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The 100 Best Quotes from Marvel Studios’ Black Panther

Black Panther is one of Marvel’s most successful films in franchise history. With its release in 2018 it was the first Marvel movie with a predominately all black cast.

Four years later the film is still as popular as it was when it first premiered. After the passing of Chadwick Boseman who played the main character T’Challa, it has again risen in popularity as people grieve his death.

Black Panther follows the royal family of Wakanda as they find their way through life after the death of their father and king. The movie picks up after Captain America: Civil War as T’Challa is properly given the title of King of Wakanda.

You can stream Black Panther and other Marvel movies on Disney+!

Here’s the scoop on the best Black Panther quotes!

Warning! This article may contain Black Panther spoilers!

black panther poster
Official Black Panther Poster

1. “How many times do I have to teach you? Just because something works doesn’t mean that it cannot be improved.” – Shuri

2. “You want to see us become just like the people you hate so much! Divide and conquer, just as they did!” – T’Challa

futuristic city
Black Panther (2018)

3. “I found my daddy with Panther claws in his chest! You ain’t the son of a king. You’re the son of a murderer!” – Killmonger

4. “I accept your challenge.” – T’Challa

Winston Duke
Winston Duke in Black Panther (2018)

5. “Put some music on. What do you think this is, a funeral?” – Klaue

6. “I am a spy with no army. I wouldn’t stand a chance.” – Nakia

Angela Bassett and Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther (2018)
Angela Bassett and Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther (2018)

7. “It was taken by British soldiers in Benin, but it’s from Wakanda. And it’s made out of vibranium. Don’t trip. I’mma take it off your hands for you.” – Killmonger

8. “The Black Panther lives. And when he fights for the fate of Wakanda, I will be right beside him.” – Shuri

Angela Bassett, Connie Chiume, Michael B. Jordan, Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, and Dorothy Steel in Black Panther (2018)
Angela Bassett, Connie Chiume, Michael B. Jordan, Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya, Letitia Wright, and Dorothy Steel in Black Panther (2018)

9. “I’m well aware of my duties, General.” – T’Challa

10. “Let’s have some fun!” – Klaue

Angela Bassett, Florence Kasumba, and Letitia Wright in Black Panther (2018)
Angela Bassett, Florence Kasumba, and Letitia Wright in Black Panther (2018)

11. “The world is changing. Soon there will only be the conquered and the conquerors. I’d rather be the former.” – W’Kabi

12. “Every breath you take is mercy from me.” – T’Challa

futuristic city
Black Panther (2018)

13. “Eyes up. Americans. I count three.” – Nakia

14. “Five. How could you miss Greased Lightning there behind you?” – Okoye

Chadwick Boseman and Daniel Kaluuya
Chadwick Boseman and Daniel Kaluuya in Black Panther (2018)

15. “I am your king now!” – T’Challa

16. “What I’m doing or not doing on behalf of the U.S. government is none of your concern. Now, whatever the hell you’re up to, do me a favor, stay out of my way.” – Ross

Chadwick Boseman and Lupita Nyong'o in Black Panther (2018)
Chadwick Boseman and Lupita Nyong’o in Black Panther (2018)

17. “Shoot them down, genius!” – Shuri

18. “Slipped? For thirty years, your father was in power and did nothing. With you, I thought it’d be different. But it’s more of the same.” – W’Kabi

Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther (2018)
Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther (2018)

19. “He killed his own brother and left a child behind with nothing. What kind of king… what kind of man does that?” – T’Challa

20. “So this is a big mess, huh? I figured we could go good cop/bad cop. I’ll talk to him first, then you guys go in.” – Ross

21. “Because I want you to look me in the eyes and tell me why you betrayed Wakanda.” – Young T’Chaka

22. “I owed you a great debt. A life for a life. Consider it paid.” -M’Baku

Florence Kasumba, Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, and Lupita Nyong'o in Black Panther (2018)
Florence Kasumba, Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, and Lupita Nyong’o in Black Panther (2018)

23. “I cannot speak for past kings. But an enemy sits on the throne right now. We both know the power of vibranium. If Killmonger gains control of it, who do you think he will come for next?” – T’Challa

