19 Studio Ghibli Quotes That Teach You Everything You Need To Know About Life

1. “You cannot alter your fate. However, you can rise to meet it.”

Princess Mononoke (1997)

Princess Mononoke
Princess Mononoke

2. “We each need to find our own inspiration. Sometimes it’s not easy.”

Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)

3. “There’s no future for people who worship the future, and forget the past.”

From Up On Poppy Hill (2011)

4. “They say that the best blaze burns brightest when circumstances are at their worst.”

Howl’s Moving Castle (2004)

Howl's Moving Castle
Howl’s Moving Castle

5. “Always believe in yourself. Do this and no matter where you are, you will have nothing to fear.”

The Cat Returns (2002)

6. “Inspiration unlocks the future.”

The Wind Rises (2013)

7. “It’s funny how you wake up each day and never really know if it’ll be one that will change your life forever.”

The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)

8. “Everybody, try laughing. Then whatever scares you will go away!”

My Neighbor Totoro (1988)

My Neighbor Totoro
My Neighbor Totoro

9. “Life is suffering. It is hard. The world is cursed. But still you find reasons to keep on living.”

Princess Mononoke (1997)

10. “No matter how many weapons you have, no matter how great your technology might be, the world cannot live without love!”

Castle in the Sky (1986)

11. “Deny death, and you deny life.”

Tales From Earthsea (2006)

12. “Just follow your heart, and keep smiling.”

Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)

Kiki's Delivery Service
Kiki’s Delivery Service

13. “Sometimes you have to fight for the things that are worth fighting for.”

The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)

14. “A heart’s a heavy burden.”

Howl’s Moving Castle (2004)

15. “The Earth speaks to all of us, and if we listen, we can understand.”

Castle in the Sky (1986)

16. “Once you’ve met someone you never really forget them.”

Spirited Away (2001)

Spirited Away
Spirited Away

17. “Life, as they say, has its ups and downs. At times, the waves may taunt you, tossing you in their swells. But take heart. It’s hard to stick with it and make it on your own. But even a couple of losers can survive most things if they’re together.”

My Neighbors the Yamadas (1999)

18. “It doesn’t really matter what color your dress is. What matters is the heart inside.”

Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989)

19. “One thing you can always count on is that hearts change.”

Howl’s Moving Castle (2004) TC mark

thumbnail image – My Neighbor Totoro

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