Most Iconic V For Vendetta Quotes

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Find the best V for Vendetta quotes  that will inspire you to stand up and fight for the things that you believe in, even if the whole world is against you.

V for Vendetta is a political thriller action film. directed by James McTeigue and written by the Wachowskis, based on the 1988 DC/Vertigo Comics limited series of the same name by Alan Moore and David Lloyd.

The film Produced by Silver Pictures, Virtual Studios and Anarchos Productions Inc and casting by Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Rea, John Hurt and others.

V for Vendetta has been seen many political groups used libertarians and anarchists to promote their beliefs. David Lloyd stated: “The Guy Fawkes mask has now become a common brand and a convenient placard to use in protest against tyranny – and I’m happy with people using it, it seems quite unique, an icon of popular culture being used this way.

The film was Released March 16, 2006 (Germany), March 17, 2006 (United States) and running time was 132 minutes with English Language. Budget was $54 million and Box office collection was $132.5 million so it was a most successful film.

V for Vendetta quotes about Inspiration

“People shouldn’t be afraid of their government. Governments should be afraid of their people.” – V for Vendetta

“Behind this mask there is more than just flesh. Beneath this mask there is an idea… and ideas are bulletproof.” – V for Vendetta

“Everybody is special. Everybody. Everybody is a hero, a lover, a fool, a villain. Everybody. Everybody has their story to tell.” – V for Vendetta

“Artists use lies to tell the truth. Yes, I created a lie. But because you believed it, you found something true about yourself.” – V for Vendetta

“You wear a mask for so long, you forget who you were beneath it.” – V for Vendetta

“The past can’t hurt you anymore, not unless you let it.” – V for Vendetta

“Knowledge, like air, is vital to life. Like air, no one should be denied it.” – V for Vendetta

“Happiness is the most insidious prison of all.” – V for Vendetta

“I shall die here. Every last inch of me shall perish. Except one. An inch. It’s small and it’s fragile and it’s the only thing in the world worth having. we must never lose it, or sell it, or give it away. We must never let them take it from us.” – V for Vendetta

“God is in the rain.” – V for Vendetta

“Love your rage, not your cage.” – V for Vendetta

“They say that life’s a game, & then they take the board away.” – V for Vendetta

“The past can’t hurt you anymore. Not unless you let it. They made you into a victim, Evey. They made you into a statistic. But, that’s not the real you. That’s not who you are inside.” – V for Vendetta

“It seems strange that my life should end in such a terrible place, but for three years I had roses, and apologized to no one.” – V for Vendetta

“Your pretty empire took so long to build, now, with a snap of history’s fingers, down it goes.” – V for Vendetta

“Equality and freedom are not luxuries to lightly cast aside. Without them, order cannot long endure before approaching depths beyond imagining.” – V for Vendetta

“Anarchy wears two faces, both creator and destroyer. Thus destroyers topple empires; make a canvas of clean rubble where creators then can build another world. Rubble, once achieved, makes further ruins’ means irrelevant.” – V for Vendetta

“Authority, when first detecting chaos at its heels, will entertain the vilest schemes to save its orderly facade.” – V for Vendetta

“Everybody has their story to tell.” – V for Vendetta

“Authority allows two roles: the torturer and the tortured. Twists people into joyless mannequins that fear and hate, while culture plunges into the abyss.” – V for Vendetta

V for Vendetta Quotes about reality

“Is it meaningless to apologize? Never.” – V for Vendetta

“Who imprisoned me here? Who keeps me here? Who can release me? Who’s controlling and constraining my life except…me?” – V for Vendetta

“The world’s a stage, & everything else is Vaudeville.” – V for Vendetta

“Who? Who is but the form following the function of what, and what I am is a man in a mask.” – V for Vendetta

“Noise is relative to the silence preceding it. The more absolute the hush, the more shocking the thunderclap. Our masters have not heard the people’s voice for generations, Evey, and it is much, much louder than they care to remember.” – V for Vendetta

