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100 Best Quotes from ‘The Flash’

The TV series known as The Flash follows the story of Barry Allen, a crime scene investigator obsessed with finding out the truth about the tragic death of his mother. Barry’s obsession leads him to explore each scientific advancement breakthrough to try and explain the strange death of his mother. After investigating a groundbreaking particle accelerator, an unforeseen explosion causes a storm that strikes Barry with lightning, sending him into a coma.

Nine months later, Barry awakes with the ability of super speed which he uses to hunt down others that have gained powers from the storm. He also uses his powers to fight crime as The Flash. 

If you enjoy TV shows that revolve around the superhero genre with a heavy emphasis on action, then The Flash is the show for you! 

Here’s the scoop on the best quotes from The Flash! 

1. “Not every hero wears a mask. Some heroes save the day in the simplest of ways. By just being there for us, or letting us know we’re believed in.” – Barry Allen

Grant Gustin in The Flash
Grant Gustin in The Flash (2014)

2. “How can you speak six languages and sound like a dick in every one of them?” -Cisco Ramon 

3. “Being scooped up by a guy clad head to toe in leather is a long time fantasy of mine, so thanks.” -Hartley 

4. “Ronnie, I love you but this is a time machine not a bookcase from Ikea.” -Cisco Ramon 

5. “Every time I falter, the thought of you is what picks me up or keeps me going.” -Barry Allen

6. “It’s depressing to think all of my descendants are as crazy as you.” -Eddie Thawne

7. “Alright, the only red-suited guy I want in this house right now is Kris Kringle. You got it?” -Joe West 

Jesse L. Martin, Grant Gustin, and Keiynan Lonsdale
Jesse L. Martin, Grant Gustin, and Keiynan Lonsdale in The Flash (2014)

8. “I was born with one father, but that tragedy gave me two and I don’t think I can lose you.” -Barry Allen 

9. “I’m not a human Ouija board, Barry.” -Julian 

10. “This is why you became the Flash, Barry. To put things right. You saved a lot of people’s lives this past year, Barry. Now it’s time to save yours.” -Joe  West 

11. “If I hadn’t seen Jurassic Park, I wouldn’t be nearly as frightened right now.” -Cisco Ramon

12. “I have a prison like this. It’s in a nearly inhospitable island off the China Sea, but this works, too.” -Oliver Queen 

Danielle Panabaker, Hartley Sawyer, Kendrick Sampson, and Carlos Valdes in The Flash
Danielle Panabaker, Hartley Sawyer, Kendrick Sampson, and Carlos Valdes in The Flash (2014)

13. “Well if The Flash were my son, I’d tell him a few things. First off, I’d tell him it’s a dangerous world so be careful. Then I’d tell him he’s a hero and he’s saving a lot of lives, but the most important thing for him to know, I feel, is that his father’s proud of him.” -Henry Allen

14. “It’s comforting to know that no matter what city you go to, Big Belly Burger is always going to taste like Big Belly Burger.” -Felicity Smoak 

15. “People we admire aren’t always who we want them to be.” -Barry Allen

16. “Whew! A day like today, Grandma Esther’s eggnog seems a little light on the bourbon.” -Joe West 

17. “Turns out no one can outrun pain. Life is tragic. But it’s also precious and sweet and extraordinary and the only way I know to honor my mom’s life is to keep running.” -Barry Allen 

Tom Cavanagh, Jesse L. Martin, Danielle Panabaker, Grant Gustin, and Candice Patton
Tom Cavanagh, Jesse L. Martin, Danielle Panabaker, Grant Gustin, and Candice Patton in The Flash (2014)

18. “I’m glad I decided not to go braless.” -Felicity Smoak 

19. “Well, hello Doppelganger of mine. What do you know? I can still pull off brunette.” -Killer Frost 

20. “We can talk about you giving your enemies silly code names later.” -Oliver Queen 

21. “She’s like my nemesis. I’ve never had a nemesis before. I kinda like it.” -Felicity Smoak 

22. “Really not enjoying being one of the good guys this week. Really not!” -Cisco Ramon

23. “Do you know how hard it has been to keep all of this from you? Because the truth is I’ve grown quite fond of you and in many ways, you have shown me what it’s like to have a son. Forgive me, but to me, you’ve been dead for centuries.”-Harrison 

Carlos Valdes in The Flash
Carlos Valdes in The Flash (2014)

24. “You guys are like ten seasons of Ross and Rachel but just like smooshed into one year.” -Cisco Ramon 

25. “I’m pretty sure rule number one of having a secret identity is not taking pictures of yourself in your super-suit without a mask on.” -Barry Allen 

26. “What a coincidence. We were thinking of making ‘Yo this place is so dope’ our new slogan.” -Harley 

