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76 Most Memorable Quotes from the ‘Divergent’ Series (LIFE)

Top 10 Most Famous ‘Divergent’ Quotes (BEST)

“We’re luck to be in The City. They say that war was terrible, that the rest of the world was destroyed. Our founders built the wall to keep us safe, and they divided us into five groups, factions, to keep the peace.”

Tris
Is it a hard one You can pick a new one if you want, but make it good. You don't get to pick again. - Four
Is it a hard one? You can pick a new one if you want, but make it good. You don’t get to pick again. – Four
You don't fit into a category. They can't control you. You can't trust anyone. You have to hide inside a faction to survive. - Natalie
You don’t fit into a category. They can’t control you. You can’t trust anyone. You have to hide inside a faction to survive. – Natalie
The system removes the threat of anyone exercising their independent will. Divergents threaten that system. It won't be safe until they're removed. - Jeanine
The system removes the threat of anyone exercising their independent will. Divergents threaten that system. It won’t be safe until they’re removed. – Jeanine
Great leaders don't seek power. They're called by necessity. - Johanna
Great leaders don’t seek power. They’re called by necessity. – Johanna

“Today I take the test. I’m scared it’ll tell me I’m not Abnegation, that I have to leave my family. But I’m even more scared that it’ll tell me to stay. For my brother Caleb it’s easy.”

Tris
The future belongs to those who know where they belong. - Jeanine
The future belongs to those who know where they belong. – Jeanine
You're a poor blend of impulses and impurities. - Jeanine
You’re a poor blend of impulses and impurities. – Jeanine
As a Dauntless soldier you have to follow orders you don’t always agree with. - Four
As a Dauntless soldier you have to follow orders you don’t always agree with. – Four
I don't want to be just one thing. I can't be. I want to be brave, and selfless, honest, intelligent, and kind. Well… I'm still working on kind. - Four
I don’t want to be just one thing. I can’t be. I want to be brave, and selfless, honest, intelligent, and kind. Well… I’m still working on kind. – Four

3 Thought-Provoking Quotes in ‘Divergent’

Everyone's afraid of something. - Four
Everyone’s afraid of something. – Four
Your last fear is your worst fear. It lives in the deepest part of your mind. - Four
Your last fear is your worst fear. It lives in the deepest part of your mind. – Four
Human beings cannot be categorized in this way. It doesn't work. Maybe it's time to start embracing people instead of dividing them into groups. - Tris
Human beings cannot be categorized in this way. It doesn’t work. Maybe it’s time to start embracing people instead of dividing them into groups. – Tris

4 ‘Divergent’ Quotes About Peace

“I think human nature think human nature is the enemy. It’s human nature to keep secrets, lie, steal, and I want to eradicate that. That’s how we’ll maintain a stable peaceful society. You would help me with that wouldn’t you?”

Jeanine
You want peace with no struggle. The world doesn't work like that. - David
You want peace with no struggle. The world doesn’t work like that. – David

“We are all that is left of humanity. The vast wall that encloses this city may protect us from our toxic surroundings., but it is up to us to confront any element that could poison us from within. Because, when you are civilization’s last hope, peace is not merely an ideal. It is an obligation. And it is up to all of us to take a stand against its one true enemy, Divergents.”

Jeanine

“Peace. Long ago, before the founders established this great city of ours, that word was all but meaningless. An ideal as elusive as a dream. Now, two hundred years later, we are, all of us, living proof that peace is indeed attainable. The reason for this is, of course, our faction system. Erudite, Dauntless, Amity, Candor, Abnegation.”

Jeanine

5 ‘Divergent’ Quotes About Bravery

“As Dauntless we fight to protect every life inside the fence without fail. That’s why we train you the way we do. To teach you not to give up, and to find out who has what it takes. I know it’s been quiet out there a few years, but that could change at any moment. So we have to be ready for everything.”

Four
You got three options. Hang there and I'll forget your cowardice, fall and die, or give up. But if you give up you're out. - Eric
You got three options. Hang there and I’ll forget your cowardice, fall and die, or give up. But if you give up you’re out. – Eric
Dauntless never give up! - Eric
Dauntless never give up! – Eric

“And then there’s Dauntless. They’re out protectors, our soldiers, our police. I always thought they were amazing. Brave, fearless, and free. Some people think that Dauntless are crazy, which they kind of are.”

Tris
Points for bravery, Stiff. But not as many you just lost for opening your mouth. - Eric
Points for bravery, Stiff. But not as many you just lost for opening your mouth. – Eric

2 ‘Divergent’ Quotes About Belongingness

“The factions system is a living being composed of cell, all of you. And the only way it can survive and thrive is for each of you to claim your rightful place. The future belongs to those who know where they belong.”

