90 Popular Stranger Things Quotes to Share with Family and Friends

“Stranger Things” is a Netflix original series created by the Duffer brothers that first premiered in 2016.

Set in the fictional town of Hawkins, Indiana in the 1980s, the show follows a group of young friends as they uncover supernatural forces and government conspiracies while searching for their missing friend, Will Byers.

The series is known for its nostalgia-driven storytelling, references to pop culture of the 1980s, and its ensemble cast of beloved characters, including Eleven, a young girl with psychic powers, and a group of friends played by Finn Wolfhard, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, and Noah Schnapp.

The show has received critical acclaim for its writing, direction, and performances, and has become a cultural phenomenon with a dedicated fan base.

“Stranger Things” has been renewed for multiple seasons and remains one of the most popular shows on Netflix.

Here are some of the favorite quotes from Netflix’s Stranger Things series:

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Eleven quotes

“Friends don’t lie.” – Eleven

“I have a feeling we’re not in Hawkins anymore.” – Eleven

“When you grow up, your heart dies.” – Eleven

“It’s not that I don’t want to, I just can’t.” – Eleven

“Forgetting is like a cure.” – Eleven

“I never wanted to leave the house. I never wanted to go out. I just wanted to stay inside.” – Eleven

“There’s no place like home.” – Eleven

“I’m here. You’re here. Everything’s here.” – Eleven

“People call that love. But love is just a word.” – Eleven

“Believe in the impossible. It’s the only way to see the impossible happen.” – Eleven

“Not all monsters do monstrous things.” – Eleven

“Maybe some people are just meant to be alone.” – Eleven

“It’s not always about saving the world, sometimes it’s just about saving the people you love.” – Eleven

“Friends don’t lie.” – Eleven

“People always leave. That’s the thing about people. They come, they go. They die.” – Eleven

“The real world is just a concept created by people.” – Eleven

“There’s always a new challenge to overcome.” – Eleven

“I don’t want to be a mistake.” – Eleven

You’re not alone, and you never will be.” – Eleven

“There’s a storm coming, whether you like it or not.” – Eleven

“You have to go back, it’s the only way.” – Eleven

“The things we fear the most have already happened to us.” – Eleven

“We may be hurt, but we’re not broken.” – Eleven

“It’s not what’s outside, it’s what’s inside that counts.” – Eleven

“You have to believe in yourself, no matter what.” – Eleven

“Believe in yourself, and the rest will fall into place.” – Eleven

“It’s not the destination that counts, it’s the journey.” – Eleven

“Don’t be afraid of the unknown, embrace it.” – Eleven

“The most important thing is to never give up.” – Eleven

Joyce Byers quotes

“It’s just a phase.” – Joyce Byers

“Never ending up where you thought you should be is a blessed thing.” – Joyce Byers

“This isn’t life, it’s just stuff. And it’s become more important to you than living.” – Joyce Byers

“You want to lie to your mother?” – Joyce Byers

“Maybe it’s better if we don’t talk about it.” – Joyce Byers

“Just because you don’t understand it, doesn’t mean it’s not there.” – Joyce Byers

“I want to believe that things can be good again.” – Joyce Byers

“Just because someone’s gone, doesn’t mean they’re lost forever.” – Joyce Byers

“People can be good, even when things are bad.” – Joyce Byers

“The only way out is through.” – Joyce Byers

Jim Hopper quotes

“Mornings are for coffee and contemplation.” – Jim Hopper

“Maybe it’s like that troll under the bridge says: you have to give something in return.” – Jim Hopper

“The truth is always strange, stranger than fiction.” – Jim Hopper

Dustin Henderson quotes

“We’re not kids anymore, we’re not boys. We’re men. We’re grown-ups.” – Dustin Henderson


“It’s a code, it’s a code. Friendship is a code.” – Dustin Henderson

“Life is short, and weird, and we all die alone.” – Dustin Henderson

“It’s dangerous to go alone, take this.” – Dustin Henderson

“You know what, I don’t even like waffles.” – Dustin Henderson

“Every friendship has its ups and downs.” – Dustin Henderson

“A true friend is someone who always has your back.” – Dustin Henderson

“No matter how hard things get, we’ll always have each other.” – Dustin Henderson

“Together, we can do anything.” – Dustin Henderson

Will Byers

“I don’t want you to be a stranger anymore.” – Will Byers

“Maybe in another life, we can be together.” – Will Byers

“I’m not afraid of the dark. I’m afraid of what’s in it.” – Will Byers

“The only thing that makes sense is that there’s something wrong with me.” – Will Byers

“Everything’s just a little off.” – Will Byers

“It’s hard to remember that things can change, that people can change.” – Will Byers

“It’s not just about finding the answers, it’s about finding the right questions.” – Will Byers

Jonathan Byers

“A mistake is just another word for a lesson learned.” – Jonathan Byers

“People don’t change. They just become more of who they really are.” – Jonathan Byers

“We don’t go out at night. Not since Will went missing.” – Jonathan Byers

“The most dangerous creature in the world is man.” – Jonathan Byers

Steve Harrington

“A punk that’s never stepped out of the house and doesn’t have the first idea what the world is really like.” – Steve Harrington

“If you’re a kid, then you’re gonna be a kid.” – Steve Harrington

“It’s like everything else in life, it’s all about who you know.” – Steve Harrington

“I may be dumb, but I’m not stupid.” – Steve Harrington

“Your attention span is shorter than a chihuahua’s.” – Steve Harrington

“The best defense is a good offense.” – Steve Harrington

“We may not be able to change what happened, but we can control what happens next.” – Steve Harrington

“We all have something to hide.” – Steve Harrington

“Fear makes us run. Courage makes us stay.” – Steve Harrington

“Some things are worth fighting for, even if it means getting hurt.” – Steve Harrington

Nancy Wheeler

“People are capable of really horrible things.” – Nancy Wheeler

“I feel like I’m losing my mind.” – Nancy Wheeler

“There’s no such thing as a happy ending, because nothing ever really ends.” – Nancy Wheeler

“If you don’t like what’s happening in your story, change it.” – Nancy Wheeler

“Everyone is a little bit broken, but that’s what makes us unique.” – Nancy Wheeler

“We can’t control everything, but we can control how we react to things.” – Nancy Wheeler

“Where’s Barbara?” – Mike Wheeler

Dr. Martin Brenner

“It’s not a real feeling until you can describe it.” – Dr. Martin Brenner

“It’s not crazy, it’s science.” – Dr. Martin Brenner

Mike Wheeler

“You should never say never.” – Mike Wheeler

“We don’t know what’s out there. We don’t know what could happen.” – Mike Wheeler

“There’s a storm coming, Mr. Curry.” – Mike Wheeler

“Everyone deserves to be loved. Especially when they don’t love themselves.” – Mike Wheeler

“What’s normal anyway?” – Mike Wheeler

“I’m just trying to do what’s right.” – Mike Wheeler

“We’re all in this together, no matter what.” – Mike Wheeler

Lucas Sinclair

“It’s always good to have backup.” – Lucas Sinclair

“The important thing is that we’re friends and we’re there for each other.” – Lucas Sinclair

“You can’t run away from your problems. They just follow you.” – Lucas Sinclair

“If we stick together, we’ll get through this.” – Lucas Sinclair

“Life is too short to waste time on things that don’t matter.” – Lucas Sinclair

Terry Ives

“You can’t stop the future. You can’t rewind the past. The only way to learn the secret… is to press play.” – Terry Ives


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