Top 101 Inspirational Video Game Quotes All Young Gamers Should Read

Moumita Dutta
Dec 12, 2023 By Moumita Dutta
Originally Published on Feb 14, 2021
Edited by Jacob Fitzbright
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Video games are played all over the planet in many forms.

Although initially seen as just a hobby with simple games, the concept of a video game has evolved. With better graphics and storyline and professional gamers, a video game offers it all now.

So, without delay, let's dive into the world of video games and go through these best video games quotes that are sure to inspire you.

For more quotes, take a look at inspirational Marvel quotes and inspirational math quotes.

Best Inspirational Video Game Quotes

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Here are some of the best video game inspirational quotes. These also include inspirational quotes from video game characters.

1. "If our lives are already written, it would take a courageous man to change the script."

- 'Alan Wake'.

2. “We stand upon the precipice of change. The world fears the inevitable plummet into the abyss. Watch for that moment… and when it comes, do not hesitate to leap. It is only when you fall that you learn whether you can fly."

- 'Dragon Age II'.

3. "Some trees flourish, others die. Some cattle grow strong, others are taken by wolves. Some men are born rich enough and dumb enough to enjoy their lives. Ain't nothing fair. You know that."

- John Marston, 'Red Dead Redemption'.

4. "The healthy human mind doesn't wake up in the morning thinking this is its last day on Earth. But I think that's a luxury, not a curse. To know you're close to the end is a kind of freedom. Good time to take inventory."

- 'Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2'.

5. "Stand amongst the ashes of a trillion dead souls, and ask the ghosts if honor matters. The silence is your answer."

- 'Mass Effect 3'.

6. "Men are but flesh and blood. They know their doom, but not the hour."

- 'The Elder Scrolls 4: Oblivion'.

7. "Nothing is True, Everything is Permitted."

- 'Assasin's Creed 1'.

8. "Once you believe, the truth and a lie are quite the same thing. Let your heart decide. It's in your heart you must confide..."

- 'Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days'.

9. “We all make choices, but in the end... our choices make us.”

- Andrew Ryan, 'Bioshock'.

10. "The right man in the wrong place can make all the difference in the world."

- 'Half-Life 2'.

11. "A hero need not speak. When he is gone, the world will speak for him."

- 'Halo 3'.

12. "Hope is what makes us strong. It is why we are here. It is what we fight with when all else is lost."

- 'God Of War 3'

13. "Life is cruel. Of this I have no doubt. One can only hope that one leaves behind a lasting legacy."

- 'Gears Of War 2'.

14. "True grace is beautiful in its imperfection, honest in its emotion, freed by its on reality ."

- 'League Of Legends'.

15. "You can’t break a man the way you break a dog, or a horse. The harder you beat a man, the taller he stands."

- 'Far Cry 2'.

16. "It's more important to master the cards you're holding than to complain about the ones your opponent was dealt."

- 'Pokemon Black And White'.

17. "A sword wields no strength unless the hands that holds it has courage."

- 'Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess'.

18. "If history is to change, let it change. If the world is to be destroyed, so be it. If my fate is to die, I must simply laugh."

- Magus, 'Chrono Trigger'.

19. "It’s a funny thing, ambition. It can take one to sublime heights or harrowing depths. And sometimes they are one and the same."

- 'Dishonored'.

20. "Even in dark times, we cannot relinquish the things that make us human."

- ' Metro 2033'.

21. "A strong man doesn’t need to read the future. He makes his own."

- Solid Snake, 'Metal Gear Solid'.

22. "Curiosity is essential to carving your own path through life. Get too curious, though, and it'll be a short walk."

- 'Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days'

23. "What is better – To be born good, or to overcome your evil nature through great effort?"

- 'The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim'.

24. "A man chooses, a slave obeys."

- Andrew Ryan, 'Bioshock'.

25. "Your moves are miscalculated and underestimating your enemies—your biggest mistake. You will find the will of a single man can be broken."

- 'Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 3'.

Greatest Quotes Of All Time From Video Games

Take a look at some of the best quotes of all time from video games:

26. "Batman: You want to know something funny? Even after everything you've done, I would have saved you.

The Joker: Actually that is pretty funny."

- 'Batman: Arkham City'.

27. "Death is inevitable. Our fear of it makes us play safe, blocks out emotion. It's a losing game, without passion you are already dead."

- 'Max Payne 2: The Fall Of Max Payne'.

