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The Best 'Death Note' Quotes

List RulesAdd your favorite line or moment if it's missing! Anything from the manga, anime and live action movies are fair game.

Here's our list of the best quotes from Death Note, including some videos of the greatest moments from the series as well. The epic 2006 anime that brought you fan-favorite characters like L, Light, Misa, and Ryuk contains so many awesome monologues, hilarious one-liners, and fantastic dialogue that keeps you on the edge of your seat. Death Note quotes can be epic to the point where you can get chills from hearing them, which is why we decided to take a look at the top moments from the show. This list contains mostly epic quotes, but we've thrown some funny lines from Ryuk and Misa in there as well. If you're left thinking about these quotes long after you've finished the series, check out more shows like Death Note.

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  • Photo: Viz Media
    643 VOTES

    'Yes, It Would Be Dark'

    Misa: "I Would never dream of living in a world without Light."
    L: "Yes, it would be dark."

    One of the funnier lines from the series, L says this to Misa as a joke on Light's name.

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    620 VOTES

    'I'll Take A Potato Chip'

    Video: YouTube

    "I'll solve equations with my right hand and write names with my left. I'll take a potato chip... and EAT IT!!"

    The most dramatic potato chip eating line ever is delivered as Light is mentally defying L.
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    315 VOTES

    'I Will Be Taking Your Cake'

    "You can call me what you like, but I will be taking your cake," says L as he chaperones Misa and Light's date.

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    275 VOTES

    'Eye For An Eye'

    Video: YouTube

    "An eye for an eye, my friend," L says to Light as he roundhouse kicks him.

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