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The Best Monster Quotes

Over 1.1K Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best Monster Quotes

There are so many memorable quotes from the anime Monster, but which ones stood out to you the most? Since it's just a great anime, let's rank the best quotes from Monster, with the help of your votes. These memorable Monster quotes can be from any character in the series, whether they are a main character like Kenzo Tenma, or even a side character like Dr. Oppenheim or Director Heinemann.

Based on the manga series by Naoki Urasawa, Monster is about Kenzo Tenma, a Japanese surgeon living in Germany whose life later again intersects with that of a former patient, Johan Liebert, a psychopath and the titular "monster" who brings turmoil to Kenzo's life. Directed by Masayuki Kojima, Monster is a faithful adaptation of the manga and ran for 74 episodes between April 7, 2004 and September 28, 2005.

Use your votes to let other fans of Monster know what your favorite quotes from the series are. You can also downvote any Monster quotes that you didn't like as much.

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  • Start Doubting
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    552 VOTES

    Start Doubting

    "If you don't want to be betrayed anymore, then start by doubting the person you want to doubt the least."

    -Inspector Lunge

    552 votes
  • The Secret To Breaking The Rules
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    332 VOTES

    The Secret To Breaking The Rules

    "The big secret to breaking the rules is to make it look as though you're following them."

    -Johann Liebert

    332 votes
  • You Can't Erase The Past
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    307 VOTES

    You Can't Erase The Past

    "Even if you can forget, you can't erase the past."

    -Kenzo Tenma

    307 votes
  • Maybe You're Lying
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    369 VOTES

    Maybe You're Lying

    "How weak the mind is when it wants to forget. Maybe you didn't forget. Maybe you're lying. Is it a lie you tell everyone around you, or perhaps a lie you tell yourself?"

    -Johann Liebert

    369 votes
  • Do What We Must
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    249 VOTES

    Do What We Must

    "Everyone in this world carries around their own sins, and they never go away...but that doesn't change the fact that we do what we must."

    -Wolfgang Grimmer

    249 votes
  • Only One Thing Equal For All
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    453 VOTES

    Only One Thing Equal For All

    "Doctor Tenma, for you all lives are created equal, that's why I came back to life. But you've finally come to realize it now, haven't you? Only one thing is equal for all, and that is death."

    -Johann Liebert

    453 votes