24. “We will not help you.” – M’Baku

Lupita Nyong'o in Black Panther (2018)
Lupita Nyong’o in Black Panther (2018)

25. “He worked with our CIA to destabilize foreign governments… during election cycles.” – Ross

26. “You… you want to go to Wakanda? They’re savages!” – Klaue

Danai Gurira in Black Panther (2018)
Danai Gurira in Black Panther (2018)

27. “Would you kill me, my love?” – W’Kabi

28. “For Wakanda… no question” – Okoye

Michael B. Jordan and Daniel Kaluuya
Michael B. Jordan and Daniel Kaluuya in Black Panther (2018)

29. “I don’t worry about no brand. Check these out. Each one is for a kill.” – Killmonger

30. “You can scar yourself as much as you like. To them, you’ll just be an outsider.” – Klaue

Michael B. Jordan in Black Panther (2018)
Michael B. Jordan in Black Panther (2018)

31. “Wakanda will no longer watch from the shadows. We will work to be an example of how we, as brothers and sisters on this earth, should treat each other.” – T’Challa

32. “Why so you can lock me up? Nah. Just bury me in the ocean with my ancestors who jumped from ships, ’cause they knew death was better than bondage.” – Killmonger

Angela Bassett and Letitia Wright in Black Panther (2018)
Angela Bassett and Letitia Wright in Black Panther (2018)

33. “Did he freeze?” – Shuri

34. “Like an antelope in headlights.” – Okoye

Daniel Kaluuya
Daniel Kaluuya in Black Panther (2018)

35. “You’re a good man with a good heart. And it’s hard for a good man to be king.” – T’Chaka

36. “Old tech. Functional, but old. “People are shooting at me – wait, let me put my helmet on!” – Shuri

Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther (2018)
Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther (2018)

37. “The story of home.” – Young Killmonger

38. “It’s a Bugatti Spaceship.” – Oakland Kid

 Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Connie Chiume, Michael B. Jordan, Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, Sydelle Noel, Lupita Nyong'o, Daniel Kaluuya, Jénel Stevens, Janeshia Adams-Ginyard, Marie Mouroum, Marija Juliette Abney, Maria Hippolyte, and Zola Williams in Black Panther (2018)
Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Connie Chiume, Michael B. Jordan, Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, Sydelle Noel, Lupita Nyong’o, Daniel Kaluuya, Jénel Stevens, Janeshia Adams-Ginyard, Marie Mouroum, Marija Juliette Abney, Maria Hippolyte, and Zola Williams in Black Panther (2018)

39. “I would make a great queen because I am so stubborn.” – Nakia

40. “What happens now determines what happens to the rest of the world.” – T’Challa

Michael B. Jordan in Black Panther (2018)
Michael B. Jordan in Black Panther (2018)

41. “Quite the Their leaders have been assassinated. Communities flooded with drugs and weapons. They are overly policed and incarcerated. All over the planet, our people suffer because they don’t have the tools to fight back.” – Ross

42. “Nakia… hi.” – T’Challa

Florence Kasumba, Danai Gurira, and Lupita Nyong'o
Florence Kasumba, Danai Gurira, and Lupita Nyong’o in Black Panther (2018)

43. “You froze.” – Okoye

44. “Great! Another broken white boy for us to fix.” – Shuri

Michael B. Jordan in Black Panther (2018)
Michael B. Jordan in Black Panther (2018)

45. “Wassup, cuz?” – Killmonger

46. “No tears for me, son?” – N’Jobu

Danai Gurira in Black Panther (2018)
Danai Gurira in Black Panther (2018)

47. “I will not abandon someone to die, when I have the means to save his life.” – T’Challa

48. “This corset is really uncomfortable, so can we all just wrap it up and go home?” – Shuri

Angela Bassett and Letitia Wright in Black Panther (2018)
Angela Bassett and Letitia Wright in Black Panther (2018)

49. “You are so full of hatred, you will never be a true king!” – Okoye

50. “You let the refugees in, you let in all their problems.” – W’Kabi

Black Panther (2018)
Black Panther (2018)

