250+ Best Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood Quotes

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Inspirational Quotes

In my opinion, the original 2003 show did a much better job of revealing this traumatizing event as there was 2 or 3 episodes that built up to it and you actually got to spend time with Nina so it hit even harder seeing what she had turned into.

One of the most complex and well-written stories with the best ending. At first, you think wth is happening but as the story unfolds and the climax takes place ❤️ It’s a masterpiece. Every character has its significance rather than highlighting one character to make him famous.

1.“Survival is the only way, Ed. Live on and learn more about alchemy!” -Alphonse Elric

2. “Can you really hold the woman you love, with your blood-stained hands?” -Roy Mustang

3. “Stand up and walk. Keep moving forward. You’ve got two good legs. So, get up and use them. You’re strong enough to make your own path.” -Edward Elric

4. “The heroes during times of war are nothing but mass murderers during times of peace.” -Riza Hawkeye

5. “Dedication is talent all on its own.” -Alphonse Elric

6. “A lesson without pain is meaningless. That’s because no one can gain without sacrificing something. But by enduring that pain and overcoming it, he shall obtain a powerful, unmatched heart… A fullmetal heart.” -Edward Elric

7. “Greed may not be good, but it’s not so bad either. You, humans, think greed is just for money or power, but everyone wants something they can’t have.” -Greed

8. “I never feel more human than when I’m fighting real monsters.” -Roy Mustang

9. “If the ways of this world are based on equivalent exchange, as alchemy says, then in order to allow for a new generation to enjoy good fortune, the price that we must pay, is to carry the bodies of the dead across a river of blood.” -Riza Hawkeye

10. “It’s true. I don’t have a body, but I’m here. This is my punishment for setting foot on holy ground where mortals are forbidden. We made a mistake, Rose, and we’re paying for it.” -Alphonse Elric

11. “What could be more beautiful than doing work that puts your soul at risk because that’s what it means to be alive!” -Solf Kimblee

12. “There are some things in life that will only be understood through words.” -Winry Rockbell

13. “When you live, your life will end sooner or later. The body will return to the earth. Grass and flowers will grow on top of it. The soul will nourish the hearts… and it will live on in the hearts of other people.” -Izumi Curtis

14. “I won’t leave you! I’m sick of watching people die! and I can’t just sit back and take it anymore! I won’t let anyone else get killed! Not when I can protect them!” -Alphonse Elric

15. “You know as well as I do, you’re useless on rainy days!” -Riza Hawkeye

16. “If you think I’m a gear-head, that’s fine, but you had better get used to it! Because as long as you’re wearing my automail, you’re stuck with this gear-head whether you like it or not!” -Winry Rockbell

17. “Believe in yourselves and choose life over death. Otherwise, you’ve led a shameful existence.” -Izumi Curtis

18. “A king exists for his people, without subjects, rulers cannot exist.” -Ling Yao

19. “If it means surviving, I’ll be his best friend!” -Edward Elric

20. “This is ridiculous! Five grown men trying to sneak a peek at a ghost on their night off.” -Roy Mustang

21. “Rings and watches have nothing to do with it. My brother’s the Fullmetal Alchemist.” -Alphonse Elric

22. “Men should be able to handle both their job and their women, I do.” -Roy Mustang

23. “It’s much harder dealing with the living. Give me a ghost to talk to any day.” -Roy Mustang

24. “I am the ooze born from the gaping wound that was Ishbal. I neither pray to God nor appeal to him. Ooze deserves no forgiveness. And I will burn until I’m left dead in a ditch like the scum that I am.” -Scar

25. “When I return home, I will swallow every horrible thing I have done here, and I will smile when I’m with her.” -Maes Hughes

26. “I thought living forever was nothing but exhausting. But since I met you and our sons, for the first time I felt glad to be alive. It was a full life.” -Van Hohenheim

27. “This room reeks of optimism.” -Dr. Knox

28. “Why must everyone make such a fuss over the death of a single soldier? The moment a soldier dons his uniform, he accepts the reality that he might be buried in it.” -Wrath

29. “I am the truth of your despair.” -Truth

30. “Cause we’re not gods. We’re humans. Tiny, insignificant humans…who couldn’t even save a little girl.” -Edward Elric

31. “Even when our eyes are closed, there’s a whole world out there, that lives outside of ourselves and our dreams.” -Edward Elric

32. “The world isn’t perfect. But it’s there for us, doing the best it can…that’s what makes it so damn beautiful.” -Roy Mustang

33. “There’s an old myth, about a hero who flew on wings made out of wax. He thought he could touch the sun, but when he got too close, his wings melted, and he came crashing back down to Earth.” -Edward Elric

34. “All is one, one is all.” -Izumi Curtis

35. “Well, these are either the gates of glory or the entrance way to hell. Wait here, Lieutenant. If anything happens to me, then at least you’ll have a chance of getting out alive.” -Roy Mustang

36. “I lost my pawns, my knight, my rook, my bishop, and even my queen. But it’s not checkmate, just yet.” -Roy Mustang

37. “Fools! Don’t put those pale skinny freaks on the same level as my robust soldiers! -Olivier Armstrong

38. “Look straight at the people you kill; don’t take your eyes off them for a second. And don’t ever forget then because they won’t forget you.” -Solf J. Kimblee

39. “Love for the dead is pointless. We fight to keep them alive, that is all.” -Olivier Armstrong

40. “I have no use for a religion that’s been forsaken by its own god.” -Maes Hughes