“With science, ideas can germinate within a bed of theory, form, and practice that assists their growth… But we as gardeners, must beware… for some seeds are the seeds of ruin… and the most iridescent blooms are often the most dangerous.” – V for Vendetta

“By the power of truth, I, while living, have conquered the universe.” – V for Vendetta

“The only verdict is vengeance; a vendetta, held as a votive not in vain, for the value and veracity of such shall one day vindicate the vigilant and the virtuous. Verily this vichyssoise of verbiage veers most verbose, so let me simply add that it’s my very good honor to meet you and you may call me V.” – V for Vendetta

“Our integrity sells for so little, but it is all that we really have. It is the very last inch of us. But within that inch, we are free.” – V for Vendetta

“Let me show you firmness of my belief.” – V for Vendetta

Other inspirational quotes of V for Vendetta

“I hope that the world turns and that things get better. But what I hope most of all is that you understand what I mean when I tell you that even though I do not know you, and even though I may never meet you, laugh with you, cry with you, or kiss you. I love you. With all my heart, I love you.” – V for Vendetta

“While the truncheon may be used in lieu of conversation, words will always retain their power. Words offer the means to meaning, and for those who will listen, the enunciation of truth.” – V for Vendetta

“That’s it! See, at first I thought it was hate, too. Hate was all I knew, it built my world, it imprisoned me, taught me how to eat, how to drink, how to breathe. I thought I’d die with all my hate in my veins. But then something happened. It happened to me… just as it happened to you.” – V for Vendetta

“A building is a symbol, as is the act of destroying it. Symbols are given power by people. Alone, a symbol is meaningless, but with enough people, blowing up a building can change the world.” – V for Vendetta


“Since mankind’s dawn, a handful of oppressors have accepted the responsibility over our lives that we should have accepted for ourselves. By doing so, they took our power. By doing nothing, we gave it away. We’ve seen where their way leads, through camps and wars, towards the slaughterhouse.” – V for Vendetta

“It means that I, like God, do not play with dice and do not believe in coincidence.” – V for Vendetta

“What was done to me created me. It’s a basic principle of the Universe that every action will create an equal and opposing reaction.” – V for Vendetta

“Remember, Remember, the 5th of November, the gunpowder treason and plot. I know of no reason why the gunpowder treason should ever be forgot.” – V for Vendetta

“I didn’t put you in a prison, Evey. I just showed you the bars.” – V for Vendetta

“Though recognition’s been delayed by its circuitous construction, now the pattern, long concealed, emerges into view. Is it not fine? Is it not simple, and elegant, and severe? How strange, after the long exacting toil of preparation, it takes only the slightest effort and less thought to send this brief, elaborate amusement on its breathless, hurtling race. The merest touch, no more, and everything falls into place. The pieces can’t perceive as we the mischief their arrangement tempts. Those stolid law-abiding queues, so pregnant with catastrophe. Insensible before the wave so soon released by callous fate. Affected most, they understand the least, and understanding, when it comes, invariably arrives too late.” – V for Vendetta

“The multiplying villainies of nature do swarm upon him.” – V for Vendetta

“Her name is anarchy! And she has taught me more as a mistress than you ever did! She has taught me that justice is meaningless without freedom. She is honest. She makes no promises and breaks none.” – V for Vendetta

“Uncaring fate? It is said there is no question that can be formulated that you cannot answer. Tell me this, then: Am I loved?” – V for Vendetta

“The ending is nearer than you think, and it is already written. All that we have left to choose is the correct moment to begin.” – V for Vendetta

“I remember how the meaning of words began to change. How unfamiliar words like collateral and rendition became frightening.” – V for Vendetta

“You’re in a prison, Evey. You were born in a prison. You’ve been in a prison so long, you no longer believe there’s a world outside.” – V for Vendetta

