31 T’Challa Quotes from the True King of Wakanda
T'Challa, or Black Panther, is the leading character in 2018's Marvel Comics' blockbuster film, "Black Panther." The late Chadwick Boseman played this influential role that inspired many across the globe.
"Black Panther" is a groundbreaking superhero film that takes audiences on a thrilling journey into the vibrant nation of Wakanda. Directed by Ryan Coogler, the film showcases the extraordinary story of T'Challa, played by the late Chadwick Boseman, who returns to his homeland to assume the mantle of the Black Panther and protect his people from a formidable enemy.
With its rich Afrofuturistic setting, powerful performances, and thought-provoking themes of identity and responsibility, "Black Panther" has captivated audiences worldwide and made a significant impact on both the superhero genre and popular culture as a whole. Here are some of the most memorable quotes from the film.
T'Challa's quote: “I will not abandon someone to die when I have the means to save his life.” | Source: facebook.com/BlackPantherMovie
T'Challa Quotes — The Best King of Wakanda
“Wakanda Forever!” — T'Challa
“T'Challa: Baba... [falls to his knees]
King T'Chaka: Stand up! You are a king!” — "Black Panther"
“I will not abandon someone to die when I have the means to save his life.” — T'Challa
“Evacuate the city! Engage all defenses! And get this man a shield! [points at Steve Rogers]”— T'Challa
“The Black Panther has been a protector of Wakanda for generations. And now, it is time to show the outside world who we are.” — T'Challa
T'Challa's quote: “What happens now determines what happens to the rest of the world.” | Source: facebook.com/BlackPantherMovie
“King T'Chaka: What is wrong, my son?
T'Challa: I am not ready, Baba.
King T'Chaka: Have you not prepared to be king your whole life? Have you not trained and studied, been by my side?
T'Challa: That is not what I am talking about. I am not ready to be without you.
King T'Chaka: A man who has not prepared his children for his own death has failed as a father. Have I ever failed you? Never.” — "Black Panther"
“I am not king of all people. I am King of Wakanda. And it is my responsibility to make sure our people are safe and that vibranium does not fall into the hands of a person like you.” — T'Challa
“T'Challa: How are you feeling today, Mama?
Ramonda: Proud. Your father and I would talk about this day all the time. He is with us. And it is your time to be king.” — "Black Panther"
T'Challa Quotes from the Iconic Black Panther Moments
“What happens now determines what happens to the rest of the world.” — T'Challa
T'Challa's quote: “Wakanda will no longer watch from the shadows.” | Source: facebook.com/BlackPantherMovie
“Okoye: Just don't freeze when you see her.
T'Challa: What are you talking about? I never freeze.” — "Black Panther"
“Wakanda will no longer watch from the shadows.” — T'Challa
“T’Challa: You want to see us become just like the people you hate so much! Divide and conquer, just as they did!
Erik Killmonger: Nah, I learned from my enemies! Beat them at their own game!
T’Challa: You have become them!” — "Black Panther"
“T'Challa: What do you want?
Erik Killmonger: I want the throne!” — "Black Panther"
T'Challa's quote: “I never yielded! And as you can see, I am not dead!” | Source: facebook.com/BlackPantherMovie
“T'Challa: If you weren't so stubborn, you would make a great queen.
Nakia: I would make a great queen because I am so stubborn.” — "Black Panther"
“T'Challa: You will destroy the world, Wakanda included!
Erik Killmonger: The world took everything away from me! Everything I ever loved! But I'm a make sure we're even. I'm a track down anyone who would even think of being loyal to you! And I'm-a put their… in the dirt, right next to Zuri!” — "Black Panther"
“I never yielded! And as you can see, I am not dead!” — T'Challa
"Erik Killmonger: Y’all sittin’ up here comfortable. Must feel good. It’s about two billion people all over the world that look like us. But their lives are a lot harder. Wakanda has the tools to liberate ’em all.
T’Challa: And what tools are those?
Erik Killmonger: Vibranium. Your weapons.
T’Challa: Our weapons will not be used to wage war on the world. It is not our way to be judge, jury, and executioner for people who are not our own." — "Black Panther"
T'Challa's quote: “Today we don’t fight for one life, we fight for all of them.” | Source: facebook.com/BlackPantherMovie
“T’Challa: This ends today!
Erik Killmonger: All that challenge… is over with. I’m the king now” — "Black Panther"
“In times of crisis the wise build bridges, while the foolish build barriers.” — T'Challa
“Today we don’t fight for one life, we fight for all of them.” — T'Challa
“You were wrong…all of you were wrong…to turn your backs on the rest of the world! We let the fear of discovery stop us from doing what is right. No more! I cannot stay here with you. I cannot rest while HE sits on the throne! He is a monster of our own making! I must take the mantle back, I must! I must right these wrongs!“ — T'Challa
“[Killmonger is going to kill T'Challa]
Zuri: I had your father killed! Take me.
Erik Killmonger: I'm a take you both, Uncle James!
T'Challa: NOOOO!” — "Black Panther"
T'Challa's quote: “If anyone found out what we truly are, what we possess… it could destroy the world.” | Source: facebook.com/BlackPantherMovie
T'Challa Quotes Full of Adventures
“[Shuri drives a car and runs over someone]
Shuri: What was that?
T'Challa: Don't worry about it, you're doing fine!” — "Black Panther"
“If anyone found out what we truly are, what we possess… it could destroy the world.” — T'Challa
“T'Challa: [freezes] Nakia... hi. [Okoye appears and saves TChalla]
Okoye: You froze.” — "Black Panther"
“Vengeance has consumed you. It’s consuming them. I’m done letting it consume me. Justice will come soon enough.“ — T'Challa
“...What kind of king… what kind of man does that?” — T'Challa
T'Challa's quote: “...What kind of king… what kind of man does that?” | Source: facebook.com/BlackPantherMovie
“T'Challa: My suit is good.
Shuri: Old tech. Functional, but old. 'People are shooting at me—wait, let me put my helmet on!'” — "Black Panther"
“T'Challa: We can still heal you...
Erik Killmonger: Why, so you can lock me up? Nah. Just bury me in the ocean with my ancestors who jumped from ships, 'cause they knew death was better than bondage.” — "Black Panther"
Shuri: When you said you'd bring me to California when I was a kid, I thought you meant Coachella, or Disneyland. Where are we?
T'Challa: This is the building where our uncle lived…
Shuri: [sees a condemnation notice] They're tearing it down. Good.
T'Challa: They are not tearing it down, not anymore. I bought the building. And that one... and that one.” — "Black Panther"
“[Bruce bows respectfully to T'Challa] We don't do that here. [Rhodey chuckles at Bruce dying of embarrassment]” — T'Challa
T'Challa's quote: “In times of crisis the wise build bridges, while the foolish build barriers.” | Source: facebook.com/BlackPantherMovie
Although T'Challa had superhuman powers and was a king, he remained humble and acted like any other person, for example, freezing when he saw his crush and girlfriend, Nakia. Additionally, his warrior spirit is also noticeable from the quotes.