41 Best 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back' Quotes From The Movie

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“Hello, what have we here?” Told Lando when he saw Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) for the first time and was left mesmerized. I bet you’d feel the same way once you lay your eyes on the best 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back' quotes that we have laid down just for you!

Go ahead, give it a read. And may the Force be with you. Like the rest of the sequels from the Star Wars universe, 'The Empire Strikes Back' sequel is also just as adventurous, directed by Irvin Kershner. It is also known as 'Star Wars: Episode V' (or Episode 5). In this sequel, Luke, Han and Leia face an ambush by the Imperial forces and its walkers on the ice planet 'Hoth'. However, as the story continues, Han (Harrison Ford) and Leia (Carrie Fisher) become successful in escaping. On the other hand, Luke travels to Dagobah in search of help from Yoda, to face an ultimate duel with Darth Vader on the Death Star. The sequel ends on a somewhat comical note. Chewbacca says something in his language, and Luke goes “Ow” while the robot tests the nerve functions in the mechanical hand. After that, he, Princess Leia, R2-D2, and C-3PO look out the window. Apart from that, this sequel got a crazy number of good reviews from viewers.

The film included actors such as Mark Hamill, James Earl Jones, Frank Oz, Harrison Ford and more. Make sure to stick around until the very end because down below are listed some of the best 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back' quotes. These Star Wars quotes are for fans and rebels alike, floating around in the asteroid field!

If you like this article, check our articles on inspirational Star Wars quotes and 'The Last Jedi' quotes as you finish with this one.

Famous Star Wars Empire Strikes Back Quotes From Yoda

Us Star Wars fans definitely loved this sequel. If you’ve enjoyed it too, then make sure to keep reading because down below are some famous Yoda quotes from the movie by Irvin Kershner, including what Yoda says to Luke in 'Empire Strikes Back'.

Fans of the movie still vouch for its storyline and special effects.

1. “There is another.”

- Yoda, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

2. "Luke: I don’t, I don’t believe it.

Yoda: That is why you fail."

- ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

3. “Through the Force, things you will see. Other places. The future, the past. Old friends long gone.”

- Yoda, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

4. “Ah! A great warrior. Wars not make one great.”

- Yoda, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

5. "Luke: I don’t, I don’t believe it.

Yoda: That is why you fail."

- ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

6. “You must feel the Force around you. Here. Between you, me, the tree, the rock, everywhere, yes. Even between the land and the ship.”

- Yoda, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

7. “Adventure. Heh! Excitement...Heh!  A Jedi craves not these things.”

- Yoda, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

8. “Do. Or do not. There is no try.”

- Yoda, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

9. "Luke: I won’t fail you. I’m not afraid.

Yoda: You will be. You... will... be."

- ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

10. “Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter.”

- Yoda, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

Best 'The Empire Strikes Back' Movie Quotes

Apart from ‘may the force be with you’ being the most famous quote in the Star Wars universe, here are a few other famous and best quotes from ‘The Empire Strikes Back,’ including the iconic Ben Kenobi quotes.

The movie still commands a considerable fan following.

11. "Yoda: I am wondering, why are you here?

Luke: I’m looking for someone.

Yoda: Looking? Found someone, you have, I would say, hmmm?

Luke: Right...

Yoda: Help you I can. Yes, mmmm.

Luke: I don’t think so. I’m looking for a great warrior.

Yoda: Ohhh. Great warrior.

Yoda: Wars not make one great."

-‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

12. “A jedi uses the force for knowledge and defence, never for attack.”

- Yoda, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

13. “For my ally is the Force. And a powerful ally it is. Life creates it, makes it grow. Its energy surrounds us and binds us...luminous beings are we, not this crude matter.”

- Yoda, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

14. “Don’t worry about Master Luke. I’m sure he’ll be all right. He’s quite clever, you know... for a human being.”

- C3PO, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

15. "Luke: I want my lamp back. I’m gonna need it to get out of this slimy mudhole.

Yoda: Mudhole? Slimy? My home this is!"

- ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

16. “Decide you must how to serve them best. If you leave now, help them you could, but you will destroy all for which they have fought and suffered.”

