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The 65+ Most Meaningful Anime Quotes From My Hero Academia

My Hero Academia characters mentioned:

  • Izuku Midoriya.
  • Shoto Todoroki.
  • Shouta Aizawa (Eraser Head).
  • All Might.
  • Shigaraki Tomura.
  • Bakugou Katsuki.
  • Shinsou Hitoshi.
  • Iida Tenya.
  • Ochako Uraraka.
  • Rumi Usagiyama.
  • Tamaki Amajiki.
  • Dabi.
  • Nemuri Kayama.
  • Mina Ashido.
  • Enji Todoroki.
  • Sorahino Torino.
  • Toga Himiko.
  • Kyoka Jiro.
  • Tokoyami Fumikage.

My Hero Academia has been one of many motivational Anime shows in recent years. And I’ll always love an anime more if it’s able to open my mind or change my perspective.

Even if a little.

Like Naruto, One Piece or DBZ, the underlying theme is courage, rising to the challenge, and crushing your obstacles.

In this aspect – My Hero Academia not only shines, but it does so in a way that inspires you. So I had to share the quotes to showcase that, and give you something to remember the show by.

Let’s get started!


The Best Quotes From Boku No Hero Academia:


#1 – Izuku Midoriya Quotes

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“All men are not created equal.” – Izuku Midoriya

As much as we promote equality, which is a good thing, all men are not created equally. 

Think back to when you were in school. Did everyone get the same grades, the same results, and have the same skillsets in maths, science or English?

We should all be treated fairly, but when it comes to what we’re capable of? We’re all flawed in some ways, and have unfair advantages in other ways (money, family, etc).


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“My motivation might seem trivial compared to yours, but I can’t lose, either.  I have to live up to the hopes of those who supported me.” – Izuku Midoriya


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“Don’t worry about what other people think. Hold your head up high and plunge forward.” – Izuku Midoriya


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“When the enemy becomes certain of their victory, that will be our chance.” – Izuku Midoriya


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“Sometimes I do feel like I’m a failure. Like there’s no hope for me. But even so, I’m not gonna give up. Ever!” – Izuku Midoriya


The 34 Most Meaningful Anime Quotes From My Hero Academia

“Whatever you say All Might, I’ll step up to this challenge! As long as you’re by my side, I can do anything. That’s how I feel anyway.” – Izuku Midoriya


The 34 Most Meaningful Anime Quotes From My Hero Academia

“I have to work harder than anyone else to make it! I’ll never catch up otherwise… I want be like you… Like you! The strongest hero.” – Izuku Midoriya


The 34 Most Meaningful Anime Quotes From My Hero Academia

“A smiling, dependable, cool hero…That’s what I wanna be! That’s why I’m giving it everything. For everyone!” – Izuku Midoriya


The 34 Most Meaningful Anime Quotes From My Hero Academia

“The deeper the darkness the more dazzling the light shines!” – Izuku Midoriya


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“Dreams can become reality!” – Izuku Midoriya


The 33 Most Meaningful Anime Quotes From My Hero Academia

“I’m not gonna be your worthless punching bag-Deku forever… Kacchan, I’m… I’m the Deku who always does his best!” – Izuku Midoriya


The 33 Most Meaningful Anime Quotes From My Hero Academia

“It’s like All-Might said… Giving help that’s not asked for… is what makes a true hero!” – Izuku Midoriya


“If I can’t save one little girl right in front of me… Then how can I ever hope to be a hero who saves everyone?” – Izuku Midoriya


“If all the villains attacking tonight are on his level… everyone’s in trouble. And they might be after us students. I need to tell Mr. Aizawa and the Wild, Wild Pussycats what I know. If my actions can save any of them… Then I’ve gotta do something.” – Izuku Midoriya


#2 – Shoto Todoroki Quotes

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“Should we have let people die, all in the name of the law? Isn’t it a hero’s job to save people?” – Shoto Todoroki


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“If you wanna stop this, then stand up” Because I’ve got one thing to say to you. Never forget who you want to become!” -Shoto Todoroki


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“Get a hold of yourself, you’re an adult aren’t you?” – Shoto Todoroki


The 34 Most Meaningful Anime Quotes From My Hero Academia

“I’ll win with my mom’s power alone. I’ll never use your power in battle!”
– Shoto Todoroki


The 34 Most Meaningful Anime Quotes From My Hero Academia

“Ever since your brother got taken down…
I’ve had my eye on you. Because all that building resentment was written over your face. I know that when I see it. And I know just how much grudges like that… can cloud a person’s vision.”
– Shoto Todoroki


