V for Vendetta (film) Quotes – People should not be afraid of their governments

V for Vendetta quotes

“V for Vendetta” a movie aims at the freedom of the citizens from their government. It is based on the 1988 DC/Vertigo Comics limited series of the same name. A novel is written by Alan Moore and David Lloyd.

The flick motivates the idea a person should stand alone in a fight for the things he/she believes in, regardless of the world stands against you. Besides, the movie presents how one person with a goal to change the world can succeed.

There are many “V for Vendetta” quotes in novel which are part of the movie. Although the movie serves a valuable messages with it – delivered in a brilliant and clever way.

So without any further flurry, here we present most iconic “V for Vendetta” quotes

“V for Vendetta” quotes to motivate you to fight for a change in world

#1. “People shouldn’t be afraid of their government. Governments should be afraid of their people.”

#2. “Behind this mask, there is more than just flesh. Beneath this mask, there is an idea… and ideas are bulletproof.”

#3. “Artists use lies to tell the truth. Yes, I created a lie. But because you believed it, you found something true about yourself.”

#5. “You wear a mask for so long, you forget who you were beneath it.”

#7.  “Happiness is the most insidious prison of all.”

#8. “I shall die here. Every last inch of me shall perish. Except one. An inch. It’s small and it’s fragile and it’s the only thing in the world worth having. we must never lose it, or sell it, or give it away. We must never let them take it from us.”

#9.“A building is a symbol, as is the act of destroying it. Symbols are given power by people. Alone, a symbol is meaningless, but with enough people, blowing up a building can change the world.”

#10. “God is in the rain.”

#11. “We are told to remember the idea, not the man because a man can fail. He can be caught, he can be killed and forgotten, but 400 years later, an idea can still change the world.”

#13. Evey Hammond: Who are you?
V: Who? Who is but the form following the function of what and what I am is a man in a mask.
Evey Hammond: Well I can see that.
V: Of course you can. I’m not questioning your powers of observation I’m merely remarking upon the paradox of asking a masked man who he is”

#14. “I hope that whoever you are, you escape this place. I hope that the world turns and that things get better.”

#15.  “They say that life’s a game, & then they take the board away.”

#16. “Our integrity sells for so little, but it is all we really have. It is the very last inch of us. But within that inch, we are free.”

V for Vendetta quotes to for you to live by

#17. “Love your rage, not your cage.” 

#18. “They made you into a victim, Evey. They made you into a statistic. But, that’s not the real you. That’s not who you are inside.” 

#19. “The past can’t hurt you anymore, not unless you let it.”

#20. “It seems strange that my life should end in such a terrible place, but for three years I had roses, and apologized to no one.” 

#21. “Your pretty empire took so long to build, now, with a snap of history’s fingers, down it goes.”

#22. “Anarchy wears two faces, both creator and destroyer. Thus destroyers topple empires; make a canvas of clean rubble where creators then can build another world. Rubble, once achieved, makes further ruins’ means irrelevant.”

#23. “Everybody has their story to tell.”

#24. “Authority allows two roles: the torturer and the tortured. Twists people into joyless mannequins that fear and hate, while culture plunges into the abyss.”

#25. “Authority, when first detecting chaos at its heels, will entertain the vilest schemes to save its orderly facade.”

Quotes telling you to do the right thing

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#26. “Is it meaningless to apologize? Never.”

#27. “Who imprisoned me here? Who keeps me here? And Who can release me? Who’s controlling and constraining my life except…me?”

#28. The world’s a stage, & everything else is Vaudeville.”

#29. “Who? Who is but the form following the function of what, and what I am is a man in a mask.”

#30. “Noise is relative to the silence preceding it. The more absolute the hush, the more shocking the thunderclap. Our masters have not heard the people’s voice for generations, Evey, and it is much, much louder than they care to remember.”

#31. “By the power of truth, I, while living, have conquered the universe.”

#32. “Our integrity sells for so little, but it is all that we really have. It is the very last inch of us. But within that inch, we are free.” 

#33. “Let me show you firmness of my belief.”

Quotes that reminds strength is from within

#34. “Remember, Remember, the 5th of November, the gunpowder treason and plot. I know of no reason why the gunpowder treason should ever be forgotten.”

#35. “What was done to me created me. It’s a basic principle of the Universe that every action will create an equal and opposing reaction.”

#36. “It means that I, like God, do not play with dice and do not believe in coincidence.”

#37. “A building is a symbol, as is the act of destroying it. Symbols are given power by people. Alone, a symbol is meaningless, but with enough people, blowing up a building can change the world.”

#38.“Knowledge, like air, is vital to life. Like air, no one should be denied it.”

#39. “I didn’t put you in a prison, Evey. I just showed you the bars.”

#40. “While the truncheon may be used in lieu of conversation, words will always retain their power. Words offer the means to meaning, and for those who will listen, the enunciation of truth.” “That’s it! See, at first, I thought it was hate, too. Hate was all I knew, it built my world, it imprisoned me, taught me how to eat, how to drink, how to breathe. I thought I’d die with all my hate in my veins. But then something happened. It happened to me… just as it happened to you.”

#41. “Since mankind’s dawn, a handful of oppressors have accepted the responsibility for our lives that we should have accepted for ourselves. By doing so, they took our power. By doing nothing, we gave it away. We’ve seen where their way leads, through camps and wars, towards the slaughterhouse.”

More quotes from the movie to inspire you

#42. “The multiplying villainies of nature do swarm upon him.”

#43. “The ending is nearer than you think, and it is already written. All that we have left to choose is the correct moment to begin.”

#44. “You’re in a prison, Evey. You were born in prison. You’ve been in a prison so long, you no longer believe there’s a world outside.”

#45. “This is only the land of take-what-you-want. Anarchy means “without leaders”, not “without order”.” 

#46. “You faced the fear of your own death and you were calm and still. The door of the cage is open, Evey. All that you feel is the wind from outside.”

#47. “Uncaring fate? It is said there is no question that can be formulated that you cannot answer. Tell me this, then: Am I loved?”

 #48. “I remember how the meaning of words began to change. How unfamiliar words like collateral and rendition became frightening.”

What V for Vendetta quotes teach you?

The movie V for Vendetta features so many powerful and meaningful quotes that inspire us to fight for ourselves. Although we are not sure which quote will inspire you. However, the idea of sacrificing your well being and happiness for the betterment of the world is extraordinarily admirable.

Furthermore it reminds us the strength we posses within ourselves to do something better and bigger for the people. Whenever you need a feel to connect with a man called V – can check-in here.

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