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50 Palpatine Quotes from the Star Wars Villain

Palpatine Quotes for the Star Wars villain in you.

Palpatine, also known as Sheev Palpatine and Darth Sideous, is the overarching villain behind everything in the Star Wars Universe. He is played by Ian McDiarmid and appears in each Trilogy of the Star Wars films.

Palpatine is a wise, crafty, man that gets what he wants by controlling others. Any great hero needs a great villain and the fact that Star Wars has remained popular for 4 decades and the fact that the films have produced a long list of heroes is a tribute to just how great of a villain that Palpatine is.

Don’t forget to also check out these Darth Vader quotes from the famous villain behind the mask.

50 Palpatine Quotes from the Star Wars Villain

Emperor Palpatine quotes about power and superiority

1. “Your feeble skills are no match for the power of the dark side.” – Palpatine

2. “Power! Unlimited power!” – Palpatine

3. “Those who do not serve my ends, no matter how powerful they are, will be eliminated.” – Palpatine

4. “Do you recall what I told you about the relationship between power and understanding, Lord Vader?” – Palpatine

5. “Vader! I am your master!” – Palpatine

6. “Remember back to your early teachings. All who gain power are afraid to lose it.” – Palpatine

7. “Soon, he will seek you out and when he does, you must bring him before me.” – Palpatine

8. “The Sith and the Jedi are similar in almost every way, including their quest for greater power.” – Palpatine

9. “The fear of losing power is a weakness of both the Jedi and the Sith.” – Palpatine

10. “The Dark Side of the Force is a pathway to many abilities some consider to be unnatural.” – Palpatine

11. “Only through me can you achieve a power greater than any Jedi.” – Palpatine

12. “A scavenger girl is no match for the power in me!” – Palpatine

13. “You will rule all the galaxy as the new emperor.” – Palpatine

Palpatine quotes from the Star Wars emperor about war and hatred

14. “Good. I can feel your anger. I am defenseless. Take your weapon. Strike me down with all your hatred, and your journey towards the dark side will be complete.” – Palpatine

15. “It is of no concern.” – Palpatine

16. “He has grown strong, only together can we turn him to the dark side of the Force.” – Palpatine

17. “Now witness the power of this fully armed and operational battle station. Fire at will, commander.” – Palpatine

18. “So be it… Jedi.” – Palpatine

19. “Good! Your hate has made you powerful. Now, fulfill your destiny and take your father’s place at my side!” – Palpatine

20. “Stand together. Die together.” – Palpatine

21. “There is a great disturbance in the Force.” – Palpatine

22. “Oh, no, my young Jedi. You will find that it is you who are mistaken, about a great many things.” – Palpatine

23. “They fear you. In time, they will destroy you.” – Palpatine

24. “Let the final battle… begin.” – Palpatine

25. “She will draw her weapon… she will come to me… she will take her revenge… and with a stroke of her saber… the Sith are reborn!” – Palpatine

Palpatine quotes and lines about politics and society

26. “You’re one man against a galaxy full of scoundrels.” – Palpatine

27. “Your Majesty, if I am elected, I promise to put an end to corruption.” – Palpatine

28. “It is unavoidable. It is your destiny. You, like your father, are now mine!” – Palpatine

29. “Everything that has transpired has done so according to my design.” – Palpatine

30. “You don’t need guidance, Anakin.” – Palpatine

31. “Use my knowledge, I beg you.” – Palpatine

32. “Now, we must leave before more security droids arrive.” – Palpatine

33. “Everything is proceeding as I have foreseen.” – Palpatine

34. “I will not go down in history as the last Chancellor of the Republic.” – Palpatine

35. “I want you to know that there is always a place for you with me. Once your training is complete, of course.” – Palpatine

36. “I love democracy… I love the Republic.” – Palpatine

Palpatine quotes about peace and control

37. “And you, young Skywalker. We will watch your career with great interest.” – Palpatine

38. “Ten thousand years of peace begins today.” – Palpatine

39. “Long have I waited, and now your coming together is your undoing.” – Palpatine

40. “I have been every voice you have ever heard inside your head.” – Palpatine

41. “Good is a point of view, Anakin.” – Palpatine

42. “Ever since I’ve known you, you have been seeking a life of great significance, far more than any Jedi.” – Palpatine

43. “You have done well, Lord Vader.” – Palpatine

Palpatine quotes about friends and relationships

44. “She will come. Her friends will follow.” – Palpatine

45. “Your faith in your friends is yours.” – Palpatine

46. “Long have I waited…for my grandchild to come home.” – Palpatine

47. “He had such a knowledge of the Dark Side, he could even keep the ones he cared about from dying.” – Palpatine

48. “In time, you will learn to trust your feelings. Then, you will be invincible.” – Palpatine

49. “Rise, my friend.” – Palpatine

50. “And if I ever need your services again, I will not hesitate to clone you.” – Palpatine

Which of these Palpatine quotes is your favorite?

As the puppetmaster behind the well-known villains such as Darth Vader, Kylo Ren, and Supreme Leader Snoke, Palpatine stands out as the evilest and smartest of them all.

One of the greatest things about Palpatine is the fact that he has appeared in each of the trilogy’s and in each one he is a different force to be reckoned with.

In the prequel trilogy, he has not yet shown the full evil in his heart and portrays a politician and Sith Lord that eventually turns Anakin Skywalker away from the Jedi Knights and eventually turned Anakin into Darth Vader.

In the original trilogy, Palpatine shows himself as the Emperor of the Galactic Empire and Darth Vader’s master. Finally, in the final trilogy, he shows himself as the puppetmaster of Snoke and the real leader of the First Order.

Did you enjoy reading these Palpatine quotes and lines? Which of the quotes is your favorite? Let us know in the comment section below.

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