You don't get to have me, not my body, and sure as hell not my heart."

-Brooke Davis.

38. "I wanted you to say there was no one else you could ever be with and that you would rather be alone than without me."

-Brooke Davis.

39. "I'd rather feel nothing. It's better. It's easier."

-Brooke Davis.

40. "I guess love's never simple."

-Brooke Davis.

41. "You asked me earlier today if I love Lucas."

-Brooke Davis.

42. "People are gonna label you. It's how you overcome those labels, that's what matter."

-Brooke Davis.

43. "I'd rather feel nothing. It's better. It's easier."

-Brooke Davis.

44. "I gave you a second chance, Peyton. And you blew it."

-Brooke Davis.

45. "Somebody please tell me you've got love figured out, because I got news for you; it's pretty darn messy right now."

-Brooke Davis.

46. "You're tougher than anything life throws your way."

-Brooke Davis.

47. "You think you know me, but you don't, and that means you don't know what I can do. "

-Brooke Davis.

48. "Love, I think. And that love can be for a boy or a girl or a place or a way of life or even for a family."

-Brooke Davis.

49. "That's what I am afraid of; not being enough, not good enough, not smart enough, not pretty enough."

-Brooke Davis.

50. "Sometimes, my heart aches at how my life has turned out, in a good way."

-Brooke Davis.

Peyton Sawyer Quotes in 'One Tree Hill'

Here's a list of our favorite 'One Tree Hill' quotes from Peyton Swayer on life and love which will inspire many.

51. "Six billion people in the world. Six billion souls. And sometimes, all you need is one."

-Peyton Sawyer.

52. "Imagine a future moment in your life where all your dreams come true, you know? It's the greatest moment of your life and you get to experience it with one person. Who's standing next to you?"

-Peyton Sawyer.

53. "You can't see it, but underneath my sunglasses I'm rolling my eyes."

-Peyton Sawyer.

54. "Life's too short to fight, to be miserable to let the bitter ones change how awesome you are."

-Peyton Sawyer.

55. "My pen is the barrel of a gun. Remind me which side you should be on."

-Peyton Sawyer.

56. "Yes, losing your heart's desire is tragic. But gaining your heart's desire? That's all you can hope for."

-Peyton Sawyer.

57. "It's giving your heart to somebody. That's the scary part."

-Peyton Sawyer.

58. "People are gonna disappoint you, I get that."

-Peyton Sawyer.

59. "They all have really great reasons but it still hurts."

-Peyton Sawyer.

60. "Like when you go see a really great band live for the first time and no one is saying it but everyone's thinking it. I want to draw that feeling, but I can't."

-Peyton Sawyer.

61. "It's like misery is an old friend, and it tricks you sometimes into thinking it's always going to be there, like you can't be happy, but you can. "

-Peyton Sawyer.

62." I want to believe that I've made the right choices."

-Peyton Sawyer.

63. "You don't understand. I've been holding this in for a really long time, and I need you to know, I love you... I'm in love with you."

-Peyton Sawyer.

64. "This year, I wished for love. To immerse myself in someone else and to wake a heart long afraid to feel. My wish was granted. And if having that is tragic, then give me tragedy. Because I wouldn't give it back for the world"

-Peyton Sawyer.

65. "You don't like the person you've become then do something about it, because no one's gonna do it for you."

-Peyton Sawyer.

Nathan Scott Quotes in 'One Tree Hill'

These quotes from 'One Tree Hill' will melt your heart.

66. "One day, you're 17 and you're planning for someday. And then quietly, without you ever really noticing, someday is today. And then someday is yesterday. And this is your life."

-Nathan Scott.

67. "It's hard missing someone, but if you miss someone that means you're lucky; it means you had someone special in your life, someone worth missing."

-Nathan Scott.

68. "If you're lucky, if you're the luckiest person on this entire planet, the person you love decides to love you back."

-Nathan Scott.

69."Someone trying to find their way. Someone trying to find their place. Someone trying to find their self. "

-Nathan Scott.

70."After graduation, everyone will probably go play basketball, or sing, or start record labels. And I'll have to start all over - alone."

-Nathan Scott.

71."But even in his darkest hours, he knew in his heart that someday it would return to him, and his world would be whole again."

