The Best Guts Quotes

He's one of the toughest anime characters of all time, so let's rank the best Guts quotes from the Berserk franchise. Do you have a favorite quote by Guts? He's known for being a complete badass, who chops down entire swaths of men with his oversized sword (seriously, he once took on 100 men completely by himself.) Why else would he be given the name of "Black Swordsman?"

How can you not love a character that says things like, "People who perish in other’s battles are worms. If one can’t live their life the way they want, they might as well die." Most of the greatest Guts quotes are similar in nature, whether he's speaking about battling, surviving, or the art of war.

Vote up your favorite lines from Guts on the list below, and downvote any quotes that didn't really resonate with you!

  • Painstakingly
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    148 VOTES


    "Even if we painstakingly piece together something lost, it doesn't mean things will ever go back to how they were."

  • Walk Again
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    155 VOTES

    Walk Again

    "You're going to be all right. You just stumbled over a stone in the road. It means nothing. Your goal lies far beyond this. Doesn't it? I'm sure you'll overcome this. You'll walk again... soon."

  • We Are Mortal And Fragile
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    104 VOTES

    We Are Mortal And Fragile

    "You're right, we are mortal and fragile. But even if we are tortured or wounded, we'll fight to survive. You should feel the pain we feel and understand. I am the messenger that will deliver you to that pain and understanding."

  • The Ants Beneath You
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    170 VOTES

    The Ants Beneath You

    "If you're always worried about crushing the ants beneath you... you won't be able to walk."