35+ Hercules Quotes From The Greek God And His Heroic Movies

These Hercules quotes will be loved by everyone.

Hercules in Roman mythology and Greek mythology is the hero of great strength.

Ever since his childhood, Hercules is portrayed as a symbol of might when he defeated two witches while he was in a cradle. Hercules is the son of Jupiter and Alcmene (or Zeus and Alcmene in Greek mythology).

To escape the wrath of Hera, Alcmene left her baby in the woods where he was saved by Athena. Over the course of time, Hercules displayed his strength in his every action. However, in Greco-Roman mythology, Hercules is well known for his exhausting and arduous twelve labors.  So if you love Hercules then you are most definitely going to like this article.

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Best 'Hercules' Quotes

Hercules quotes are significant in Roman Mythology.

Enlisted below are the best quotes from Hercules.  

1. "Hercules: Uh, so how'd you get stuck with the...

Meg: Pinhead with hooves? Well, you know how men are. They think 'No' means 'Yes' and 'Get lost' means 'Take me, I'm yours.'"

- 'Hercules'.

2. "Zeus: Fine work, my boy! You've done it! You're a true hero.

Hera, Hercules' Mother: You were willing to give your life to rescue this young woman.

Zeus: For a true hero isn't measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart."

- 'Hercules'.

3. "And I won't look back, I can go the distance

And I'll stay on track, no I won't accept defeat

It's an uphill slope."

- Michael Bolton , 'Hercules'.

4. "Sitacles: I’ve seen how you watch over Hercules. Tell me, how did a woman, beautiful woman, fall in with these hardened men? Killers? Son of Zeus need a woman’s protection?"

- 'Hercules'.

5. "Yeah, I had a dream once. I dreamed I would train the greatest hero there ever was. So great, the gods would hang a picture of him in the stars for everyone to see."

- Phil Hercules,'Hercules'.

6. "Aren't you, a damsel in distress?

Meg: I'm a damsel. I'm in distress. I can handle this. Have a nice day."

- Hercules, 'Hercules'.

7. "Phil Hercules : We are all about making our parents proud. “Dreams are for rookies. A guy can only take so much disappointment.

Hades: Well, Well! It's small underworld after all!"

- 'Hercules'.

8. "Pain: Um, I don't know. I-I thought they looked kinda dashing.

Hades: I've got 24 hours to get rid of this bozo, or the entire scheme I've been setting up for 18 years goes up in smoke, and you are wearing his merchandise?"

- 'Hercules'.

9. "Hercules: Meg, when I'm with you, I-I don't feel so alone.

Meg: Sometimes it's better to be alone.

Hercules: What do you mean?

Meg: Nobody can hurt you."

- 'Hercules'.

10. "Hades: Ladies! Hah. I am so sorry that I'm...

Fate 1, Fate 2, Fate 3: Late.

Fate 1: We knew you would be.

Fate 2: We know everything.

Fate 1: Past.

Fate 2: Present.

Fate 3: And future. [aside, to Panic] Indoor plumbing. It's gonna be big.

- 'Hercules'.

11. "Zeus : So, Hades, you finally made it. How are things in the underworld?

Hades : Well, they're just fine. You know, a little dark, a little gloomy. And, as always, hey, full of dead people. What are you gonna do?"

- 'Hercules'.

12. "Fabulous party. You know, I haven't seen this much love in a room since Narcissus discovered himself."

- Hermes, 'Hercules'.

13. "People do crazy things when they're in love."

- Hercules, 'Hercules'.

Disney 'Hercules' Quotes

These quotes of Hercules will be enjoyed by tiny tots.

In this category, you will find all the cool quotes of the iconic Disney movie 'Hercules' which was made in 1997. Here you will find Meg Hercules quotes and Hades Hercules quotes.

14. "Hercules: Pardon me. It seems to me that what you folks need is a hero.

Tall Thebian: Yeah? And who are you?

Hercules: I'm Hercules, and I happen to be... a hero."

- 'Hercules'.

15. "Father, this is the moment I've always dreamed of. But... A life without Meg, even an immortal life, would be empty. I... I wish to stay on Earth with her. I finally know where I belong."

- Hercules, 'Hercules'.

16. "But, Father, I've defeated every single monster I've come up against. I-I'm... I'm the most famous person in all of Greece. I'm... I-I'm an action figure!"