#3 – Shigaraki Tomura Quotes

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“Heroes and villains both thrive on violence, but we’re still categorized. “You’re good” “You’re evil”. That’s how it is! Symbol of peace? Hah! In the end you’re just a tool for violence, made to keep us down. And violence only breeds more violence.” – Shigaraki Tomura


“Even if this hero society comes crashing down… even if I rise to rule the underworld… that weight in my heart is never gonna go away. It’s why I hate everything. Every living, breathing thing just rubs me the wrong way. So why not destroy it all? Why not destroy everything?” – Shigaraki Tomura


“Create a world without All Might. And cause enough destruction to show them all how fragile their justice really is. From this day forward… that’s my conviction. It’s all about All Might.” – Shigaraki Tomura


“You Heroes pretend to be society’s guardians. For generations, you pretended not to see those you couldn’t protect and swept their pain under the rug. It’s tainted everything you’ve built. That means your system’s all rotten from the inside with maggots crawling out. It all builds up, little by little, over time. You’ve got the common trash, all too dependent on being protected. And the brave guardians who created the trash that need coddling. It’s a corrupt, vicious cycle. Everything I’ve witnessed, this whole system you’ve built has always rejected me. Now I’m ready to reject it. That’s why I destroy. That’s why I took this power for myself.” – Shigaraki Tomura


#4 – All Might Quotes

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“The slight difference between those who always aim for the top and those who don’t, it’ll come to matter in a big way once you all emerge into society.” – All Might


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“The most inflated egos are often the most fragile.” – All Might


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“It’s not bad to dream. But you also have to consider what’s realistic.” – All Might


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“Whether you win or lose, looking back and learning from your experience is a part of life.” – All Might


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“If you feel yourself hitting up against your limit, remember for what cause you clench your fists! Remember why you started down this path, and let that memory carry you beyond your limit.” – All Might


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“When there’s nothing to be gained, rising to the challenge at those times, is surely the mark… of a true hero!” – All Might


#5 – Iida Tenya Quotes

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“Wanting to do it and being suitable for it are different issues.” – Iida Tenya


#6 – Shinsou Hitoshi Quotes

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“Maybe I failed this time, but I’m not giving up. I’ll show them I’ve got what it takes to make it to the hero course, and I’ll become a greater hero than all of you.” – Shinsou Hitoshi


#7 – Shouta Aizawa (Eraserhead) Quotes

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“There’s nothing crueler than letting a dream end midway.” – Shouta Aizawa


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“They’ve been exposed to the outside world, up close and personal. They’ve had that fear planted in them. And they’ve endured it. Overcome it. Each has grown from that experience. And forgotten how to hesitate.” – Shouta Aizawa


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“If you’re going to become a hero, you don’t have time for such leisurely events.” – Shouta Aizawa


#8 – Bakugou Katsuki Quotes

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“Can’t stand morons like you who can’t get the damned point! Basically, you’re saying: “we wanna cause trouble, be our pal!” What a joke! I’ve always admired All Might’s triumphs. No matter what any of you jerks say, nothings ever gonna change that.” – Bakugou Katsuki


The 33 Most Meaningful Anime Quotes From My Hero Academia

“I’m gonna beat you all. Enjoy your win. It’ll never happen again, Dammit!” – Bakugou Katsuki


The 34 Most Meaningful Anime Quotes From My Hero Academia

“Stop Talking, I will win. That’s… what heroes do.” – Bakugou Katsuki


The 34 Most Meaningful Anime Quotes From My Hero Academia

“You’ll regret making a fool of me… I’ll freaking kill you! I’m taking the first to end all firsts. There’s no point in winning against some half-assed punk. No point If I can’t do better than Deku! So if you’re not trying to win, get the hell outta my face!” – Bakugou Katsuki


“Don’t underestimate me! Besides, even if you’re just acting, even if you’re an upperclassman – Villains are villains!” – Bakugo Katsuki


#9 Ochako Uraraka Quotes

“So I’m gonna be a hero. I’ll make that money… so that my mom and dad can have easier lives.” – Ochako Uraraka


“When I saw him struggling, with the odds stacked against him… it got me thinking… Who protects the heroes when they need protecting?” – Ochako Uraraka


#10 Dabi Quotes

“Quite worthy of being an instructor at U.A. Ain’t that right, hero? Is it cuz your students are so precious? Hope you got what it takes to protect them… See ya later.” – Dabi


“This will just be a signal fire. We’ll fill those heroes full of holes… and put them in their place. All for a brighter future.” – Dabi


“You must’ve thought, “As long as I face the future, I can be better!” I can tell you’re at a loss for words, so here’s the answer! The past never dies! Get it yet!? Y’reap what you sow! Let’s tango, you and me- Enji Todoroki!! A dance with your son, here in hell!!” – Dabi


