90 Avatar: The Last Airbender Quotes to Inspire Kindness and Authenticity

These are the top 90 Avatar: The Last Airbender quotes from one of the most iconic cartoon series of all time.

From one’s self-identity, to values, to family and community, this list covers it all.

So, if you’re interested to see what our beloved characters like Aang, Zuko, and Uncle Iroh have to say about life and wisdom, be sure you read the full collection below.

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Avatar The Last Airbender Quote - It's easy to do nothing, it's hard to forgive.

1. “It’s easy to do nothing, it’s hard to forgive.” – Aang

2. “Life happens wherever you are, whether you make it or not.” – Uncle Iroh

3. “My first girlfriend turned into the moon.” – Sokka

4. “You miscalculated. I love Zuko more than I fear you.” – Mai

Avatar The Last Airbender Quote - Pride is not the opposite of shame, but its source.

5. “Pride is not the opposite of shame, but its source.” – Uncle Iroh

6. “It’s the quenchiest!” – Sokka

7. “I’m sorry, Appa.” – Toph

8. “You make one step backward, one slip-up, give me one reason to think you might hurt Aang, and you won’t have to worry about your destiny anymore; because I’ll make sure your destiny ends, right then and there, permanently.” – Katara

9. “Sorry warden, you’re my prisoner now.” – Suki

Avatar The Last Airbender Quote - You sound like my nephew, always thinking you need to do things on your own without anyone's support.

10. “You sound like my nephew, always thinking you need to do things on your own without anyone’s support.” – Uncle Iroh

11. “I’m angry at myself!” – Zuko

12. “Sometimes, life is like this tunnel. You can’t always see the light at the end of the tunnel, but if you keep moving, you will come to a better place.” – Uncle Iroh

13. “Step aside, filth.” – Zuko

14. “You can’t knock me down!” – Katara

Avatar The Last Airbender Quote - In the darkest of times, hope is something you give yourself.

15. “In the darkest of times, hope is something you give yourself.” – Zuko

16. “But now you’re not letting yourself feel anything. I know sometimes it hurts more to hope and it hurts more to care, but you have to promise me that you won’t stop caring.” – Katara

17. “Alright hair, it’s time to face your doom!” – Azula

18. “Let it go.” – Aang

19. “My own mother thought I was a monster. She was right, of course, but it still hurt.” – Azula

Avatar: The Last Airbender Quotes on Self-Identity and Knowledge

Avatar The Last Airbender Quote - Never forget who you are, for surely, the world won't.

20. “Never forget who you are, for surely, the world won’t.” – Zuko

21. “You are not the man you used to be. You are stronger, and wiser, and freer than you ever used to be. And now, you have come at the crossroads of destiny. It’s time for you to choose. It’s time for you to choose good.” – Uncle Iroh

22. “Bad skin? Normal teenagers worry about bad skin. I don’t have that luxury.” – Zuko

23. “The way of the sword doesn’t belong to any one nation. Knowledge of the arts belongs to us all.” – Piandao

24. “True humility is the only antidote to shame.” – Uncle Iroh

Avatar The Last Airbender Quote - It is important to draw wisdom from different places.

25. “It is important to draw wisdom from different places. If you take it from only one place, it becomes rigid and stale.” – Uncle Iroh

26. “Simple—girls are better at fixing pants than guys, and guys are better at hunting, and fighting, and stuff like that. It’s just the natural order of things.” – Sokka

27. “I didn’t know what or when, but I knew I’d know it when I knew it!” – King Bumi

28. “There are reasons each of us are born. We have to find those reasons.” – Uncle Iroh

29. “You must look within yourself to save yourself from your other self. Only then will your true self reveal itself.” – Uncle Iroh

Avatar The Last Airbender Quote - I wanted to do it. I wanted to take out all my anger at him. But, I couldn't.

30. “I wanted to do it. I wanted to take out all my anger at him. But, I couldn’t. I don’t know if it’s because I’m too weak to do it, or if it’s because I’m strong enough not to.” – Katara

31. “You’re awfully cute, but unfortunately for you, you’re made of meat.” – Sokka

32. “I was in the avatar state, but I was outside my body watching myself. It was scary. I was scary.” – Aang

33. “The avatar state is a defense mechanism designed to empower you with all the skills and knowledge of the past avatars. The glow is the combination of all your past lives, focusing their energy on your body.” – Roku

34. “Don’t you know that fans only make flames stronger?” – Azula

Avatar The Last Airbender Quote - What's wrong with you? We don't have time for fun and games with the war going on.