- Hercules, 'Hercules'.

17. "Hades: I'm sorry. You mind runnin' that by me again? I must have had a chunk of brimstone wedged in my ear or something...

Meg: Then read my lips - forget it!"

- 'Hercules'.

18. "Zeus: Aw, Hades, don't be such a stiff. Join the celebration.

Hades: Love to, Babe. But unlike you gods lounging about up here, I regretfully have a full-time job that you, by the way, so charitably bestowed on me, Zeus. So, can't. Love to, but can't."

- 'Hercules'.

19. "Hercules: People are... are gonna get hurt, aren't they?

Hades: Nah. I mean, it's, you know, it's a possibility. It happens 'cause, you know, it's war, but what can I tell ya. Anyway, what do you owe these people, huh?"

- 'Hercules'.

20. "I'm about to rearrange the cosmos...and the one schlemiel who can louse it waltzing around in the woods!"

- Hades, 'Hercules'.

21. "You give me the key to bringing down Wonder Breath, and I give you the thing that you crave most in the entire cosmos: your freedom."

- Hades, 'Hercules'.

22. "From that day forward, our boy Hercules could do no wrong. He was so hot, steam looked cool."

- Calliope, 'Hercules'.

23. "Megara. My friends call me Meg; at least they would if I had any friends. So- did they give you a name along with all those rippling pectorals?"

- Meg, 'Hercules'.

24. "I would go almost anywhere to feel like I belong."

- Hercules, 'Hercules'.

25. "Hercules: You like making deals. Take me in Meg's place.

Hades: Hmm. The son of my hated rival trapped forever in a river of death."


26. "The Fates: In 18 years precisely

The planets will align ever so nicely.

Hades: Ay, verse. Oy.

The Fates: The time to act will be at hand

Unleash the Titans, your monstrous band."


27. "Hades: Brothers! Titans! Look at you in your squalid prison! Who put you down there?

Titans: Zeus!

Hades: And now that I set you free, what is the first thing you are going to do?

Titans: Destroy him!"


28. "Meg: Think your nanny goat would go berserk if you played hooky this afternoon?

Hercules: Oh gee, I don't know. Phil has the rest of the day pretty much booked."


29. "Hercules: You know, wh-when I was a kid, I-I would have given anything to be exactly like everybody else.

Meg: You wanted to be petty and dishonest?

Hercules: Everybody's not like that."


Other Important Quotes From 'Hercules' Movies

This category has the best quotes from Hercules from the 2014 movie titled 'Hercules' and had Dwayne Johnson as the protagonist. This movie is based on the life of Hercules after he finished his twelve labors.

30. "Hercules: I’m just a mercenary fighting for gold.

Lord Cotys: How we view ourselves is of little consequence. How others perceive us is important. And your name, like it or not, is a rallying cry."

- 'Hercules'.

31. "Hercules: Tell me about Arius.

Ergenia: Oh. He’s a good boy. And someday, he will make a fine king. Do you have any children?"

- 'Hercules'.

32. "Hercules: Your men need weeks, if not months, of training before they’re ready.

Lord Cotys: The Bessi are a fierce but primitive tribe. If we do not protect them, then there will be a bloodbath."

- 'Hercules'.

33. "Hercules: We all have problems.

Ergenia: Well, perhaps I can convince you to make our problems your own.

Autolycus: Unfortunately, my lady, Hercules is fully committed till the Feast of Dionysus. We could, however, advance you to the front of the line, for the right price."

- 'Hercules'.

34. "Sitacles: Lord Cotys awaits.

Lord Cotys: Hercules. Welcome. An honor to host such a legend...

Lord Cotys: But in legend you fight alone.

Hercules: My reputation would not exist without my comrades."

- 'Hercules'.

35. "Hercules: You’re a storyteller, not a warrior.

Iolaus: We share the same blood.

Hercules: And I will not see it shed."

- 'Hercules'.

36. "Hercules: Whenever I’m here, I imagine this is what Elysium must look like.

King Eurystheus: Well, men like us have the means to create our own paradise on earth."

- 'Hercules'.

37. "Phineas: It is imperative that we strike now, my lord, given this opportunity.

Lord Cotys: Ah! There you are! Hercules, my scouts have brought news. Rhesus is on the move."

- 'Hercules'.

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