Qui-Gon Jinn Quotes in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (1999)


Qui-Gon Jinn Quotes:

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: There's always a bigger fish.

  • Anakin: You're a Jedi Knight, aren't you?

    Qui-Gon Jinn: What makes you think that?

    Anakin: I saw your laser sword. Only Jedi carry that kind of weapon.

    Qui-Gon Jinn: Perhaps I killed a Jedi and took it from him.

    Anakin: I don't think so. No one can kill a Jedi.

    Qui-Gon Jinn: I wish that were so.

  • Obi-Wan: But Master Yoda says I should be mindful of the future.

    Qui-Gon Jinn: But not at the expense of the moment.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: Remember, concentrate on the moment. Feel, don't think. Trust your instincts.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: You must have Jedi reflexes if you race pods.

    [Jar-Jar tries to grab a piece of fruit with his tongue, but Qui-Gon catches it]

    Qui-Gon Jinn: Don't do that again.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: Remember: Your focus determines your reality.

  • Jar-Jar Binks: Ooh mooey mooey I love you!

    Qui-Gon Jinn: You almost got us killed! Are you brainless?

    Jar-Jar Binks: I spake!

    Qui-Gon Jinn: The ability to speak does not make you intelligent. Now get out of here.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: I can only protect you, I cannot fight a war for you.

  • Watto: How are you going to pay for all this?

    Qui-Gon Jinn: I have twenty thousand Republic dataries.

    Watto: Republic credits? Republic credits are no good out here. I need something more real.

    Qui-Gon Jinn: I don't have anything else...

    [waves hand]

    Qui-Gon Jinn: But credits will do fine.

    Watto: No, they won't-a.

    [Qui-Gon waves his hand more firmly]

    Qui-Gon Jinn: Credits will do fine.

    Watto: No, they won't-a! What? You think you're some kind of Jedi, waving your hand around like that? I'm a Toydarian. Mind tricks don't work on me. Only money. No money, no parts, no deal!

  • Yoda: Master Qui-Gon. More to say have you?

    Qui-Gon Jinn: With your permission, my master, I have encountered a vergence in the Force.

    Yoda: A vergence, you say?

    Mace Windu: Located around a person?

    Qui-Gon Jinn: A boy. His cells have the highest concentration of midi-chlorians I have seen in a life-form. It was possible he was concieved by the midi-chlorians.

    Mace Windu: You refer to the prophecy of The One who will bring balance to the Force. You believe it's this boy?

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: [to Anakin] May the force be with you.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: [mumbles, as Obi-Wan sits him up after battle with Darth Maul] Uhh, it's too late, it...

    Obi-Wan: No!

    Qui-Gon Jinn: Obi-Wan, promise... Promise me you will train the boy.

    Obi-Wan: Yes, master.

    Qui-Gon Jinn: [wiping a tear from Obi-Wan's right cheek] He is the chosen one. He will bring balance. Train him.

    [nods, cries over Qui-Gon Jinn's body]

  • Anakin: But what about mom? Is she free too? You're coming too, aren't you mom?

    Qui-Gon Jinn: I tried to free your mother Anni, but Watto wouldn't have it.

    Shmi Skywalker: Son, my place is here, my future is here. It is time for you to let go.

  • Padmé: Are you sure about this? Trusting our fate to a boy we hardly know? The Queen will not approve.

    Qui-Gon Jinn: The Queen does not need to know.

    Padmé: Well, I don't approve.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: Finding him was the will of the force, I have no doubt of that.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: Keep your concentration here and now, where it belongs.

  • [first lines]

    Qui-Gon Jinn: Captain.

    Radiant VII captain: Yes, sir?

    Qui-Gon Jinn: Tell them we wish to board at once.

    Radiant VII captain: [to communication device] With all due respect, the ambassadors for the Supreme Chancellor wish to board immediately.

