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The Best L Lawliet Quotes

Updated June 14, 2019 9.3k votes 1.3k voters 26.8k views32 items

L Lawliet is not only the world's greatest detective in Death Note, but also quite the linguist. For this list, we're ranking the best L Lawliet quotes of all time, with the help of your votes.

What can be said about L other than he's one of the most loved anime characters of all time? Many were furious when he was killed halfway through the series, as the cat and mouse game involving him and Light was easily the best part of Death Note. Many L Lawliet quotes are funny and lighthearted, especially when they involve him discussing his love of sweets. But some of the best L quotes from Death Note are serious and thought provoking - "There is no heaven or hell. No matter what you do while you're alive, everybody goes to the same place once you die. Death is Equal."

Do you have a favorite L Lawliet quote that really stood out to you? Vote up your top picks on the ranked list below, and downvote any quotes that didn't really mean anything to you.

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    Types Of Monsters

    "There are many types of monsters in this world. Monsters who will not show themselves and who cause trouble; monsters who abduct children; monsters who devour dreams; monsters who suck blood, and... monsters who always tell lies. Lying monsters are a real nuisance. They are much more cunning than other monsters. They pose as humans even though they have no understanding of the human heart. They eat even though they've never experienced hunger. They study even though they have no interest in academics. They seek friendship even though they do not know how to love. If I were to encounter such a monster, I would likely be eaten by it. Because in truth, I am that monster."

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    • 2


      "Being alone is better than being with the wrong person."

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        Some Complicated Questions Are Simple

        "Sometimes, the questions are complicated - and the answers are simple."

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          Treasure Your Life

          "Learn to treasure your life because unfortunately, it can be taken away from you anytime."

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