27. “For every bad memory, there is a good one that will get you through it.” – Iris West

28. “The hardest thing you’re gonna have to face is not some monster out there with powers. It’s gonna be that feeling of uselessness when you can’t do anything.” – Joe West

Hartley Sawyer and Carlos Valdes in The Flash
Hartley Sawyer and Carlos Valdes in The Flash (2014)

29. “When you stop trying to force the solution, it’ll happen on its own.” – Barry Allen

30. “Ignoring the problem does not get rid of it. You have to face it.” – Cisco Ramon

31. “We can never learn to fly without crashing a few times.” – Barry Allen

32. “If you don’t confront your feelings, they will confront you.” – Leonard Snart

33. “Smart is sexy, Cisco.” -Lisa

Katee Sackhoff
Katee Sackhoff in The Flash (2014)

34. “One mystery I cannot figure out is why some people come into our lives and why some people go. Others become a part of you. Some friendships feel like they’ll last forever and others end far too soon. Not every friendship is meant to last forever. What does last forever is the pain when that person is gone.” -Barry Allen 

35. “Oh hey Captain Cold’s evil sister.” -Cisco Ramon

36. “You were kidnapped for nearly two weeks and your first thought was to go back to work?” -Iris West 

37. “Sometimes we lie for love, especially when it comes to family, right?” -Joe West 

38. “Make me something pretty and toxic. Like me. How about something with…gold.” -Lisa Snart 

39. “Why is it that bad guys always insist on having the creepiest hideouts?” -Cisco Ramon 

Tom Cavanagh and Carlos Valdes
Tom Cavanagh and Carlos Valdes in The Flash (2014)

40. “I’m not angry, Barry. I’m just disappointed.” -Iris West 

41. “I thought it would be nice if it was quiet, so I bought out the entire restaurant!” -Ray 

42. “Why did it have to be bees? Y’all I don’t do bees ain’t nobody got time for bees!” -Cisco Ramon 

43. “Still nothing. I can’t get drunk. I mean, I’m only 25 and my drinking days are already over.” -Barry Allen 

44. “Tell that to the Uber driver that charged me sixty-five bucks to take me here. I had to tell her I was coming from a cosplay party.” -Barry Allen 

45. “You love science, he is science. It’s like you made best friends with Einstein.” -Joe

Grant Gustin and Candice Patton in The Flash
Grant Gustin and Candice Patton in The Flash (2014)

46. “Talking in the third person; that’s never a good sign.” -Cisco Ramon

47. “My spice champion of Central City.” -Linda

48. “Did you sneak a peek at my goods?” -Caitlin

49. “It’s difficult for me to admit when I’m wrong, certainly in front of an entire city but also to my closest friends. So I hope one day to restore your trust and faith in me.” -Harrison 

50. “Hey, if we’re going to be The Flash’s sidekicks, we should probably join Crossfit or something.” -Iris West 

Danielle Panabaker
Danielle Panabaker in The Flash (2014)

51. “I suppose it would make sense for me to move back in. I mean, I am a millennial, that is what we do.” -Barry Allen 

52. “It is your destiny to lose to me, Flash, just as it was your mother’s destiny to die that night.” -The Yellow Blur 

53. “Two things I won’t be doing in this life? Playing professional baseball and thanking that lunatic.” -Joe West 

54. “You’re lucky he didn’t knock out your teeth. Those puppies don’t grow back.” -Cisco Ramon 

55. “I had a cousin who got hit by lightning once. He just developed a stutter.” -Diggle 

Tom Cavanagh in The Flash
Tom Cavanagh in The Flash (2014)

56. “I believe in what I can see, what I can touch, what I can feel; which means I believe in you.” -Eddie 

57. “Since when did our lives suddenly become an Indiana Jones movie?” -Cisco Ramon 

58. “I forgot. Your game’s chess. We’re all just pawns to you, right? So what’s your move, Doctor? Which one of us gets sacrificed next?” -Barry Allen

59. “If you come up against someone you know you can’t beat, be smart. It’s okay to run away.” -Joe West 

60. “Your childhood nemesis is now an unstoppable metahuman. That is seriously messed up!” -Cisco Ramon

Danielle Panabaker
Danielle Panabaker in The Flash (2014)

61. “I have watched you be in love with Iris since you were old enough to know what love is and I’ve been waiting years for you to tell her, but you haven’t.” -Joe West 

62. “Barry, this isn’t a Roadrunner cartoon.” -Caitlin 

63. “It’s the little things. The way you linger on her when she isn’t looking, the smile you fake to play the part. The quiet dreams you keep to yourself.” -Felicity Smoak 

64. “Yet we’re sitting here pining for people we can’t have. I guess what they say is true. Opposites do attract.” -Barry Allen 

