100 Zelda Quotes That Are Truly Legendary

Georgia Stone
Dec 12, 2023 By Georgia Stone
Originally Published on Jan 21, 2021
'Legend Of Zelda' is a cult game that will never go out of fashion.
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'Legend Of Zelda' is a video game series that is much coveted by the gaming community.

'Legend Of Zelda' games are a mixture of fighting, adventure, and puzzles. It’s an iconic game series loved by most in the gaming community.

'Legend Of Zelda' is one the best games out there that you can play. It is one of those games that can take you to a different place entirely.

Maybe that is why there have been numerous sequel games in this series. 'Legend Of Zelda' games also feature some very powerful as well as funny quotes.

These games have stood the test of time and you will end up spending a lot of time playing these games. And that time won’t count as wasted as you will enjoy every moment of it.

If you’ve still not played these games, there is still time. The game features amazing characters such as Princess Zelda, Link, etc.

There are 19 games in the series. However, 'Wind Waker', 'Ocarina Of Time' and the original are the most popular of them all.

Critics and players have especially praised 'Wind Waker' among all the 19 games. 'Wind Waker' is said to have that X-factor that makes a game very attractive.

Wind Waker’s plot and gameplay is decent and one will definitely have a lot of fun while playing 'Wind Waker'. 'Ocarina Of Time' is also a very great sequel, yet many fans prefer 'Wind Waker' over 'Ocarina Of Time'.

The common elements in all of the games, however, are the amazing characters of Princess Zelda, Link, etc. In fact, the fames are so famous that just the name, 'Legend Of Zelda', is enough to make it clear that the game is going to be amazing.

Coming to the quotes, the games feature amazing quotes along the lines of “It’s dangerous to go alone…” and “Go alone take the sword…”. The twilight princess in 'Legend Of Zelda' truly won the hearts of fans. It was twilight princess who became the fan-favorite in this game series.

This article features Zelda CDI quotes, quotes from Zelda, the  'Legend Of Zelda' quotes, 'Ocarina Of Time' Sheik quotes, and more! Whatever quote you want from the famous games of the series, you will find them here.

There are just so many categories of quotes that you will find here. The quotes will elicit various emotions.

There are funny quotes as well as meaningful 'Legend Of Zelda' quotes. The Zelda quotes twilight princess will make you feel for her character.

On the other hand, Ganondorf quotes will scare you and make you think. The article also boasts the best Zelda quotes, some Zelda love quotes, BOTW quotes, Navi Zelda quotes, Princess Zelda quotes breath of the wild, Zelda Ocarina of Time Sheik quotes, and more.

'Legend Of Zelda' love quotes can prove helpful to you as you can use them to woo a potential romantic partner. Zelda 'Ocarina Of Time' quotes, 'Legend Of Zelda' Link quotes, 'Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time' quotes, etc.

are bound to impress you. These quotes will get imprinted on your mind, the writing is just amazing.

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Funny Zelda Quotes

Legend of Zelda is a very popular game.

Legend of Zelda features a lot of funny and witty quotes, especially by the character of Link. Here are few of those witty quotes.

1: “Grumble, Grumble.”

- Goriya.

2: "Well excuse me, princess."

- Link.

3: "MAH BOI."

- Link.

4: "Dodongo Dislikes Smoke."

- Old man.

5: "Shoot! How did you get to be the favorite of Saria and the Great Deku Tree? Huh?! Grumble...grumble..."

- Mido.

6: "Excuuuse me, princess. If I'd known you were coming, I'd've asked the Moblins to sweep up before I zapped them."

- Link.

7: "Aw, come on, Princess. I was just kidding. Well, excuuuse me, Princess!"

- Link.

8: "If I looked as good as you, I could run a different kind of business...heh he heh..."

- Poe Collector.

9: “The milk in this bar is the best.”

- Drunkard.

10: "These toys are too powerful for you. I demand you return them to me!"

- Ganondorf.