#11 Nemuri Kayama Quotes

“With so much time left, I thought I’d park myself at the gate… but, well, taking that approach is just no fun at all… Because watching you run and shriek like a baby… makes the sadist in me ache for a chance to play.” – Nemuri Kayama


#12 Rumi Usagiyama Quotes (Mirko)

“I live every day of my life like there’s no tomorrow so that when my number’s up, I can check out with no regrets! No way this horde of zombies is gonna end Mirko the Hero.” – Rumi Usagiyama


“Quick as a rabbit! It’s no sweat. If you’re going die, get the job done first… Mirko!! Not done yet! Because a Hero never, ever… gives up!” – Rumi Usagiyama


“I saw the news and hopped over! You’re part of the league, right? I’ll kick your butt!” – Rumi Usagiyama


#13 Keigo Takami Quotes (Hawks)

“I’m not especially interested in nurturing the next generation or anything, but… It’s great that you’re putting in effort to cover your weak points, like short-distance combat, but you shouldn’t neglect improving on your strong points either. You’re capable of moving much more freely. Look… take it from a fellow bird. If you’ve got wings, you should stretch them out and fly. There’s no need for you to be confined to the ground.” – Keigo Takami


“When a person’s backed into a corner or when they’re truly free… that’s when they show their true nature. That’s why I think Bubaigawara was a decent guy… who was just desperate to be help and I feel… the same way.” – Keigo Takami


“I’m Hawks. The man who’s a bit too fast. A society where heroes can enjoy a little boredom… I’ll make it happen, I promise, at my trademark top speed.” – Keigo Takami


“I’ll help you get back on your feet… You were dealt a bad hand, but you can atone for your deeds and start over. Because you’re a good person.” – Keigo Takami


“I just wanna enjoy myself. Seriously. Do some leisurely patrolling, put in a few appearances, say “Aw shucks, no trouble today,” and get a good night’s sleep! That’s my ideal life! I wanna make this world one where heroes have time to kill.” – Keigo Takami


#14 Enji Todoroki (Endeavor)

“Bakugo, you said you wanted to learn what you couldn’t do right? your ability is top notch, well for a rookie at least. But as you are, you will never be able to surpass me. This winter might just be training, but if you’re too slow, you won’t be able to use your normal excuse anymore. This is not a classroom, if you’re ever too slow, you won’t be losing points, but rather human lives.” – Enji Todoroki


“I gave Shoto everything. By age 20, I’d already climbed to the #2 position. It was because I made that climb that I understood… unless I reached the summit, it was all for nothing. If all I cared about was titles, I could’ve worn a smile like you… and played the part of the lovable fool. But I wanted to be the strongest!” – Enji Todoroki


#15 Toga Himiko Quotes

“Listen Ochaco, when I think about the people I love it makes me wanna become them. This desire to take all their blood for myself gushes up till I just can’t stand it. I get all emotional just thinking about it. That’s how I am, but other people aren’t like that. It’s so hard for me to live like this.” – Toga Himiko


“Where do they draw the line? If Heroes are supposed to save people, then was Jin not considered a person? Will they kill me too? That’s what I want to ask Izuku and Ochaco. Depending on their answer I’ll be fine.” – Toga Himiko


“I just wanna love, live and die my way. My normal way. I wanna be even more like the people I love.” – Toga Himiko


#16 Sorahiko Torino Quotes

“I have to get stronger quickly’, you say. It’s true. Time is not on your side—nor on your enemies’. And they won’t wait for you to get stronger.” – Sorahiko Torino


#17 Mina Ashido Quotes

“The old you’s not going anywhere with that emo look on your face! If you overcome that gloomy self of yours… let me know. Or else I’ll start spreading rumors about high school debut man.” – Mina Ashido


#18 Kyoka Jiro Quotes

If you do this, we just might win. But there's no time to hesitate, so do it now! You wanna be a hero, don't you?! Then let's pass this test.

“If you do this, we just might win. But there’s no time to hesitate, so do it now! You wanna be a hero, don’t you?! Then let’s pass this test.” – Kyoka Jiro


#19 Tokoyami Fumikage Quotes

“With your positions revealed, you’re in my crosshairs. And there’s no hiding from the coming storm. As Hawks would say… speed beats power.” – Tokoyami Fumikage


#20 Tamaki Amajiki Quotes

Not following through to the end can be fatal.

“Not following through to the end can be fatal.” – Tamaki Amajiki


He asked me to do what I could to help you guys become proper heroes as soon as possible. That's why I can't go home.

“He asked me to do what I could to help you guys become proper heroes as soon as possible. That’s why I can’t go home.” – Tamaki Amajiki


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