30 Orochimaru Quotes on Power and Immortality

Let these Orochimaru quotes uncover secrets of the ninja world that’ll make you wiser and mentally stronger!

Orochimaru is one of the main antagonists in the Naruto series. He is a legendary ninja from the Hidden Leaf Village and one of the greatest Sannin of his time.

Aside from the natural talents that make him undefeatable, he has the spirit of a true fighter that can inspire anyone. He is a villain, but he has a tough mindset and determination that you will surely admire. Given that, we’re sure that these positive qualities will more than make up for his evil deeds.

So, if you need some words from one of the best ninjas in the series, then make sure to read our collection below. Don’t miss out on our list that contains Orochimaru’s most life-changing lines!

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And don’t forget to check out these Obito Uchiha quotes.

Best Orochimaru Quotes

1. “When there is a true desire in the heart, and that desire is strong, that is when he finds real strength that even he did not know he had!”

2. “Real power is forged from the desire smoldering in the heart. It fans into a flame and begins to burn with an intensity scarcely imagined to be possible.”

3. “Maybe, just maybe, there is no purpose in life, but if you linger a while longer in this world, you might discover something of value in it.”

4. “Darkness. When everything that you know and love is taken away from you so harshly, all you can think about is anger, hatred, and even revenge. And no one can save you.”

5. “I wanted to be the wind that changed the world, but now, I just want to watch things change themselves.”

6. “Aging is pointless. That’s how I feel when I look at you.”

7. “Either people change, or they die before they do. It’s one or the other.”

8. “All things with a form will eventually perish.”

9. “It’s human nature not to realize the true value of something unless they lose it.”

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10. “There probably isn’t any meaning in life. Perhaps, you can find something interesting to do while you are alive. Like how you found that flower. Like how I found you.”

11. “The best medicines always taste bitter.”

12. “You know how the game of chess is played—pieces must be sacrificed!”

13. “People change. It’s just a matter of whether they die before it happens, although he died just the way he was.”

14. “I find it very interesting to watch things in motion. I get no pleasure when the world is still, like a windmill that isn’t turning. I suppose some might find it beautiful, even if it’s immobile. But to me, such a thing is truly boring. So now, I want to put things in motion myself.”

15. “I can sense your fear and desperation. It’s only natural. The prey must never let down its guard, not even for a moment in the presence of its predator.”

16. “The body ages, but the mind is immortal.”

17. “Hate only gives birth to even more hate.”

18. “How tranquil, or rather, how naïvely peaceful this nation has become while all other countries are busy with military expansion races.”

19. “The only hope the prey has from a predator is to hand over something else to eat to save itself.”

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20. “How impressive—a thousand foes stand before you, and you don’t even bat an eyelid.”

21. “Everything will be mine.”

22. “I have eternal youth. I live forever.”

23. “The title of Hokage is a piece of crap. Only an idiot becomes one.”

24. “I’ve always wondered what it would be like to strangle that pretty little neck of yours!”

25. “When I watch this boy, I look back to the time I was called a genius and think how ridiculous it was.”

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26. “I want to master all techniques to understand the truth of this world.”

27. “You just don’t have enough information to explain yourself yet. Your glasses, your name, and being someone’s child are not something that can show who you really are. But that is fine. If you’re not happy with what you have now, you can just find new things to find. You see, I also want to find who I really am. That’s why I’m collecting a bit of everything.”

28. “I refuse to let this happen! I am Orochimaru! I am immortal! I will not die here! Destined to discover the true meaning behind everything! Destined to take control of everything in this world!!”

29. “What nonsense! In the grand scheme of time, you’re nothing more than a trivial footnote in the brief history of a cluster of huts called the ‘Leaf Village!’ In time, the Hokage Stone Faces will crumble and be worn down to nothing.”

30. “It’s just like the time when I planned on crushing the Konohagakure. He has chosen a divergent path from the village, but even so, it’ll always have some sentimental value. He’s soaking that all in and coming to terms with the consequences of his future actions and reaffirming his resolve.”

How Do You Keep Your Determination in the Hard Times of Life?

Choosing to reach our dreams is one path that makes us grow as a person. It teaches us to have courage and determination because of how arduous the journey of life is. After all, if we don’t try to be strong every day, it will be impossible for us to accomplish our goals.

In the Naruto series, we can see how the characters struggle to pursue their passions and ambitions. Even antagonists such as Orochimaru become inspirational ninjas that push us to clench our teeth and ready ourselves for whatever life throws at us. Reading his lines is enough to make us think that the journey toward our dreams will never be kind and smooth-sailing.

But, no matter how evil life can be, we should remember how important it is to choose what is right. Orochimaru did this by redeeming himself at the end of the series despite his long past of being the bad guy.

Hopefully, his quotes were able to fuel your determination in these challenging times and made you realize how important it is to be kind. Make sure to let Orochimaru’s words sink inside you so you can apply all the things you learned from him in your life.

Have you watched Naruto? Which Orochimaru quote is your favorite? Comment below.

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