I was not elected to watch my people suffer and die while you discuss this invasion in a committee!

Queen Amidala

I can assure you they will never get me onto one of those dreadful starships.


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.

The council has granted me permission to train you. You will be a Jedi, I promise.


And you, young Skywalker; we shall watch your career with great interest.

Chancellor Palpatine

Remember, concentrate on the moment. Feel, don't think. Trust your instincts.

Qui-Gon Jinn

Anakin: I've built a racer. It's the fastest ever! There's a big race tomorrow on Boonta Eve. You could enter my pod. It's all but finished...
Shmi Skywalker: Anakin, Watto won't let you...
Anakin: Watto, doesn't know I've built it. You could make him think it was yours and you could get him to let me pilot it for you.
Shmi Skywalker: I don't want you to race Anni, it's awful. I die every time Watto makes you do it.
Anakin: But mom, I love it. The prize money would more than pay for the parts they need.

Mom, you said that the biggest problem in the universe is no one helps each other.


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.

These Federation types are cowards. The negotiations will be short.

Qui-Gon Jinn

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

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Star Wars: The Phantom Menace Quotes

Queen Amidala: You're a slave?
Anakin: I'm a person and my name is Anakin.

Anakin: Are you an angel?
Queen Amidala: What?
Anakin: An angel. I've heard the deep space pilots talk about them. They live on the moons of Iego, I think. They're the most beautiful creatures in the universe.
Queen Amidala: You're a funny little boy. How do you know so much?
Anakin: I listen to all the traders and star pilots who come through here. I'm a pilot, you know, and someday I'm going to fly away from this place.