65. “Snart’s dad is in prison, too? We should start a club.” -Barry Allen 

Grant Gustin in The Flash
Grant Gustin in The Flash (2014)

66. “So we’re just supposed to get used to working above a makeshift prison housing evil people with superpowers?” -Caitlin 

67. “I really miss the ability to be able to ground you.” -Joe West 

68. “You know, I may be the one in the suit doing all the running, but when I’m out there helping people, making a difference, you’re all out there with me. I finally realized something. We were all struck by that lightning.” -Barry Allen 

69. “Cocoa isn’t cocoa without the mini marshmallows, and you’re out. I checked.” -Captain Cold 

70. “Sometimes great possibilities are right in front of us but we don’t see them because we choose not to. I think that we need to be open to exploring something new.” -Barry Allen

Grant Gustin and Hartley Sawyer
Grant Gustin and Hartley Sawyer in The Flash (2014)

71. “It doesn’t matter that you didn’t believe me, because you always believed in my son.” -Henry 

72. “The lightning didn’t just give me speed, it also gave me friends.” -Barry Allen 

73. “I didn’t want him to be a hero. I wanted him to be my husband.” -Caitlin Smoak

74. “Well, unless we’re planning on executing every super criminal we stop, you geniuses are going to have to come up with someplace else to hold them.” -Joe West 

75. “It doesn’t matter, you’re still the cutest nerd I know.” -Iris West 

76. “My chest feels like that one time I had a cigarette. Yeah, teen me lived for danger.” -Barry Allen 

Grant Gustin in The Flash
Grant Gustin in The Flash (2014)

77. “I’m beginning to think ‘Joe I’m sorry’  is my actual name considering how often you say it to me.” -Joe West 

78. “You’re just the man who kept me fed and in clothes, who sat on my bed at night until I fell asleep because I was afraid of the dark. You helped me with my homework, you taught me how to drive and shave and you dropped me off at college. It sounds a lot like a dad to me.” -Barry Allen 

79. “Meet Captain Clone! Don’t worry, I’ll come up with something cooler.” -Cisco Ramon 

80. “Some people, when they break, can’t be put together again.” -Harrison 

81. “Hey Joe, I was never looking to become the senior member of a secret crime-fighting unit, but we both know we are the only ones equipped to protect Central City.” -Harrison

Jesse L. Martin and Grant Gustin
Jesse L. Martin and Grant Gustin in The Flash (2014)

82. “Your ability to multitask is truly remarkable. The way you can embarrass me, the captain, and yourself all at the same time…” -Joe West 

83. “That’s pretty ironic. The guy specialized in cloning and now he can make Xeroxes of himself.” -Cisco Ramon

84. “Until a few weeks ago I thought the fastest guy could run a mile in four minutes, not four seconds.” -Joe West 

85. “It looks like things between you and Julian are a little frosty.” -Cisco Ramon

86. “I don’t think that bolt of lightning struck you, Barry. I think it chose you.” -Oliver Queen

Jesse L. Martin and Grant Gustin in The Flash
Jesse L. Martin and Grant Gustin in The Flash (2014)

87. “You’re not a hero. You’re just a young man who was struck by lightning.” -Harrison 

88. “Where’s Barry? I need a taste of that ‘walking on sunshine’ thing he’s got going on right now.” -Cisco Ramon 

89. “All I know is you’re everything to me, and you always have been, and the sound of your voice will always bring me home.” -Barry Allen

90. “Is that why you change your voice, so everyone will be afraid of you?” -Caitlin Smoak

91. “I’m not just quoting Jaws. I mean, my mouth is really dry right now.” -Cisco Ramon 

Grant Gustin
Grant Gustin in The Flash (2014)

92. “Holy crap. I’ve made out with The Flash.” -Linda 

93. “You know, our Dr. Wells may have been evil, but you’re just a dick.” -Cisco Ramon 

94. “I was gonna ask her out but then a land shark tried to eat me and then Dr. Wells the sequel showed up!” – Barry Allen 

95. “I didn’t get this scar being a criminal, I got it being a daughter.” -Lisa 

96. “Just don’t sit me at the singles’ table at the wedding reception.” -Captain Cold

Grant Gustin and Hartley Sawyer in The Flash
Grant Gustin and Hartley Sawyer in The Flash (2014)

97. “You’re going to die for all the things you’ve done. I cannot wait to see you be put to death.” -Gypsy 

98. “Choices have consequences. I’m afraid we can’t let you make any more choices like that.” -Eddie

99. “Hold on. Y’all want to put a bunch of magnets against my skull to look into the mind of a psychotic, murderous ape?” -Joe West 

100. “Okay, he’s a giant gorilla who is probably leading an army of giant gorillas. How can you not find him?” -Barry Allen 

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