50+ Famous Yoda Quotes To Help You Stay On The Light Side

Grand Jedi Master Yoda is among the oldest and most powerful known Jedi Masters in the Star Wars universe. This list of Yoda quotes compiles all the wisdom from the Star Wars franchise.

Yoda is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise created by George Lucas, first appearing in the 1980 film The Empire Strikes Back. In the original films, he trains Luke Skywalker to fight against the Galactic Empire. In the prequel films, he serves as the Grand Master of the Jedi Order and as a high-ranking general of Clone Troopers in the Clone Wars. Yoda was the oldest living character in the Star Wars franchise, until his death in Return of the Jedi at the age of 900.

We gathered the best Yoda quotes:

“When nine hundred years old you reach, look as good you will not.”– Yoda
“Truly wonderful, the mind of a child is.”– YodaTruly wonderful, the mind of a child is. - Yoda
“That is why you fail.”– Yoda
“A Jedi uses the Force for knowledge and defense, never for attack.” – Yoda
“Adventure. Excitement. A Jedi craves not these things.” – Yoda
“Judge me by my size, do you?” – Yoda
“Fear leads to anger… Anger leads to hate… Hate leads to suffering.” – Yoda
Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering. - Yoda Quote
“Wars not make one great.” – Yoda
“Do. Or do not. There is no try.” – Yoda

Do. Or do not. There is no try. Yoda

Yoda’s most memorable quote, bar none, and one of the greatest in all of Star Wars.

“You must unlearn what you have unlearned.” – Yoda
“We must wake.” – Yoda
“When you look at the dark side, careful you must be, for the dark side looks back.” – Yoda
“Named must be your fear before banish it can.” – Yoda

Named must be your fear before banish it can. - Yoda

“You will know good from bad when you are at peace and passive.” – Yoda
“Train yourself to let go of everything you fear to lose.” – Yoda
“Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter.” – Yoda
Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter. -Yoda
“Size matters not. Look at me. Judge me by my size, do you?” – Yoda
“Always two there are, no more, no less. A master and an apprentice.” – Yoda
“Always pass on what you have learned.” – Yoda
“A Jedi uses the Force for knowledge and defense, never for attack.” – Yoda
“You fail because you don’t believe.” – Yoda

You fail because don't believe. -Yoda

“If you end your training now, if you choose the quick and easy path as Vader did, you will become an agent of evil.” – Yoda
“The dark side clouds everything. Impossible to see the future the future is.” – Yoda
“Clear your mind.” – Yoda

Clear your mind. -Yoda

“In the end, cowards are those who follow the dark side.” – Yoda
“Mind what you have learned. Save you it can.” – Yoda
“Your weapons you will not need them.” – Yoda
“In this war, a danger there is of losing who we are.” – Yoda
“You must confront Vader. Then, only then, a Jedi will you be. And confront him you will.” – Yoda
“Smaller in number are we, but larger in mind.” – Yoda
“In a dark place we find ourselves, and a little more knowledge lights our way.” – Yoda
In a dark place we find ourselves, and a little more knowledge lights our way. -Yoda
“A challenge lifelong it is, not to bend fear into anger.” – Yoda
“A Jedi must have the deepest commitment, the most serious mind. This one a long time have I watched. All his life has he looked away… to the future, to the horizon. Never his mind on where he was. Hmm?” – Yoda
“Use your feelings, Obi-Wan, and find him you will.” – Yoda
“Reckless he is. Matters are worse.” – Yoda
“Difficult to see. Always in motion is the future.” – Yoda
“Control, control, you must learn control!” – Yoda
Control, control, you must learn control! -Grand Master Yoda
“Decide you must, how to serve them best. If you leave now, help them you could; but you would destroy all for which they have fought, and suffered.” – Yoda
“May the Force be with you.”– Yoda
“I cannot teach him. The boy has no patience.” – Yoda
“Hmm. To a dark place this line of thought will carry us. Great care we must take.” – Yoda
“Through the Force, things you will see. Other places. The future, the past. Old friends long gone.” – Yoda
“To be Jedi is to face the truth, and choose. Give off light, or darkness, Padawan. Be a candle or the night.” – Yoda
“Much to learn you still have my old padawan. This is just the beginning.” – Yoda
Much to learn you still have my old padawan. This is just the beginning. -Yoda
“Already know you that which you need.” – Yoda
“Not if anything to say about it I have.” – Yoda
“Size matters not. Look at me. Judge me by my size, do you? Hmm? Hmm. And well you should not.” – Yoda
“The dark side clouds everything. Impossible to see the future is.” – Yoda
“Clear your mind must be if you are to find the villains behind this plot.” – Yoda
“Always two there are, no more, no less. A master and an apprentice.” – Yoda

