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120+ Darth Vader Quotes From All The Star Wars Films That Will Make You Want To Turn To The Dark Side

Some of the best Darth Vader quotes take you to the Dark Side.

The 'Star Wars' franchise has collated fans from all ages and generations.

Even someone who hasn’t watched the movies knows some of its most famous dialogues and almost all the main characters. Given the craze surrounding the 'Star Wars' franchise, it’s impossible not to.

To put it simply, 'Star Wars' is about the war between good and evil. The Light Side versus the Dark Side, Jedi versus the Sith. It warns us to not underestimate and know the power of the force. Thank goodness for Darth Vader who helped us navigate through it!

We all remember the most famous Darth Vader quote: “Luke, I am your father”. But did you know that’s not the original dialogue? Yes! The original Darth Vader dialogue is, “No, I am your father”, interesting right?

This list of Darth Vader quotes includes all the famous Vader quotes, if you like these you may also want to check out our [video game quotes] and [villain quotes]. But first, keep reading on as we bring to you some of the most epic lines from the movies. Like they say in the movie, “may the Force be with you”!

Famous Darth Vader Quotes

As fans of the character, we certainly love Darth Vader! He has always entertained us with classic lines such as, “I find your lack of faith disturbing”. We wouldn’t want to disappoint him, so let’s go back to these famous Darth Vader quotes to remind us of all the reasons why we love him so much!

1. “No. I am your Father.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

2. “Search your feelings, you know it to be true!”

-  Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

3. “Calrissian. Take the princess and the Wookie to my ship.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

4. “If he could be turned, he would become a powerful ally.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

5. “There will be a substantial reward for the one who finds the Millennium Falcon.”

-  Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

6. “Asteroids do not concern me, Admiral! I want that ship, not excuses!”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

7. “The Rebels are alerted to our presence. Admiral Ozzel came out of lightspeed too close to the system.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

8. “A clean bombardment is now impossible. General... prepare your troops for a surface attack.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

9. “You are free to use any methods necessary, but I want them alive. No disintegrations.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

10. “Make ready to land our troops beyond their energy field, and deploy the fleet, so that nothing gets off the system.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

11. “Alert all commands. Calculate every possible destination along their last known trajectory.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

12. “Move the ship out of the asteroid field so that we can send a clear transmission.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

13. “Alert my Star Destroyer to prepare for my arrival.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

14. “This will be a day long remembered.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Force Awakens'.

15. “It has seen the end of Kenobi. It will soon see the end of the Rebellion.”

- Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

16. “I am altering the deal. Pray I don’t alter it any further.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

17. “You have controlled your fear. Now, release your anger. Only your hatred can destroy me.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

18. “When I left you, I was but the learner. Now I am the master.”

- Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

19. “He’s as clumsy as he is stupid.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

20. "If you're not with me, then you're my enemy!"

- Darth Vader, 'Revenge Of The Sith'.

21. “Don’t fail me again, Admiral.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

22. “He will join us or die, Master!’

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

23. “Your destiny lies with me Skywalker. Obi-Wan knew this to be true.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

24. "There is no escape! Don't make me destroy you!"

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

25. "It is... too late for me, son. The Emperor will show you the true nature of the Force. He is your Master now."

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

26. "You are unwise to lower your defenses!"

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

27.  “Don't act so surprised, Your Highness. You weren't on any mercy mission after all.”

– Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

28. “Several transmissions were beamed up to this ship by Rebel spies. I want to know what happened to the plans they sent you.”

– Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

29. “Commander tear this ship apart and bring me the passengers, I want them alive!”

– Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

30. “That is the system, and I'm sure Skywalker is with them. Set your course for the Hoth system.”  

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

31. “I agree. The Jedi's next move will be against the Senate.”

- Darth Vader, 'Revenge Of The Sith'.

32. “I don't want to hear anymore about Obi-Wan. The Jedi turned against me. Don't you turn against me.”

- Darth Vader, 'Revenge Of The Sith'.

Top Darth Vader Quotes

We love Darth Vader one liners and the 'Star Wars' movie series is filled with a plethora of epic moments that are hard to forget. Specially there are many Darth Vader monologues that are hard to forget. These excerpts from those moments are compiled together to bring you a list of the top quotes. Pick any you like and share them with fellow 'Star Wars' fans.

33. “What is thy bidding, my master?”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

34. “He is just a boy. Obi-Wan can no longer help him.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

35. “A tremor in the Force. The last time I felt it was in the presence of my old master.”

- Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

36. “Grand Moff Tarkin: Surely he must be dead by now.

Darth Vader: Don’t underestimate the Force.”

- 'Star Wars: A New Hope'.

