65+ Lego Quotes To Reminisce About Your Childhood

Deepthi Reddy
Dec 12, 2023 By Deepthi Reddy
Originally Published on Jan 29, 2021
Edited by Isobel Murphy
A kid building house from plastic lego blocks

The name Lego is derived from the Danish words, 'leg' and 'godt', meaning 'play well'; and in Latin, it means 'I put together'.

The ever-interesting and always colorful Lego toys were founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Christiansen. He created the Lego motto, that "Only the best is good enough", to encourage his employees to deliver top quality output.

Kids and adults love to make different shapes out of Lego blocks as it is a hugely creative playtime activity. Here are some great Lego quotes, which we gathered as a tribute to Lego blocks.

Please do read these 'Lego Movie' quotes and Lego Batman quotes, for more Lego quotes!

Funny Lego Quotes

We have penned down some Lego quotes for those who love building Lego. May you get time to build Lego at your home with your kids whilst enjoying these quotes!

1."LEGO has announced that they are shutting down their U.S. factory and moving it to Canada. LEGO employees say it's their fault because they made the factory too easy to take apart and rebuild somewhere else."

-Conan O'Brien.

2."I hope you step on a Lego."

- Unknown*.

3."'The Lego Movie' did better than we could possibly have imagined. We were very nervous that people would discount it because it is called 'The Lego Movie.'"

-Christopher Miller.

4."On a scale of one to stepping on a LEGO, how much pain are you in?"

- Darynda Jones.

5."So many people have asked me about getting their own LEGO Oscar that I submitted it to LEGO Ideas so that everyone has the ability to get one."

- Nathan Sawaya.

6."Everyone who ever walked barefoot into his child's room late at night hates Legos."

-Tony Kornheiser.

9."I'm quite good at Lego and Fifa, but they don't translate in the real world."

- Nish Kumar.

7."A girlfriend? No thanks, I'd rather play Nintendo and build my Lego set!"

-Zac Hanson.

8."I hope she accidentally steps on Lego pieces for the remainder of her life.

- Brittainy C. Cherry.

9."The yellow Lego was brick-shaped again. Pretending innocence."

- William Gibson.

10."When I saw Orlando from an airplane, it looked like a LEGO set sunk into an ocean of green. "

- John Green.

11."I put a row of toys on the bed. A brown-haired Barbie doll, then a Lego ambulance... then a gray Buckbeak the Hippogriff."

- Emily Barr.

Inspirational Lego Quotes

If there is one toy necessary for building creativity and understanding, and improving cognitive skills, then it is Lego. Here are a few inspirational Lego quotes to inspire you never to give up.

12."I learned at an early age that I could make the things that I wanted. That's a very powerful thing to realize as a kid. LEGOs were a key part of that."

-Adam Savage.

13."I am an artist who works with Lego."

-Nathan Sawaya.

14."By the time the children go to bed, I am as drained as any mother who has spent her day working, car pooling, building Lego castles and shopping for the precisely correct soccer cleat."

-Ayelet Waldman.

15."Every Lego you make tells a story."

- Unknown*.

16."Lego for many parents is the antithesis of the high tech world. We are desperate to wean our little ones away from the tablets and into the bricks."

- Ben Fogle.

17."One of the mitigating benefits of children is that they make a Lego habit more respectable."

- Jonathan V. Last.

18."We are not interchangeable objects, LEGO pieces that click together just because the parts fit."

- Jay Crownover.

19."Play is the highest form of research."

-Albert Einstein.

20."Build, play, destroy, repeat."

- Unknown*.

21."I'm gonna pick up the pieces and build a Lego house. If things go wrong we can knock it down."

- Ed Sheeran, 'Lego House'.

Interesting Quotes About Lego

Money can't buy happiness, but spending time with your family does. We have compiled a few interesting Lego quotes for you here, you may even recognize some of them?

22."I wasn't very good about juggling family and my career. I was interested in who was coming to the children's birthday party, what my son was writing. I was thinking about Legos."

-Jill Clayburgh.

23."'The Lego Movie': Merely a great film, or the greatest film ever in the history of cinema?"

- Christy Lemire.

24."What's interesting about Lego is it's constantly reminding you that it's a facsimile of something else."

-Christopher Miller.

25."I think LEGOs are one of the best toys ever developed."

-Adam Savage.

26."I'm not sure what I was good at as a kid. I was good at playing with Legos."

-Cory Arcangel.

27."What do Harley-Davidson, LEGO, and Apple have in common? They're all based on communities."

-Martin Lindstrom.

28."If there was no Lego in Billund, there will almost be no Billund... Lego is Billund, and Billund is Lego."

-Jorgen Vig Knudstorp.

29."Learning is not a race, it's a walk for discovery."

- Unknown*.

30."The greatest Lego minds started with their first bricks."

-John Comley.