Jeanine
It all works. Everyone knows where they belong. Except for me. - Tris
It all works. Everyone knows where they belong. Except for me. – Tris

14 ‘Divergent’ (Insurgent 2015) Quotes

“We’re on the same side, Tris. I’m Factionless because I don’t fit into any one faction. And you’re Divergent because you belong to too many. But we’re both a threat to Jeanine. My people are ready for war, if that’s what it takes.”

Evelyn
Divergents will destroy our society. Unless we destroy them. And now we can. However, only a Divergent can open this box. Find them. Every last one of them. - Jeanine
Divergents will destroy our society. Unless we destroy them. And now we can. However, only a Divergent can open this box. Find them. Every last one of them. – Jeanine
Dark times call for extreme measures. - Jeanine
Dark times call for extreme measures. – Jeanine

“This harmony we achieved is now under attack from a small but extremely dangerous group of individuals. We call them Divergents. They are, in essence, the worst of what humanity used to be. Rebellious, defiant, and uncontrollable.”

Jeanine
If you think you got lucky, you're wrong. You're gonna wish I killed you. - Eric
If you think you got lucky, you’re wrong. You’re gonna wish I killed you. – Eric
Well, that just goes to show that you can take the girl outta Abnegation, but you can't take the Abnegation out of the girl. - Peter
Well, that just goes to show that you can take the girl outta Abnegation, but you can’t take the Abnegation out of the girl. – Peter
That's what happens… to people when they get close to me… They get hurt or they die… I can't forgive myself. - Tris
That’s what happens… to people when they get close to me… They get hurt or they die… I can’t forgive myself. – Tris
We're good, you and me. I know nothing else is, but we are. - Four
We’re good, you and me. I know nothing else is, but we are. – Four

“Hello. I come from outside the wall, where we have all but destroyed each other. We designed your city as an experiment. We believe it is the only way to recover the humanity we have lost. And we created factions to ensure peace. But we believe there will be those among you who will transcend these factions. These will be the Divergent. They are the true purpose of this experiment, they are vital to humanity’s survival. If you’re watching this now, then at least one of you is proof that our experiment has succeeded. The time has come for you to emerge from your isolation and rejoin us. We’ve allowed you to believe that you’re the last of us. But you’re not. Mankind waits for you with hope beyond the wall.”

Edith
Hey, Tris. I really like your hair, by the way. Did you try to cut it all short and weird like that - Peter
Hey, Tris. I really like your hair, by the way. Did you try to cut it all short and weird like that? – Peter
You're almost normal. That's boring. - Eric
You’re almost normal. That’s boring. – Eric
I may be Dauntless, but I'm not just a meathead. No offense, Max. - Peter
I may be Dauntless, but I’m not just a meathead. No offense, Max. – Peter
Congratulations mother. You got your war. - Four
Congratulations mother. You got your war. – Four
I know you wish there was another way. But there isn't. I'm the lesser of two evils, is that it - Evelyn
I know you wish there was another way. But there isn’t. I’m the lesser of two evils, is that it? – Evelyn

22 ‘Divergent’ (Allegiant 2016) Quotes

“But wat started as an attempt to erase humanity’s faults, almost erased humanity itself. Genetic modification deepened the rifts between people, and as they got more entrenched, the world began to tear apart. Until humanity crossed a line from which it could never return. In the ashes of civilization, a small group of genetically unmodified established the Bureau of Genetic Welfare here, at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport.”

David
Put that traitors on trial, close down the gate. It didn't take her long to make the same mistakes as Jeanine. - Tris
Put that traitors on trial, close down the gate. It didn’t take her long to make the same mistakes as Jeanine. – Tris
Great, now the sky's bleeding. - Peter
Great, now the sky’s bleeding. – Peter

“Oh Tris, I know you. I watched you being born. I saw the love that your mother and father had for you. I watched a little girl have a happy childhood and grow into a courageous young woman capable of making choices.”

David
There was a time I would've said, I leave you in love, not malice. That time is past. - Johanna
There was a time I would’ve said, “I leave you in love, not malice.” That time is past. – Johanna
Welcome to the future. We've been waiting for you. - Matthew
Welcome to the future. We’ve been waiting for you. – Matthew

“Tris, in a moment of need, your mother did something that no one had done before. She volunteered to leave the safety of the Bureau, to enter the experiment herself. She did this because she knew damaged were worth saving. She believed in the experiment so much, she was willing to be a part of it. If I can show the council your miracle can be replicated, then her life’s work is complete. The council will be forced to look at every human being, no matter where they were born, as worthy of life. Help me. You saved a city. Help me sav the world.”