Always two there are, no more, no less. A master and an apprentice. -Yoda

“Good relations with the Wookiees, I have.” – Yoda
“Always pass on what you have learned.” – Yoda
“Once you start down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny, consume you it will.” – Yoda
“In the end, cowards are those who follow the dark side.” – Yoda
“Mind what you have learned. Save you it can.” – Yoda
“Your weapons, you will not need them.” – Yoda
“To answer power with power, the Jedi way this is not.” – Yoda
“In this war, a danger there is, of losing who we are.“ – Yoda
“You will find only what you bring in.” – Yoda
You will find only what you bring in. -Yoda
“Around the survivors a perimeter create.” – Yoda
“Attachment leads to jealousy. The shadow of greed, that is.” – Yoda
“Stay for some soup you must.” – Yoda
“Soon will I rest, yes, forever sleep. Earned it I have. Twilight is upon me, soon night must fall.” – Yoda
“At an end, your rule is, and not short enough it was!“ – Yoda
“Death is a natural part of life. Rejoice for those around you who transform into the Force. Mourn them do not. Miss them do not. Attachment leads to jealousy. The shadow of greed, that is.”– Yoda
“You will know (the good from the bad) when you are calm, at peace. Passive. A Jedi uses the Force for knowledge and defense, never for attack.”– Yoda
“[Luke:] I can’t believe it. [Yoda:] That is why you fail.”– Yoda

Luke: "I can't believe it." Yoda:"That is why you fail."

“Yes, a Jedi’s strength flows from the Force. But beware of the dark side. Anger, fear, aggression; the dark side of the Force are they. Easily they flow, quick to join you in a fight. If once you start down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny, consume you it will, as it did Obi-Wan’s apprentice.”– Yoda
“Powerful you have become, the dark side I sense in you.”– Yoda
“If you end your training now — if you choose the quick and easy path as Vader did — you will become an agent of evil.”– Yoda
“Patience you must have my young padawan”– Yoda

Patience you must have my young padawan. -Yoda

“Feel the force!”– Yoda“Once you start down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny, consume you it will.”– Yoda
“In a dark place we find ourselves, and a little more knowledge lights our way.”– Yoda
“Many of the truths that we cling to depend on our point of view.”– Yoda

Many of the truths that we cling to depend on our point of view. - Grand Master Yoda

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This quote from Grand Master Yoda is very true.

“Ohhh. Great warrior.Wars not make one great.”– Yoda
“Size matters not. Look at me. Judge me by my size, do you? Hmm? Hmm. And well you should not. For my ally is the Force, and a powerful ally it is. Life creates it, makes it grow. Its energy surrounds us and binds us. Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter. You must feel the Force around you; here, between you, me, the tree, the rock, everywhere, yes. Even between the land and the ship.”– Yoda
“Always two there are, no more, no less. A master and an apprentice.”– Yoda
“Looking? Found someone you have, eh?”– Yoda
“You think Yoda stops teaching, just because his student does not want to hear? A teacher Yoda is. Yoda teaches like drunkards drink like killers kill.”– Yoda
“Luke: What’s in there? Yoda: Only what you take with you.”– Yoda

Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back (1980). Yoda:

Ready are you? What know you of ready? For eight hundred years have I trained Jedi. My own counsel will I keep on who is to be trained. A Jedi must have the deepest commitment, the most serious mind. This one a long time have I watched.

These Master Yoda quotes are still so relevant today. May the force be with you!

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