35 A Silent Voice Quotes From The Japanese Movie

Looking for epic quotes from the anime movie “A Silent Voice”? We have rounded up the best collection of A Silent Voice quotes, sayings, lines, captions, (with images and pictures) about love, hate, peace,  life, and more, which are thought provoking and inspirational.

A Silent Voice is a 2016 Japanese animated drama film. It is one of the best Japanese animated films of the past decade and an essential watch.

The anime film covers elements of coming of age and psychological drama, dealing with themes of bullying, disability, forgiveness, mental health, suicide, and platonic love.

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It follows the story of a former bully turned social outcast, who decides to reconnect and befriend the deaf girl he had bullied years prior.

The movie A Silent Voice depicts a true, vivid image of how much our mental well-being can affect us.

Whether it’s Ishida battling anxiety and depression, or Nishimiya struggling with the scars of bullying, their mental health plays an important part through the duration of this story.

Hope these quotes inspire you to see the good and embrace it in all situations in life.

Top 10 A Silent Voice Quotes 

  1. “I think friendship defies logic or words.” – Shouya Ishida                                                                     

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    a silent voice quotes

  2. “You don’t need a reason to like someone, but you need reasons to hate someone.” – Ueno Naoka                                                                                                                                                 

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    a silent voice quotes images

  3. “Back then, if we could have heard each other’s voices, everything would have been so much better.” – Shoya Ishida                                                                                                                                 

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    a silent voice movie quotes

  4. “You’ve got a heart of gold. Shoko’s no slouch either. I’ve got some mighty fine grandchildren. Have one of the Manju, too.” – Ito

  5. “I thought if she saw what death looked like, she’d stop saying she wanted to kill herself. I didn’t know what else to do.” – Yuzuru

  6. “The only time I heard your voice was when we got into that fight. And what pisses me off the most is the fact that I haven’t changed at all since back then!” – Shoya Ishida

  7. “You probably didn’t know this, but I don’t really fit in at school. It’s cause I have trouble looking people in the eye, so it’s easier for me to just stare at the floor all the time.” – Shoya Ishida

  8. “We were all so worried about you. I know life can be hard sometimes, but it’s like that for everyone. The thing is, you have to accept the bad parts of yourself with the good and just move forward.” – Miki

  9. “Now you and I is friends. It can be as simple as that, ya see? Friendship don’t gotta do with no rules or qualifications cause it’s about something deeper, a bond, and you just can’t break it, capisce?” – Tomohiro

  10. “Yasho was kind and open-hearted enough to accept a guy like me. For the first time, I know what it feels like to have a true friend. Yasho is my best friend in the whole world, So I know he’ll wake up. He just has to.” – Tomohiro

Famous A Silent Voice Quotes

  1. “I’m not a bad person. I’m just a coward.” – Shoya Ishida

  2. “It’s better to be hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie.” – Naoka Ueno                                                 

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    best a silent voice quotes

  3. “I don’t care if people hate me as long as they fear me.” – Tomohiro Nagatsuka

  4. “If you don’t try anything, you won’t fail. But if you don’t try anything, you’ll never know what sort of person you could have become.” – Shoya Ishida

  5. “If you’re going to kill yourself, do it quickly. It’s a painless way to die, and you won’t have to see the disappointed looks on everyone’s faces.” – Shoko Nishimiya

  6. “You know, when we were in Elementary school, I was way too scared to ride this. I was such a coward back then. But then, one day, I looked at it differently. I was going to wait until after the ride to decide if it was scary or not. Can’t help feeling scared, though. Here we go!” – Miyoko

  7. “But… But now, I think I can understand what you were saying… Nishimiya. Me and you… Can we be… friends? Shit!! I went way too far!! I was just gonna apologize and get out of here! Why the hell did I end up asking her to be friends?… Why did I even say that?! Jeez, that’s so embarrassing! How can you even say that?” – Shoya Ishida

  8. “Shoya! You’re okay, I’m glad. Cause if you didn’t wake up, I didn’t know what I would do! You’re everything to me! I would’ve been all alone! Listen, the stuff on the bridge, don’t worry about it, okay? Friends say stuff they don’t mean to each other all the time! It doesn’t matter! I’m begging you, don’t ever leave us again! Promise me! I can’t lose you!” – Tomohiro

