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20 Hilarious Quotes from the Legendary Austin Powers

Karabo Baloyi
May 13, 2022
09:35 A.M.
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The "Austin Powers" trilogy gave fans the perfect balance between wholesome comedy and parodies of some of the most famous action films. Here are 20 warm and humourous quotes from these iconic films.

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The "Austin Powers" trilogy is over two decades old, but it's still hilarious as when the first film came out in 1997. Portrayed by the comedic genius Mike Meyers, Austin Powers was a household favorite worldwide.

The crime-fighting spy got himself into some hilarious binds. But Austin Powers still managed to save the world and featured celebrities such as Beyonce, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Britney Spears, adding star power to the films.

If you're one of those millions of people who enjoyed the "Austin Powers" movies, here are 20 quotes from the legendary character and his nemesis, Dr. Evil, that are humorous and surprisingly warm for the generally raunchy tone of the film.

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Austin Powers's quote: "Are those frickin' sharks with frickin' lazer beams attached to their heads?" | Image: AmoDays

Austin Powers's quote: "Are those frickin' sharks with frickin' lazer beams attached to their heads?" | Image: AmoDays

“Pardon me for being rude, it was not me, it was my food, it just popped up to say hello, but now it’s gone back down below.” — Austin Powers

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"The '70s and the '80s? You’re not missing anything, believe me. I’ve looked into it. There’s a gas shortage and a flock of seagulls. That’s about it.” — Austin Powers

"I mean, look at you. You don't even have a name tag. You've got no chance. Why don't you just fall down?" — Austin Powers

“No, This is me in a nutshell: HELP! I’m in a nutshell!” — Austin Powers

“You’re the diet coke of evil. Just one calorie. Not evil enough.” — Austin Powers

Austin Powers's quote: "I mean, look at you. You don't even have a name tag. You've got no chance. Why don't you just fall down?" | Image: AmoDays

Austin Powers's quote: "I mean, look at you. You don't even have a name tag. You've got no chance. Why don't you just fall down?" | Image: AmoDays

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“Jimi Hendrix deceased, drugs. Janis Joplin deceased, alcohol. Mama Cass deceased, ham sandwich.” — Austin Powers

“Wait Vanessa, I can explain. You see, I was looking for Dr. Evil when the Fembots came out and smoke started coming out of their jumblies. So I started to work my mojo, to counter their mojo; we got cross-mojulation, and their heads started exploding.” — Austin Powers

“Hang in there, Mini-Me! If anything should happen to you, I don’t know what I would do. I’d probably move on and get another replica, but there would be a 10 minute period there where I would just be inconsolable.” — Dr. Evil

“There’s nothing more pathetic than an aging hipster!” — Dr. Evil

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"Doctor" Evil! I didn't spend six years in evil medical school to be called "Mister." Thank you very much.” — Dr. Evil

Austin Powers's quote: "The '70s and the '80s? You’re not missing anything, believe me. I’ve looked into it. There’s a gas shortage and a flock of seagulls. That’s about it.” | Image: AmoDays

Austin Powers's quote: "The '70s and the '80s? You’re not missing anything, believe me. I’ve looked into it. There’s a gas shortage and a flock of seagulls. That’s about it.” | Image: AmoDays

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"Are those frickin' sharks with frickin' lazer beams attached to their heads?" — Austin Powers

"Throw me a frickin' bone here." — Austin Powers

"They ARE after my lucky charms! “What? Why does everyone always laugh when I say that?" — Austin Powers

“There are only two things I can’t stand in this world: People who are intolerant of other people’s cultures… and the Dutch.” — Austin Powers

“You know what’s remarkable? That England looks in no way like Southern California.” — Austin Powers

Dr. Evil'a quote: “There’s nothing more pathetic than an aging hipster!” | Image: AmoDays

Dr. Evil'a quote: “There’s nothing more pathetic than an aging hipster!” | Image: AmoDays

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“Only two things scare me and one of them is nuclear war. Carnies. Circus folk. Nomads, you know. Smell like cabbage. Small hands.” — Austin Powers

“I eat because I am unhappy. I’m unhappy because I eat.” — Austin Powers

“Well everyone has their own flying car, entire meals come in pill form, and the Earth is run by damn dirty apes.” — Austin Powers

“Actually, my name is Austin Powers. Danger is my middle name.” — Austin Powers

“Dr. Evil’s not your son! I am!” — Austin Powers

Dr. Evil's quote: "Doctor" Evil! I didn't spend six years in evil medical school to be called "Mister." Thank you very much.” | Image: AmoDays

Dr. Evil's quote: "Doctor" Evil! I didn't spend six years in evil medical school to be called "Mister." Thank you very much.” | Image: AmoDays

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Despite Austin Powers's raunchy one-liners and terrible ideas, the films have a lot of heart. The character had a lot of flaws, but he was also sincere in his attempts to hand out justice. Recent reports pointed to a possibility of a fourth "Austin Powers" film.

But whether or not that possibility becomes a reality, we hope the nostalgic wholesomeness of these quotes inspires you to rewatch the films.

If you enjoyed this compilation, you'll certainly enjoy these quotes from the hilarious "Shrek" films.

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