Top 45 Terminator Quotes From The Iconic Movie

If you’re a fan of science fiction action movies then you must have surely watched The Terminator. The Terminator franchise has gifted us some of the most memorable quotes and iconic dialogues. Whether it’s Arnold Schwarzenegger’s unforgettable one-liners or Sarah Connor’s stoic wisdom, here are the best Terminator quotes that remind you of the timeless battle between man and machine.

Terminator is a 1984 American science fiction action film that has captivated audiences since its inception in 1984.

Directed by James Cameron, the film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger as the Terminator, a cybernetic assassin sent back in time to kill Sarah Connor portrayed by Linda Hamilton, whose unborn son will save mankind from extinction by Skynet, a hostile artificial intelligence in the future.

Kyle Reese (played by Michael Biehn) is a soldier sent back in time from the human Resistance Army to protect Sarah. He must find her before The Terminator eliminates her.

The films’ compelling storyline, cutting-edge visual effects, and memorable characters have made it a true classic in the action movie genre.

The film’s success led to a franchise consisting of several sequels including Terminator 2: Judgement Day, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Terminator: Salvation, Terminator: Genisys, and Terminator: Dark Fate.

With high IMDb ratings and a legacy spanning over decades, the Terminator series continue to inspire and entertain fans worldwide.

Check out these famous Terminator quotes that reflect on thought-provoking themes of time travel, artificial intelligence, and humanity’s struggle for survival.

Top 10 Terminator Quotes

  1. “I’ll be back.” — Terminator             

    Terminator Quotes
    Terminator Quotes
  2. “Hasta la vista, baby.” — Terminator   

    Quotes From Terminator
    Quotes From Terminator         
  3. “You are terminated.” — Terminator  

    Terminator Movie Quotes
    Terminator Movie Quotes
  4. “Your foster parents are dead.” — Terminator 

    Lines From Terminator
    Lines From Terminator
  5. “Come with me if you want to live.” — Kyle Reese     

    Famous Terminator Sayings
    Famous Terminator Sayings
  6. “You just can’t go around killing people.” — John Connor 

    The Terminator Quotes
    The Terminator Quotes
  7. “This Is The World Now. Logged On, Plugged In, All The Time.” — John Connor        

    Terminator Phrases
    Terminator Phrases
  8. “The strength of the human heart. The difference between us and machines.” — Marcus Wright
  9. “The future has not been written. There is no fate but what we make for ourselves.” — John Connor 

    Famous Terminator Quotes
    Famous Terminator Quotes
  10. “The unknown future rolls toward us. I face it for the first time with a sense of hope.” — Sarah Connor

    Sarah Connor Terminator Quotes
    Sarah Connor Terminator Quotes

Best Terminator Quotes

  1. “I’m back.” — Terminator
  2. “You must live.” — Terminator
  3. “You’re terminated.” — Sara Connor
  4. “She’s A Priority To Me!” — John Connor
  5. “Drop dead, you a**hole!” — Kate Brewster
  6. “Cyborgs don’t feel pain. I do.” — Kyle Reese
  7. “I came across time for you, Sarah.” — Kyle Reese
  8. “Your clothes. Give them to me. Now.” — Terminator
  9. “It must end here… Or I am the future.” — Terminator
  10. “You destroyed an army of slaves. I am no slave.” — Skynet
  11. “His name is Connor. John Connor. Your son, Sarah… Your unborn son.” — Kyle Reese
  12. “If a machine, a terminator, can learn the value of human life, maybe we can, too.” — Sarah Connor
  13. “It doesn’t feel pity, or remorse, or fear, and it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead!” — Kyle Reese
  14. “Maybe it’ll be enough if you know that, in the few hours we had together, we loved a lifetime’s worth.” — Sarah Connor
  15. “All my life, my mother told me the storm was coming – Judgment Day, the beginning of a war between man and machines.” — John Connor

Famous Quotes From Terminator

  1. “I like this car.” — Terminator
  2. “So you feel nothing?” — Sarah Connor
  3. “Judgment Day Is Inevitable.” — John Connor
  4. “When this is all over, I am going to kill you.” — Sarah Connor
  5. “I don’t know how much longer I can hold this.” — Terminator
  6. “I need your clothes, your boots, and your motorcycle.” — Terminator
  7. “Skynet was gone. And now one road has become many.” — Kyle Reese
  8. “All you know how to create is death and destruction.” — Sarah Connor
  9. “I know now why you cry, but it’s something I can never do.” — Terminator
  10. “Three billion lives were vanished in an instant. And I would lead what was left of the human race to ultimate victory. It hasn’t happened, no bombs fell, computers didn’t take control. We stopped Judgment Day.” — John Connor
  11. “No, no, no. You got to listen to the way people talk. You don’t say “affirmative” or some s**t like that. You say, “No problem.” And if someone comes up to you with an attitude, you say, “Eat me.” And if you want to shine them on, it’s, “Hasta la vista, baby.” — John Connor

Quotes From The Terminator

  1. “I Am Human. Just Enhanced.” — Grace
  2. “Because I was her. And it sucks.” — Sarah Connor
  3. “You need butterflies, polka dots, balloons.” — T-800
  4. “You chose to destroy Skynet. You set me free.” — T-800
  5. “We are creating the dawn of a new age.” — Danny Dyson
  6. “Pain can be controlled. You just disconnect it.” — Kyle Reese
  7. “If the past can change, then so can the future.” — Sarah Connor
  8. “You’re judging me on things I haven’t even done yet.” — Miles Dyson
  9. “You find yourself imagining things. Impossible things.” — Dr. Silberman
  10. “Once, I saved three billion lives… But I couldn’t save my son.” — Sarah Connor
  11. “Listen, and understand! That Terminator is out there! It can’t be bargained with. It can’t be reasoned with. It doesn’t feel pity, or remorse, or fear. And it absolutely will not stop, ever, until you are dead.” — Kyle Reese


The Terminator franchise has grossed over $2.4 billion at the worldwide box office, making it one of the most successful action movie franchises in history.

The franchise has captivated audiences over a decade with its thrilling action sequences, futuristic technology, and memorable characters.

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