25+ 'Ready Player One' Quotes From The Sci-Fi Novel and Film

'Ready Player One' quotes are extremely popular.

Steven Spielberg's 2018 film 'Ready Player One' is a postmodern fantasy through and through.

Heavily influenced by pop-culture and nostalgia, Spielberg weaves an apocalyptic tale out of Ernest Cline's best-selling novel of the same name. The movie is jam-packed with great quotes.

So, to find the best 'Ready Player One' quotes, including 'Ready Player One' conflict quotes, Artemis 'Ready Player One' quotes, and 'Ready Player One' quotations on reality, read on!

If you like what you read, check out these 'Westworld quotes' and 'Mass Effect' quotes too.

'Ready Player One' Book Quotes

'Ready Player One' quotes are found in popular culture.

Here's a list of some of the most key quotes from 'Ready Player One' by Ernest Cline.

1. "Being human totally sucks most of the time. Videogames are the only thing that makes life bearable."

-Ernest Cline, 'Ready Player One'.

2. "No one in the world gets what they want and that is beautiful."

-Ernest Cline, 'Ready Player One'.

3. "Growing up as a human being on the planet Earth in the twenty-first century was a real kick in the teeth. Existentially speaking.”

-Ernest Cline, 'Ready Player One'.

4. "Three hidden keys open three secret gates

Wherein the errant will be tested for worthy traits

And those with the skill to survive these straits

Will reach The End where the prize awaits."

-Ernest Cline, 'Ready Player One'.

5. "You don't live in the real world, Z. From what you've told me, I don't think you ever have. You're like me. You live inside this illusion."

-Ernest Cline, 'Ready Player One'.

6. “I felt like a kid standing in the world's greatest video arcade without any quarters, unable to do anything but walk around and watch the other kids play.”

-Ernest Cline, 'Ready Player One'.

7. "I was afraid, for all my life. Right up until I knew it was ending. That was when I realized, as terrifying and painful as reality can be, it's also the only place where you can find true happiness.

-Ernest Cline, 'Ready Player One'.

'Ready Player One' Movie Quotes

The film from 2018 is not only about adventure but it also has some quite funny dialogues and punches lines too. Here are some great quotes for you to share a laugh over!

8. "Parzival: Some people can read War and Peace and come away thinking it's a simple adventure story...

Art3mis: Others can read the ingredients on a chewing gum wrapper and unlock the secrets of the universe."

-'Ready Player One', 2018.

9. "Aech: I've never seen the Shining. Is it really Scary?

Sho: Uh... I had to watch it... through my fingers."

-'Ready Player One', 2018.

10.  "She wanted to go dancing, so we watched a movie."

-James Halliday.

11. "Art3mis: Oh, 'cause you're Parzival? As in the knight who found the Holy Grail by himself.

Parzival: What about you, Art3mis, Goddess of the hunt? Clans must be killing to sign you up. "

-'Ready Player One', 2018.

12. "Aech: She could be a dude too, dude.

Parvizal: Nah, come on.

Aech: I'm serious. She could actually be a 300-pound dude who lives in his momma's basement in suburban Detroit. And her name is Chuck."

-'Ready Player One', 2018.

'Ready Player One' Halliday Quotes

Some of the best quotes from 'Ready Player One' comes from James Halliday and his game counterpart, Anorak. Anorak is Halliday's avatar. Read some quotes from the character here.

13.  "The keys aren't just laying around under a rock somewhere. I suppose you could say they're invisible, hidden in a dark room that's at the centre of a maze, that's located somewhere up here."

- Anorak, 'Ready Player One', 2018.

14. "In the form of my avatar, Anorak the All-Knowing, I created three keys. Three hidden challenges test for worthy traits revealing three hidden keys to three magic gates. "

- Anorak, 'Ready Player One', 2018.

15. "The first person to find the egg I've hidden somewhere inside the OASIS will inherit my stock in Gregarious Games, currently valued in excess of half a million dollars..."

- Anorak, 'Ready Player One', 2018.

16. "Let the hunt for Halliday's Easter begin."

- Anorak, 'Ready Player One', 2018.

17. "I created the OASIS because I never felt at home in the real world. I just didn't know how to connect with people there. I was afraid for all my life, right up until the day I knew my life was ending."

- James Halliday, 'Ready Player One', 2018.

18. "Why can't we go backwards... for once? Backwards, really fast. Fast as we can."

- James Halliday, 'Ready Player One', 2018.

'Ready Player One' Wade Quotes

Quotes from Halliday's contest are inspirational.

Your VR goggles are essential to enter into the haven that is OASIS. So dive right in with these quotes!

19. "These days, the reality is a bummer. Everyone is looking for a way to escape."

- Wade Watts, 'Ready Player One', 2018.

20. "Like many of you I only came to escape, but I found something much bigger than just myself. Are you willing to fight? Help us save the OASIS."

- Wade Watts, 'Ready Player One', 2018.

21. "People come to The Oasis for all the things they can do, but they stay because of all the things they can be. It’s the only place that feels like I mean anything."

- Wade Watts, 'Ready Player One', 2018.

22. “A gifted human player could always triumph over the game’s AI because software couldn’t improvise.”

- Wade Watts, 'Ready Player One', 2018.

23. "This is the Oasis. It's a place where the limits of reality are your own imagination. You can do anything, go anywhere. "

- Wade Watts, 'Ready Player One', 2018.

24. "The High Five took over the Oasis, and the first thing we did was sign Ogden Morrow to a non-exclusive consultancy."

- Wade Watts, 'Ready Player One', 2018.

25. "A creator who hates his own creation. A hidden key: a leap not taken. Retrace your steps, escape your past. And the key of Jade will be yours at last."

- Wade Watts, 'Ready Player One', 2018.

26. " I just came here to escape, but I found something much bigger than myself. I found my friends. I found love! And now people have lost their lives."

- Wade Watts, 'Ready Player One', 2018.

27. “Everyone my age remembers where they were and what they were doing when they first heard about the contest.”

- Wade Watts, 'Ready Player One', 2018.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Ready Player One' quotes then why not take a look at these 'Firefly' quotes or sci-fi quotes too?


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