28. "Einstein would turn over in his grave. Not only does God play dice, the dice are loaded."

- 'Alpha Centauri'.

29. "However, that parting need not last forever... Whether a parting be forever or merely for a short time... That is up to you."

- 'Majora's Mask'.

30. "The harder you have to try, the more points you deserve!"

- 'Oregon Trail'.

31. "The moment you close your eyes on the battlefield is the moment you never open them again."

- 'Metal Gear Solid 3: Snake Eater'.

32. "Courage need not be remembered, for it is never forgotten!"

- 'The Legend Of Zelda: Breath Of The Wild'.

33. "Hatred and prejudice will never be eradicated. And the witch hunts will never be about witches. To have a scapegoat, that's the key."

- 'The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt'.

34. "There's nothing as dangerous as a crowd with the wrong idea."

- 'Pillars Of Eternity'.

35. "Strength lies in knowing oneself."

- 'Planescape: Torment'.

36. "To say that nothing is true is to realize that the foundations of society are fragile and that we must be the shepherds of our own civilization."

- Ezio, 'Assassin's Creed: Revelations'.

37. "Tell me Bats. What are you scared of? Failing to save this cesspool of a city?"

- Joker, 'Batman: Arkhan Asylum'.

38. "Closing your eyes forces you to look at the darkness inside."

- 'Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne'.

39. "Life is a negotiation. We all want. We all give to get what we want."

- 'Mass Effect 2'.

40. "Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better."

- 'Animal Crossing'.

41. "Guide this one to where the traveler never tires,

The lover never leaves,

The hungry never starve."

- 'Mass Effect 3'.

42. "The courage to walk into the darkness, but strength to return to the light."

- 'Destiny'.

43. "Good men mean well. We just don't always end up doing well"

- 'Dead Space 3'.

44. "We are the sum of our deeds, not our names."

- 'Final Fantasy Tactics: The War Of The Lions'.

45. "To say that everything is permitted is to understand that we are the architects of our actions and that we must live with our consequences, whether glorious or tragic."

- Ezio, 'Assassin's Creed: Revelations'.

46. "I've struggled a long time with survivin’, but no matter what you have to find something to fight for."

- 'The Last Of Us'.

47. "Human beings can choose the kind of life that they want to live. What's important is that you choose life... and then live."

- 'Metal Gear Solid'.

48. "I had no choice, I had to do it…I only see the opportunity. But when I’m gone, everyone’s gonna remember my name: Big Smoke!"

- 'Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas'.

49. "It's easy to forget what a sin is in the middle of a battlefield."

- Solid Snake, 'Metal Gear Solid'.

50. "The genius of the hole: no matter how long you spend climbing out, you can still fall back down in an instant."

- 'Max Payne 2: The Fall Of Max Payne'.

Wise Video Game Quotes To Inspire You

Scroll down for some wise and famous lines from video games.

51. "Does this unit have a soul?"

- 'Mass Effect 3'.

52. "The best solution to a problem is usually the easiest one!"

- 'Portal 2'.

53. "Remember - switching to your pistol is always faster than reloading."

- 'Call Of Duty 4: Modern Warfare'.

54. "War is where the young and stupid are tricked by the old and bitter into killing each other."

- 'Grand Theft Auto IV'.

55. "I can't tell you to remember me, but I can't bear for you to forget me."

- 'Silent Hill 2'.

56. “I don’t need a weapon; my friends are my power!”

- 'Kingdom Hearts'.

57. "I am a man of unfortunate and I must seek my fortune."

- 'Uncharted 4'.

58. "Always fear the flame, lest you be devoured by it, and lose yourself."

- 'Dark Souls'.

59.  "A famous explorer once said, that the extraordinary is in what we do, not who we are."

- 'Tomb Raider 2013'.

60. "She just needs to realize the only difference between savage and sophisticated is the proper seasoning."

- 'Fallout New Vegas'.

61. "Life. Dreams. Hope. Where do they come from? Where do they go? Such meaningless things..."

- 'Final Fantasy VI'.

62. "What is bravery, without a dash of recklessness?"

- 'Dark Souls'.

63. "Life is a serious battle, and you have to use the tools you're given."

- 'Pokemon Black And White'.

64. "Often when we guess at others' motives, we reveal only our own."

- 'Destiny'.

65. "It ain't no secret I didn't get these scars falling over in church."

- John Marston, 'Red Dead Redemption'.