35. “Stop! Stop it right now! What’s wrong with you? We don’t have time for fun and games with the war going on.” – Sokka

36. “Why would father want you back except to lock you up where you can no longer embarrass him?” – Azula

37. “You need to find someone who waits and listens before striking.” – King Bumi

38. “I’m too young to die!” – Sokka

39. “If I had been more decisive and acted sooner, I could have stopped Sozin, and stopped the war before it started. I offer you this wisdom, Aang. You must be decisive.” – Roku

Avatar The Last Airbender Quote - The past can be a great teacher.

40. “The past can be a great teacher.” – Aang

41. “If you want to be a bender, you have to let go of fear.” – Aang

42. “Failure is the only opportunity to begin again.” – Uncle Iroh

43. “Good times become good memories, but bad times make good lessons.” – Uncle Iroh

44. “Sharing tea with a fascinating stranger is one of life’s true delights.” – Uncle Iroh

Avatar The Last Airbender Quote - Many things that seem threatening in the dark become welcoming when we shine a light on them.

45. “Many things that seem threatening in the dark become welcoming when we shine a light on them.” – Uncle Iroh

46. “I laugh at gravity all the time. Hahaha, gravity.” – Aang

47. “As long as I’m confident with who I am, it doesn’t matter what other people think.” – Smellerbee

48. “The strength of your heart makes you who you are.” – Katara

49. “They don’t see our greatness. They hate us, and we deserve it!” – Zuko

Avatar: The Last Airbender Quotes on Values, Doing Good, and Love

Avatar The Last Airbender Quote - The true mind can weather all lies and illusions without being lost. From a beginningless time, darkness thrives in the void, but always yields to purifying light.

50. “The true mind can weather all lies and illusions without being lost. The true heart can touch the poison of hatred without being harmed. From a beginningless time, darkness thrives in the void, but always yields to purifying light.” – Lion Turtle

51. “Why am I so bad at being good?” – Zuko

52. “I’ve seen enough of Ba Sing Sei. And I can’t even see!” – Toph Bei Fong

53. “Only once every hundred years can a firebender experience this kind of power.” – Uncle Iroh

54. “I know you’re not supposed to cry over spilled tea, but it’s just so sad!” – Uncle Iroh

Avatar The Last Airbender Quote - Love is brightest in the dark.

55. “Love is brightest in the dark.” – Katara

56. “The coin is appreciated, but not as much as your smile.” – Uncle Iroh

57. “Protection and power are overrated. I think you are very wise to choose happiness and love.” – Uncle Iroh

58. “With Roku gone and the Great Comet returning, the timing was perfect to change the world. I knew the next Avatar would be born an Air Nomad so I wiped out the Air Temples, but somehow, the new Avatar eluded me. I wasted the remainder of my life searching in vain. I know he’s hiding out there somewhere. The Fire Nation’s greatest threat—the Last Airbender.” – Sozin

59. “Look, I hate to be the wet blanket here, but since Katara’s busy, I guess it’s up to me.” – Sokka

Avatar The Last Airbender Quote - I know I am not the person you expected, and I did not expect to be licked by a giant tongue just now.

60. “I know I am not the person you expected, and I did not expect to be licked by a giant tongue just now.” – Pathik

61. “To master the bending disciplines, you must first master discipline itself; but you have no interest in this so I have no interest in you.” – Jeong Jeong

62. “Without you, all my plans are suddenly possible. I have a vision for the future, Roku.” – Sozin

63. “Destiny? What would a boy know of destiny? If a fish lives its whole life in this river, does he know the river’s destiny? No! Only that it runs on and on out of his control. He may follow where it flows, but he cannot see the end. He cannot imagine the ocean.” – Jeong Jeong

64. “In my dream, we were right in the middle of the invasion, and you stopped to use the bathroom. We die because of your tiny bladder.” – Aang

Avatar The Last Airbender Quote - Stealing is wrong, unless it's from pirates!