David
To your people, you are Divergent. To the council, you are a freak. To me, you are a miracle. - David
To your people, you are Divergent. To the council, you are a freak. To me, you are a miracle. – David
What you do to this city, you do to me. - Four
What you do to this city, you do to me. – Four
We're gonna tear down our wall. - Tris
We’re gonna tear down our wall. – Tris
People think walls separate us but they also protect us. Those people out there kept us in a cage for 200 years. That is not someone I want to engage with. - Evelyn
People think walls separate us but they also protect us. Those people out there kept us in a cage for 200 years. That is not someone I want to engage with. – Evelyn
This isn't us against us. This is us against the people on the other side of that wall. - Christina
This isn’t us against us. This is us against the people on the other side of that wall. – Christina
When I first found out I was Divergent, I never thought it would come to this. I could never imagine that I'd be standing here. It's time to go beyond the wall. - Tris
When I first found out I was Divergent, I never thought it would come to this. I could never imagine that I’d be standing here. It’s time to go beyond the wall. – Tris
Everyone is worth saving. - Tris
Everyone is worth saving. – Tris
We need to leave, right now! - Four
We need to leave, right now! – Four
Humanity welcomes you with hope. What humanity - Peter
Humanity welcomes you with hope. What humanity? – Peter
This is fun. I’m glad we did this. - Peter
This is fun. I’m glad we did this. – Peter
If you take away what they know, you take away who they are. - Four
If you take away what they know, you take away who they are. – Four
Yeah, I think that’s the point. - Johanna
Yeah, I think that’s the point. – Johanna
If you do well, you can have any job you want! Except mine. - David
If you do well, you can have any job you want! Except mine. – David
Mom, I won’t know who you are. Don’t do it. - Christina
Mom, I won’t know who you are. Don’t do it. – Christina
Chicago is not your experiment. It’s our home. And it always will be. - Tris
Chicago is not your experiment. It’s our home. And it always will be. – Tris

6 Tris Quotes in ‘Divergent’

“My faction is Abnegation, the others all call us stiffs. We lead a simple life, selfless, dedicated to helping others. We even feed the factionless, the ones who don’t fit in anywhere. Because we’re public servants, we’re trusted to run the government.”

Tris
The smart ones, the ones who value knowledge and logic, are in Erudite. They know everything. - Tris
The smart ones, the ones who value knowledge and logic, are in Erudite. They know everything. – Tris
Amity farm the land. They're all about kindness and harmony, always happy. - Tris
Amity farm the land. They’re all about kindness and harmony, always happy. – Tris
Candor value honesty and order. They tell the truth, even when you wish they wouldn't. - Tris
Candor value honesty and order. They tell the truth, even when you wish they wouldn’t. – Tris
I'm the weakest one here. - Tris
I’m the weakest one here. – Tris
Trust the test. The test will tell me who I am, where I belong. Am I smart Kind Am I honest Selfless Or brave - Tris
Trust the test. The test will tell me who I am, where I belong. Am I smart? Kind? Am I honest? Selfless? Or brave? – Tris

2 Evelyn Quotes in ‘Divergent’

“This isn’t about me. It’s about putting an end to a system that says one group is more deserving than another. This city may be surrounded by a wall, but it doesn’t have to be a prison.”

Evelyn
You want to tuck him in, or should I - Evelyn
You want to tuck him in, or should I? – Evelyn

8 ‘Divergent’ Quotes That Will Make You Think

“See, to be Amity is to forgive. Others. And yourself. You’re hurting, Tris. And my heart goes out to you. I know what’s it’s like to stand helpless while you lose the ones you love. But killing Jeanine is not going to bring your mother back. I know you’re angry. But you’re letting it consume you.”

Johanna
It is just me Or are they trying to kill us - Cristina
It is just me? Or are they trying to kill us? – Cristina
Statistically speaking, you should have hit the target at least once by now. Even by accident. - Will
Statistically speaking, you should have hit the target at least once by now. Even by accident. – Will

“My brother, he was like you. During the second stage he got good really fast. Last day of the simulations one of the Dauntless leaders came in to watch him. The next morning we found his body at the bottom of the chasm. They got rid of him.”

Tori Wu
One thing you will learn here is that orders are not optional. - Eric
One thing you will learn here is that orders are not optional. – Eric
May the truth set you free. - Jack Kang
May the truth set you free. – Jack Kang
What's an airport - Caleb
What’s an airport? – Caleb
Amazing, isn't it Everything we think of that makes up a person - thoughts, emotions, history - all wiped away by chemistry. - Jeanine
Amazing, isn’t it? Everything we think of that makes up a person – thoughts, emotions, history – all wiped away by chemistry. – Jeanine

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