20 Excellent Studio Ghibli Quotes

Through the quotes, we see the makers' perspectives, the greatest of all being Hayao Miyazaki, who revolutionised Japanese Animation through his creations.

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20 Excellent Studio Ghibli Quotes

When a picture speaks a thousand words, Studio Ghibli makes sure the movement of the characters, the nature being instrumental, the music, and the vibe interspersed among each other produce a beautiful commotion that fascinates its viewers.

The Life visualised through the lenses of Studio ghibli is a lovely representation of magnificence through the simplicity that the creators well portray. The quotes of the characters in the movie can be understood from the perspective of a realist fantastical mind that understands human emotions and finds solace in the simple ways Ghibli tries to portray them.

Despite their ranks, the popular and the least popular movies of the Studio, all of them have been heartily enjoyed by the viewers in lieu of the maestro of the creators.

Through the quotes, we see the makers' perspectives, the greatest of all being Hayao Miyazaki, who revolutionised Japanese Animation through his creations. The quotes and words each character says strike a chord in the heart and stir our souls. Here are the fifteen most memorable quotes from different Studio Ghibli movies, said by the diversely differentiated characters:


My Neighbour Totoro (1988): "Everybody, try laughing. Then whatever scares you will go away." - Tatsuo Kusakabe

Spirited Away (2001): "Once you've met someone, you never really forget them. It just takes a while for your memories to return" - Zeniba

Kiki's Delivery Service (1989): It's not really important what colour your dress is. What matters is the heart inside." - Kokiri

Princess Mononoke (1997): "Life is suffering. It is hard. The world is cursed. But still, you find reasons to keep on living." - Leonardo Santamaria

The cat returns (2002): "Always believe in yourself. Do this and no matter where you are, you will have nothing to fear." - The Baron

Howl's Moving Castle (2004): "One thing you can always count on is that hearts change."

The Cat Returns (2002): "Whenever someone creates something with all of their heart, then that creation is given a soul."

Castle in the sky (1986): "No matter how many weapons you have, no matter how great your technology might be, the world cannot live without love." - Sheeta

Whisper of the heart (1995): "The rough stone is inside you. You have to find it… and then polish it."

Kiki's Delivery Service (1989): "We each need to find our own inspiration. Sometimes it's not easy." - Ursula

The Wind Rises (2013): "Airplanes are beautiful, cursed dreams, waiting for the sky to swallow them up."

Howl's Moving Castle (2004): "They say the best blaze burns brightest when circumstances are at their worst." - Sophie Hatter

From up on the poppy hill (2011): "There's no future for people who worship the future and forget the past." - Shun Kazama

The Secret World of Arrietty (2010): "It's funny how you wake up each day and never really know if it'll be one that will change your life forever." - Shawn

Ponyo (2008): "I love Ponyo whether she's a fish, a human, or something in between." - Sosuke

Whisper of the heart(): "Not everyone needs to follow the same path." - Shizuku

Whisper of the heart(): "it must be great to know what you want to do. I've got no idea at all, I just go from one day to the next."

Whisper of the heart(): "Small progress is still progress."

Princess Mononoke (1997): "I want to see with eyes unclouded by hate." - Ashitaka

Kiki's Delivery Service (1989): "Stop trying. Take long walks. Look at the scenery. Doze off at noon. Don't even think about flying and pretty soon you will be flying again." - Ursula

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