Video Game Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old video game quotes, video game sayings, and video game proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Life is a video game. No matter how good you get, you are always zapped in the end.     


Steel wins battles. Gold wins wars.     

Davion, the Dragon Knight

Every lie contains the truth, and every truth contains a lie...     

Shu from Suikoden II

The obvious objective of video games is to entertain people by surprising them with new experiences.     

Shigeru Miyamoto

Nothing is more badass than treating a woman with respect.     

Mr. Torgue

The world is born from zero. The moment that zero became one is the moment that world springs to life.      

Metal Gear Solid 4

In video games, one of the most helpless against injustice can even mighty.     

Glenn Greenwald

In the darkest hour, there is always a way out.     

Eve, Mass Effect 3

Video games are always half real.     

Jesper Juul

Video games are no substitute for real world pleasures (marriage, the birth of a child, spiritual enlightenment, what have you), but they do provide a nice reprieve from real world woes.     

Brett Weiss

Video games are bad for you? That's what they said about rock-n-roll.     

Shigeru Miyamoto

Video games are engineered now, but the step I am trying to take, no one can engineer.     

Bill Budge

Video games are a huge, incredibly popular, world­transforming medium.     

Austin Grossman

I recently learned something quite interesting about video games. Many young people have developed incredible hand, eye, and brain coordination in playing these games. The air force believes these kids will be our outstanding pilots should they fly our jets.     

Ronald Reagan

We cannot and will not ban the creation of violent video games. But, we can prevent the distribution of these disturbing games to children, where their effects can be negative.     

Herb Kohl

Video games and computers have become babysitters for kids.     

Taylor Kitsch

One of the best lessons children learn through video games is standing still will get them killed quicker than anything else.     

Jinx Milea

The destructive effects of video games are not on boys' cognitive abilities or their reaction times, but on their motivation and their connectedness with the real world.     

Leonard Sax

Knowledge is useless if it is not used.     

Gixx, Guild Wars 2

Hope is what makes us strong. It is why we are here. It is what we fight with when all else is lost.     


Death is inevitable. Our fear of it makes us play safe, blocks out emotion. It's a losing game. Without passion, you are already dead.     

Max Payne

One who knows nothing can't understand nothing .     

Kingdon Hearts

I believe love is the only entity that doesn't change over time.     

Albert from Legend of Dragoon

If there is truly evil in this world, it lies within the heart of mankind.     

Edward D. Morrison

Don't wish it were easier, wish you were better.     


Mess with the best, you will die like the rest.     

Duke Nukem from Duke Nukem 3D

We all make choices but in the end our choices make us.     


A man chooses, a slave obeys.     


Videogames are a little more work and they're a little more stilted.     

Carlos Alazraqui

It is really hard to make it convincing enough that you forget you are playing a video game.     

Tim Page