31."Good friends build up each other like Lego."

- Unknown*.

32.“ May you find everything interesting and thought proving in a Lego set.

-  Unknown*.

33."My son is the voice of 'The Lego Movie''s Duplo alien."

- Christopher Miller.

34."That's the thing you don't know about children unless you have them - bath time, Lego, and fish fingers don't allow you to dwell on tragedy for too long. "

- Jojo Moyes.

35."I think watching Channing Tatum caress his Lego Oscar statue will be something I won't forget. Even if I try."

- Nathan Sawaya.

36."Now that I'm a Pez and a LEGO I don't really want for any more."

- Jeremy Bulloch.

37."Why do all Republicans need Lego hair?"

- Cenk Uygur.

38."I've made a bit of a career taking daunting projects out of Lego. I've done things like a dinosaur skeleton and stuff like that."

- Nathan Sawaya.

39."Yes, kids love technology, but they also love Legos, scented markers, handstands, books and mud puddles. It’s all about balance."


40."'The Lego Movie'? I've never heard of it."

- Ian McKellen.

41."It was kind of fun to make 'Cloudy,' which has such a stylized look, and then do 'LEGO,' which, while it's stylized, is also photo-real."

- Phil Lord.

42. "Never stop building more of your imagination."

-John Comley.

Funny Lego Sayings And Lego Quotes

Lego for most kids is their first special toy. Found in a local store or online store, kids use them forever. Find a few funny Lego quotes below.

43."For me, stories are like Lego blocks. If I don't put one down, I can't put the next one down."

-Om Malik.

44.“The sound a box of Lego makes is the noise of a child's mind working, looking for the right piece. Shake it, and it's almost creativity in aural form.”

― Grayson Perry, 'Playing To The Gallery'.

45."When I was a child, Lego came in brick form, you'd buy boxes of random bricks. You used your imagination and your mind in your build."

-Ben Fogle.

46. "Keep calm and Lego on."


47."LEGO has essentially taken the concrete block, the building block of the world, and made it into the building block of our imagination."

-Ayah Bdeir.

48."There are all sorts of things embodied in the Lego brick - geometry and mathematics and truth and proportion and shape and color... It is a faintly spiritual activity that everybody connects with."

-James May.

49."LEGO is universal. So many people enjoy it, from all different walks of life, all different ages, all different cultures."

-Nathan Sawaya.

50."You enrich people with creative resources, and over time, these Lego bricks that end up in their heads eventually build this enormous, incredible castle."

-Maria Popova.

51."Keep Calm and build a lego house."

- Unknown*.

52."Even when I was young, I would build things with Lego or make 'robots' out of cereal boxes - long before I learned metalwork. The desire to build was always there."

-Grant Imahara.

53."I was at my father's office, and I'd be in the back of his office, building Lego skyscrapers, as he was negotiating million-dollar deals."

- Eric Trump.

54."Here's the thing about hair; I think most people think that I have Lego hair, like I can just take it on and off in one piece, and that's not quite the case - although pretty close."

- Pete Wentz.

55."Eat, sleep, build, repeat."

- Unknown.*

56."Someone once told me that I was 12 inside. The only thing 12-year-olds crave is more Lego. Lego is fun; it's therapeutic. It's a beautiful sensation when you click the pieces together."

- James May.

57."Rome wasn't built in a day, except in Legoland."

- Josh Stern.

58."I was the youngest of three brothers by five years, so I spent most of my childhood playing alone, being Zorro or some other superhero, doing Lego, watching telly and riding my bike."

- Robert Webb.

59."As a child, I spent a lot of time with things like Lego, building trains, cars, complex structures, and I really liked that."

-Sebastian Thrun.

60. "Make today a happy day with Lego."


61.“Sometimes the smallest things take up the most space in your heart.”

- A. A. Milne, 'Winnie The Pooh'.

62. "Children are great imitators so give them something great to imitate."


63."With a bucket of Lego, you can tell any story. You can build an airplane or a dragon or a pirate ship - it's whatever you can imagine."

-Christopher Miller.

64."We’re all connected like a Lego set."

-Beastie Boys, 'Putting Shame In Your Game'.

65."I wanna stay connected like Lego."

-Black Eyed Peas, 'XOXOXO'.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Lego quotes to reminisce about your childhood, then why not take a look at these childhood quotes, or wrestling quotes for more?

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Written by Deepthi Reddy

Master of Business Administration

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Deepthi ReddyMaster of Business Administration

With an MBA under her belt, Deepthi has discovered her true calling in content writing. Her writing repertoire is diverse, covering travel, movies, pet care, parenting, animals and birds, and more. Her joy of learning and creating has helped her craft well-written and engaging articles. When she isn't writing, Deepthi enjoys exploring new cultures, trying different foods, and spending quality time with her two children aged 7 and 12.

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