The Top 55 Stranger Things Quotes

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Which are the best Stranger Things quotes?

Stranger Things is an American science fiction-horror web series created by The Duffer Brothers, that premiered on the 15th of July, 2016. The tv-show has received multiple awards and nominations including four Golden Globe Award nominations and won six Primetime Emmy Award.

The series set in the fictional rural town of Hawkins, Indiana, during the early 1980s. Starring Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Noah Schnapp, Sadie Sink, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery, Cara Buono, and Dacre Montgomery.

Here’s our collection of the best Stranger Things quotes:


The Top 55 Stranger Things Quotes

1. “No, El, you’re not the monster. You saved me. Do you understand? You saved me.” – Mike Wheeler

2. “I don’t like most people. He’s in the vast majority.” – Jonathan Byers

3. “If you don’t mind, for the sake of your poor old dad, keep the door open three inches.” – Jim Hopper

4. “We’re not even in the game; we’re on the bench.” – Mike Wheeler

5. “We’re talking about the destruction of our world as we know it.” – Lucas Sinclair

6. “You tell anyone that I told you that and your ass is grass.” – Steve Harrington

7. “She’s only gonna break your heart, and you’re way too young for that shit.” – Steve Harrington

8. “All living organisms develop defense mechanisms against attack. They adapt. They find some way to survive.” – Sam Owens

9. “You know what this half-baked plan of yours sounds like to me? Child endangerment.” – Erica Sinclair


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10. “There’s nothing simple about it. Nothing simple about anything you’ve told me.” – Murray Bauman


11. “Mornings are for coffee and contemplation.” – Jim Hopper

12. “How many children are you friends with?” – Robin Buckley

13. “I didn’t realize it was such an honor to go trick-or-treating with you.” – Max Mayfield

14. “You shouldn’t like things because people tell you you’re supposed to.” – Jonathan Byers

15. “If we’re both going crazy, then we’ll go crazy together, right?” – Mike Wheeler

16. “Yeah, the real world sucks, deal with it like the rest of us.” – Jonathan Byers

17. “When I become rich and famous for this one day, don’t come crawling back, saying, oh, my God, Dustin, I’m so sorry for being mean to you back in 8th grade.” – Dustin Henderson

18. “I’m going to my friends. I’m going home.” – Eleven 

19. “I am on a curiosity voyage, and I need my paddles to travel.” — Dustin Henderson


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20. “Ask for forgiveness, not permission.” — Nancy Wheeler


21. “It’s called code shut-your-mouth.” – Erica Sinclair

22. “This is not yours to fix alone. You act like you’re all alone out there in the world, but you’re not. You’re not alone.” – Joyce Byers

23. “You know, out of all of my brother’s friends, you’re my favorite. You’ve always been my favorite.” – Nancy Wheeler

24. “Something’s coming. Something hungry for blood. A shadow grows on the wall behind you, swallowing you in darkness. It is almost here.” – Mike Wheeler

25. “There’s more to life than stupid boys, you know.” – Max Mayfield

26. “Did you ever think maybe Will went missing because he ran into something bad? And we’re going to the exact same spot where he was last seen? And we have no weapons or anything?” – Dustin Henderson

27. “I’m stealthy, like a ninja.” – Steve Harrington

28. “Make mistakes, learn from them, and when life hurts you, because it will, remember the hurt. The hurt is good. It means you’re out of that cave.” – Jim Hopper

29. “Okay, it’s official. I’m never having kids.” – Dustin Henderson


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30. “Maybe I’ll just kill Mike. I’m the chief of police, I could cover it up.” – Jim Hopper


31. “Men of science have made abundant mistakes of every kind.” – Sam Owens

32. “Being a freak is the best. I’m a freak.” – Jonathan Byers

33. “C-O-M-promise. Compromise? How ’bout that’s your word for the day, yeah? It’s something that’s kinda in-between, something like… half-way happy.” – Jim Hopper

34. “Friends don’t lie.” – Eleven

35. “Only love makes you that crazy sweetheart…and that damn stupid.” – Florence

36. “Science is neat, but I’m afraid it’s not very forgiving.” — Mr. Clarke

37. “You can’t spell America without Erica.” – Erica Sinclair

38. “She’s our friend and she’s crazy.” – Dustin Henderson

39. “Why are you keeping this curiosity door locked?” — Dustin Henderson


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40. “You’re just not nimble enough, but you’ll get there someday.” – Lucas Sinclair


41. “These books—these books are my paddles. I need my paddles!” – Dustin Henderson

42. “People don’t spend their lives trying to look at what’s behind the curtain. They like the curtain. It provides them stability, comfort, and definition.” – Murray Bauman

43. “I may be a pretty shitty boyfriend, but turns out I’m actually a pretty damn good babysitter.” – Steve Harrington

44. “If anyone asks where I am, I’ve left the country.” – Mike Wheeler

45. “Sometimes, your total obliviousness just blows my mind.” – Dustin Henderson

46. “You’re now faced with the same choice, Jane: go back into hiding and hope they don’t find you, or fight, and face them again.” – Kali Prasad

47. “I never gave up on you. I called you every night.” – Mike Wheeler

48. “Yeah? And I want a date with Bo Derek. We all want things.” – Jim Hopper

49. “Son of a b*tch. You’re really no help at all, you know that?” – Dustin Henderson


50th of 55 Stranger Things Quotes

50. “Touch my butt, I don’t care.” – Dustin Henderson


51. “You’re gonna slay em dead.” – Steve Harrington

52. “Nobody normal ever accomplished anything meaningful in this world.” – Jonathan Byers

53. “She will not be able to resist these pearls.” – Dustin Henderson

54. “If you believe in this story… Finish it.” — Mrs. Wheeler

55. “What is friend?” – Eleven



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Zisilia Alvsa
Zisilia Alvsa
Zisilia Alvsa is a writer for Wealthy Gorilla. Friends often call her Zii. She is a girl from Jakarta, Indonesia who currently lives in Bali. Zii loves photography and travelling.


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