Moana – Quotes
Grandmother: In the beginning there was only ocean until the mother island emerged with the greatest power ever known--it could create life.
Grandmother: The legends are true. Someone will have to go.
Chief Tui: There are no monsters. No reason to leave the island.
Chief Tui: You will do great things, but first you must learn where you are meant to be.
Song: The island gives us what we need and no one leaves.
Moana: Sometimes our strengths lie beneath the surface. Far beneath.
Mother: He’s hard on you because…
Moana: Because he doesn’t get me.
Mother: Because he was you.
Mother: Sometimes who we wish we were, what we wish we could do—it’s just not meant to be.
Moana: Are you gonna tell Dad?
Grandmother: I’m his mom. I don’t have to tell him anything.
Moana: Why are you acting weird?
Grandmother: I’m the village crazy lady. It’s my job.
Grandmother: The question you keep asking yourself—who are you meant to be?
Grandmother: To protect our people voyaging was forbidden, and we have forgotten who we are.
Grandmother: I was that there that day. The ocean chose you.
Moana: You told me to help our people. This is how I help our people.
Maui: The ocean doesn’t help you. You help yourself.
Maui: If you wear a dress and have an animal sidekick, you are a princess.
Maui: Muscle up, buttercup! We’re here.
Moana: The ocean sent me.
Maui: You’re what, 8? Can’t sail? Perfect choice.
Moana: It chose me.
Moana to herself: The ocean chose you for a reason.
Tamatoa: You can’t run from me. Oh, you can. You keep surprising me.
Tamatoa: The power of creation for a crustacean.
Moana: I have no idea why the ocean chose me. You’re right. But my island is dying and it’s just me and you.
Moana: You did everything for them so they’d love you.
Maui: It was never enough.
Moana: The gods aren't the ones who make you Maui, you are.
Maui: Without my hook, I am nothing. Without my hook, I am nothing.
Moana: We are only here because you stole the heart in the first place.
Maui: No. We are here because the ocean told you you are someone special.
Moana: I am Moana of Motusi. You will board my boat and restore the heart to Tafiti.
Grandma: You’re a long way past the reef.
Grandma: Scars can heal and reveal just where you are.
Grandma: Do you know who you are?
Moana: They have stolen the heart from inside you. This is not who you are. You know who you are.
Maui: The chicken lives!
Maui: Hook, no hook, I’m Maui.