37. “Obi-wan is here. The Force is with him.”

- Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

38. “Escape is not his plan. I must face him, alone.”

- Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

39. “And now, your highness, we will discuss the location of your hidden rebel base…”

- Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

40. “Several transmissions were beamed to this ship by rebel spies. I want to know what happened to the plans they sent you.”

- Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

41. “I told you she would never consciously betray the Rebellion.”

- Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

42. Grand Moff Tarkin: Are they away?

Darth Vader: They’ve just made the jump into hyperspace.

- 'Star Wars: A New Hope'.

43. “We’ll have to destroy them ship to ship. Get the crews to their fighters.”

- Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

44. “Several fighters have broken off from the main group. Come with me!”

- Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

45. “Let him go. Stay on the leader.”

- Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

46. “I have traced the Rebel spies to her. Now she is my only link to finding their secret base.”

- Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

47. “Leave that to me. Send a distress signal, and inform the Senate that all on board were killed.”

- Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

48. “She must have hidden the plans in the escape pod. Send a detachment down to retrieve them; see to it personally, Commander.”

- Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

49. “The plans you refer to will soon be back in our hands.”

- Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

50. “I've been waiting for you Obi-wan. We meet again at last.”

- Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

51. “Something's happening. I'm not the Jedi I should be. I want more... and I know I shouldn't.”

- Darth Vader, 'Revenge Of The Sith'.

52. “Obi-Wan and the council don't trust me.”

- Darth Vader, 'Revenge Of The Sith'.

53. “What have I done? I will do... whatever you ask.”

- Darth Vader, 'Revenge Of The Sith'.

54. “Just help me save Padme's life. I can't live without her... I pledge myself to your teachings…”

- Darth Vader, 'Revenge Of The Sith'.

55. “I will not betray the Republic.”

- Darth Vader, 'Revenge Of The Sith'.

56. “This is the end for you, my master…”

- Darth Vader, 'Revenge Of The Sith'.

The Best Darth Vader Quotes

One of the best Darth Vader speeches will have to be his last one in the series where he says, "You already have, Luke. You were right. You were right about me. Tell your sister, you were right." How powerful is that? Well, there are a lot more of these iconic moments throughout the movies. Keep reading for our pick of the top quotes.

57. “They are clear, my master.”

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

58. “Do they have a code clearance?”

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

59. “Leave them to me. I will deal with them myself.”

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

60. “A small rebel force has penetrated the shield and landed on Endor.”

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

61. “The Empire will compensate you if he dies. Put him in.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

62. “The Emperor does not share your optimistic appraisal of the situation.”

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

63. “That is correct, Commander. And he is most displeased with your apparent lack of progress.”

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

64. “No, Captain. They're alive. I want every ship available to sweep the asteroid field until they are found.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

65. “Your powers are weak, old man. You should not have come back.”

- Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

66. "I hope so for your sake, Commander. The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am."

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

67.  “From my point of view, the Jedi are evil.”

- Darth Vader, 'Revenge Of The Sith'.

68. “He’s all yours, bounty hunter. Reset the chamber for Skywalker.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

69. “It is your destiny. Join me, and together we can rule the galaxy as father and son.”

– Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

70. “Luke, you can destroy the Emperor. He has foreseen this.”

– Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

71. “The ability to destroy a planet is insignificant next to the power of the Force.”

– Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

72. “With our combined strength, we can end this destructive conflict and bring order to the galaxy.”

– Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

73. “You are beaten. It is useless to resist.”

– Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

74. “I see through the lies of the Jedi. I do not fear the dark side as you do.”

- Darth Vader, 'Revenge Of The Sith'.

75.  “You have only begun to discover your power. Join me and I will complete your training.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

76. “You’re a part of the rebel alliance and a traitor. Take her away!”

– Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

77. “Impressive. Most impressive. Obi-Wan has taught you well.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

78. “I have brought peace, freedom, justice, and security to my new empire.”

- Darth Vader, 'Revenge Of The Sith'.

79. “From my point of view, the Jedi are evil.”

- Darth Vader, 'Revenge Of The Sith'.

80. “This will be a day long remembered.”

– Darth Vader, 'The Force Awakens'.

81. “That name no longer has any meaning for me.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Force Awakens'.

82. “Just for once let me look on you with my own eyes…”

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

83. “The Force is strong with this one.”

– Darth Vader, 'The Last Jedi'.

Darth Vader Motivational Quotes

We can all use a little push every once in a while from the Force. But if we’re being completely honest, a few words of encouragement from Vader wouldn’t be half as bad either! Thus here we have the Darth Vader best lines to provide you with all the motivation you need! Choose the ones you like and get going.

