Eleven hardly speaks but when she does, she comes out with the greatest one-liners. You can always rely on Dustin to bring the humor, and Jonathan to offer some wise words of advice. Heck, even Steve’s sayings are epic (epically cringe). Stranger Things might have television’s coolest characters and most awesome 80’s references, but most of all, it presents some of the funniest lines and memorable sayings that go down in history.
So,whether you choose to use them as Instagram captions, in conversation with your friends, or as an insult (Dustin has loads of them), here are 22 of the greatest Stranger Things quotes to use in everyday life.
1. If you’re a coffee addict, just like Hopper, this quote should be your life motto.
“Mornings are for coffee and contemplation.” – Chief Hopper
2. When you want to defend your crazy friend…or blame them for something gone wrong.
“She‘s our friend and she‘s crazy.” – Dustin
3. That’s right, Jonathan. Never follow the crowd…
“You shouldn’t like things because people tell you you’re supposed to.” – Jonathan Byers
4. Use this important quote by Eleven to tell a friend how to be loyal…
“Friends don’t lie.” – Eleven
5. This funny Stranger Things line is useful when wanting some peace and quiet (or when in trouble).
“If anyone asks where I am, I’ve left the country.” – Mike
6. When someone’s obliviousness annoys you, use this Dustin phrase…
“Sometimes, your total obliviousness just blows my mind.” – Dustin
7. Cheesy, but worth the mention if you want to impress a certain someone…
“I’m stealthy, like a ninja.” – Steve Harrington
8. Dustin’s quotes will always make you smile…
“Why are you keeping this curiosity door locked?” – Dustin
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9. Joyce is a great mom. Her words are great when helping a friend in need.
“This is not yours to fix alone. You act like you’re all alone out there in the world, but you’re not. You’re not alone.” – Joyce
10. When you’re a book-worm who loves to travel through stories and imagination…
“I am on a curiosity voyage, and I need my paddles to travel. These books…these books are my paddles.” – Dustin
11. Eleven’s one-liner and moment from season two might just be the best thing to come out of the show.
“Bitchin’.” – Eleven
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12. Jonathan makes it okay to be a freak. Hands up if you’re a freak!
“Do you wanna be normal? Do you wanna be just like everyone else? Being a freak is the best. I’m a freak!” – Jonathan
13. Sometimes, we all get mad like Dustin. This quote is great to use against that annoying person.
“Son of a bitch. You know, you’re really no help at all, you know that?” – Dustin
14. Be that friend of motivation, just like Steve.
“You’re gonna slay ’em dead.” – Steve
15. Mike’s quotes are the sweetest. If you hold a friend close to your heart, this line is for them.
“I asked if you wanted to be my friend. And you said yes. You said yes. It was the best thing I’ve ever done.” – Mike
16. If, like Dustin, you’re proud of your pearls, remember to *purr* this funny quote.
“She will not be able to resist these pearls.” *Purrs* – Dustin
17. Find yourself going crazy? At least you can do so with a friend.
“If we’re both going crazy, then we’ll go crazy together, right?” – Mike
18. Erica might have had a small role but her lines were nothing short of epic.
“It‘s called code shut-your-mouth.” – Erica Sinclair
19. In the words of Jonathan, stop being normal. Be different.
“Nobody normal ever accomplished anything meaningful in this world.” – Jonathan
20. Revealed a secret? Use Steve’s funny threat when in doubt…
“You tell anyone I just told you that and your ass is grass.” – Steve
21. Erica was the star of season 3, can we all agree?
“You can’t spell America without Erica.” – Erica
22. Max has some great advice for girls going through heartbreak…
“There’s more to life than stupid boys, you know.” – Max Mayfield
These quotes from Stranger Things surely turned your frown upside down, am I right? They’re enough to make you smile until Will Byers next vanishes.
What more lines will we hear from the show? As the seasons go by, we’re sure to list more sweet sayings by Mike and witty comments from Dustin. Be sure to find the best ones right here!
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