65. “Stealing is wrong, unless it’s from pirates!” – Katara

66. “It is time for you to look inward, and start asking yourself the big questions—who are you and what do you want?” – Uncle Iroh

67. “You must never give in to despair. Allow yourself to slip down that road and you surrender to your lowest instincts.” – Uncle Iroh

68. “Harsh words can’t solve problems; action will.” – Aang

69. “There’s always a right way to do things.” – Katara

Avatar: The Last Airbender Quotes on Family and Having a Home

Avatar The Last Airbender Quote - Sometimes, the best way to solve your own problems is to help someone else.

70. “Sometimes, the best way to solve your own problems is to help someone else.” – Uncle Iroh

71. “It’s always best to believe in one’s self, but a little help from others can be a great blessing!” – Uncle Iroh

72. “I finally have you. But I can’t get you home because of this blizzard. There’s always something. Not that you would understand. You’re like my sister. Everything always came easy to her. She’s a firebending prodigy and everyone adores her. My father says she was born lucky. He says I was lucky to be born. I don’t need luck, though. I don’t want it.” – Zuko

73. “Who knew that floating on a piece of driftwood for three weeks with no food or water and sea vultures waiting to pluck out your liver could make one so tense.” – Uncle Iroh

74. “Get over here, Zuko. Being part of the group also means being part of group hugs.” – Katara

Avatar The Last Airbender Quote - The stars sure are beautiful tonight. Too bad you can't see them, Toph!

75. “The stars sure are beautiful tonight. Too bad you can’t see them, Toph!” – Katara

76. “This isn’t about finding a teacher. This is about finding my friend.” – Aang

77. “There really is no fathoming the depths of my hatred for this place.” – Mai

78. “There is nothing wrong with letting the people who love you help you.” – Uncle Iroh

79. “Sokka, wait! You shouldn’t be eating strange plants!” – Katara

Avatar The Last Airbender Quote - I've always had to struggle and fight, it's made me who I am.

80. “I’ve always had to struggle and fight, it’s made me who I am.” – Zuko

81. “In my country, we exchange a pleasant ‘hello’ before asking questions.” – Azula

82. “When we hit our lowest point, we are open to the greatest change.” – Aang

83. “Hey, we are in enemy territory. Those are enemy birds.” – Sokka

84. “Oh, no! I knew it was only a matter of time! Appa ate Momo! Momo, I’m coming for you, buddy!” – Sokka

Avatar The Last Airbender Quote - Water brings healing and life, but fire brings only destruction and pain. It forces those of us burdened with its care to walk a razor's edge between humanity and savagery.

85. “Water brings healing and life, but fire brings only destruction and pain. It forces those of us burdened with its care to walk a razor’s edge between humanity and savagery. Eventually, we are torn apart.” – Jeong Jeong

86. “Why? Because you think I can’t hang posters on my own? It’s upside down, isn’t it? I’ll just go with Sokka.” – Toph

87. “Nice speech, Azula! It was pretty and poetic, but also scary in a good way!” – Ty Lee

88. “Even in the material world, you will find that if you look for the light, you can often find it. But if you look for the dark, that is all you will ever see.” – Uncle Iroh

89. “Water is the element of change. The people of the Water Tribes are capable of adapting to many things. They have a sense of community and love that holds them together through anything.” – Uncle Iroh

Avatar The Last Airbender Quote - Things will never return to normal, but the important thing is, the Avatar gives Zuko hope.

90. “Things will never return to normal, but the important thing is, the Avatar gives Zuko hope.” – Uncle Iroh

Did These Avatar: The Last Airbender Quotes Teach You How the Value of Self-Introspection and Balance?

Though the show is generally targeted towards kids, there’s no doubt that the Avatar: The Last Airbender had some powerful and thought-provoking lessons ingrained in each and every episode. It teaches us to be responsible for who we are, to be forgiving, and to not let ourselves be defined by our family and our past mistakes. This is especially true with the character development that Zuko underwent throughout the storyline. Thanks to the show, these kinds of lessons are being taught to people even at a young age; and even as adults, we must remember to apply these words of wisdom to our everyday lives.

What lesson did you get from watching the Avatar: The Last Airbender? Who is your favorite character in the series? Let us know who you’d like us to make a collection on next by commenting down below.