30 Famous 'Avatar' Quotes From The James Cameron Movie

Srija Chanda
Dec 12, 2023 By Srija Chanda
Originally Published on Feb 22, 2021
Edited by Jacob Fitzbright
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James Cameron's 'Avatar' is one of the highest-grossing sci-fi films of all time, released in 2009.

The storyline is based on a fictional planet named Pandora inhabited by a unique blue-skinned humanoid race known as the Na'vi and is centered on Jake Sully, who joins them in his own Navi avatar.

It follows his adventures with the Na'vi and how he becomes one with them and finally protects them as their leader from the greed of destructive humans.

It became famous among other things for its prolific use of VFX, lush cinematography, and gripping narrative. Here is a list of some unique quotes from this iconic movie. You can use this quote to share around with friends.

If you like our content, you can check out other amazing articles like 'The Matrix' quotes and [Captain Marvel quotes].

Jake Sully Quotes

Jake Sully is the protagonist of the movie, who is the real avatar. Here is a list of quotes and sayings by him.

You are going to love these quotes as they are really impactful and many can find something of value in them to make them better. Many of the quotes are related to Jake and shows the way he changed throughout the move with the help of Neytiri.

1. "I'm a warrior of the Jarhead clan."

-Jake Sully.

2. "I was a warrior who dreamed he could bring peace. Sooner or later though, you always have to wake up."

-Jake Sully.

3. "You want a fair deal, you're on the wrong planet. The strong prey on the weak."

-Jake Sully.

4. "Sometimes your whole life boils down to one insane move."

-Jake Sully.

5. "The Sky People have sent us a message: that they can take whatever they want. That no one can stop them. Well, we will send them a message: that they cannot take whatever they want! And that this...this is our land!"

-Jake Sully.

6. "All I ever wanted was a single thing worth fighting for."

-Jake Sully.

7. "You don't choose your Avatar... your Avatar chooses you."

-Jake Sully.

8. "The Na'vi say, that every person is born twice. The second time, is when you earn your place among the people...forever."

-Jake Sully.

9. "Your spirit goes with Eywa. Your body stays behind to become part of The People."

-Jake Sully.

10. "If it ain't raining, we ain't training."

-Jake Sully.

11. "I became a Marine for the hardship. To be hammered on the anvil of life. I told myself I could pass any test a man can pass."

-Jake Sully.

12. "If Grace is there with you - look in her memories - she can show you the world we come from. There's no green there. They killed their mother, and they're gonna do the same here."

-Jake Sully.

13. "Sooner or later, though, you always have to wake up."

-Jake Sully.

14. "Everything is backwards now, like out there is the true world, and in here is the dream."

-Jake Sully.

Avatar Neytiri Quotes

Avatar is a 2009 epic science fiction action film.

Neytiri is a beautiful Na'vi woman assigned to teach Jake how the Na'vi eventually becomes his mate. Here is a list of quotes by Neytiri from the movie.

15. "Jake: I see you.

Neytiri: I see you."

-' Avatar', 2009.

16. "Don't thank. You don't thank for this! This is sad. Very sad only."


17. "Neytiri: And you may choose a woman.

Jake: I've already chosen. But this woman must also choose me.

Neytiri: She already has."

-' Avatar', 2009.

18. "Sky People cannot learn, you do not See."


19. "Seeds of the sacred tree – very pure spirits."


20. "Ikran is not horse. Once shahaylu is made, ikran will fly with only one Hunter in the whole life."


21. "I'm with you now, Jake. We are mated for life."


22. "To become 'taronyu' hunter, you must choose your own Ikran and he must choose you."


23. "Toruk chose him, it has only happened five times since the time of first songs."


24. "You have a strong heart. No fear. But stupid! Ignorant like a child!"


25. "Our great mother does not take sides, Jake; she protects the balance of life."


Avatar Quotes By Other Characters

Here's a list of quotes of 'Avatar' by various other important characters in the movie, including Colonel Miles Quaritch quotes as well as Colonel Quaritch's speech.

26. "Hey Sully... how does it feel to betray your own race? You think you're one of them? Time to wake up!"

-Colonel Quaritch.

27. "Everyone on this base, every one of you, is fighting for survival, and that's a fact."

-Colonel Quaritch.

28. "A recon marine in an Avatar body... that's a potent mix! Gives me the goosebumps!"

-Colonel Quaritch.

29. "Just relax and let your mind go blank"


30. "And when we destroy it, we will blast a crater in their racial memory so deep, that they won't come within 1,000 klicks of this place ever again. And that too, is a fact."

-Colonel Quaritch.

31. "So you just figured you'd come here, to the most hostile environment known to men, with no training of any kind, and see how it went? What was going through your head?"

-Dr. Grace Augustine.

32. "It is hard to fill a cup that is already full."


33. "Every living thing that crawls, flies or squats in the mud wants to kill you and eat your eyes for Jujubes."

-Colonel Quaritch.

34. "Col. Miles Quaritch: Shut your pie hole!

Grace: Or what, "Ranger Rick"? You gonna shoot me?"

-' Avatar', 2009.

35. "Mo'at: Why did you come to us?

Jake Sully: I came to learn.

Mo'at: We have tried to teach other Sky People. It is hard to fill a cup which is already full.

Jake Sully: My cup's empty. Trust me, just ask Dr. Augustine. I'm no scientist."

-' Avatar', 2009.

36. "Now I give my hope to you, I surrender –

I pray in my heart that this world never ends."

- Theme Song.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for 'Avatar' quotes then why not take a look at ['Pirates Of The Caribbean' quotes] and 'Avengers' quotes.

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Written by Srija Chanda

Master of Arts specializing in Mass Communication/Media Studies

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Srija ChandaMaster of Arts specializing in Mass Communication/Media Studies

An aspiring media professional, Srija is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Mass Communication at St. Xavier's University, Kolkata, after completing her degree in journalism. With experience in PR and social media, she has also honed her leadership skills through her participation in a youth parliament. Srija's interests include devouring books, watching movies, and exploring new places through travel.

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