41. “You see, I’m sure we can change. Because we’re weak. And because we die. We have to fight in order to live, and that’s what will make us strong.” -Trisha Elric

42. “Open your eyes, ‘God’ is nothing more than a construct created by man to inspire fear and promote order. If you wish to see me struck down, for all these atrocities, use your own hands to do so, not ‘God’s.’” -King Bradley

43. “Friends are connected by their souls you can’t just rinse something out that has been deeply instilled into your soul!” -Ling Yao

44. “Equivalent exchange. I’ll give you half of my life so give me half of yours!” -Edward Elric

45. “Brave humans who persevere are so easy to trick.” -Pride

46. “You’ve got two good legs, so use them. You’re strong enough to make your own path.” -Edward Elric

47. “It means that is battles, you must strike quickly, and end it quickly!” -Roy Mustang

48. “With all these things going on and the time passing idly, I just can’t sit and wait here.” -Edward Elric

49. “I don’t care about letters. The ideas and opinions of others don’t affect me. I decide with my own eyes.” -Olivier Armstrong

50. “The next time I make you cry, they’ll be tears of joy!” -Edward Elric


Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood Quotes in Japanese

I read the full manga in middle school and this part has made me cry and I refused to finish reading the book for a few days. It hit so hard and it made me sick to my stomach at the realization that he used his daughter, his wife, and his dog for his experiments.

It traumatized me so bad I began to write fiction horror about illegal and unethical human experimentation that also used animals. I’m only remembering this now that I’ve seen the scene again.

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Inspirational Quotes

“It’s a cruel and random world, but the chaos is all so beautiful.”

“A lesson without pain is meaningless. For you cannot gain anything without sacrificing something else in return, but once you have overcome it and made it your own…you will gain an irreplaceable fullmetal heart.”

“A lesson without pain is meaningless. That’s because no one can gain without sacrificing something. But by enduring that pain and overcoming it, he shall obtain a powerful, unmatched heart. A fullmetal heart.”

“Stand up and walk. Keep moving forward. You’ve got two good legs. So get up and use them. You’re strong enough to make your own path.-Edward Elric”

“Water: 35 liters, Carbon: 20 kg, Ammonia: 4 liters, Lime:1.5 kg, Phosphrus: 800 g, salt: 250g, saltpeter:100g, Sulfer: 80g, Fluorine: 7.5 g, iron: 5.6 g, Silicon: 3g, and 15 other elements in small quantities…. thats the total chemical makeup of the average adult body. Modern science knows all of this, but there has never been a single example of succesful human trasmutation. It’s like there’s some missing ingredient….. Scientists have been trying to find it for hundreds of years, pouring tons of money into research, and to this day they don’t have a theory. For that matter, the elements found in a human being is all junk that you can buy in any market with a child’s allowence. Humans are pretty cheaply made.”

“When I, who is called a “weapon” or a “monster”, fight a real monster, I can fully realize that I am just a “human”.”

“Fool! Nothing but black ink runs through my veins!”

“The two brothers who sought to get their only family back, to feel her warmth, one lost his last family member and the other could never feel warmth again.
The one who wanted her baby back lost chance of having one again,
And the one who had a vision to see his country change became blind.”

“What?! I’m not small! It’s the world that’s too big!!”

“There’s no such thing as being cowardly in a fight.

~Edward Elric”

“You cant gain something, without giving something in return”

“In researching this volume, I interviewed veterans who had been at the front during World War II. I read countless books, examined film footage, and listened to many detailed and intense stories firsthand, but the one comment that affected me the most came from a former soldier who lowered his gaze to the tabletop and said, ‘I never watch war movies.”

“The “Wet Tongue Gets Stuck To A Frozen Flagpole” attack!”

“Nothing’s perfect, the world’s not perfect, but it’s there for us, trying the best it can. That’s what makes it so damn beautiful.”

“Let me tell you a little story. You may have heard it before.
It’s a story about a butcher named Barry.

Once upon a time, in central city, there was a butcher named Barry. Barry loved to chop up meat more than anything in the world. But one day, when Barry got tired of just chopping up cows and pigs…
…He found something NEW to chop up– PEOPLE. And so, he went out night after night in search of fresh meat.
Eventually, Barry was caught, but not before he had slaughtered 23 victims!!! For terrorizing the poor people of central city, Barry was sent straight to the gallows…And everyone else lived happily ever after!”

“The Homunculi may have started the war, but we were the ones who carried it out.”

“Life will come to an end, a return to dust from which we came… The spirit becomes memories living in the minds of people.”

“A painless lesson is one without any meaning, one who does not sacrifice anything cannot achieve anything.”

“All right people, listen up! If you’ve got a family back home waiting for you or if you just want to save your own skin, turn around and walk away. Also, women! I have no intention of fighting any women!”

“Appearances rarely share the whole truth”

“There’s no such thing as ‘no such thing’!”

“the one who does not sacrifice anything cannot achieve anything”

“Roy Mustang looks dead sexy…in a miniskirt!”

“to train the mind, first train the body”

“Looks like God really hates those man that broke his rules.”

“The world’s not perfect, but it’s there for us trying the best it can. That’s what makes it so damn beautiful.”

Roy Mustang (Fullmetal Alchemist)”

“The greatest army in the world is one witch does not fear death.”

“A lesson without pain is meaningless. That’s because no one can gain without sacrificing something. But by enduring that pain and overcoming it, he shall obtain a powerful, unmatched heart. A fullmetal heart”


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