51. “I am loyal to that throne, no matter WHO sits on it.” – Okoye

52. “You were wrong – all of you were wrong – to turn your backs on the rest of the world! We let the fear of discovery stop us from doing what is right. No more!” – T’Challa

Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong'o, Marie Mouroum, and Maria Hippolyte
Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, Lupita Nyong’o, Marie Mouroum, and Maria Hippolyte in Black Panther (2018)

53. “When you said you’d bring me to California when I was a kid, I thought you meant Coachella, or Disneyland. Where are we?” – Shuri

54. “Proud. Your father and I would talk about this day all the time. He is with us. And it is your time to be king.” – Ramonda

Angela Bassett, Connie Chiume, Michael B. Jordan, Chadwick Boseman, and Danai Gurira in Black Panther (2018)
Angela Bassett, Connie Chiume, Michael B. Jordan, Chadwick Boseman, and Danai Gurira in Black Panther (2018)

55. “The king is dead. Come with me if you don’t want to join him!” – Nakia

56. “I made it rain!” – Klaue

Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Connie Chiume, Isaach De Bankolé, Michael B. Jordan, Florence Kasumba, Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya, and Letitia Wright in Black Panther (2018)
Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Connie Chiume, Isaach De Bankolé, Michael B. Jordan, Florence Kasumba, Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, Daniel Kaluuya, and Letitia Wright in Black Panther (2018)

57. “Stand up! You are a king!” – T’Chaka

58. “I want the throne!” – Killmonger

Black Panther (2018)
Black Panther (2018)

59. “You will never be king of Wakanda!” – Shuri

60. “It is my duty to fight for who I… for the things I love.” – Nakia

futuristic city
Black Panther (2018)

61. “Witness the strength of the Jabari… first-hand!” – M’Baku

62. “My intel reports that the chunk of vibranium you took was all that Wakanda had.” – Ross

Black Panther (2018)
Black Panther (2018)

63. “Wakanda forever!” – Milaje

64. “Not that hard, genius!” – Shuri

Chadwick Boseman and Letitia Wright in Black Panther (2018)
Chadwick Boseman and Letitia Wright in Black Panther (2018)

65. “Well, maybe you should make it a little stronger.” – T’Challa

66. “You look just like your old man.” – Klaue

Chadwick Boseman
Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther (2018)

67. “I’ma take you both, Uncle James!” – Killmonger

68. “What you guys have is going to scare a lot of people in that room. They’re going to come after you.” – Ross

Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther (2018)
Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther (2018)

69. “Yes. But I will no longer rule out of fear.” – T’Challa

70. “It’s these two Grace Jones-looking chicks. They’re holding spears.” – James

Connie Chiume in Black Panther (2018)
Connie Chiume in Black Panther (2018)

71. “Their leaders have been assassinated. Communities flooded with drugs and weapons. They are over policed and incarcerated. All over the planet, our people suffer because they don’t have the tools to fight back.” – N’Jobu

72. “Y’all sittin’ up here comfortable. Must feel good. It’s about two billion people all over the world that looks like us. But their lives are a lot harder. Wakanda has the tools to liberate ’em all.” – Killmonger

Florence Kasumba, Danai Gurira, Sydelle Noel, Jénel Stevens, Janeshia Adams-Ginyard, Marie Mouroum, Marija Juliette Abney, Maria Hippolyte, and Zola Williams in Black Panther (2018)
Florence Kasumba, Danai Gurira, Sydelle Noel, Jénel Stevens, Janeshia Adams-Ginyard, Marie Mouroum, Marija Juliette Abney, Maria Hippolyte, and Zola Williams in Black Panther (2018)

73. “Our weapons will not be used to wage war on the world. It is not our way to be judge, jury, and executioner for people who are not our own.” – T’Challa

74. “Hop in. Put that spear in the trunk.” – Ross

Forest Whitaker in Black Panther (2018)
Forest Whitaker in Black Panther (2018)

