The Best Roy Mustang Quotes

If you had to pick your favorite Roy Mustang quote from FMA, which one would you choose? For this list we're ranking the best Roy Mustang quotes of all time, including Mustang quotes from both FMA and FMA: Brotherhood.

Wielding the power of fire, Colonel Roy Mustang of the Amestrian State Military is a hero of the Ishaval Civil War, but unfortunately he carries a lot of demons on his back from those that he killed during that time. With the power of his ignition gloves, Mustang can creates flames with one snap of the finger, making him an extremely deadly opponent (except when it's raining, in which case he probably needs Hawkeye to back him up.)

Below you'll find the greatest Roy Mustang quotes about the Ishvalan War, being a dog of the military, even mini-skirts! Vote up your favorite Colonel Mustang quotes below, and downvote any you feel don't deserve to be at the top of the list.


  • Protecting People
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    113 VOTES

    Protecting People

    "The power of one man doesn't amount to much. But, however little strength I'm capable of, I'll do everything humanly possible to protect the people I love, and in turn they will protect the ones they love. It seems like the least we tiny humans can do for each other."

  • The Value of Living
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    131 VOTES

    The Value of Living

    "Life that has been lost cannot be brought back again. That very truth is what shows us the meaning and value of living."

  • It's Not Checkmate Yet
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    162 VOTES

    It's Not Checkmate Yet

    "I lost my pawns, my knight, my rook, my bishop, and even my queen. But, it's not checkmate, just yet."

  • Fighting Real Monsters
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    72 VOTES

    Fighting Real Monsters

    "I never feel more human than when I'm fighting real monsters."

  • Not Perfect, Yet It's Beautiful
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    129 VOTES

    Not Perfect, Yet It's Beautiful

    "Nothing's perfect, the world's not perfect, but it's there for us, trying the best it can. That's what makes it so damn beautiful."

  • Has Its Pride
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    86 VOTES

    Has Its Pride

    "Even a piece of garbage has its pride."