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The Best Thanos Quotes

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Here are the best Thanos quotes from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Played by Josh Brolin, Thanos is the main villain in the MCU movies who seeks the Infinity Stones in order to "save" the universe from themselves. Powerful, determined, and ruthless, Thanos is surprisingly complex given his traumatic past, and some might even agree with his choices - even as they applaud his fitting end. What is your favorite quote from Thanos in comics?

Vote up the best Thanos quotes, and see where he ranks among the best MCU characters.

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    Gone For The Head

    Thanos: You should have gone for the head.


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    I'm A Survivor

    Thanos: Titan was like most planets. Too many mouths, not enough to go around. And when we faced extinction, I offered a solution.

    Doctor Strange: Genocide?

    Thanos: At random. Dispassionate, fair. The rich and poor alike. And they called me a madman. And what I predicted, came to pass.

    Doctor Strange: Congratulations. You're a prophet.

    Thanos: I'm a survivor.

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    It Nearly Killed Me

    Thanos: I used the stones to destroy the stones. And it nearly killed me. But the work is done, it always will be. I am inevitable.


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    Even For You

    Thanos: I ignored my destiny once, I can not do that again. Even for you. I’m sorry, little one.


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