84. “Indeed you are powerful as the Emperor has foreseen.”

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

85. “The Death Star will completed on schedule, my master.”

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

86. “He will not be permanently damaged.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

87. “I do not want the Emperor’s prize damaged. We will test it… on Captain Solo.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

88. “If he could be turned, he would become a powerful ally.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

89. “Obi-Wan never told you what happened to your father.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

90. “The Force is with you, young Skywalker, but you are not a Jedi yet.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

91. “Luke, you do not yet realize your importance.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

92. “We would be honored, if you would join us.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

93. “You have failed me for the last time, Admiral…. Captain Piett”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

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

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

- 'Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back'.

95. “You’re asking me to be rational. That is something I know I cannot do.”

- Darth Vader, 'Attack Of The Clones'.

96. “So, you have a twin sister. Your feelings have now betrayed her too. Obi-Wan was wise to hide her from me.”

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

97. “Don't lecture me, Obi-Wan. I see through the lies of the Jedi.”

- Darth Vader, 'Revenge Of The Sith'.

98. “You are a part of the Rebel Alliance and a traitor!”

- Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

99. “Give in to your anger. With each passing moment you make yourself more my servant…”

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

100. “Perhaps I can find new ways to motivate them.”

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

101. “The Emperor does not share your optimistic appraisal of the situation.”

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

102. “The Emperor has been expecting you.”

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

103. “So, you have accepted the truth.”

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

104. “I... I couldn't have. She was alive! I felt it!”

- Darth Vader, 'Revenge Of The Sith'.

105. "Darth Vader: You've turned her against me!

Obi-Wan Kenobi: You have done that yourself!"

- 'Star Wars: Revenge Of The Sith'.

106. "Darth Vader: Don't make me kill you.

Obi-Wan: Anakin, my allegiance is to the Republic! To democracy!"

- 'Star Wars: Revenge Of The Sith'.

107. “I find your lack of faith disturbing.”

- Darth Vader, 'A New Hope'.

108. "You underestimate the power of the Dark Side. If you will not fight, then you will meet your destiny."

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

109. "Don't you see, we don't have to run away anymore. I have brought peace to the Republic."

- Darth Vader, 'Revenge Of The Sith'.

Funny Darth Vader Quotes

Some of the funniest Darth Vader lines prove he has a sense of humor!

There have been times when the movies have proved to be a little hot to handle and are full of gloom and doom. But there have also been moments when a clever one liner or an impromptu joke has sent us in a fit of giggles. And we've got to hand it to Vader, despite his twisted self (if we’re to believe the popular theory, the person he hated the most is himself!), he had some witty and funny moments too. Here are some of his funniest quotes that will seriously make you laugh!

110. “I see you have constructed a new lightsaber. Your skills are complete.”

-Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

111. “General Grievous, you’re shorter than I expected.”

- Darth Vader, 'Revenge Of The Sith'.

112. “You may dispense with the pleasantries, Commander. I am here to put you back on schedule.”

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

113. “My powers have doubled since the last time we fought, Dooku!”

- Darth Vader, 'Revenge Of The Sith'.

114. “I should've known the Jedi were plotting to take over!”

- Darth Vader, 'Revenge Of The Sith'.

115. “It's not the Jedi way he must live.”

- Darth Vader, 'Revenge Of The Sith'.

116. “This is the end for you, my master. You underestimate my power!”

- Darth Vader, 'Revenge Of The Sith'.

'Star Wars' Quotes About The Dark Side

Darth Vader quotes about the Dark Side will send chills down your spine.

Let’s face it, we all enjoy the Dark Side, so it's no surprise that some of the best Darth Vader phrases have been about the Dark Side. It’s an art masterpiece to see how the makers of the franchise have dealt with the concept with these the Dark Side quotes. Darth Vader has always managed to sweep in at the right time to send us a word of caution here and there. Continue reading further for a list of the best Dark Side quotes by Vader that will scare and excite you, both at the same time. Look out for number 119 as these are Darth Vader's last words!

117.  “If only you knew the power of the Dark Side.”

- Darth Vader, 'The Empire Strikes Back'.

118. “You don’t know the power of the Dark Side! I must obey my master.”

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

119. "If you will not turn to the Dark Side, then perhaps she will!"

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

120. “You underestimate the power of the Dark Side. If you will not fight, then you will meet your destiny.”

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

121. “Give yourself to the Dark Side. It is the only way you can save your friends.”

- Darth Vader, 'Return Of The Jedi'.

Here at Kidadl, we have created lots of family-friendly quotes for everyone! If you liked our Darth Vader quotes, why not look at these [Voldemort quotes] or [Voltron quotes] for more?

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