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Lisa Simpson with her quote: "Remember, dad: All glory is fleeting." | Source: Facebook.com/TheSimpsons
Lisa Simpson with her quote: "Remember, dad: All glory is fleeting." | Source: Facebook.com/TheSimpsons

41 Lisa Simpson Quotes from the Animated Series 'The Simpsons'

Bettina Dizon
Jun 01, 2023
05:00 P.M.
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Whenever Lisa Simpson opens her mouth, she only imparts wise words, whether it's about reality, personal insights, or facts. Most often, Lisa exhibits her humorous side through conversations with her brother and parents.

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"The Simpsons" first premiered in 1989 and has since become among the most famous animated series of all time. The show's characters are a satirical depiction of the American working-class family in the fictional town of Springfield.

The show has stayed relative throughout the years because of its relatable characters and true-to-life scenes. It is also comical through the American culture parodies, shown through its characters, including Lisa Simpson.

Lisa, the most normal in her family, is a young genius in touch with her human emotions. She gives excellent advice and has several lines that empower women.

Lisa Simpson with her quote: "If you believe in angels, why not see monsters, unicorns, or leprechauns?" | Source: Facebook.com/TheSimpsons

Lisa Simpson with her quote: "If you believe in angels, why not see monsters, unicorns, or leprechauns?" | Source: Facebook.com/TheSimpsons

Lisa Simpson Quotes That Show Her Intelligence

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"Dad! The second amendment is just a remnant from Revolutionary Day. It has no meaning today." – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"Don't you think we ought to attack the roots of our social problems instead of jamming people into overcrowded prisons?" – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"Does it make you feel superior to tear down people's dreams?" – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"Bart, the only reason to apologize is if you look deep down inside yourself and you find a spot, something you wish wasn't there, because you feel bad you hurt your sister's feelings." – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"If you believe in angels, why not see monsters, unicorns, or leprechauns?" – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

Lisa Simpson with her quote: “Don't you see? Getting what you want all time will ultimately leave you unfulfilled and joyless.” | Source: Facebook.com/TheSimpsons

Lisa Simpson with her quote: “Don't you see? Getting what you want all time will ultimately leave you unfulfilled and joyless.” | Source: Facebook.com/TheSimpsons

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"You mean those leagues where parents push their kids into vicious competition to compensate for their own failed dreams of glory?" – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"Remember, dad: All glory is fleeting." – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"Don't you see? Getting what you want all time will ultimately leave you unfulfilled and joyless." – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"Doctor Hibbert: Yes, I remember Bart's birth well. You don't forget a thing like Siamese twins!

Lisa: I believe they prefer to be called 'conjoined twins.'" – "The Simpsons"

"Bart: The guys who wrote this cartoon don't know squat. Itchy should have tied Scratchy's tongue with a taut-line hitch, not a sheet bend.

Lisa: Come on, Bart. Cartoons don't have to be 100% realistic." – "The Simpsons"

Lisa Simpson with her quote: "Why do I get the feeling that someday I'll be describing this to a psychiatrist?” | Source: Facebook.com/TheSimpsons

Lisa Simpson with her quote: "Why do I get the feeling that someday I'll be describing this to a psychiatrist?” | Source: Facebook.com/TheSimpsons

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"Prayer. The last refuge of a scoundrel." – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"It's awful being a kid. No one listens to you." – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"All the years I've wanted to be treated like an adult have blown up in my face." – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

Lisa Simpson Quotes That Show Her Humor

"I am the Lizard Queen!" – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"Why do I get the feeling that someday I'll be describing this to a psychiatrist?" – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

Lisa Simpson with her quote: "Nothing you say can upset us. We're the MTV generation." | Source: Facebook.com/TheSimpsons

Lisa Simpson with her quote: "Nothing you say can upset us. We're the MTV generation." | Source: Facebook.com/TheSimpsons

"You're like Christopher Columbus. You discovered something millions of people knew about before you." – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

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"Shut up, brain! I've got friends now. I don't need you anymore." – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"An absence of mood swings and some stability in my life." – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"I'll pump 'em so full of sap they'll be blowing their nose with a pancake!" – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"Nothing you say can upset us. We're the MTV generation." – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

Lisa Simpson with her dialogue: "Lisa: You're very lucky to have Mom. ; Homer: That's your advice? Go to bed!" | Source: Facebook.com/TheSimpsons

Lisa Simpson with her dialogue: "Lisa: You're very lucky to have Mom. ; Homer: That's your advice? Go to bed!" | Source: Facebook.com/TheSimpsons

"If you take away our cartoons, we'll grow up without a sense of humor and be robots." – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"Mom, romance is dead. It was acquired by Hallmark and Disney in a hostile takeover, homogenized, and sold off piece by piece." – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

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"Mom, look, I found something more fun than complaining!" – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"I just think you and Jessica are too different from each other to get along. She's a sweet, kind reverend's daughter, and you're the devil's cabana boy." – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"Lisa: You're very lucky to have Mom.

