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50 of the Best Star Wars Quotes

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Alessia Armenise
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This week sees the release of the first Star Wars spin-off and, in advance of our stampede toward the cinema doors, we look back over the most moving, powerful, prescient and poignant quotes from the seven films that have gone before. 

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    Yoda - Return Of The Jedi

    “When 900 years old, you reach… Look as good, you will not.”

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    Senator Palpatine – Revenge Of The Sith

    “The Dark Side of the Force is the pathway to many abilities some consider to be… Unnatural.” –

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    Governor ‘Grand Moff’ Tarkin – A New Hope

    “You don’t know how hard I found it, signing the order to terminate your life”

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    C-3PO - Return Of The Jedi

    “He’s holding a thermal detonator!”

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    Count Dooku – Attack Of The Clones

    “I sense great fear in you, Skywalker. You have hate… you have anger… but you don’t use them.”

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    Han Solo – A New Hope

    “Great, kid. Don’t get cocky”

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    Darth Vader - The Empire Strikes Back

    “Luke, you can destroy the Emperor. He has foreseen this. It is your destiny. Join me, and together we can rule the galaxy as father and son.”

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    Obi Wan Kenobi - A New Hope

    “You can’t win, Darth. Strike me down, and I will become more powerful than you could possibly imagine.”

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    Admiral Ackbar - Return Of The Jedi

    "It's a trap!"

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    Princess Leia - A New Hope

    "Aren't you a little short for a storm trooper?"

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    Princess Leia - The Empire Strikes Back

    "Why you stuck-up, half-witted, scruffy-looking nerf-herder!"

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    Yoda - Attack Of The Clones

    “Mmm. Lost a planet, Master Obi-Wan has. How embarrassing.”

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    Han Solo -The Empire Strikes Back

    “Lando’s not a system he’s a man!”

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    Obi Wan Kenobi - A New Hope

    “These aren’t the droids you’re looking for...”

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    Han Solo - A New Hope

    “Traveling through hyperspace ain't like dusting crops, farm boy.”

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    Luke Skywalker - A New Hope

    “If there's a bright centre to the universe, you're on the planet that it's farthest from.”

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    Yoda - The Phantom Menace

    “Fear is the path to the dark side.”

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    C-3PO - A New Hope

    “Don't call me a mindless philosopher, you overweight glob of grease.”

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    Padme - Revenge Of The Sith

    “Anakin, you’re breaking my heart! And you’re going down a path I cannot follow!”

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    Count Dooku - Attack Of The Clones

    "Master Kenobi, you disappoint me. Yoda holds you in such high esteem. Surely you can do better!”

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    Obi Wan Kenobi - Revenge Of The Sith

    “You were the chosen one! It was said that you would destroy the Sith, not join them.”

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    Darth Maul - The Phantom Menace

    “At last we will reveal ourselves to the Jedi. At last we will have revenge.”

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    Darth Vader - A New Hope

    “I’ve been waiting for you, Obi-Wan. We meet again, at last. The circle is now complete. When I left you, I was but the learner; now I am the master.”

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    The Emperor - Return Of The Jedi

    “Now, young Skywalker… you will die.”

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    Darth Vader - A New Hope

    “I find your lack of faith disturbing.”

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    Darth Sidious - Revenge Of The Sith

    “The Force is strong with you. A powerful Sith you will become. Henceforth, you shall be known as Darth… Vader.”

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    Qui-Gon Jinn - The Phantom Menace

    "There's always a bigger fish."

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    C-3PO - The Phantom Menace

    "Hello. I don't believe we have been introduced. R2-D2? A pleasure to meet you. I am C-3PO, Human-Cyborg Relations."

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    Yoda - The Phantom Menace

    "Ahh, hard to see, the Dark Side is."

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    Chancellor Palpatine - Revenge Of The Sith

    "Good Anakin. Good. Kill him. Kill him now."

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    Anakin Skywalker - Revenge Of The Sith

    "General Grievous, you're shorter than I expected."

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    C-3PO - A New Hope

    "Don't get technical with me. What mission? What are you talking about? I've just about had enough of you. Go that way, you'll be malfunctioning in a day you near-sighted scrap pile."

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    Princess Leia - A New Hope

    "Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi, you're my only hope."

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    Obi Wan Kenobi - A New Hope

    "Obi-Wan Kenobi. Obi-Wan. Now that's a name I have not heard in a long time. A long time."

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    Princess Leia - A New Hope

    "You came in that thing? You're braver than I thought."

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    Han Solo - The Empire Strikes Back

    "Laugh it up, Fuzz ball."

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    C-3PO - The Empire Strikes Back

    "Sir, the possibility of successfully navigating an asteroid field is approximately 3,720 to 1."

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    Darth Vader - The Empire Strikes Back

    "No. I am your Father."

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    C-3PO - Return Of The Jedi

    "I'm rather embarrassed, General Solo, but it appears that you are to be the main course at a banquet in my honour.

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    Darth Vader - Return Of The Jedi

    "Obi-Wan has taught you well."

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    C-3PO - The Phantom Menace

    "Oh my. Space travel sound rather perilous. I can assure you they will never get me on one of those dreadful Star Ships."

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    Han Solo - A New Hope

    "One thing's for sure, we're all going to be a lot thinner."

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    Darth Vader - A New Hope

    "The force is strong with this one."

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    Han Solo – A New Hope

    "Great shot kid, that was one in a million."

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    C-3PO - A New Hope

    "I suggest a new strategy, R2: let the Wookiee win."

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    Obi Wan Kenobi - A New Hope

    "Remember...the Force will be with you, always."

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    Luke Skywalker - Return of the Jedi

    "There is good in him. I've felt it."

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    Darth Vader - Return of the Jedi

    "You may dispense with the pleasantries, Commander. I am here to put you back on schedule."

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    Obi Wan Kenobi - The Empire Strikes Back

    "Luke, I don't want to lose you to the Emperor the way I lost Vader."

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    Yoda - Revenge of the Sith

    "Death is a natural part of life. Rejoice for those around you who transform into the Force."