11: "Bombs! Bombs are the answer!"

- Old guy in a cave in Minish Cap.

12: "This place needs a name. Yeah... A name fitting for this rugged, adventurous wilderness. From now on, we'll call it... Grooseland."

- Groose.

13: "You guys were totally amazing in this little adventure I like to call Legend of Groose."

- Groose.


- Link.

15: "I hate Ganondorf!"

- Link.

16: “So, you're not absolutely stupid after all!”

- Midna.

17: “Well, well... You're the chosen hero and all that, huh? So THAT'S why you turned into that beast!”

- Midna.

18: “What? Say something! Am I so beautiful that you've no words left?”

- Midna.

Impactful Zelda Quotes

These impactful quotes from 'Legend Of Zelda' are important as they give the characters depth. You wouldn’t want to miss these impactful Zelda quotes:

19: “It’s dangerous to go alone! Take this.”

- Old man.

20: "It's a secret to everybody."

- Moblin.

21: "Hey! Listen!"

- Navi.

22: "I am Error."

- Error.

23: "I heard that you know I used to be a thief, right? Well, I'll open a chest for you. Will you keep it secret from everyone else? Would you please promise?"

- Average middle-aged man.

24: "404 – I AM ERROR.”

- Error.

25: "I'm Navi the fairy! The Great Deku Tree asked me to be your partner from now on! Nice to meet you!"

- Navi.

26: "I shall consume everything."

- Skull Kid.

27: "You met with a terrible fate, haven’t you?"

- Mask man.

28: "Well, my mind is getting hazy... Please let me hear the sound of the flute one last time..."

- Flute kid.

29: "Fly Navi, Fly. The fate of the forest nay the world depends upon thee."

- The Great Deku Tree.

30: "I'm still your Zelda."

- Zelda.

31: "...Everyone who goes into the forest will become a Stalfos... Everyone... Stalfos."

- Blonde Kokiri Girl.

32: "There are 30... No... At most, 20 of them ahead."

- Darbus.

33: "30... No, more like 20... That's how many cats have made it back here to the village."

- Cucco Leader.

34: "But that's ok...because we'll be friends forever. Won't we?"

- Saria.

35: “Master, I detect you are low on life.”

- Link’s disciple.

36: "Do you have any idea how that made me feel inside? Furious! Outraged! Sick with anger!"

- Ghirahim.

37: "Oh, it's you. Let me see... no, that's not it, this is so very embarrassing, but I seem to be at a loss for your name. Not that it matters, really. To tell you the truth, I'm feeling a bit frustrated, and right now I just need someone to vent to."

- Ghirahim.

38: "You fight like no man or demon I have ever known. Though this is not the end. My hate... never perishes. It is born anew in a cycle with no end!"

- Demise.

39: “Hey, kid, you did quite well… It looks like you may be gaining some slight skill… But you have defeated only my phantom… When you fight the real me, it won’t be so easy! What a worthless creation that ghost was! I will banish it to the gap between both dimensions!!”

- Ganondorf.

40: "My country lay within a vast desert."

- Ganondorf.

41: “When the sun rose into the sky, a burning wind punished my lands, searing the world. And when the moon climbed into the dark of night, a frigid gale pierced our homes.”

- Ganondorf.

42: To the finder... The Isle of Koholint is but an illusion... Human, monster, sea, sky... A scene on the lid of a sleeper's eye... Awake the dreamer, and Koholint will vanish much like a bubble on a needle... Cast-away, you should know the truth!

- A poem in the game.

43: "Some call our realm a world of shadows, but that makes it sound unpleasant...The twilight there holds a serene beauty...you have seen it yourself as the sun sets on this world. Bathed in that light, all people were pure and gentle...But things changed once that foul power pervaded our world..."

- Midna.

44: "An ally of justice!"

- Link.

45: “Link: Gee! It sure is boring around here!

King Harkinian: Mah boi, this peace is what all true warriors strive for!

