34 Mass Effect Quotes From The Military Science Fiction Franchise

Anusuya Mukherjee
Dec 12, 2023 By Anusuya Mukherjee
Originally Published on Feb 06, 2021
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Mass Effect is an enthralling video game series about an intergalactic battle against a species known as the Reapers.

The Mass Effect Series consists of four parts namely- Mass Effect, Mass Effect 2, Mass Effect 3, and Mass Effect: Andromeda. The games showcase some fascinating dialogue exchanges between their characters.

We've picked the best of those quotes in this curated list. If you want to read more quotes, then head over to our collections of Video Game quotes and [Sally Face quotes]. 

Best Mass Effect Quotes

Here are the best Mass Effect quotes including some funny Mass Effect quotes as well as some inspirational Mass Effect quotes.

1. "Sterile Werloc female risked procedures. Hoped for cure. Pointless….Pointless waste of life…Hate to see it….Rest young mother."

- Mordin Solus.

2. "Is submission not preferable to extinction?"

- Saren Arterius.

3. "We impose order on the chaos of organic life."

- Sovereign.

4. "That was a suicide mission if there ever was one. Yet there your crew was, standing beside you, proud to serve. Why? Because they believed in YOU, their leader!"

- Admiral Steven Hackett.

5. "Okay that’s just… you might as well be going back to limited ammunition."

- Conrad Verner.

6. "I am the very model of a Scientist Salarian. I’ve studies species Turian, Asari, and Batarian. I’m quite good a genetics. It’s a subset of biology because I am an expert, which I know is a tautology. My xenoscience studies range from urban to agrarian."

- Mordin Solus.

7. "Now we can get back to doing what krogan do best: saving everyone else from giant monsters."

- Urdnot Wrex.

8. "If it’s all civilized, you’re not doing it right."

- Matriarch Aethyta.

9. "Hard to see big picture behind pile of corpses."

- Mordin Solus.

10. "After time adrift among open stars, among tides of light and to shoals of dust, I will return to where I began."

- Tali'Zorah vas Normandy.

11. "Amonkira lord of hunters, grant that hands be steady, my aim be true, and my feet swift, and should the worst come to past grant me forgiveness."

- Thane.

12. "I made a mistake"

- Mordin Solus.

13. "Had to be me. Someone else might have gotten it wrong."

- Mordin Solus.

Mass Effect Shepard Quotes

Mass Effect is a military sci-fi franchise with popular characters including Shepard.

Here are the best quotes from Lieutenant Commander Shepard.

14. "The Collectors, the Reapers. They aren’t a threat to us. They’re a threat to everything. Everyone. Those are the lives we’re fighting for."

- Commander Shepard.

15. "Maybe you’re right. Maybe we can’t win this. But we’ll fight you regardless. Just like we did Sovereign. Just like I’m doing now. However insignificant we may be. We will fight! We will sacrifice! And we will find a way! That’s what humans do!"

- Commander Shepard.

16. "Conrad, I haven't been shot in the head nearly enough times to make that sound like a good idea."

- Commander Shepard.

Legion Quotes Mass Effect

Here are the best quotes from Legion in the action role-playing game.

17. "Every point of view is useful, even those that are wrong - if we can judge why a wrong view was accepted."

- Legion.

18. "The Old Machines offered to give us our future. A shortcut to our objective. We rejected it. The Geth will build our own future. The process is as important as the result."

- Legion.

19. "There is a high statistical probability of death by gunshot. A punch to the face is also likely."

- Legion.

Mass Effect Harbinger Quotes

Here are the best quotes from the reaper Harbinger.

20. "Prepare yourselves for the arrival."

- Harbinger.

21. "Human, you've changed nothing. Your species has the attention of those infinitely your greater. That which you know as Reapers are your salvation through destruction."

- Harbinger.

22. "Kill one and one hundred will replace it."

- Harbinger.

Tali'Zorah Quotes

Here are the best quotes from Tali 'Zorah vas Normandy.

23. "I don't know how much time we have left. I don't know if we can beat the Reapers. But whatever happens, I want to be with you."

- Tali 'Zorah vas Normandy.

24. "It's good to be back on the Normandy."

- Tali 'Zorah vas Normandy.

25. "Emergency induction port… It’s actually getting a little harder to get it into the slot. I think that means it’s working."

- Tali 'Zorah vas Normandy.

Mass Effect Garrus Quotes

Here are the best quotes from Garrus Vakarian.

26. "It's so much easier to see the world in black and white. Gray? I don't know what to do with gray."

- Garrus Vakarian.

27. "I’m Garrus Vakarian and this is now my favorite spot on the Citadel."

- Garrus Vakarian.

28. "You humans have a saying: an eye for an eye; a life for a life. Well, he owes me ten lives, and I plan to collect."

- Garrus Vakarian

Mass Effect Javik Quotes

Here are the best quotes from Javik, including a dramatic conversation between Javik and Illusive Man.

29. "And one day, the Prothean empire will rise again! And all the primitives will kneel before Javik!"

- Javik.

30. "In our cycle, we would remove their limbs one by one and offer them a choice: eat their own flesh or starve.."

- Javik.

31. "Javik: Stand amongst the ashes of a trillion dead souls and ask the ghosts if honor matters.

Illusive Man: I’m done helping you."

- Mass Effect.

Joker Mass Effect Quotes

Here are some quotes from Jeff 'Joker' Moreau.

32. "This is all Joker's fault! what a tool he was! I have to spend all day computing pi because he plugged in the overlord!"

- Joker.

33. "So if she starts claiming to be the 'vanguard of our destruction,' I call shotgun on the first lifeboat."

- Joker.

34. "Another dangerous alien aboard, commander. Thanks. Why can't you collect coins or commemorative plates or something?"

- Joker.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Mass Effect quotes then why not take a look at Mario quotes, or Legend of Zelda quotes.

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Written by Anusuya Mukherjee

Bachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

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Anusuya MukherjeeBachelor of Arts and Law specializing in Political Science and Intellectual Property Rights

With a wealth of international experience spanning Europe, Africa, North America, and the Middle East, Anusuya brings a unique perspective to her work as a Content Assistant and Content Updating Coordinator. She holds a law degree from India and has practiced law in India and Kuwait. Anusuya is a fan of rap music and enjoys a good cup of coffee in her free time. Currently, she is working on her novel, "Mr. Ivory Merchant".

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