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40 Best Obi-Wan Kenobi Quotes From The Star Wars Franchise

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Some of the Best 'Star Wars' quotes are from Obi-Wan Kenobi.

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Obi-Wan Kenobi is one of the most important supporting characters in the 'Star Wars' franchise.

Formerly a pupil of Qui-Gon Jinn who is a powerful Jedi master, he is appointed as the mentor of Anakin Skywalker, to whom he introduces and teaches the way of the Jedi. He goes by the name Ben Kenobi because it was personal to him as Satine Kryze addressed him by that name.

He is played by English actor Alec Guinness who had won the Academy Award for his brilliant performance in the films. Here is a list of some of the most famous memorable quotes by him including his teachings to Anakin from the series and the movies.

If you like our content, you can check out other amazing articles like [Luke Skywalker quotes] and [Princess Leia quotes].

The Best Obi-Wan Quotes

Inspirational Obi-Wan Kenobi quotes from 'Star Wars' are memorable.

This is a list of some of the choicest Obi-Wan Kenobi quotes including his quotes about the Force that pay tribute to this strong Jedi character from 'Star Wars' universe and Obi Wan Kenobi quotes from 'The Clone Wars'.

1. "You can't win, Vader. If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you can possibly imagine."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

2. "In my experience, there is no such thing as luck."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

3. "Do you believe that many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view?"

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

4. "The truth is often what we make of it; you heard what you wanted to hear, believed what you wanted to believe."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

5. "You were the chosen one! It was said that you would destroy the Sith, not join them! Bring balance to the force, not leave it in darkness!"

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

6. "You were my brother, Anakin! I loved you!"

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

7. "Only a sith deals in absolutes"

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

8. "But Master Yoda says I should be mindful of the future."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

9. "The road lies before you, Anakin Skywalker. Will you walk it alone?"

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

10. "For over a thousand generations, the Jedi Knights were the guardians of peace and justice in the Old Republic. Before the dark times, before the Empire."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

11. "If you define yourself by the power to take life, the desire to dominate, to possess… then you have nothing."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

12. "If his ship is as fast as his boasting, we ought to do well."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

13. "Who is more foolish? The fool or the fool who follows him?"

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

14. "Why do I get the feeling that we've picked up another pathetic life form?"

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

17. "These aren’t the droids you’re looking for."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

18. "You’ve taken your first step into a larger world."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

19. "Skill is the child of patience."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

20. "And what of the boy? To Tatooine. To his family, send him. I will take the child and watch over him."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

Obi-Wan Kenobi Quotes From The Movies

Obi-Wan Kenobi quotes from 'A New Hope' are some of the best.

Here is a list of some of the best Obi-Wan Kenobi quotes from the iconic movies in the 'Star Wars' franchise including 'The Revenge of The Sith' quotes, 'The Clone Wars' quotes, 'A New Hope' quotes and the like. As well as this, perhaps the most famous line from 'Star Wars', "May the force be with you."

21. "It is an energy field and something more. An aura that at once controls and obeys. It is a nothingness that can accomplish miracles."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

22. "Goodbye, old friend. May the force be with you."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

23. "I have the high ground."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

24. "Why do I get the feeling that you  are going to be the death of me?"

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

25. "You want to go home and rethink your life."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

26. "I have failed you, Anakin. I have failed you."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

27. "I have taught you everything I know. and you have become a far greater Jedi than I could ever hope to be. But be patient, Anakin. It will not be long before the council makes you a Jedi master."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

28. "War tends to distort our point of view. If we sacrifice our code, even for victory, we may lose that which is important for our honor?"

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

29. "I am stronger as part of the Jedi Order than I could ever be alone."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

30. "Remember… the Force will be with you. Always."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

Other Obi-Wan Kenobi Quotes For Fans

Fans will love this list of Obi-Wan and Old Ben quotes from the prequel trilogy curated especially for you, including what Obi Wan said to Anakin, "Be mindful of your thoughts, Anakin, they betray you."

31. "Be mindful of your thoughts, Anakin, they betray you."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

32. "The Force is what gives a Jedi his power. It's an energy field created by all living things. It surrounds us and penetrates us. It binds the galaxy together."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

33. "An elegant weapon for a more civilized age."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

34. "Mos Eisley spaceport. You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

35. "I felt a great disturbance in the Force. As if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

36. "That’s no moon. It’s a space station."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

37. "Obi-Wan Kenobi: So that’s your plan: Just fly there, land, hope they don’t spot us, and walk in the door?

Anakin Skywalker: Basically.

Obi-Wan Kenobi: Oh, brilliant. Let’s get going."

-'Clone Wars'

38. "Very impressive. You just destroyed 17 defenceless battle droids without suffering a scratch."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

39. "Anakin Skywalker: That’s just it. How can I become a Jedi Master if I’m always getting caught?

Obi-Wan Kenobi: At least you’re a master… at getting caught."

-'Clone Wars'

40. "This is how you thank me for rescuing you? Pounce on me from the ceiling? What am I going to do with you?"

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

More Obi-Wan Kenobi Quotes From The 'Star Wars' Franchise

Here is a list of some more 'Star Wars' quotes from our favorite Jedi master Obi-Wan Kenobi.

41. "Obi-Wan Kenobi: A great leap forward often requires taking two steps back.

Anakin Skywalker: And sometimes, all it requires is the will to jump."

-'Clone Wars'

42. "Anakin, you must realize this is a fight you cannot win alone."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

43. "You have allowed this dark lord to twist your mind, until now... until now you've become the very thing you swore to destroy."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

44. "Yes, well, I took a lesson from Anakin and decided not to follow orders."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

45. "This message is a warning and a reminder for any surviving Jedi: trust in the Force. Do not return to the temple; that time has passed and our future is uncertain. We will each be challenged- our trust, our faith, our friendships, but we must persevere, and in time, a new hope will emerge. May the Force be with you, always."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

46. "I’ll never understand how you can simplify these battles into some kind of game."

-'Clone Wars'

47. "You can kill me, but you will never destroy me. It takes strength to resist the dark side. Only the weak embrace it."

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

48. "Anakin Skywalker: Why do you even ask for my opinion? We never do things my way.

Obi-Wan: We crashed the ship your way."

-'Clone Wars'.

49. "I hear a lot of talking, General. But in the final accounting, what does all the talk get you? A futile quest for power, a mutilated body, and your place as Dooku’s errand boy!"

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

50. "Anakin Skywalker: How did you know they wouldn’t just attack us?

Obi-Wan Kenobi: Because I make observations, while you think with your lightsaber."

-'Clone Wars'

51. "Use the force luke."

-'Clone Wars'.

52.  "So let me get this straight, Anakin. You risked the mission, all your men – even your Padawan – to save a droid?"

-Obi-Wan/ Ben Kenobi.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Obi-Wan Kenobi quotes then why not take a look at Han Solo quotes, or Darth Vader quotes.

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