  9. “I knew it. I knew something was going on with you! Do not even try to deny it! Your room is clean for a change, You cancelled your phone service, and everything after April 5th’s torn off from your calendar! I can’t believe it, It’s so morbid. Promise me you won’t go through with it or I’m torching this! The 1.7 Million Yen you earned will go to waste!” – Miyako

  10. “I want to tell you that I’m really sorry. I never apologized for all the stuff I did to you when we were kids, or any of the other stuff afterwards either, so I’m sorry. But the thing is, even though you were going through alot, I was being selfish and focused on myself. More than anything, I wanted to have a conversation with you. I wasn’t trying to hurt you but I must have because I made you feel so bad about yourself that you decided to go and do the unthinkable.” – Shoya Ishida

Best Quotes From A Silent Voice Movie

  1. “I’m not a bully. I’m just a trashcan.” – Shoya Ishida

  2. “Even if it hurts, living is good.” – Yuzuru Nishimiya                                                                             

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    A Silent Voice Quotes For Anime Lovers

  3. “You’re not alone. You never were.” – Yuzuru Nishimiya                                                                     

    Quotes From A Silent Voice Movie
    Quotes From A Silent Voice Movie

  4. “I don’t want friends. I don’t need them.” – Shoko Nishimiya

  5. “I don’t hate her. I hate myself for what I did to her.” – Shoya Ishida

  6. “If you’re going to regret something, do it quickly.” – Yuzuru Nishimiya

  7. “Don’t look away from me. Please, just once, look at me.” – Shoya Ishida

  8. “If you keep living, you might find a way to forgive yourself someday.” – Ueno

  9. “There’s no such thing as a painless lesson. They just don’t exist in life.” – Ueno

  10. “I’m not a good person. But even I can change. Even I can learn how to love.” – Shoya Ishida

  11. “No matter how good a person you think you’ve become… someday, you get what’s coming to you.” – Yoshitoki Oima

  12. “You probably didn’t know this, but I don’t really fit in at school. It’s cause I have trouble looking people in the eye, so it’s easier for me to just stare at the floor all the time.” – Shoya Ishida

  13. “Just what is a friend anyway? When do people start seeing each other as friends? When they first talk alone? When do they exchange contact information? When do they take a photo together? I’ll bet they know… what friends are.” – Yoshitoki Oima

  14. “Things would have been so much better back then… If we had heard each other’s voices. I hate myself. I was selfish, and I never thought about anyone else’s feelings. Since then, my classmates have all looked down on me. I’ve lived for seventeen years, and I haven’t lived one of them as a good person.” – Shoya Ishida

  15. “I intended to listen to your voice, but it really was nothing but intentions. It’s pretty obvious, huh? Of course there’s more going on than what people choose to tell you… But I convinced myself that was all there is to a person. I knew that, but still I interpreted the stuff I didn’t understand about you in ways convenient for me… That’s just how I am.” – Shoya Ishida

A Silent Voice Characters;

Perhaps one of the biggest strengths of A Silent Voice was how realistic and accurate most of the anime’s characters were.

Miki Kawai: The Bully Who Played Victim

Shouya Ishida: The Bully Who Got Bullied, & Wanted Nothing But Redemption

Shouko Nishimiya: The Victim Who Eventually Forgave Her Bully

Miyoko Sahara: The Sweet Girl Who Got Bullied Simply Because She Was Friends With The Victim

Miyako Ishida: The Sweet Mother Who Wanted Her Son To Do The Right Thing

Kazuki Shimada: The Boy Who Abandoned His Friend Only After His Bullying Was Exposed

Naoka Ueno: The Tsundere Who’s Rude To Everybody By Default

Yuzuru Nishimiya: The Rebellious Younger Sister Who Stood By Her Big Sis Through Thick & Thin

Tomohiro Nagatsuka: The Funny Sidekick Who Turned Out To Be A Good Friend

Yaeko Nishimiya: Her “Tough Love” Belief Resulted In Her Daughter Getting Consistently Bullied

The drama is full of wise words, meaningful life lessons, and inspiration. There is a lot of messages that are packed into the story and shared through the characters and their experiences.

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