-Nathan Scott.

72. "That's there to remind you, that somewhere out there is something better, and that something is worth fighting for."

-Nathan Scott.

73." You gotta do what you feel but I actually wish you weren't gonna leave. "

-Nathan Scott.

74. "Tragedies happen. What are you gonna do, give up? Quit?"

-Nathan Scott.

75. "You can't measure a dream.":

-Nathan Scott.

76."  Don't say I never gave you anything."

-Nathan Scott.

77. "Believe that dreams come true every day."

-Nathan Scott.

78. "The truth is still the truth."

-Nathan Scott.

79. "Trust is a lie, nobody knows anyone."

-Nathan Scott.

80. "I realize now that when your heart breaks, you got to fight like hell to make sure your still alive."

-Nathan Scott.

Haley James Scott Quotes

Our all-time favorite quotes by Haley are listed below.

81. "The rest of your life is a long time and whether you know it or not, it's being shaped right now.

-Haley James Scott.

82. "Do you understand the rest of your life is being shaped right now?"

-Haley James Scott.

83. "Now is the time for all of us to become the people we have always dreamed of being."

-Haley James Scott.

84. "Things aren't always going to be fair in the real world. That's just the way it is."

-Haley James Scott.

85. "Life is too short to play games. If you love someone and want to be with them, then go get them."

-Haley James Scott.

86. "I gave you my heart and that's all I can give you, and if that's not enough, then I'm not enough."

-Haley James Scott.

87. "I believe in true love. I believe in love at first sight. I believe love conquers all."

-Haley James Scott.

88. "When the silence gets too loud, and I really start to miss everyone, I tell myself the same thing: I can't see you, but I know you're there."

-Haley James Scott.

89. "Stand up for what you believe in. The truth matters, so tell it, no matter what."

-Haley James Scott.

90. "Every day we ignore how completely broken this world is and we tell ourselves it's all going to be okay, you're gonna be okay."

-Haley James Scott.

91. "Because life doesn't owe us anything - in fact, I think we owe something to the world."

-Haley James Scott.

92. "There's nothing romantic about death. Grief is like an ocean."

-Haley James Scott.

93. "This year, I got everything I wanted and everything I wished for. But in a way, I lost even more."

-Haley James Scott.

94. "I have to believe in something right now because, without hope, I wouldn't be able to breathe."

-Haley James Scott.

95. "My mom used to say love means giving chances when there are no chances left to give."

-Haley James Scott.

Short 'One Tree Hill' Quotes

Funny 'One Tree Hill' quotes will crack you up.

These 'One Tree Hill' quotes are packed with emotions.

96. "I'm the queen!"

-Haley James Scott.

97. "I wanted you to fight for me."

-Brooke Davis.

98. "Some are running scared. Some are coming home. Some tell lies to make it through the day."

-Peyton Swayer.

99."I'm just Haley. That really should be enough."

-Haley James Scott.

100. "That pain in your stomach, that pain in your heart, it goes away."

-Keith Scott.

101. "There's no shame in being afraid."

-Whitey Durham.

102. "You take care of Haley."

-Lucas Scott.

103. "I want us to be together."

-Haley James Scott.

104. "You have to step outside of the person you've been, and remember the person you were meant to be."

-Mouth McFadden.

105. "I'll miss you too little brother."

-Lucas Scott.

106. "So Mr. Shaw thinks that getting your heart's desire is a tragedy?"

-Mouth McFadden.

107. "There's a day when you realize that you're not just a survivor, you're a warrior."

-Brooke Davis.

108. "But then one day you feel something else. Something that feels wrong because it's so unfamiliar, and in that moment you realize you're happy."

- Lucas Scott.

109. "Say it, do it, don't wait. Nothing lasts forever."

-Brooke Davis.

110. "Someone who'll watch over you when you stumble and fall and in that moment give you the strength to face your fears alone."

-Lucas Scott.

111. "Just think, you could be a big part of someone else's life and not know it."

-Lucas Scott.

112. "At this moment there are 6,470,818,671 people in the world."

-Peyton Swayer.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'One Tree Hill' quotes then why not take a look at '500 Days Of Summer' quotes, or Elena Gilbert quotes.

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