35 Master Chief Quotes That All The Halo Fans Will Remember

Halo is an extremely popular action-packed video game.

Master Chief or Petty Officer John-117 is the lead protagonist of the Halo video game series.

He is a fierce marine commando who never backs down from a fight. Master Chief has some of the best quotes of any video game character.

We've collected the best Master Chief quotes and also some quotes from other Halo characters in this article. If you'd like to read more video game quotes, then check out our articles on Mass Effect quotes and Video Game quotes.

Best Master Chief Quotes

Master Chief is a super soldier in the sci-fi game- Halo.

Master Chief's got many memorable lines in Halo. Here are some famous Master Chief quotes.

1. "Yes sir, I need a weapon."

- Master Chief, 'Halo 2'.

2. "Sir, finishing this fight."

- Master Chief, 'Halo 3'.

3. "Thought I'd try shooting my way out. Mix things up a little."

- Master Chief, 'Halo 3'.

4. "Something was wrong even before we left the Dawn."

- Master Chief, 'Halo 4'.

5. "To give the covenant back their bomb."

- Master Chief, 'Halo 2'.

6. "Are any of the ship defenses online?"

- Master Chief, 'Halo 4'.

7. "I thought we had a truce with the Covenant."

- Master Chief, 'Halo 4'.

8. "She said that to me once... about being a machine."

- Master Chief, 'Halo 4'.

9. "This fight… is finished."

- Master Chief, 'Halo: Reach'.

10. "Master Chief: You told me there wouldn't be any cameras.

Sergeant Johnson: And you told me you were going to wear something nice!"

- 'Halo 2.'

11. "We need to get off this ship."

- Master Chief, 'Halo 4'

12. "Cortana: Just one question: what if you miss?

Master Chief: I won't."

- 'Halo 2.'

Master Chief Inspirational Quotes

Petty Officer John-117 aka Master Chief is one heck of a marine. The spartan never fails to inspire us with his words. Here are Master Chief's most inspirational quotes

13. "Wake me. When you need me."

- Master Chief, 'Halo 3'.

14. "No, I think we're just getting started."

- Master Chief, 'Halo: Combat Evolved'.

15. "Cortana: We're not gonna make it!

Master Chief: We'll make it."

- 'Halo: Combat Evolved'.

16. "Ready to get back to work?"

- Master Chief, 'Halo 4'.

17. "I'm not leaving you here."

- Master Chief, 'Halo 4'.

18. "Our duty, as soldiers, is to protect humanity... whatever the cost."

- Master Chief, 'Halo 4'.

19. "Scratch one Covenant."

- Master Chief, 'Halo: Reach'.

20. "You've completed your mission, Spartan Locke. Mine is just beginning."

- Master Chief, 'Halo 5'.

Best Halo Quotes

There are many amazing quotes throughout the Halo series. Here are the best of the lot.

21. "Don't make a girl a promise... if you know you can't keep it."

- Cortana, 'Halo 3'.

22. "I spent the last 12 hours cooped up in here, watching you toady-about helping that Thing get set to slit our throats."

- Cortana, 'Halo: Combat Evolved'.

23. "Arbiter: Release me or kill me, parasite, but do not waste my time with talk!

Gravemind: There is much talk, and I have listened. Through rock and metal and time. Now I shall talk, and you shall listen."

- 'Halo 2.'

24. "I figure if God can hear how scared I am, so can everyone else. Locke, you buying the first drink when we're done?"

- Spartan Edward Buck, 'Halo 5'.

25. "There are those who said this day would never come. What have they to say now?"

- Prophet of Truth, 'Halo 2'.

26. "You have no idea how this ring works, do you? Why the Forerunners built it? Halo doesn't kill Flood, it kills their food. Humans, Covenant, whatever! We are all equally edible. The only way to stop the Flood is to starve them to death."

- Cortana, 'Halo: Combat Evolved'.

27. "Gravemind: Silence fills the empty grave, now that I have gone. But my mind is not at rest, for questions linger on. I will ask, and you will answer.

Cortana: Alright. Shoot."

- 'Halo 2.'

28. "I see what Cortana means about your penchant for violence as a first solution. Still, the first core is deactivated. The others are nearby and easy to locate."

- 031 Exuberant Witness, 'Halo 5'.

29. "They never stood a chance, eh Arbiter?"

- Elite, 'Halo 2'.

30. "Like the others, you were strong and swift and brave. A natural leader. But you had something they didn't. Something no one saw... but me. Can you guess? Luck. Was I wrong?"

- Cortana, 'Halo 3'.

31. "Give the Covenant a straight shot at Earth."

- Lord Hood, 'Halo 2'.

32. "All hail the conquering hero. Let us remember him as our protector and not the one who gave us... this. As our Savior and not our betrayer."

- Jameson Locke, 'Halo 5'.

33. "They let me pick, did I ever tell you that? Choose whichever Spartan I wanted. You know me. I did my research. Watched as you became the soldier we needed you to be."

- Cortana, 'Halo 3'.

34. "You are the child of my Makers. Inheritor of all they left behind. You are Forerunner! But this ring... is mine!"

- 343 Guilty Spark, 'Halo 3'.

35. "Don't let her go... don't ever let her go."

- Sergeant Major Avery Johnson 'Halo 3'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Master Chief quotes then why not take a look at [Inspirational Video Game quotes], or [Mario quotes].


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