Wonder Woman – Quotes
Diana: I used to want to save the world, this beautiful place, but I knew so little then.
Diana: It’s a beautiful world of wonder and magic… Until you get closer and then you see the darkness.
Hippolyta: Fighting does not make you a hero.
Hippolyta: Zeus created beings over which he would rule; beings in his image who were strong and good. [But Ares was jealous and turned them against each other and war was born.] So Zeus created the Amazons to bring peace.
Antiope: You are stronger than you believe. You have greater power than you know. You keep doubting yourself, Diana. … You’re stronger than this, Diana.
Diana: You’re a man…
Steve: Yeah… I mean… do I not look like one?
Steve: [About the war] 4 years, 27 countries, 25 million dead…
Diana: After everything the man said, this must be Ares.
Diana: We cannot just let him go… We must go with him.
Diana: Zeus created man to be strong and wise and compassionate.
Diana: If the war is as bad as you say, why do you want to go back?
Steve: Want is not the word. I’ve got to try. My father said when you see something wrong in the world, you can either do something or nothing, and I already tried nothing.
Diana: I’m going, mother. I cannot stand by while innocent lives are lost.
Diana: I’m willing to go fight for those who cannot fight for themselves.
Queen: You may never return.
Diana: Who will I be if I stay?!
Hippolyta: Be careful in the world of men, Diana. They do not deserve you.
Diana: Only an Amazon can defeat [Ares]… And once I do, the war will stop. … Once I defeat him, the German men will be free from his influence and the world will be better.
Diana on marriage: And do they? Love each other till death…
Steve: Not very often.
Diana: I had no father. My mother sculpted me from clay and Zeus breathed life into me. Steve: Well, that’s neat.
Steve: Welcome to jolly ol’ London!
Diana: It’s hideous!
Steve: Yeah, it’s not for everyone.
Diana: What’s a secretary?
Etta: Well, I do all he asks…
Diana: In our country, we call that slavery.
Diana: Why do you need to keep your stomach in?
Etta: Only a woman without a stomach would ask that.
Etta: A pair of glasses, and suddenly she’s not the most beautiful woman you’ve ever seen?
Diana: You would knowingly sacrifice your men as if their lives mean less than yours?!!! … Where I come from, generals do not hide…
Diana: You lied to me? Steve: I’m a spy, it’s what I do!
Diana: How do I know you’re not lying to me now?
Steve [puts the Lasso on himself]: We’re headed to the front. We’re probably going to die. This is a terrible idea!
Diana: A liar, a murderer, and now a smuggler?! Lovely.
Diana: What kind of weapon kills innocence?!
Steve: In this war, everything.
Toast: May we get what we want. May we get what we need. But may we never get what we deserve.
Diana to Chief: Nowhere better to be than a war where you don’t take sides?
Diana: So we do nothing?!
Steve: We have a mission! We can’t save everyone in this war—it’s not what we are here to do.
Diana: You’re right…but it’s what I am going to do.
Sameer: We don’t always get to be what we want to be… Everyone is fighting their own battles, Diana, just as you are fighting yours.
General: War is a god that requires human sacrifice and gives men purpose… a chance to sacrifice.
Diana: It has to be him. It cannot be them.
Steve: You don’t think I wish I could tell you that there is one bad guy out there?!
Steve: Maybe we are all to blame.
Diana: I’m not.
Sir Patrick/Ares: You were right; they don’t deserve our help. They only deserve destruction.
Diana: You’re him.
Sir Patrick/Ares: I am, but I’m not what you thought I was.
Sir Patrick/Ares: I am not your enemy, Diana. I am the only one who truly knows you and who truly knows them as you now do.
Sir Patrick/Ares: All I ever wanted was for the gods to see how evil my father’s creation was.
Sir Patrick/Ares: That is not the god killer. You are. Only a god can kill another god.
Sir Patrick/Ares: I am not the god of war. I am the god of truth. Mankind stole this world from us and ruined it day by day… I’ve been whispering into their ear—ideas for weapons… but I don’t control them.
Sir Patrick/Ares: Destroy her, Diana. You know that she deserves it. They all do.
Steve: I can save today. You can save the world.
Diana: They’re everything you say, but so much more. … You’re wrong about them.
Sir Patrick/Ares: They do not deserve your protection.
Diana: It’s not about what you deserve, it’s about what you believe, and I believe in love.
Diana: I used to want to save the world…. to bring peace. I learned within them there was both [light and dark], a choice. And now I know that only love can truly change the world. So, I stay, I fight and I give.