66. "If I cannot outsmart them, I will outfight them."

- 'Dota 2'.

67. "If history only remembers one in thousands of us, then the future will be filled with stories of who we were and what we did."

- 'Battlefield 1'.

68. "The more things change, the more they stay the same."

- 'Resident Evil 6'.

69. "Every lie contains the truth, and every truth contains a lie..."

- 'Suikoden II'.

70. "You can’t undo what you’ve already done, but you can face up to it."

- 'Silent Hill: Downpour'.

71. "Why you care about small things? World very simple place. World only have two things: Things you can eat and things you no can eat."

- 'Final Fantasy IX'.

72. "Your vast corrupt future is draining away as we speak."

- L. A. Noire.

73. "Ordinarily, I wouldn't contemplate them... but these are extraordinary times."

- 'Half Life 2'.

74. "I've decided to give you a shot, Tommy. I like new faces. We're one big family here."

- 'Mafia'.

75. "I'm the leading man. Do you know what they say about the leading man? He never dies."

- 'Final Fantasy XII'.

Quotes About Video Games


Take a look at these quotes on computer games:

76. "I'd like to play a video game where you help the people who were shot in all the other games. It'd be called 'Really Busy Hospital.'"

- Demetri Martin.

77. "If Pac-Man had affected us as kids, we'd all be running around in dark rooms, munching pills and listening to repetitive electronic music."

- Marcus Brigstocke.

78. "Always trust computer games."

- Ridley Pearson.

79. "Above all, video games are meant to just be one thing: Fun for everyone."

- Satoru Iwata.

80. "My parents said that sitting at home playing video games all day won't bring you anywhere in life."

- Felix 'PewDiePie' Kjellberg.

81. "Some people say video games rot your brain, but I think they work different muscles that maybe you don't normally use."

- Ezra Koenig.

82. "Playing video games is something I enjoy in my spare time. I'm a gamer, always have been."

- Kevin Garnett.

83. "If we continue down the same path as we have in the past, people may become tired of gaming."

- Satoru Iwata.

84. "Reality is broken. Game designers can fix it."

- Jane McGonigal.

85.  "In other words, gameplay is the direct emotional opposite of depression."

- Jane McGonigal.

86. "It's more interactive than watching TV, because there are problems to solve as you're using your brain."

- Shaun White.

87. "People love video games because they do things they obviously can't do in real life."

- Ralph H. Baer.

88. "Super Mario Bros. hooks newcomers because there are no barriers to playing the game."

- Adam Alter.

89. "Games were not just a diversion, I realized. Games could make you feel."

- Sid Meier.

90. "I grew up with video games. My generation kind of grew up with the Nintendo and the Sega Genesis."

- C. C. Sabitha.

Video Gaming Slogans

These slogans from the game manufacturers are all-time gamer favorites.

91. "EA Sports. It's in the game!"

- Electronic Arts

92. "Gotta catch 'em all!"

- 'Pokemon'.

93. "Power to the players!"

- Gamestop.

94. "Wii would like you to play!"

- Nintendo.

95. "The way it's meant to be played."


Famous Gamer Sayings And Gamer Quotes

Here are some quotes from famous professional gamers.

96. "'Fortnite' really is just the perfect storm of a game. You have the fact that it's free to play on almost every platform, and everything about the game is enjoyable."

- Tyler 'Ninja' Blevins.

97. "I do miss playing on the big stage, to be able to hear the crowd roar in the stadium. But I don't miss competing."

- Michael 'Shroud' Grzesiek.

98. "All your life, you’ll meet people that only want to break you down. Forget them, stand strong with the people who build you up."

- Mark 'Markiplier' Fischbach.

99. "Everyone has played video games at some point these days, and video games are fun."

- Felix 'PewDiePie' Kjellberg.

100. "What I do is temporary, but what I leave behind is forever."

- Mark 'Markiplier' Fischbach.

101. " I don't like to lose at all."

- Tyler 'Ninja' Blevins.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for inspirational video game quotes then why not take a look at Yoko Taro quotes, or 'Wreck It Ralph' quotes?

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Written by Moumita Dutta

Bachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

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Moumita DuttaBachelor of Arts specializing in Journalism and Mass Communication, Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Management

A content writer and editor with a passion for sports, Moumita has honed her skills in producing compelling match reports and stories about sporting heroes. She holds a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Calcutta University, alongside a postgraduate diploma in Sports Management.

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