VOTE The 40+ Best Rurouni Kenshin Quotes  

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It's an anime that heavily influenced many to come, but what are the best Rurouni Kenshin quotes in the history of the series? To answer that question, we've collected the most popular and memorable quotes from Rurouni Kenshin, and we want you to vote up your favorites below.

Debuting in 1996, Rurouni Kenshin follows an assassin named Himura Kenshin who is actually much more kind-hearted than he first appears. Himura wields a sakabatō, a special sword with the blade on the inside which makes killing nearly impossible. Some of the best quotes reflect Himura's lack of desire to kill - "If fighting could provide us with the truth, nobody would make any mistakes in their lives. A person's life is not that easy. The truth you must learn from yourself, from how you live your life."

​​​​​​There are many to choose from, but try to vote for your all-time favorite Rurouni Kenshin quotes that always stuck with you after all these years.

Love Is A Double-Edged Sword is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 40+ Best Rurouni Kenshin Quotes
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Love Is A Double-Edged Sword


"You'll only realize that you truly love someone if they already caused you enormous pain. Your enemies can never hurt you the way your loved ones can. It's the people close to your heart that can give you the most piercing wound. Love is a double-edged sword, it can heal the wound faster or it can sink the blade even deeper."

-Kenshin Himura 
 

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How Much You Hurt Inside is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 40+ Best Rurouni Kenshin Quotes
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How Much You Hurt Inside


"No matter how much you hurt inside, the dead can never return."

-Seijuro Hiko 

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Past


"Everyone has a past they wish to erase."

-Kaoru Kamiya 

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A Person's Life Is Not That Easy


"If fighting could provide us with the truth, nobody would make any mistakes in their lives. A person's life is not that easy. The truth you must learn from yourself, from how you live your life."

-Kenshin Himura 

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