If you are a Star Wars fan, there is no need to explain who Obi Wan Kenobi is. You are likely familiar with the best Obi Wan Kenobi quotes.
However, if you don’t know him, Obi Wan Kenobi was a brilliant Jedi Master. He was responsible for training Anakin Skywalker and served as a mentor to Luke Skywalker, teaching him the ways of lightsaber combat.
As a general in the Republic Army, he was instrumental in the Clone Wars. Obi Wan Kenobi was an expert on ‘The Force.’ It seems fitting that after his death, he appears as a spirit through The Force to communicate and guide Luke.
These Obi Wan Kenobi quotes go beyond being fun. They can guide those of us not fighting Darth Vader as well.
Obi Wan Kenobi quotes about ‘The Force’
1. “The force will be with you always.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
2. “The force is what gives a Jedi his power. It’s an energy field created by all living things. It surrounds us and penetrates us. It binds the Galaxy together.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
3. “The force has a strong influence on the weak-minded.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
4. “You were the chosen one. It was said that you would destroy the Sith, not join them! Bring balance to the force, not leave it in darkness.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
5. “Goodbye, old friend. May the force be with you.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
6. “It is an energy field and something more. An aura that at once controls and obeys. It is a nothingness that can accomplish miracles.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
Obi Wan Kenobi quotes about the dark side
7. “Don’t give in to hate, that leads to the dark side.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
8. “Trust leads to the dark side.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
9. “You were the Chosen One! It was said that you would destroy the Sith, not join them! Bring balance to the force, not leave it in darkness! You were my brother, Anakin.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
10. “You can’t win, Darth. If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you can possibly imagine.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
11. “Only a Sith deals in absolute.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
12. “These aren’t the droids you’re looking for.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
13. “You can kill me, but you will never destroy me. It takes strength to resist the dark side. Only the weak embrace it.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
Obi Wan Kenobi quotes on life advice
14. “You must do what you feel is right, of course.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
15. “Your eyes can deceive you, don’t trust them.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
16. “Be mindful of your thoughts, Anakin, they betray you.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
17. “If you define yourself by the power to take life, the desire to dominate, to possess, then you have nothing.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
18. “You want to go home and rethink your life.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
19. “I am stronger as part of the Jedi Order than I could ever be alone.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
20. “The truth is often what we make of it.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
21. “Anakin, how many times have I told you to stay away from the power couplings?” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
22. “You want to go home and rethink your life.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
Meaningful Obi Wan Kenobi quotes
23. “Many of the truths that we cling to depend on our point of view.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
24. “In my experience, there is no such thing as luck.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
25. “My loyalty is to the republic, to democracy.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
26. “Who’s the more foolish, the fool, or the fool who follows him?” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
27. “War tends to distort our point of view. If we sacrifice our code, even for victory, we may lose that which is important for our honor?” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
28. “I have the high ground.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
29. “Skill is the child of patience.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
30. “A laser weapon kills but also illuminates.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
31. “If you define yourself by the power to take life, the desire to dominate, to possess, then you have nothing.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
32. “We don’t stop. We make a bigger mess that cancels out the first one.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
33. “You heard what you wanted to hear, believed what you wanted to believe.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
34. “So what I told you was true… from a certain point of view.” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
35. “Why do I get the feeling that you (Anakin Skywalker) are going to be the death of me?” ― Obi Wan Kenobi
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Which of these Obi Wan Kenobi quotes is your favorite?
There are a lot of reasons the character of Obi Wan Kenobi is so beloved by Star Wars fans. He is magnanimous and virtuous, as well as humorous.
He brings a balance to Anakin’s immaturity in the prequels, which makes him likable in general. He was an admirable father figure for Luke and fans alike.
His sacrifice also doesn’t go unnoticed. And while it serves a plotline purpose, it also hits viewers right in the feels. These quotes by Obi Wan Kenobi also guide us using wisdom and maturity, proving how powerful his words were.
Which of these Obi-Wan Kenobi quotes and lines resonated with you best? Do you have a favorite quote I missed? Feel free to leave it in the comments below!
November 16, 2020 7:00 AM EST