20 Best Naruto Quotes (2024) Must-Read List

20 Best Naruto Quotes (2024) Must-Read List

The anime series Naruto isn't just about epic fight scenes. It also provides awesome inspirational quotes for its avid fans.

We have compiled the most iconic quotes from Naruto, full of wise words, inspiration, and lessons from its characters. 

Here are the best Naruto quotes to inspire and take you up a notch.

Top 20 Inspirational Naruto Quotes

1. “Hard work is worthless for those that don’t believe in themselves.” – Naruto Uzumaki

If you lack the self-confidence to overcome hardships, then everything is worthless. Naruto once said, "I am a nobody, but I never gave up." Naruto was the first to accept that hard work pays off.

2.“If you don’t like the hand that fate’s dealt you with, fight for a new one.” – Naruto Uzumaki 

We all have the power to change our destiny. We must be brave like Naruto and face it upfront to redirect it to achieve our life's purpose. 

3. “The moment people come to know love, they run the risk of carrying hate.” – Obito Uchiha

Obito Uchiha

There is a fine line between hate and love. Madara Uchiha said that when a man learns to love, he must bear the risk of hatred. Masashi Kishimoto also said that only love could heal you.

4.“Somebody told me I’m a failure, I’ll prove them wrong.” – Naruto

It is always better to challenge yourself to do better instead of dwelling on other people's comments about your skills, like Naruto. Remember, they don't define your future. You do.

5. “When people get hurt, they learn to hate… When people hurt others, they become hated and racked with guilt. But knowing that pain allows people to be kind. Pain allows people to grow… and how you grow is up to you.” – Jiraiya


Pain makes us stronger and wiser. We may hate those who hurt us, but in the end, the lessons we learn from them help us cope with this pain. Naruto is a true example of this.

6. “People who continue to put their lives on the line to defend their faith become heroes and continue to exist on in legend.” – Naruto 

Even when he encountered so much pain, Naruto risked his life to defend his faith. Thus, he triumphed to become a hero and a legend. Let's use his ideology to win our battles.

7.“A smile is the easiest way out of a difficult situation.” – Sakura Haruno

For Sakura, a smile may hold various meanings. It could give hope or become someone's power. Either way, giving a smile is always a great thing, no matter how hard it is. 

8.“Failing doesn’t give you a reason to give up, as long as you believe.” – Naruto

Failing is a part of life, growth, and victory. It is the stepping stone of every success. However, believing in yourself fuels your fate triumph. 

9. “Growth occurs when one goes beyond one’s limits. Realizing that is also part of training.” – Itachi Uchiha

Itachi Uchicha

Staying in your comfort zone is easy in reality. However, challenging your full potential will keep you moving forward.

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10. “The pain of being alone is completely out of this world, isn’t it? I don’t know why, but I understand your feelings so much, it actually hurts.” – Naruto

It's okay to feel pain but being alone for quite a long time isn't. Naruto, even when the nine tails were inside him, also felt this kind of pain. 

11. “Rejection is a part of any man’s life. If you can’t accept and move past rejection, or at least use it as writing material – you’re not a real man.” – Jiraiya

Pain may give us the greatest life lessons. However, you must be the first to accept pain to become a real man. 

12. “The most important things aren’t written in books. You have to learn them by experiencing them yourself.” – Sakura Haruno

Sakura Haruno

The greatest books are often written by victors who share their life lessons, quotes, and experiences.

13. “Those who forgive themselves, and are able to accept their true nature… They are the strong ones!” – Itachi Uchiha

It is important to accept your true nature. Masashi Kishimoto made this motto clear throughout the series; even in pain, Naruto accepted his true nature.

14. “When you give up, your dreams and everything else, they're gone.” – Naruto

If you give up without fighting, you will achieve nothing. Otherwise, you will hurt yourself in the end. We've seen skill, strength, and determination in all of Naruto's fights

15. “It’s human nature not to realize the true value of something, unless they lose it.” – Orochimaru


As Orochimaru said, whining and complaining like you don't need anything seems to be human nature. Listen to yourself whining and playing the victim. You can whimper all day, but nothing is still accomplished.

16. “Never underestimate your opponent, no matter how small they may seem.” – Shino Aburame

No matter what kind of opponent you are currently facing, always acknowledge the effect it could give you.

17. “When people are protecting something truly special to them, they truly can become as strong as they can be.” – Naruto 

Protecting someone dear to you can strengthen you. Desperation, coupled with skills, can help you win no matter how much you overcome hardships. Protection is important; hence, you need to be stronger.

18. “It’s not the face that makes someone a monster; it’s the choices they make with their lives.” – Naruto

What makes a person a monster are the actions they take that affect others. Sometimes, even when it hurts, this could lead to hatred, Madara Uchiha said. 

19. “Every one of us must do what’s in their power! If we’re going to die anyway, then it’s better to die fighting than to do nothing!” – Sakura Haruno

Sakura Haruno

It is better to fight to death knowing you'll lose than give up because you're afraid to fail. Like Sakura, if you're going to fail, at least you try and fight anyway.

20. “In the ninja world, those who don’t follow the rules are trash. But, those who abandon their friends are even worse than trash.” – Obito Uchiha

Being selfish makes you become a perpetrator of pain. Naruto Uzumaki was a nobody before he became what he is now. He never abandoned anyone, especially his friends. He proudly said, "That's my nindo, my ninja way!" This way, you won't hurt your friends' feelings and break their hearts when they call out to you. 


Naruto Uzumaki, a spirited young ninja, grapples with the pursuit of acknowledgment and nurtures his ambition to become the Hokage, the village's esteemed leader and most formidable ninja.

Created by

Masashi Kishimoto


Shonen, Anime, Manga, Action-Adventure

Latest Film

Boruto: Naruto the Movie

Debut TV Series


Latest TV Series


Initial Episode Air Date

September 21, 1999


Junko Takeuchi, Maile Flanagan, Noriaki Sugiyama, Yuri Lowenthal, Chie Nakamura, Kazuhiko Inoue, Dave Wittenberg



Television Series

Naruto, Naruto: Shippuden

Manga Volumes


Release Date of Manga

August 6, 2003

Naruto Quotes on Life & Success  

Naruto runs a gamut of detailed histories and complex personalities. [1] Every character in the manga series has given us inspirational Naruto quotes that we could all live by. 

Some quotes [2] may help us cope with our struggles. These words speak genuine emotions and lessons that could motivate you to endure a difficult time. 

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  1. https://naruto.fandom.com/wiki/Naruto_(series)

  2. https://www.britannica.com/dictionary/quotation

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