Unlike a machine which makes it’s decisions based on logic, we make our decisions based on how we feel.
And that’s why life is an emotional roller-coaster.
A roller-coaster which sometimes makes you want to vomit because it’s too much.
And other times it’s an emotional roller-coaster which feels exciting and exhilarating.
The anime quotes below will take you on that emotional ride.
Because they’re a mixture of relatable, inspirational, depressing and true.
So you’re bound to find a quote that your taste buds agree with.
The Truest Anime Quotes About Life:
#1 – Akame Quotes (Akame Ga Kill)
“As the living it is our responsibility to carry out the wishes of the ones who are gone.” – Akame
At some point in our lives we’ll all be able to relate to this Akame quote. So it’s both relatable and true.
#2 – Akiho Senomiya Quotes (Robotic Notes)
“Such an incredibly sad thing… Having a dream end.” – Akiho Senomiya
Maybe you dreamed of becoming a basketball player one day. But you’re only 5’4.
Or when you were a kid you dreamed of becoming a superhero. Only to realize it wasn’t an attainable goal based on your skill-sets and natural talents.
Whatever the case, having a dream end is a sad thing. Especially when you’re emotionally involved.
#3 – Mikasa Ackerman Quotes (AOT)
“That’s right… This world… is cruel. It hit me that living was like a miracle.” – Mikasa Ackerman
Living life IS a miracle.
Do you realize how few people in the world get to live up until 30?
Take for example the upcoming Japanese Mangaka who died of cancer at 27 years old.
Count your blessings and live with an attitude of gratitude.
#4 – Eureka Quotes (Eureka Seven)
“It’s not like something is going to happen because I believe in it. Sometimes you end up worse off because you believe in something too much. There are times it’s tough to believe in something.” – Eureka
Sometimes you do end up worse off believing in something.
Especially when you later realize it’s more harmful than helpful.
#5 – Tanaka Quotes (Tanaka-Kun)
“Being angry consumes energy and makes me tired. So I’d rather apologize, even if I’m not at fault. Besides, we get along, and we both want to stay friends. Prolonging an awkward situation out of stubbornness is just silly.” – Tanaka
Tanaka’s right, being stubborn in an argument is silly.
It’s like putting your hand in and out of a lions mouth. You’re only asking for unnecessary trouble.
#6 – Leticia Draculea Quotes (Mondaji Tachi)
“New experiences are what make life worth living.” – Leticia Draculea
When you do something for the first time, it’s fun and exciting.
Like the first time you taste a lollipop as a child. Or the first time you experience an anime series.
#7 – An Onoya Quotes (ReLife)
“Even though everything is going to disappear, it isn’t supposed to be meaningless. It’s exactly because you know you’re going to part ways, that now and only now is your only chance.” – An Onoya
Sooner or later, we realize that taking a “risk” matters.
Because regret is venomous, and it’s not worth carrying on your shoulders.
#8 – Mugen Quotes (Samurai Champloo)
“Don’t live your life making up excuses. The one making your choices is yourself.” – Mugen
When the smoke clears, we’re the only ones making our decisions.
We have the last say in what we decide.
#9 – Ei Sei Quotes (Kingdom)
“People’s lives don’t belong to anyone. Anyone, except themselves. But people have a path. The path of how to use that life.” – Ei Sei
In other words: it’s up to us what we decide is best for ourselves.
#10 – Kaoru Hitachiin Quotes (Ouran High School Host Club)
“Feelings you have for each other will not be known unless you voice them.” – Kaoru Hitachiin
Ever noticed when you “hold back” it causes problems later?
That’s why sharing your thoughts matters so much.
#11 – Tomoyo Daidouji Quotes (Cardcaptor Sakura)
“Whatever your thoughts may be, if you don’t say them, none of it will be acknowledged by others.” – Tomoyo Daidouji
It doesn’t always do any good to keep your thoughts locked inside your head.
#12 – Nami Quotes (One Piece)
“Life is like a pencil that will surely run out, but will leave the beautiful writing of life.” – Nami
#13 – Orihime Inoue Quotes (Bleach)
“When people constantly show their affecting for you, you start taking it for granted. If you don’t realize how much they care for you until they’re gone, you’ll only be left with regret and remorse.” – Orihime Inoue
Regret is a poison that will kill you from the inside-out.
#14 – Monkey D Luffy (One Piece)
“Forgetting is like a wound. The wound may heal but it has already left a scar.” – Monkey D Luffy
#15 – Sailor Mercury Quotes (Sailor Moon)
“The future is something that you build by yourself.” – Ami Mizuno
#16 – Sunako Quotes (Shiki)
“I think death is equally terrible for everyone. Young people, old people, the good, the bad; it’s always the same. It’s rather fair in its treatment. There’s no such thing as a particularly terrible death, that’s why it’s frightening.” – Sunako
One of the most meaningful quotes taken from Shiki.
#17 – Mio Nishizono Quotes (Little Busters)
“There are people in this world who don’t understand that what they consider a harmless prank can deeply hurt someone else.” – Mio Nishizono
Bullying is a real example of this.
Some bullies will claim it’s a “harmless prank” to excuse their BS behaviour.
#18 – Roy Mustang Quotes (Full Metal Alchemist)
“Nothing’s perfect, the world’s not perfect, but it’s there for us, trying the best it can. That’s what makes it so damn beautiful.” – Roy Mustang
#19 – Lenalee Lee Quotes (D. Gray Man)
“We can’t just go back from here. If we turn back now, we are trampling down on the lives of those that got us this far.” – Lenalee Lee
Similar to Akame’s #1 quote.
#20 – Izuru Kira Quotes (Bleach)
“War is not heroic. War is not exhilarating. War is full of despair. It’s dark. It’s dreadful. It’s a thing of sorrow and gloom.” – Izuru Kira
#21 – Erza Scarlet Quotes (Fairy Tail)
“It is always sad to part with those whom you love, but your companions will help you bear that sadness.” – Erza Scarlet
And that wraps up this post!
Which anime quote about life would you add to this post?
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