The 30+ Best Ichigo Kurosaki Quotes That Define His Character!

Ichigo Kurosaki in Bankai mode
Written by Theo J Ellis

Ichigo Kurosaki is the orange haired substitute Shinigami from Bleach.

He’s one of the most powerful humans/soul reapers in the anime, as well as the main character of the show.

When you’re a teenager like Ichigo who’s lost your mother and had your world changed overnight, you learn a lot and become wiser.

And that’s what makes these quotes so inspiring and uplifting, whether you’re a fan of Bleach or not. Or a fan of Ichigo himself.

Here’s a list!

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Ichigo Kurosaki Quotes:

“Unless I grip the sword, I cannot protect you. While gripping the sword, I cannot embrace you.” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

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“Are you any different!? You sacrificed yourself to save me that time!! At that time were you thinking about complicated stuff like “this is my Shinigami duty”!? That’s not what sacrificing yourself is! At the very least… I’m different! I haven’t accepted any commitment. If things get bad I might run away… since I’m not a good enough person to be able to sacrifice my life for total strangers. But unfortunately I’m also not trash that can live happily without paying back his debts!” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

“If fate is a millstone, then we are the grist. There is nothing we can do. So I wish for strength. If I cannot protect them from the wheel, then give me a strong blade, and enough strength… to shatter fate.” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

“If I’m protecting someone, I won’t let her die, and if I’m attacking, I’ll cut you.” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

“That’s right. It’s not like I ever felt superior to anyone else because I could see ghosts. And I never planned to take it up as a profession. Hell, I never even felt the need to use my ability to help others. All I ever wanted was the normal life I couldn’t have. I’ve finally achieved what I always wanted.” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

“Kariya sought the power to change his fate. What I sought was… a turn of fate.” – Ihcigo Kurosaki

 

“You mean do I have a defense? Truth is, I’ve never really had any plans against any attacks. I just knew I had to win so I did. That’s my plan. I don’t care if you’re higher ranked than the other Espadas’ were, to me it’s all the same. I’ve gotta defeat you so I’ll find a way to do it. Simple.” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

“Dammit, I’ll show you who’s more skilled with his language skills!” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

“I am literally hemorrhaging generosity.” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

“In my mind this jacked-up sideways ridiculousness is the normal state?” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

“How did I pass? She beat me like I owed her money.” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

“If you want revenge, do it on your own! Don’t draw innocent people into it!” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

“I see. So basically, you’re a Shinigami? And you came all the way from some place called Soul Society to vanquish evil spirits? Which means that monster earlier was one of those evil spirits? And it attacked that little girl? Okay, I belie- NO WAY I’LL BELIEVE THAT, DUMBASS!” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

“From this point on, all your opinions are rejected!” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

“The moment I came out of that hole was the moment your luck ran out!” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

“Dammit, is that how you greet your son who went out of his way to help a ghost on the way home?!” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

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“It’s meaningless to just live, and it’s meaningless to just fight. I want to win.” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

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“Don’t break anyone’s heart, they only have one. Break their bones, they have 206.” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

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“If a miracle only happens once, then what is it called the second time?” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

“I’m not fighting because I want to win, I’m fighting because I have to win.” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

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“Because he attained so much power, he could only be controlled by it. And in the end, maybe his only option was to destroy himself.” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

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“You nuts?! What kind of sick twisted freak attacks his own son while he’s laying in bed, sleeping?!” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

The difference in ability.. What about it? Do you think I should give up just because you're stronger than me? - Ichigo Kurosaki

“The difference in ability.. What about it? Do you think I should give up just because you’re stronger than me?” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

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“Whatever she is, it doesn’t change the fact that she’s here now. She still experiences anger, happiness and pain.” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

You know why big brothers are born first? To protect the little ones that come after them. - Ichigo Kurosaki

“You know why big brothers are born first? To protect the little ones that come after them.” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

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“I’m not Superman, so I can’t say anything big like “I’ll protect everyone on Earth!”. I’m not a modest guy who will say “It’s enough if I can protect as many people as my two hands can handle.” either. I want to protect… a mountain-load of people.” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

We can't waste time worrying about the what if's. - Ichigo Kurosaki

“We can’t waste time worrying about the what if’s.” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

You wanted revenge? You're just making other people as miserable as you. Revenge is just the path you took to escape your suffering. - Ichigo Kurosaki

“You wanted revenge? You’re just making other people as miserable as you. Revenge is just the path you took to escape your suffering.” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

Become strong not just for your own sake, but for your friends. - Ichigo Kurosaki

“Become strong not just for your own sake, but for your friends.” – Ichigo Kurosaki

 

If you give me wings, I will soar for you even if this whole land sinks down to the water. If you give me a sword, I will fight for you even if this whole sky shoots through with your light. - Ichigo Kurosaki

“If you give me wings, I will soar for you even if this whole land sinks down to the water. If you give me a sword, I will fight for you even if this whole sky shoots through with your light.” – Ichigo Kurosaki

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