Homer: That's your advice? Go to bed!" – "The Simpsons"

Lisa Simpson with her quote: "My interests include music, science, justice, animals, shapes, feelings." | Source: Facebook.com/TheSimpsons

Lisa Simpson with her quote: "My interests include music, science, justice, animals, shapes, feelings." | Source: Facebook.com/TheSimpsons

"Lisa: I like school.

Homer: Well, why don't you live in it then?

Lisa: I would if I could." – "The Simpsons"

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"Ms. Hoover: Good. Now sprinkle the sparkles onto the paper. Lisa, you're not sprinkling your sparkles.

Lisa: Shove it!" – "The Simpsons"

"For once in your life, be cool." – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"You think you know fear? Well, I've seen them naked!" – Lisa Simpson, 'The Simpsons'

Iconic Lisa Simpson Quotes That Show Her Character

"My interests include music, science, justice, animals, shapes, feelings." – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

Lisa Simpson with her quote: "Why is it when a woman is confident and powerful, they call her a witch?" | Source: Facebook.com/TheSimpsons

Lisa Simpson with her quote: "Why is it when a woman is confident and powerful, they call her a witch?" | Source: Facebook.com/TheSimpsons

"Millions of girls will grow up thinking that this is the right way to act that they can never be more than vacuous ninnies whose only goal is to look pretty, land a rich husband, and spend all day on the phone with their equally vacuous friends talking about how damn terrific it is to look pretty and have a rich husband!" – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

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"I learned that beneath my goody-two-shoes lies some very dark socks." – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"It's not my nature to complain, but so far today, we've had three movies, two filmstrips, and an hour and a half of magazine time. I just don't feel challenged." – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"I am tired of being a corporate shill! From now on, I will speak out against the evils in society from dog-napping to cigarettes!" – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"Why is it when a woman is confident and powerful, they call her a witch?" – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

Lisa Simpson with her quote: “Am I the only one who just wants to play hopscotch and bake cookies and watch The McLaughlin Group?” | Source: Facebook.com/TheSimpsons

Lisa Simpson with her quote: “Am I the only one who just wants to play hopscotch and bake cookies and watch The McLaughlin Group?” | Source: Facebook.com/TheSimpsons

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"There's a lot more to it than that, Bart. I don't just babysit. I sell peace of mind for a dollar an hour. Two dollars after 9 o'clock." – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"That's very nice, Dad, but it's wrong for you to reward violent, competitive behavior. However, I will sit up front with you if it's a fatherly gesture of love." – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"Well, I'm going to be a famous jazz musician. I've got it all figured out. I'll be unappreciated in my own country, but my gutsy blues stylings will electrify the French. I'll avoid the horrors of drug abuse, but I do plan to have several torrid love affairs, and I may or may not die young. I haven't decided." – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"Am I the only one who just wants to play hopscotch and bake cookies and watch The McLaughlin Group?" – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"Okay, I'm not going to give up. Solitude never hurt anyone. Emily Dickinson lived alone, and she wrote some of the most beautiful poetry the world has ever known, then went crazy as a loon." – Lisa Simpson, "The Simpsons"

"Lisa: Ralph thinks I like him, but I only gave him a valentine because I felt sorry for him.

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Homer: Ah, sweet pity. Where would my love life have been without it?" – "The Simpsons"

Lisa Simpson with her quote: “Mom, look, I found something more fun than complaining!” | Source: Facebook.com/TheSimpsons

Lisa Simpson with her quote: “Mom, look, I found something more fun than complaining!” | Source: Facebook.com/TheSimpsons

Although Lisa is a wonderful character, she also isn't perfect. She has her struggles and flawed traits, including her jealousy and pride.

Yeardley Smith famously voiced over Lisa for several years. Many famous stars also lent their voices in "The Simpsons," including Meryl Streep and Michelle Pfeiffer, among many others.

Besides Lisa, another "The Simpsons" character with hilarious quotes is Grandpa Simpson, Homer Simpson's father.

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