Link: I just wonder what Ganon's up to!

Gwonam: Your majesty, Ganon and his minions have seized the Island of Koridai!

Harkinian: Hmm... How can we help?

Gwonam: It is written: "Only Link can defeat Ganon."

Link: Great! I'll grab my stuff!

Gwonam: There is no time, your sword is enough.

Link: How about a kiss, for luck?

Zelda: You've got to be kidding me.

Gwonam: Squadallah, we're off!

Link: Whoah, what are all those heads?

Gwonam: These are the Faces of Evil. You must conquer each.

Link: I guess I better get going!

Gwonam: Here is the map. Where do you wish to go?”

46: “King Harkinian: Zelda, Duke Onkled is under attack by the evil forces of Ganon! I'm going to Gamelon to aid him!

Zelda: But Father! What if something happens to you?

King Harkinian: I'll take the Triforce of Courage to protect me. If you don't hear from me in a month, send Link.

Zelda: Impa!

Impa: Don't worry, Zelda - the Triforce of Wisdom promises that the King will return safely.

King Harkinian: Enough! My ship sails in the morning. I wonder what's for dinner?

Link: Oh boy! I'm so hungry, I could eat an Octorok!”

47: “Link.. you may not yet be at a point where you have recovered your power or all of your memories... But courage need not be remembered... For it is never forgotten.”

- Zelda.

48: “How... How did it come to this?”

- Zelda.

49: “Everything–everything I've done up until now... It was all for nothing... So I really am just a failure!”

- Zelda.

50: “All my friends... the entire kingdom... my father most of all... I tried, and I failed them all.. I left them... all to die.”

- Zelda.

51: “This one here is called the silent princess, it's a rare, endangered species. Despite our efforts, we can't get them to grow domestically yet, the princess can only thrive out here in the wild. All that we can hope... is that the species will be strong enough to prosper, on its own.”

- Zelda.

52: “I know now the reason the goddesses left the Mirror of Twilight in this world...They left it because it was their design that we should meet. Yes...that is what I believe.”

- Zelda.

53: “Did you honestly mean to take an ancient and withered power like this and turn it against me?”

- Zant.

54: “The master sword is a sacred blade that evil can never touch.”

- Zelda.

55: “What to order, what to order...I do believe I will start with the meat.”

- Postman.

56: “You are a foolish traitor, Midna..”

- Zant.

57: “This power is granted to me by my god! It is the magic of the King of Twilight, and you WILL respect it!”

- Zant.

58: “My Midna... Did you forget? That beast is one of the light dwellers who oppressed our people!”

- Zant.

59: “And that, Midna, is why.... I need you.”

- Zant.

60: “So be it! I will return you to the light world you covet.”

- Zant.

61: “Well...I guess this is farewell, huh? Light and shadow can't mix, as we all know. But...Never forget that there's another world bound to this one.”

- Midna.

62: “Go and do not falter, my child!”

- Hero’s shade.

63: “Zelda...Your words are kind, and your heart is true. If all in Hyrule are like you...then maybe you'll do alright.”

- Midna.

64: “This thing just depresses me... Get him down here and introduce him to your blade!”

- Midna.

Profound Zelda Quotes

There are some quotes that just make you stop reading and think for a while. 'Legend Of Zelda' features a lot of these types of quotes. Take a look at a few of them.

65: "A sword once wielded by a hero in an ancient age. When grasped, a strange sense of nostalgia washes over you. Take it when going alone would otherwise be dangerous."

- Inventory.

66: "Keep what we just talked about a secret from everyone."

- Kafei.

67: "All right, I'll tell you. But remember--it's a secret to everybody."

- Yerbal.

68: "One idea I had was that maybe “grumble” was his stomach grumbling… But nope, the Japanese text is exactly the same. He’s literally grumbling/muttering to himself. I found that surprising, I always thought this was a messed-up translation."

- Clyde Mandelin.


- Hylian.