    Nute Gunray: [on view screen] Yes, of course. As you know, our blockade is perfectly legal and we'd be happy to receive the ambassadors.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: I'm not allowed to train you, so I want you watch me and be mindful. Always remember, your focus determines your reality.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: [describing his encounter with Darth Maul] He had all the lightsaber fighting capabilities and the moves of the Jedi, only faster and more agressive. My only conclusion... is that it was a Sith lord.

    Ki-Adi-Mundi: Impossible! The Sith are extinct! They have been for nearly a millenium.

    Mace Windu: I agree. The Sith would not have returned without us sensing it.

    Yoda: Hard to see, the dark side is. We must investigate further before drawing a conclusion to the idenity of your adversary.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: Anakin Skywalker, meet Obi-Wan Kenobi.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: I need to speak to the Jedi Council. The situation has become much more complicated.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: Greed can be a very powerful ally.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: I don't presume...

    Yoda: But you do! Revealed, your opinion is.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: Let's get out of here before more droids show up

    Jar-Jar Binks: More? More did you spake?

  • Anakin: What are midi-chlorians?

    Qui-Gon Jinn: Midi-chlorians are a microscopic life form that resides within all living cells.

  • [regarding returning to Otoh Gunga]

    Jar Jar Binks: My forgotten, da Bosses will do terrible tings to me TERRRRRIBLE is me going back der!

    Qui-Gon Jinn: Do you hear that?

    [a rumbling is heard in the distance]

    Jar Jar Binks: Yeah.

    Qui-Gon Jinn: That is the sound of a thousand terrible things headed this way.

    Obi-Wan: If they find us, they will crush us, grind us into TINY pieces and BLAST us into oblivion!

    Jar Jar Binks: Hmmm... yousa point is well seen.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: I have... acquired a pod in a game of chance. The fastest ever built.

    Watto: I hope you didn't kill anyone I know for it.

  • Watto: I want to see your spaceship the moment the race is over.

    Qui-Gon Jinn: Patience, my blue friend.

  • Shmi Skywalker: Can you help him?

    Qui-Gon Jinn: I don't know. I didn't actually come here to free slaves.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: Anakin! Tell them to take off!

  • Jar Jar Binks: Where wesa goin?

    Qui-Gon Jinn: Don't worry. The Force will guide us.

    Jar Jar Binks: Ohh, maxi big da Force. Well dat smells stinkowiff.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: You and the Naboo form a symbiont circle, what happens to one of you affects the other, you must understand this.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: There is something else behind all this, Your Highness. There's no logic in the Federation's move here. My feelings tell me they will destroy you.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: He owes me what you call a Life Debt.

    Boss Nass: Binks? Yousa been havin' the life play with thissen hissen?

    Jar-Jar Binks: Uh-huh.

    Boss Nass: Blurublurublu! Be gone with him!

    Jar-Jar Binks: Count me outa this one. Better dead here than dead at the core. Ye Gods! What is mesa sayin'?

  • Obi-Wan: Do not defy the council, Master, not again.

    Qui-Gon Jinn: I shall do what I must, Obi-Wan.

  • Obi-Wan: I have a bad feeling about this.

    Qui-Gon Jinn: I don't sense anything.

    Obi-Wan: It's not about the mission, Master. It's something... elsewhere. Elusive.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: These Federation types are cowards. The negotiations will be short.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: He can see things before they happen. That's why he appears to have such quick reflexes. It's a Jedi trait.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: Your Highness, under the circumstances, I suggest you come to Coruscant with us.

    Queen Amidala: Thank you, Ambassador. But my place is with my people.

    Qui-Gon Jinn: They will kill you if you stay.

  • Jar-Jar Binks: No again! No again! The beings hereabouts are kwazy! We shall be robbed and crunched!

    Qui-Gon Jinn: Not likely, we have nothing of value. That's our problem.

  • Qui-Gon Jinn: Carrr for a drink? I call this one a Qui-Gon gin... and tonic!

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