16 John Constantine Quotes From The DC Comics And TV Series

Georgia Stone
Dec 12, 2023 By Georgia Stone
Originally Published on Feb 17, 2021
Edited by Jacob Fitzbright
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John Constantine is a famous character created by Alan Moore, portrayed as a man who is an occult detective, a conman who specializes in fighting the forces of evil from hell, saving people and made his first appearance in 'Swamp Thing'.

He is the main protagonist of the comic by DC entitled 'Hellblazer' which centers on his missions, adventures, the way he lives in this world, and escapades from evil forces that wreak havoc every time in central London.

'Hellblazer' is said to be one of the most successful, well known, and longest-running titles of the Vertigo imprint of DC Comics, deeming Constantine as one of the most famous DC Characters of all.

The comic also got adapted into a very successful film as well as a well-known TV show that has garnered millions of fans worldwide. Here is a list of quotes from this franchise, you can also take a look at John Constantine quotes TV show.

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John Constantine TV Show Quotes

Here's a list of some of the best John Constantine quotes, 'Legends Of Tomorrow' quotes and other quotes from the iconic TV shows starring Matt Ryan as John Constantine which are going to make you binge watch this show again and again.

1. "We both have excellent taste in damaged women."

-John Constantine, 'Legends Of Tomorrow'.

2. "Chas has risked much more for me. Failing my best friend would ruin me, but failing you would ruin us both."

-John Constantine, 'Constantine', Episode 10.

3. "My name is John Constantine. And I'm an exorcist. In my line of work, there are days you just need to forget. But some you never will."

-John Constantine, 'Constantine', Episode One.

4. "I suppose it could be liberating to take a leap of faith, to shrug off the burden of proof for the promise of hope. It takes trust to turn darkness to light."

-John Constantine, 'Constantine', Episode Two.

5. "The Devil used to be an angel. That's why he's called 'The First of the Fallen'. You come and ask a holy type and they'll tell you the soul is the purest expression of God's love. The spark of creation. Every time the First takes a soul, he's exacting revenge, paying back the Almighty for casting him out."

-John Constantine, 'Constantine', Episode Three.

John Constantine Quotes From The Comics

Here's a list of some good John Constantine quotes including 'John Constantine: Hellblazer' quotes from the comic released by DC Comics that will never get old.

6. "I'm a nasty piece of work, chief. Ask anybody."

-John Constantine, 'Swamp Thing: 37'.

7. "My talent's for lying. For sticking the knife in when people least expect it. Then walking away with a smile and a wave before they even realize they're bleeding."

-John Constantine, 'Hellblazer: 213'.

8. "It's just the way of it, son. We all sell our souls sooner or later."

-John Constantine, 'Hellblazer: 79'.

9. "There aren't any good guys, and there aren't any bad guys. There's just us. People. Doing our best to get by."

-John Constantine, 'Books Of Magic: The Shadow World'.

10. "I just color the truth a bit, that's all."

-John Constantine, 'Hellblazer: 120'.

John Constantine Movie Quotes

You will find some great John Constantine quotes from the movie starring Keanu Reeves as the titular character in this list.

11. "But a single word can give you courage, or turn your favorite pleasure into your worst nightmare."

-John Constantine, 'Constantine', 2005.

12. "Those with the demon's touch like those part angel, living alongside us. They call it the balance."

-John Constantine, 'Constantine', 2005.

13. "But when you cross over time stops. Take it from me, two minutes in hell is a lifetime. When I came back I knew all the things I could see were real."

-John Constantine, 'Constantine', 2005.

14. "When I was a kid, I could see things. Things humans aren't supposed to see. Things you shouldn't have to see."

-John Constantine, 'Constantine', 2005.

15. "Why me, Gabriel? It's personal, isn't it? I didn't go to church enough, I didn't pray enough, I was five bucks short in the collection plate. Why?"

-John Constantine, 'Constantine', 2005.

16. "You're right. We're born capable of terrible things, but then sometimes something else comes along and gives us just the right nudge."

-John Constantine, 'Constantine', 2005.

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Written by Georgia Stone

Bachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

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Georgia StoneBachelor of Arts specializing in French with Film Studies, Bachelor of Arts (Year Abroad) specializing in Literature, History, Language, Media, and Art

Georgia is an experienced Content Manager with a degree in French and Film Studies from King's College London and Bachelors degree from Université Paris-Sorbonne. Her passion for exploring the world and experiencing different cultures was sparked during her childhood in Switzerland and her year abroad in Paris. In her spare time, Georgia enjoys using London's excellent travel connections to explore further afield.

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