70: "My boy, peace is what ALL warriors strive for."

- King Harkinian.

71: "Navi the fairy... Thou must aid Link... And Link...When Navi speaks, use (^) to listen well to her words of wisdom..."

- Great Deku Tree.

72: "The right thing... what is it? I wonder, if you do the right thing, does it really make everyone happy?"

- MM Moon Child.

73: "Whenever there is a meeting, a parting is sure to follow. However, that parting needs not last forever. Whether a parting be forever or merely for a short time... that is up to you."

- Mask man.

74: "Those who do not know the danger of wielding power will, before long, be ruled by it...Never forget that."

- Lanayru.

75: "No matter what, a fake is a fake, and no matter how much you try to dress it up, the real thing always wins!"

- Midna.

76: "Guess what? You got it for free. Are you proud of yourself?"

- Miscellaneous text.

77: "Your true face... What kind of... face is it? I wonder... The face under the mask... Is that... your true face?"

- Moon child.

78: "Can I ask... a question? Your friends... What kind of... people are they? I wonder... Do these people... think of you... as a friend?"

- Moon child.

79: "Can I ask... a question? What makes you happy? I wonder... what makes you happy... does it make... others happy, too?"

- Moon child.

80: "It is something that grows over time... a true friendship. A feeling in the heart that becomes even stronger over time. The passion of friendship will soon blossom into a righteous power and through it, you will know which way to go..."

- Sheik.

81: "The flow of time is always cruel... its speed seems different for each person, but no one can change it... A thing that does not change with time is a memory of younger days..."

- Sheik.

82: "Time passes people move.... Like a river's flow, it never ends... A childish mind will turn to noble ambition... Young love will become deep affection... The clear water's surface reflects growth..."

- Sheik.

83: “How ridiculous… So many pathetic creatures, scattered across a handful of islands, drifting on this sea like fallen leaves on a forgotten pool… What can they possibly hope to achieve? Don’t you see? All of you… Your gods destroyed you!

I have been waiting for you, boy. For one like you… Yes… For the hero. Do not betray my expectations”

- Ganondorf.

84: "The rising sun will eventually set.

A newborn's life will fade.

From sun to moon, moon to sun...

Give peaceful rest to the living dead."

- Royal Family’s Tomb Inscription.

85: "The thousand years of raindrops summoned by my song are my tears. The thunder that strikes the earth is my anger. That is my final request."

- Flat.

86: "A puppet that can no longer be used is mere garbage!"

- Majora.

87: "Even though I am Hylia reborn, I am still my father's daughter, and your friend. I'm still your Zelda...

So I'm going to ask you a favor, sleepyhead. Ever since we were kids, I'd always be the one to wake you up when you slept in. But this time, when all of this is over, will you come to wake me up?"

- Zelda.

88: "Believing in your friends and embracing that belief by forgiving failure. These feelings have vanished from our hearts."

- Igos du Ikana.

89: "Your ears will bleed from the sounds of your own screams!"

- Ghirahim.

90: “No matter when it came, the wind carried the same thing... Death.”

- Ganondorf.

91: “But the winds that blew across the green fields of Hyrule brought something other than suffering and ruin.”

- Ganondorf.

92: “I coveted that wind, I suppose.”

- Ganondorf.

93: “It can only be called fate.”

- Ganondorf.

94: "If you think it's something that can be stopped, then just try and stop it!"

- Majora.

95: "Thy slumber these past moons must have been restless and full of nightmares."

- Great Deku Tree.

96: "Belief or disbelief rests with you.”

- The Garro.

97: "Believe in your strengths... Believe."

- Happy Mask Salesman.











- The Legend of Zelda.

99: “Shadow and Light are two sides of the same coin...One cannot exist without the other.”

- Zelda.

100: “Our world is one of balance... Just as there is light to drive away darkeness, so, too, is there benevolence to banish evil.”

- Zelda.

'Legend Of Zelda' fans still hope for new installments.

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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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