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Captain America: The Winter Soldier Movie Quotes

Updated October 24, 2019 214 votes 25 voters 8.9k views10 items

Here is a list of the best "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" quotes from the second installment of the "Captain America" franchise, bringing the excitement of the Marvel superhero back for more heroics. 

In "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," Steve Rogers tries his best to adapt to normal non-Captain America superhero life in Washington, DC, two years after the events in "The Avengers." He's working for S.H.I.E.L.D. alongside Natasha Romanoff for senior leader Alexander Pierce and director Nick Fury. Before long, Steve begins to question the intentions of S.H.I.E.L.D. and suspect that something else is going on. Despite his reservations, he is asked to help track down the assailant of a S.H.I.E.L.D. compatriot.

From inspirational quotes to quotes that get you hyped, vote up the best "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" quotes below!

  • 1. This Isn't Freedom. This Is Fear.

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    Nick Fury: "We're going to neutralize a lot of threats before they even happen."
    Steve Rogers: "I thought the punishment usually came after the crime."
    Nick Fury: "The S.H.I.E.L.D. takes the world as it is, not as we'd like it to be."
    Steve Rogers: "This isn't freedom. This is fear."

    Nick Fury explains how S.H.I.E.L.D. really works to Steve, who has his doubts. Steve isn't exactly behind S.H.I.E.L.D.'s mission 100% but is intrigued to learn more.
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  • 2. The Price of Freedom Is High

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    Steve Rogers: "The price of freedom is high and it's a price I'm willing to pay! You told me not trust anyone and this is how it ends: Everything goes!"

    Steve knows that his mission is not an easy one, but it's something he is willing to take on to end this once and for all.
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  • 3. To Build a Better World, Sometimes Means Turning the Old One Down

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    Steve Rogers: "I joined S.H.I.E.L.D. to protect people."
    Alexander Pierce: "Captain, to build a better world, sometimes means turning the old one down... And that makes enemies."
    … Alexander "Pierce: Are you ready for the world to see you as you really are? Look out the window, you know how the game works: disorder, war, all it takes is one step."

    Steve speaks with senior leader Alexander Pierce with suspicions that S.H.I.E.L.D. might not be as good natured as Steve thinks. Alexander explains the hard truth of the matter to Steve and urges him to rise above.
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  • 4. He's Fast… Strong… and Has a Metal Arm

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    Natasha Romanoff: "Tell me about the shooter."
    Steve Rogers: "He's fast… strong… and has a metal arm."

    After Steve runs into a new villain, he tells Natasha about the foe. Based on his description, Natasha thinks she knows who this guy is.
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