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Top 41 Izuku Midoriya Quotes All 'My Hero Academia' Fans Should Know

'My Hero Academia' quotes are popular.

The main protagonist of 'My Hero Academia', Izuku Midoriya, has a personality type of protector, INFJ.

Izuku means 'long time' and Midoriya means 'come out'. Put together the name signifies 'hero coming out after a long time'.

Midoriya goes by the hero name of Deku. Denku who aspires to be a smiling, dependable, cool hero was born without any superpowers or 'quirks' as they call it in 'My Hero Academia'. Deku is a fan favorite anime character because he is one of the best examples of 'hard work beats natural talent'. Deku is that anime character who has motivated everyone on his way. Midoriya went through many tormented years has all the possibilities of having depression but he swears that he is okay. Our 'My Hero Academia' protagonist has a very sweet and caring girlfriend Uraraka, who is willing to go miles for her lover.

Quotes from our favorite anime character give hope to live. Quotes from the best anime character is life-changing and there's no doubt about it. Now you can't be the main protagonist of 'My Hero Academia' and not have the best quotes of all time. You must think, hold your head up high, and plunge forward to check out these quotes and the best Deku quotes from 'My Hero Academia'.

For more relatable content, check out quotes articles on Todoroki quotes or, inspirational anime quotes.

Best Quotes From Izuku Midoriya

Deku being the protagonist of the popular anime has some of the best quotes. Listed below are some Deku quotes from the anime 'My Hero Academia'.

1. "I know I'm hurt but if I can still move at all, I can't stay still. I have to do something."

- Izuku Midoriya.

2. "I-I've got a lot to say to you, but...that'll have to come later...!"

- Izuku Midoriya.

3. "The lesson for me here truly is that we should always create competition with people firstly."

- Izuku Midoriya.

4. "You're the best. That’s why I want to defeat You!"

- Izuku Midoriya.

5. "Your power… is your own!!"

- Izuku Midoriya.

6. "That's right. Don't worry about what other people think! Hold your head up high and plunge forward!"

- Izuku Midoriya.

7. "A hero's job is to risk his life to turn his promises into reality."

- Izuku Midoriya.

8. "I wanna be like him. For that, I gotta be number one. I gotta be the strongest. Might seem like a lame motivation... Compared to yours.."

- Izuku Midoriya.

9. "He just didn’t abandon it in vain, like you did. He was trying to live up to his ideals, I think."

- Izuku Midoriya.

10. “To help others you have to be able to take care of yourself.”

- Izuku Midoriya.

11. "When the enemy becomes certain of their victory, that will be our chance."

- Izuku Midoriya.

Inspirational Quotes By Deku

My 'Hero Academia' quotes are life-changing and our favorite anime character who has never failed to inspire us will definitely have some inspirational quotes. Here's the list.

12. "He’s not standing at the top of U.A. because he was born strong. He worked incredibly hard to get to that point."

- Deku.

13. "I'm no longer the useless Deku who can't do anything right... I'm the Deku who gives it his all!"

- Deku.

14. "I want to be strong enough so no one will worry about me."

- Deku.

15. "All men are not created equal."

- Deku.

16. "Secondly, if you can create competition with the person who you look up to or is way better than you because that makes you patch up and put you in a situation where you are able to learn and get better extremely faster than normal."

- Deku.

17. "I have to work harder than anyone else to make it! I’ll never catch up otherwise."

- Deku.

18. "Because it's like All Might said...giving help that's not asked for... is what makes a true hero!"

- Deku.

19. "If I match the pace with everyone else then I'll never be number one."

- Deku.

20. "I'm not gonna be your worthless punching bag Deku forever... Kacchan. I'm... I'm the Deku who always does his best!"

- Deku.

21. "I want to be like you...! Like you. The strongest hero."

- Deku.

22. "I need to get many times stronger than everyone else!"

- Deku.

Famous Izuku Midoriya Quotes

Deku quotes are famous.

A famous character like Deku will have some popular quotes that all anime lovers appreciate. Check these famous, inspiring, and cute quotes out. You will also find some 'Izuku Midoriya Vs. Todoroki' quotes listed below.

23. "At first, this quirk was something that held him back. But still, he made his power. He got as much experience as he could and learned how to predict people's actions."

- Deku.

24. "My motivation might seem trivial compared to yours, but I can't lose, either. I have to live up to the hopes of those who supported me."

- Deku.

25. "I can't just keep getting help from others. I have to hurry and learn to control my powers."

- Deku.

26. "Dreams can become reality!"

- Deku.

27. "A hero's job is to risk his life, to make his lip service a reality."

- Deku.

28. "A smiling...Dependable...Cool hero...That's what I wanna be! That's why I'm giving it everything! For everyone!"

- Deku.

29. "I’ll do my best! Whatever you say, All Might… I’ll step up to the challenge! As long as you’re by my side, I can do anything… That’s how I feel, anyway!"

- Deku.

30. "I was told not to lose when someone laid the groundwork for me."

- Deku.

31. "I want to be like you, I want to become the greatest hero, like you."

- Deku.

32.  "It’s often said that you can organize your thoughts when you say them out loud."

- Deku.

Sad Izuku Midoriya Quotes

Midoriya Izuku quotes are heartbreaking.

Deku is an anime character who has his share of pain. These Deku quotes will surely make us tear up.

33. "If I can't save the one small girl in front of me, how can I become a hero that saves everyone?"

- Midoriya Izuku.

34. "Look at this letter someone sent me. It's from a boy I saved back at the training camp. A boy who hated everything to do with heroes and quirks...Telling me thank you...Yes, I know it's my fault that I've caused you so much concern, but...Even still...If only for a moment...In this letter, this boy...Made me his hero. And that makes it all worth it."

- Midoriya Izuku.

35. "Sometimes I do feel like I'm a failure. Like there's no hope for me. But even so, I'm not gonna give up. Ever!"

- Midoriya Izuku.

36. "Lost amid the cheers that arose from the audience... I saw Todoroki defrost his own frozen self with his left hand. And to me... Something about him seemed really sad."

- Midoriya Izuku.

37. "There will always be people beyond our reach that we can't protect. Which is why we have to save people we can reach."

- Midoriya Izuku.

38. "Always feeling sad and regretful…The turmoil piling up in my heart had begun to seep out."

- Midoriya Izuku.

39. "The deeper the darkness the more dazzling the light shines."

- Midoriya Izuku.

40.  "This was the reality I learned about society at the young age of four. And that was my first and last setback."

- Midoriya Izuku.

41. "Your experiences... your determination... I can't even begin to imagine what all that's like... but... If you become number one without giving it your all... Then I don't think you're serious... about denying him everything! That's why I have to win! I have to surpass you!"

- Midoriya Izuku.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Izuku Midoriya quotes then why not take a look at anime love quotes, or anime quotes about life.

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