75. “I am N’Jadaka, son of Prince N’Jobu!” – Killmonger

76. “It’s challenge day. We have watched and listened from the mountains! We have watched with disgust as your technological advancements have been overseen by a child! Who scoffs at tradition! ” – M’Baku

Lupita Nyong'o and Letitia Wright in Black Panther (2018)
Lupita Nyong’o and Letitia Wright in Black Panther (2018)

77. “Great Gorilla M’Baku …this is why we are here. To offer this to you. An outsider sits on our throne. Only you can help us stop him.” – Nakia

78. “T’Challa, we will not leave Wakanda.” – Ramonda

Martin Freeman and Andy Serkis in Black Panther (2018)
Martin Freeman and Andy Serkis in Black Panther (2018)

79. “If he gets control of our technology, nowhere will be safe.” – Shuri

80. “Six. Just spotted an old friend who works for the CIA. It just got a little more complicated.” – T’Challa

Martin Freeman, Andy Serkis, and Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther (2018)
Martin Freeman, Andy Serkis, and Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther (2018)

81. “If you say one more word, I’ll feed you to my children!” – M’Baku

82. “But in times of crisis the wise build bridges, while the foolish build barriers. We must find a way to look after one another, as if we were one single tribe.” – T’Challa

black panther
Black Panther (2018)

83. “No, it’s Kansas.” – Shuri

84. “You can’t let your father’s mistakes define who you are. You get to decide what kind of king you are going to be.” – Nakia

Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Florence Kasumba, Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, and Winston Duke in Black Panther (2018)
Angela Bassett, Forest Whitaker, Florence Kasumba, Chadwick Boseman, Danai Gurira, and Winston Duke in Black Panther (2018)

85. “Does she speak English?” – Ross

86. “When she wants to.” – Okoye

Daniel Kaluuya in Black Panther (2018)
Daniel Kaluuya in Black Panther (2018)

87. “Um… Shepherds. Textiles. Cool outfits.” – Ross

88. “But as Wakanda thrived, the world around it descended further into chaos. To keep vibranium safe, the Wakandans vowed to hide in plain sight, keeping the truth of their power from the outside world.” – N’Jobu

Lupita Nyong'o in Black Panther (2018)
Lupita Nyong’o in Black Panther (2018)

89. “Don’t scare me like that, coloniser!” – Shuri

90. “I never yielded! And as you can see, I am not dead!” – T’Challa

Chadwick Boseman and Letitia Wright in Black Panther (2018)
Chadwick Boseman and Letitia Wright in Black Panther (2018)

91. “A man who has not prepared his children for his own death has failed as a father. Have I ever failed you?” – T’Chaka

92. “Good morning, Sergeant Barnes.” – Shuri

Michael B. Jordan and Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther (2018)
Michael B. Jordan and Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther (2018)

93. “Bucky.”- Bucky

94. “Wassup, princess?” – Killmonger

Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther (2018)
Chadwick Boseman in Black Panther (2018)

95. “Glory to Hanuman.” – M’Baku

96. “Wakanda survived for so long by only fighting when absolutely necessary.” – Okoye

Michael B. Jordan in Black Panther (2018)
Michael B. Jordan in Black Panther (2018)

97. “The entire suit sits within the teeth of the necklace. Strike it.” – Shuri

98. “Delete that footage.” – T’Challa

Michael B. Jordan and Daniel Kaluuya in Black Panther (2018)
Michael B. Jordan and Daniel Kaluuya in Black Panther (2018)

99. “I had your father killed! Take me!” – Zuri

100. “I’m kidding. We’re vegetarians.” – M’Baku

Michael B. Jordan in Black Panther (2018)
Michael B. Jordan in Black Panther (2018)

Black Panther was a major success all around the world. Not only did it have a superstar cast but it also hit on important themes that Marvel had otherwise avoided until its premiere.

It has been said that Black Panther 2 is in production at the moment. Although we will be missing our star T’Challa played by Chadwick Boseman, fans are on the edge of their seats waiting for the movie.

We do not know what will be in store for Wakanda or for the royal family, but we will find out very soon!

Watch Black Panther on Disney+!

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