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One Piece: 55 Best Luffy Quotes

An action-packed classic in the anime community, One Piece is a manga series by Eiichiro Oda and is focused on the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy. His ultimate goal is to find the treasure that will make him the next King of the Pirates. Moreover, his personality mostly encompasses happiness but when he has to fight, he shows signs of hostility. These Luffy quotes are both humorous and inspiring for getting through life’s biggest obstacles.

Even with the influx of anime and manga, One Piece stands on its own as the best-selling manga series to date. We can’t deny that the adventurous series takes us on quite a ride with characters like Luffy, Nami, and Roronoa Zoro of the Straw Hats Crew.

Here’s the scoop on Luffy quotes from One Piece!

1. “If I give up now, I’m going to regret it.”

2. “If you don’t take risks, you can’t create a future.”

3. “I don’t wanna conquer anything. It’s just that the person with the most freedom on the sea is the pirate king.”

4. “You want to keep everyone from dying? That’s naive. Its war. People die.”

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One Piece (1999) Mayumi Tanaka

5. “Forgetting is like a wound. The wound may heal but it has already left a scar.”

6. “Dying is not repaying a debt! That is not what he saved you for! Only weak men would die after someone spared their lives!”

7. “Power isn’t determined by your size, but the size of your heart and dreams!”

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Mayumi Tanaka in One Piece: Wan pîsu (1999)

8. “If you hurt somebody… or if somebody hurts you, the same red blood will be shed.”

9. “Are we friends? Or are we foes? Tha kind of thing you decide for yourselves!”

10. “This place is now ours!”

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Tony Beck, Hiroaki Hirata, Akemi Okamura, Mayumi Tanaka, and Kappei Yamaguchi in One Piece: Wan pîsu (1999)

11. “There is something mysterious about the life of a pirate.”

12. “Then just become stronger. I have my ambition; you have your ambition too. Which means you should just keep walking forward towards that goal.”

13. “You ready for this? I’m pretty strong.”

14. “If I get reincarnated… I wanna become a clam.”

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Mayumi Tanaka in One Piece: Wan pîsu (1999)

15. “I smell adventure!”

16. “Everybody ready? No matter what, I’ll keep you safe!”

17. “Get outta here! If you don’t, I’m gonna pound you!”

18. “I have Nakama who are not strong… But I still want them to be with me! So, I have to be stronger than anybody else… or else I’ll lose them all!”

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Mayumi Tanaka in One Piece: Wan pîsu (1999)

19. “If you ask this old man anything about it here and now… Then I’ll quit being a pirate! I don’t want to go on a boring adventure like that!”

20. “We already came this far. Anyway, we’re gonna save you. And then, if you still want to die, you can die after we save you.”

21. “Don’t you dare make my navigator cry!”

22. “I don’t care who you are! I will surpass you!”

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Mayumi Tanaka in One Piece: Wan pîsu (1999)

23. “Being alone is more painful than getting hurt.”

24. “I am going to save you even if it kills me.”

25. “You will wait out here for us, ok, Usopp? We’re gonna level that stupid house to the ground.”

26. “Kaidoooooooo!”

27. “It’s not like ‘thanks’ are something I can eat.”

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Mayumi Tanaka in One Piece: Wan pîsu (1999)

28. “Hero? No! We are pirates! I love heroes but I don’t wanna be one!”

29. “No matter how hard or how impossible it is, never lose sight of your goal.”

30. “I’ve set myself to become the King of the Pirates… and if I die trying… then at least I tried.”

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Mayumi Tanaka in One Piece: Wan pîsu (1999)

31. “Shut up and let’s do this!”

32. “Right! I’m ready too!”

33. “So, you don’t like to get hit, huh? Well, you’re about to have a very bad day.”

34. “Hey! I got an idea!”

35. “You could never beat me.”

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Mayumi Tanaka in One Piece: Wan pîsu (1999)

36. “You came without fear. Don’t have any regrets, no matter what happens. This is the duel you wanted.”

37. “One day, I’ll have a ship and a crew better than yours! And we’ll have the biggest hoard of treasure in the world!”

38. “The world’s greatest swordsman, that’s great! And it’s fitting since your new boss is going to be King of the Pirates! Anything else would make me look bad!”

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Mayumi Tanaka in One Piece: Wan pîsu (1999)

39. “Being killed by marines or coming with me. Which one do you pick?”

40. “An island from a dream within a dream? I could never pass up a great adventure like this!”

41. “If you don’t want the negative reputation, you shouldn’t be a pirate.”

42. “I want to eat meat!”

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Hiroaki Hirata, Akemi Okamura, Ikue Ôtani, Mayumi Tanaka, and Kappei Yamaguchi in One Piece: Wan pîsu (1999)

43. “If you want to compare ambitions, mine is bigger!”

44. “Well, ya see… I’m gonna be the unbeatable pirate!”

45. “Why does that man have a pinwheel on his head?”

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Mayumi Tanaka in One Piece: Wan pîsu (1999)

46. “Let’s continue eating.”

47. “Don’t you mean you’re like half of her?”

48. “A place where you can never ever EVER enter?”

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Mayumi Tanaka in One Piece: Wan pîsu (1999)

49. “Great job, everyone! Keep on pounding ’em!”

50. “Bring it on! I’m not moving an inch!”

51. “Shishishi! Blew ’em away!”

52. “Shanks, I want to fight!”

53. “Ooh, bet there are some strong guys here!”

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Tomokazu Sugita and Mayumi Tanaka in One Piece: Wan pîsu (1999)

54. “Hee hee hee! You can’t escape me now!”

55. “Hang on! I’m coming to help!”

I don’t know about you, but we always love diving into new worlds that Japanese anime has to offer! Hope you enjoyed these Luffy quotes from One Piece! Watch the series on Crunchyroll!

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