“You faced the fear of your own death and you were calm and still. The door of the cage is open, Evey. All that you feel is the wind from outside.” – V for Vendetta

“With anarchy comes an age of true order, which is to say voluntary order… this age of or dung will begin when the mad and incoherent cycle of verwirrung that these bulletins reveal has run its course… This is not anarchy, Eve. This is chaos.” – V for Vendetta

“This is only the land of take-what-you-want. Anarchy means “without leaders”, not “without order”.” – V for Vendetta

“There are no coincidences, only the illusion of coincidences.” – V for Vendetta

“A revolution without dancing is a revolution not worth having.” – V for Vendetta

“A man after my own heart.” – V for Vendetta

“No one will ever forget that night and what it meant for this country. But I will never forget the man and what he meant to me.” – V for Vendetta

“There is no certainty, only opportunity.” – V for Vendetta

“I do, like many of you, appreciate the comforts of every day routine- the security of the familiar, the tranquility of repetition. I enjoy them as much as any bloke.” – V for Vendetta

“Fear became the ultimate tool of this government.” – V for Vendetta

“One thing is true of all governments – their most reliable records are tax records.” – V for Vendetta

“If our own government was responsible for the deaths of almost a hundred thousand people… would you really want to know?” – V for Vendetta

“I wish I wasn’t afraid all the time, but… I am.” – V for Vendetta

“Defiant to the end, huh? You won’t cry like him, will you? You’re not afraid of death. You’re like me.” – V for Vendetta

“We are being buried under the avalanche of your inadequacies, Mr. Creedy!” – V for Vendetta

“I want this country to realize that we stand on the edge of oblivion. I want everyone to remember why they need us!” – V for Vendetta

“Evey, please. . .there is a face beneath this mask, but it’s not me. I’m no more that face than I am the muscles beneath it, or the bones beneath them.” – V for Vendetta

“I read that the former United States is so desperate for medical supplies, they’ve allegedly sent several containers filled with wheat and tobacco. A gesture, they said, of good will.” – V for Vendetta

“I think it’s high time we paid them [the former United States] back for a little “Tea Party” they threw for us a few hundred years ago!” – V for Vendetta

“Because he was right. This country needs more than a building right now. It needs hope.” – V for Vendetta

“If I am sure of anything, Inspector, it is that this government will not survive if it is to be subject to your feelings!” – V for Vendetta

“Words will always retain their power. Words are the means to meaning, and for those who listen, the enunciation of truth, and the truth is there is something terribly wrong with this country, isn’t there?” – V for Vendetta

“My father was a writer. You would have like him. He used to say that artists use lies to tell the truth while politicians used them to cover the truth up.” – V for Vendetta

“Mr. Finch: Who was he?” – V for Vendetta
Evey Hammond: He was Edmond Dantes, and he was my father and my mother, my brother, my friend. He was you and me. He was all of us.” – V for Vendetta

“I wish I believed that was possible. But every time I’ve seen this world change, it’s always been for the worse.” – V for Vendetta

“I remember them arguing at night. Mum wanted to leave the country. Dad refused. He said if we ran away, they would win. Win, like it was a game.” – V for Vendetta

“Everybody is special.” – V for Vendetta

“Words offer the means to meaning, and for those who will listen, the enunciation of truth.” – V for Vendetta

“Where once you had the freedom to object, to think and speak as you saw fit, you now have sensors and systems of surveillance coercing your conformity and soliciting your submission.” – V for Vendetta

“She grew Scarlet Carson’s for me in our window box, and our place always smelled of roses. Those were there best years of my life.” – V for Vendetta

“If you’re looking for the guilty, you need only look into a mirror.” – V for Vendetta

“She uses to tell me that god was in the rain.” – V for Vendetta

“It was my integrity that was important. Is that so selfish? It sells for so little, but it’s all we have left in this place. It is the very last inch of us, but within that inch we are free.” – V for Vendetta

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