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15 Star Wars Quotes to Use in Everyday Life | StarWars.com



15 Star Wars Quotes to Use in Everyday Life | StarWars.com
Learn when to use some galactic words of wisdom from Yoda, Han Solo, and more! Amy Ratcliffe Writer & Geek Star Wars is overflowing with important themes and lessons we can translate and use in real life. Many of those big ideas are captured in a few lines of eminently quotable dialogue.


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<p><i>“It’s not my fault.” – H...

“It’s not my fault.” – Han Solo

Use when anything goes wrong, even if it is totally your fault.



<p>"<i>Your focus determines y...

"Your focus determines your reality." - Qui-Gon Jinn

Encourage positivity and don't let fate drive you, take control of it.


<p>"<i>Do. Or do not. There i...

"Do. Or do not. There is no try." - Yoda

Use when someone needs a little tough love.


<p>“<i>Somebody has to save ou...

Somebody has to save our skins.” – Leia Organa

Use when you jump in and solve a problem without breaking a sweat.


<p>“<i>In my experience there ...

In my experience there is no such thing as luck.” – Obi-Wan Kenobi

Remind others that hard work pays off and sitting around waiting for chance does not.


<p>“<i>I find your lack of fai...

I find your lack of faith disturbing.” – Darth Vader

Use anytime others doubt your plans.


<p>“<i>I’ve got a bad feeling ...

I’ve got a bad feeling about this.”

Use when walking into a situation that could end poorly, whether it’s a walk down a dark alley or a board meeting.


<p>“<i>It’s a trap!</i>” – Adm...

It’s a trap!” – Admiral Ackbar

Use anytime you suspect something is too good to be true.


<p>"<i>So this is how liberty ...

"So this is how liberty dies...with thunderous applause." - Padmé Amidala

Use sarcastically whenever anyone institutes a new policy that looks appealing on the surface but has negative repercussions.


<p>“<i>Your eyes can deceive y...

Your eyes can deceive you. Don’t trust them.” – Obi-Wan Kenobi

Use when a friend needs to be reminded to go with his or her gut feeling.


<p>“<i>Never tell me the odds....

Never tell me the odds.” – Han Solo

Use whenever you’re told a task can’t be done.


<p>"<i>Mind tricks don’t work ...

"Mind tricks don’t work on me.– Watto

Use when someone tries to pull wool over your eyes.


<p>“<i>Great, kid. Don’t get c...

Great, kid. Don’t get cocky.” – Han Solo

Use to remind your employees not to be overconfident.


<p>“<i>Stay on target</i>.” – ...

Stay on target.” – Gold Five

Use to keep yourself or others focused.


<p>“<i>This is a new day, a ne...

This is a new day, a new beginning.” – Ahsoka Tano

Use to cheer a pal up and remind him or her that every day brings new opportunities.



Star Wars

Star Wars

The first movie of the blockbuster franchise, retroactively titled as Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, exploded into the movie theatres in 1977. It became a global cultural phenomenon and gave bir...

The Story Set In Space

The Star Wars story is a classic Hero’s Journey, in which the protagonist, Luke Skywalker in a galaxy, far, far away, learns that he is able to harness a certain force. He eventually joins the rebellion against the Galactic Empire, and along with his allies, destroys the Death Star, uniting with his father, who had fallen on the dark side.

Sequels Prequels

The original story and its continuation in the two sequels released in the 80s had limited computer graphics technology, which eventually became better in the 90s. The Director, George Lucas, then released three ‘prequels’ which had better technology and visual effects, though the story wasn’t in the same league.

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Influence of Star Wars

Influence of Star Wars

It's been more than 30 years since the first "Star Wars."

The cultural influence of the Star Wars Films, novels, comics, television shows, games, toys, and documentaries has been so great...

New Age thinking

  • During the cold war, Ronald Reagan created the Strategic Defense Initiative and aimed to use ground and space-based weapons to help protect the United States from attack by nuclear missiles. Critics referred to it as "Star Wars."
  • Bionic hands like the ones of the heroes and villains in "Star Wars" are now used by amputees.
  • Weapons and robots from "Star Wars" are becoming a reality.
  • Even the Death Star is starting to appear. A former chief technology officer for Microsoft showed his "Death Star" bug zapper to shoot down mosquitoes in flight.

Joseph Campbell
“The meaning of life is whatever you ascribe it to be. Being alive is the meaning.”

Joseph Campbell

Philip Appleman

Philip Appleman

“Whatever we are, whatever we make of ourselves, is all we will ever have—and that, in its profound simplicity, is the meaning of life.”

The Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama

“Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.”