45 Shrek Quotes That Are Funny, Inspirational & More

45 Shrek Quotes That Are Funny, Inspirational & More

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Shrek is a classic animated movie from 2001 that’s loved by millions. The fairytale-themed story gained much fame globally, and mostly everyone loved Shrek, an ogre, played by Mike Myers. Other star players include Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, and John Lithgow. Although it’s not a Disney film, everyone still loves it all the same.

This movie was enjoyable for kids and adults alike. Shrek is a metaphor for American racism, while he is an onion with layers, as he says himself in the movie. We have collected the famous Shrek quotes here.

Funny Shrek Quotes

Explore Shrek’s most hilarious quotes in this complete collection of his best lines from the movies. Laugh and learn with these iconic quotes from a character who has become one of the most memorable in cinematic history.

“Hey! I’m no one’s messenger boy, all right? I’m a delivery boy.”

SHREK

“- Donkey: I don’t wanna die! I’m melting!

– Shrek: It’s just the rain.

DONKEY & SHREK

“Donkey, two things okay? Shut… up.”

SHREK

“Someday, I will repay you. Unless, of course, I can’t find you. Or I forget.”

SHREK

“Lord Farquaad: Run, run, run as fast as you can. You can’t catch me, I’m the Gingerbread Man.

Gingerbread Man: You’re a monster.

SHREK
Funny Shrek Quotes
“Some of you may die, but that is a sacrifice I am willing to make.”

“Now hand over that big rock, the one that looks like your head.

SHREK

“Little donkey. Take a look at me, what am I?”

SHREK

“Like that’s ever gonna happen. What a load of…”

SHREK

“Well, I have to save my ass.”

SHREK

“We can stay up late, swapping manly stories, and in the morning, I’m making waffles!”

DONKEY

Shrek Donkey Quotes

In spite of Shrek’s status as the main character of this franchise, Eddie Murphy’s sidekick, Donkey, is the real star. With sharp wit, social commentary, and a seemingly endless supply of enthusiasm, Donkey is Shrek’s secret weapon. We have collected some quotes from Donkey from the Shrek animated movie series.

Shrek Donkey Quotes
“Because that’s what friends do, they FORGIVE EACH OTHER.”

“Wow, only a true friend would be that truly honest.”

DONKEY

“You might have seen a housefly, maybe even a superfly, but I bet you ain’t never seen a donkey fly.”

DONKEY

“C’mon, princess, you’re not that ugly. All right, you are ugly. But you’re only like this at night. Shrek’s ugly 24/7.”

DONKEY

“I just know, before this is over, I’m gonna need a whole lot of serious therapy. Look at my eye twitchin’.”

DONKEY

“Don’t mess wit’ me. I’m the Stair Master. I’ve Mastered the Stairs. I wish I had a step right here, I could step here and here and here and step all over it.”

DONKEY
Shrek Donkey Quotes
“Blue flower, red thorns. Blue flower, red thorns. Man, this would be so much easier if I wasn’t color-blind.”

“Nobody said I have the right to remain silent!

DONKEY

“Don’t worry, princess. I used to be afraid of the dark until… No, wait. I’m still afraid of the dark.”

DONKEY

“Can I say something to you? Listen, you was really, really something back there. Incredible!”

DONKEY

“She called me a noble steed.”

DONKEY

Shrek Love Quotes

Shrek is an animated film series about a green ogre who finds himself saddled with a new “wuss” named Donkey. Follow their journey through the world of love, romance and family in these love quotes from Shrek films.

“No—layers. Onions have layers. Ogres have layers. Onions have layers. You get it? We both have layers.

SHREK
Shrek Love Quotes
“After a while you learn to ignore the names people call you and just trust who you are.”

You know what the best part of today was? I got the chance to fall in love with you all over again.”

SHREK

I only wanted what was best for Fiona, but I can see now she already has it.

KING

“You love this woman don’t ya?”

DONKEY

“Then you gotta try a little tenderness! The chicks love that romantic crap.”

DONKEY

“Oh and it is lovely. You know, you’re really quite a decorator. It’s amazing what you’ve done with such a modest budget.”

DONKEY
Shrek Love Quotes
“By night one way, by day another, This shall be the norm, Until you find true love’s first kiss, Then take love’s true form.”

“Huh, celebrity marriages. They never last, do they?”

DONKEY

“I want what any princess wants; to live happily ever after with the ogre I married.”

PRINCESS FIONA

Inspirational Shrek Quotes

A sense of inspiration creates intense interest and enthusiasm in something or someone. Here’s a collection of inspirational quotes from the Shrek animated movie series.

“In some cultures, donkeys are revered as the smartest of animals.”

KING

“Don’t worry. Things just seem bad because it’s dark and rainy and Fiona’s father hired a sleazy hitman to whack you.”

DONKEY

“For five minutes, could you not be yourself?”

SHREK
Inspirational Shrek Quotes
“Remember, happiness is just a teardrop away.”

“- King: I just wish I could be the man you deserve.

– Queen: You are more that man now than you ever were, warts and all.”

KING & QUEEN

“I’m not the one with the problem its the world who seems to have a problem with me

SHREK

More Shrek Quotes

Let’s read some other famous quotes from the very popular and successful animated movie, Shrek.

Sometimes, things are more than they appear.”

SHREK

“The stars don’t tell the future. They tell stories.

SHREK

“Now, why don’t you go to celebrate your freedom with your own friends?

SHREK
More Shrek Quotes
“Gee, you think he’s compensating for something?”

“Really, it’s rude enough being alive when no one wants you, but showing up uninvited to a wedding?”

LORD FARQUAAD

“But, uh, I don’t have any friends. And I’m not going out there by myself.

DONKEY

“No! I’m an ogre! You know, “Grab your torch and pitchforks!” Doesn’t that bother you?”

SHREK

Several films and television shows have made fun of the traditional fairy tale. However, Shrek has been a significant influence on mainstream animated films. With Shrek 2, animated films began to incorporate more pop culture references and musical numbers at the end of films.

That’s a wrap! These are our favourite quotes from Shrek animated movie series. We hope you also got something to take away from these.

If you enjoyed reading these quotes, we regularly post quotes on famous personalities, movies, and more and on other interesting topics that you might like to explore. You can also check out these 50 Eeyore Quotes On Mental Health, Depression And More!

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