40 Best Supergirl Quotes To Inspire All Female Heroes

Lydia Samson
Dec 12, 2023 By Lydia Samson
Originally Published on Feb 24, 2021
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'Supergirl' is an American TV series aired on CBS.

The series premiered on 26 October 2015. Supergirl, one of the last surviving people from Krypton, is Superman’s cousin.

The character of Supergirl, also known as Kara Zor-El or Kara Danvers, was played by Melissa Benoist. Supergirl's motto is known to be "Hope, help, and compassion for all". Unlike most superheroes, Supergirl does not appear to have a catchphrase in the series. Read along to learn some of the best quotes from influential characters in the 'Supergirl' television series.

For more inspiration, also check out superhero quotes and Superman quotes.

Inspirational Quotes

Check out these inspirational sayings from the series. It includes sayings by Cat Grant and others.

1. “In order to live, we must keep daring.”

– Cat Grant.

2. “A woman with brains who gives up everything for love inevitably finds herself staring into an existential abyss that men, babies and cardio bars simply cannot fill. You are a smart and accomplished woman who needs to work or you will lose your confidence, your sense of identity, and most importantly, your mind.”

- Cat Grant.

3. “There is no correct path in life. You will lose your way many times. What’s important is that you find your way back to the brave girl you always were. Be wise, be strong and always be true to yourself.”

- Alura Zor-El.

Best Quotes From Supergirl

Here is a list of the best sayings from the series listed below.

4. “Every woman worth her salt knows that we have to work twice as hard as a man to be thought of as half as good.”

— Cat Grant.

5. “People make mistakes and they do terrible things. We have to let them do better, bring them back into the light. Otherwise, what’s the point in trying to save everyone?”

- J’onn J’onzz.

6. “The only reason I bought this building was because it had a private elevator. That way, I don’t have to get soaked in cheap cologne every morning, getting to my office.”

- Cat Grant.

7. "I had a full year of training before he even let me in the field. But I'm really glad that you're here, though. I hated keeping this whole part of my life from you."

- Alex.

8. "I see a city full of people who need help. Who need a hero."

- James Olsen.

9. “There's something I need to say. Wherever I go, I'm gonna be better because of you. You'll be in my heart. I promise I'm gonna be the man that you thought I could be. I promise.”

- Mon-El.

10. “Well, I'm... I mean, I'm not doing anything. So I'm happy to have Ruby here with me.”

- Alex.

11. “You know what else causes memory loss. Caffeine withdrawal. Yikes.”

- Alex.

Popular Sayings From Supergirl

Some popular sayings from the show about love and hope are listed below.

12. “When innocent people are being attacked, it’s not about balance. It’s about justice.”

- Nia Nal.

13. “But the real key Kiera, is that you need to figure out what's really bothering you. For example, I am so furious with my mother, so I took it out on you. And you are so mad at me, but... And this is the important bit, you weren't really mad at me.”

- Cat Grant.

14. “I’m Barry Allen, fastest man alive. I also think that I’m on the wrong Earth. I’m gonna need your help.”

- Barry.

15. “Thank you Kara. Your ability to instill hope and comfort with your words is nothing short of magic.”

- Brainy.

16. “Would you mind letting Bianca in on this, you know, unexpected bit of good luck? Or whatever it is?”

- Bianca.

17. "I want to help people just like you someday."

- Young Kara Zor El.

18. "James already knew. And Winn is my friend."

- Kara Danvers.

19. “But you have a human heart now. It aches, it scars, but it keeps on beating. If you try and cut it out, you will lose something essential.”

- Hank.

20. “Hey. Hi, Mister J. You, uh, looking for something?”

- Winn.

Lena Luthor Quotes

Some lines said by Lena Luthor in the show are given below.

21. “You know, that door's not really an entrance...You know, actually, I just wanted to thank you for earlier on. Not only did you save the lives of countless numbers of my employees, but mine as well.”

- Lena.

22. “Yeah, never had friends like you before. Come to think of it, I've never had a family like you. No one's ever stood up for me like that.”

- Lena.

23. “I think when I feel things again, I'm...I'm gonna be very, very afraid. About the person I might be.”

- Lena.

24. “Finally, I’ve realised some people are just bad. But you can learn to protect yourself.”

- Lena.

Superman Quotes

Two famous sayings by Superman from the show are given below.

Supergirl values love and hope above all else.

25. “See, now… if the bullets don’t work right, why the punching? I just never understood that.”

— Superman.

26. “What happens if you get an order from a superior, the President herself? As long as you have kryptonite here, I can't be a part of what you do.”

- Superman.

Strength Quotes

Be it in a fight or in her personal relationships, Supergirl has always showcased strength. Two strength quotes from your favorite show are listed below.

27. “Fascinating theory. Unprovable, but worth exploring. I suspect that, whoever was responsible for these attacks, might be curious about you, Supergirl. What is she made of? How does she do it?”

- Maxwell.

28. “Well, technology is developed beyond imagining...it's still in service of communicating with each other. And entertaining each other. And also killing each other. In this day or in a thousand years, conflict is constant. But so is strength.”

- Mon-El.

Sayings By Supergirl

'Supergirl' aired for six seasons, during which time the lead actor Melissa Benoist was blessed with a beautiful boy. However, the character of Supergirl or Kara is never seen to be pregnant in the show. Later, she is nearly killed during an incident but manages to heal again. Some sayings by the lead character of the show are given below.

Supergirl is known to be an inspiration for girls all over the world.

29. “I know you feel you’ve gone too far to ever be Russell again, but you’re wrong. It is never too late to make things right, or, at least, better.”

- Kara Danvers.

30. “I know how hard it is when everything we know to be true changes. But sometimes all we can do is just accept the way things are, and make the best of that.”

- Kara Danvers.

31. “You have to fill it. You have to fight. Do not throw away who you are. If you do, that thing wins. The last son of Mars dies even if you’re still standing.”

- Kara Danvers.

32. “Chocolate pecan pie is the best dessert in the galaxy, and as someone who’s been to twelve different planets, I mean that literally.”

- Kara Danvers.

33. “Things are bad I know...And the more we fight each other, the more we distract each other from the real problems. They say we are dangerous, that’s what they want everyone to believe. Don’t let them be right about us.”

- Kara Danvers.

34. “I embraced who I am and I don’t want to stop.”

- Kara Danvers.

35. “You have a life. You can be Clark, or Kal-El or Superman -- Who am I going to be?”

- Kara Danvers.

36. “I won't always be successful. But that's life. I'm Supergirl. This is my life ... and y'know what? I'm pretty happy with it. (For now at least.)

- Kara Danvers.

37. “Aren't we supposed to stop these cruisers from escaping, then call in the Science Police?”

- Kara Danvers.

38. “It's nice to see you too, Robin. Stop me if you've heard this, but the gravelly voice thing is adorable. The "Li'l Batman" thing, not so much. We'll work on that.”

- Kara Danvers.

39. “Barbara, there are thousands of people out there — without powers like mine... the police, firemen, soldiers — They're all ordinary people trying their best to keep this world from falling apart before its time.”

- Kara Danvers.

40. “I wanted... wanted you to be safe... You mean so much to me... so much to the world.”

- Kara Danvers.

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Written by Lydia Samson

Bachelor in Science specializing in Mass Communication

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Lydia SamsonBachelor in Science specializing in Mass Communication

A diligent and driven mass communications graduate from Caleb University, Lydia has experience in media and a passion for digital marketing and communications. She is an effective communicator and team-builder with strong analytical, management, and organizational skills. She is a self-starter with a positive, can-do attitude.

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