- Yoda, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

17. “Size matters not. Look at me. Judge me by my size, do you? Hmm? Hmm. And well you should not. For my ally is the Force, and a powerful ally it is. Life creates it, makes it grow. Its energy surrounds us and binds us.”

- Yoda, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

18. "Sir, I don't know where your ship learned to communicate, but it has the most peculiar dialect."

- C-3PO, 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back'.

19. "Yoda: Strong is Vader. Mind what you have learned. Save you it can.

Luke Skywalker: I will, and I’ll return. I promise.

Yoda: Told you I did. Reckless is he. Now matters are worse.

Obi-Wan Kenobi: That boy is our last hope.

Yoda: No. There is another."

- ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

20. “He is as clumsy as he is stupid.”

- Darth Vader, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

21. "Darth Vader: There will be a substantial reward for the one who finds the Millennium Falcon. You are free to use any methods necessary, but I want them alive. No disintegrations.

Boba Fett: As you wish."

- ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

22. “Would it have helped if I got out and pushed?”

- Leia Organa, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

23. "Darth Vader: You may take Captain Solo to Jabba the Hutt after I have Skywalker.

Boba Fett: He's no good to me dead.

Darth Vader: He will not be permanently damaged."

- ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

24. "Darth Vader: You have learned much, young one.

Luke Skywalker: You’ll find I’m full of surprises.

Darth Vader: Your destiny lies with me, Skywalker. Obi-Wan knew this to be true.

Luke Skywalker: No!”

- ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

25. “Your weapons, you will not need them.”

- Yoda, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

26. “I am your father.”

- Darth Vader, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

27. "Laugh it up, fuzz ball."

- Hans Solo, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

28. “The Force is strong with him. The son of Skywalker must not become a Jedi.”

- The Emperor, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

29. “Don’t give in to hate. That leads to the dark side.”

- Obi-Wan Kenobi, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

30. “Luke, you can destroy the Emperor. He has foreseen this. It is your destiny. Join me, and together we can rule the galaxy as father and son.”

- Darth Vader, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

31. “A Jedi must have the deepest commitment, the most serious mind.”

- Yoda, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

32. “There is no escape. Don’t make me destroy you. Luke, you do not yet realize your importance. You have only begun to discover your power. Join me, and I will complete your training. With our combined strength, we can end this destructive conflict and bring order to the galaxy!”

- Darth Vader, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

33. "Luke: How did my father die?

Ben: A young Jedi named Darth Vader, who was a pupil of mine until he turned to evil, helped the Empire hunt down and destroy the Jedi Knights. He betrayed and murdered your father."

- ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

34. “You were very lucky to get out of there.”

- Luke Skywalker, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

35. “You are beaten! It is useless to resist! Don’t let yourself be destroyed as Obi-Wan did!”

- Darth Vader, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

Famous Han Solo Quotes

Princess Leia Organa-Han Solo is the most iconic on-screen pairing in the history. The relationship is responsible for some of the best Princess Leia quotes in the movie. Here are some of the best Han Solo quotes from the movie.

36. "This may smell bad, kid, but it’ll keep you warm until I get the shelter up... Ugh. And I thought they smelled bad on the outside.”

- Han Solo, ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

37. "C-3PO: Sir, the possibility of successfully navigating an asteroid field is approximately 3,720 to 1.

Han Solo: Never tell me the odds.”

- ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

38. "Princess Leia: Why, you stuck up, half-witted, scruffy-looking Nerf herder.

Han Solo: Who’s scruffy-looking?"

- ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

39. "Han Solo: You said you wanted to be around when I made a mistake. Well, this could be it, sweetheart.

Princess Leia Organa: I take it back!"

- ‘Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back’.

40. "Princess Leia Organa: I love you.

Han Solo: I know."

- 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back'.

41. "Han Solo: Well Princess, it looks like you managed to keep me here a while longer.

Princess Leia: I had nothing to do with it. General Rieekan thinks it's dangerous for anyone to leave the system until they've activated the energy shield.

Han Solo: That's a good story. I think you just can't bear to let a gorgeous guy like me out of your sight.

Princess Leia : I don't know where you get your delusions, laser brain.

Han Solo: Laugh it up, fuzzball."

- 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back' quotes, then why not take a look at Darth Vader quotes or [Luke Skywalker quotes].

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