It's one of the most influential anime of all time, but what are the best quotes from Ghost in the Shell? This 1995 anime film inspired so many future anime (and even non anime films) to come, and these memorable Ghost in the Shell quotes will help you understand why.
The villain of this film is the Puppet Master, so of course this list includes quotes from him - “All things change in a dynamic environment. Your effort to remain what you are is what limits you.” Other great Ghost in the Shell quotes come from Major Kusanagi and Batou, the former being the main protagonist of this film (and following series.)
Do you have a favorite quote from Ghost in the Shell (1995)? Speak with your votes by voting up your top picks on this list, and downvote any that didn't really stand out to you.
Intangible MemoryPhoto: user uploaded image
“Man is an individual only because of his intangible memory. But memory cannot be defined, yet it defines mankind.”
-Puppet Master504Love this Ghost in the Shell quote?
A Dynamic EnvironmentPhoto: user uploaded image
“All things change in a dynamic environment. Your effort to remain what you are is what limits you.”
-Puppet Master442Love this Ghost in the Shell quote?
OverspecializePhoto: user uploaded image
“If we all reacted the same way, we'd be predictable, and there's always more than one way to view a situation...It's simple: overspecialize, and you breed in weakness. It's slow death.”
-Major Motoko Kusanagi361Love this Ghost in the Shell quote?
I Hear ItPhoto: user uploaded image
“Just a whisper. I hear it in my ghost.”
-Major Motoko Kusanagi279Love this Ghost in the Shell quote?