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An image of Rick Grimes with his quote: "There's us and the dead. We survive this by pulling together, not apart." | Source: Facebook.com/TheWalkingDeadAMC
An image of Rick Grimes with his quote: "There's us and the dead. We survive this by pulling together, not apart." | Source: Facebook.com/TheWalkingDeadAMC

37 Rick Grimes Quotes We Can Learn from This Fierce Zombie Slayer

Christell Fatima M. Tudtud
Jul 30, 2023
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Rick Grimes is a central character from the hit series "Walking Dead," whose heroic actions, despite a chaotic zombie-infested land, are admired by fans. To honor this remarkable character, here are 37 quotes for you to reflect on.

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For 11 gripping seasons (2010-2022), "The Walking Dead" captivated fans with its intense portrayal of humans fighting against zombies. At the heart of the show is Rick Grimes, who became the leader in this relentless battle against the undead.

Under his strong leadership and resourcefulness, the former sheriff deputy strived to find safety, build a community, and protect all his loved ones from the undead and other hostile survivors.

Throughout the series, Rick's character undergoes significant growth, confronting moral dilemmas and loss in the post-apocalyptic world. His experience resulted in him delivering the best lines. Read his 37 thought-provoking quotes below.

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Rick Grimes' quote: "We can lose our friends, people we love. It's not about us anymore. It's about a future." | Source: AmoDays

Rick Grimes' quote: "We can lose our friends, people we love. It's not about us anymore. It's about a future." | Source: AmoDays

Rick Grimes' Iconic Quotes about His Dilemma in the Apocalypse

"How you live, how you die... It isn't up to me..." — Rick Grimes

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"I'm not the good guy anymore." — Rick Grimes

"Rest in peace. Now, get up, and go to war." — Rick Grimes

"I try not to mix it up with the almighty anymore." — Rick Grimes

"You don't know what it's like out there." — Rick Grimes

Rick Grimes' quote: "You keep the windows intact, you keep society intact." | Source: AmoDays

Rick Grimes' quote: "You keep the windows intact, you keep society intact." | Source: AmoDays

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"I don't take chances anymore." — Rick Grimes

"Starting right now, we have to live in the real world!" — Rick Grimes

"My mercy prevails over my wrath." — Rick Grimes

"How many of you do I have to kill to save your lives?" — Rick Grimes

Unforgettable Quotes That Define Rick Grimes as a Family Man

"All I am anymore is a man looking for his wife and son. Anybody gets in the way of that is gonna lose. I'll give you a moment to think about that." — Rick Grimes

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Rick Grimes' quote: "Don't talk. Think. It's a good rule of thumb for life." | Source: AmoDays

Rick Grimes' quote: "Don't talk. Think. It's a good rule of thumb for life." | Source: AmoDays

"They're alive... my wife and son. At least they were when they left." — Rick Grimes

"You see the framed photos on the walls? Neither do I. Some random thief take those too, you think? Our photo albums, family pictures all gone." — Rick Grimes

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"I found empty drawers in the bedroom. They packed some clothes... not a lot, but enough to travel." — Rick Grimes

"Pl... Pl... Please let us. He... He's our family, t... He's our family, too." — Rick Grimes

"Rick Grimes: Carl... I'm sorry. I'm sorry I couldn't protect you. A father's job is to protect his son.

Carl Grimes: Love. It's just to love. (Carl reaches for his gun)

Rick Grimes: No. No.

Michonne: Carl... It... It... It... It should be...

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Carl Grimes: I know. I know. Somebody you love. When you can't do it yourself. But I still can. I grew up. I have to do this. Me. I love you." — "Walking Dead"

Rick Grimes' quote: "That's right. It's not a toy. You pull the trigger, you have to mean it. Always remember that, Dwayne." | Source: AmoDays

Rick Grimes' quote: "That's right. It's not a toy. You pull the trigger, you have to mean it. Always remember that, Dwayne." | Source: AmoDays

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"Carl Grimes: I love you, Dad.

Rick Grimes: I love you, Carl. I love you so much. I'll make it real. I will. I will." — "Walking Dead"

"Carl Grimes: It's a strong knot. Clove hitch. Shane taught me. Remember him?

Rick Grimes: Yeah, I remember him. I remember him every day." — "Walking Dead"

"Last time I asked God for a favor and stopped to admire a view, my son got shot. I try not to mix it up with the almighty anymore." — Rick Grimes

"You don't know what it's like out there. You may think you do, but you don't. It's only a matter of time. There's too many of those things. My boy, my wife, I never told them what I really thought. I never even hinted, just, just kept it in, kept us moving, kept it in, kept us moving." — Rick Grimes

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Rick Grimes' Quotes on Leadership amid Chaos

"I know this sounds insane, but this is an insane world. We have to come for them before they come for us. It's that simple." — Rick Grimes

Rick Grimes' quote: "How many of you do I have to kill to save your lives?" | Source: AmoDays

Rick Grimes' quote: "How many of you do I have to kill to save your lives?" | Source: AmoDays

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"What I think Leon is you need to stay focused. Make sure you got a round in your chamber and the safety off." — Rick Grimes

"That's right. It's not a toy. You pull the trigger, you have to mean it. Always remember that, Dwayne." — Rick Grimes

"I'd like to have a calm discussion on this topic. Do you think we can manage that? Do you think we can manage that?" — Rick Grimes

"There's us and the dead. We survive this by pulling together, not apart." — Rick Grimes

"I think we need to fix that bridge." — Rick Grimes

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Rick Grimes' quote: "My mercy prevails over my wrath." | Source: AmoDays

Rick Grimes' quote: "My mercy prevails over my wrath." | Source: AmoDays

"Do not enter the city. It belongs to the dead now." — Rick Grimes

"She gave us a chance. You did, you made the right decision to come." — Rick Grimes

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"We're not just fighting to survive anymore. We're making a new beginning." — Rick Grimes

"Don't talk. Think. It's a good rule of thumb for life." — Rick Grimes

"You keep the windows intact, you keep society intact." — Rick Grimes

Rick Grimes' quote: "I'm not the good guy anymore." | Source: AmoDays

Rick Grimes' quote: "I'm not the good guy anymore." | Source: AmoDays

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"She took four of them down. That woman, she's a freak of nature." — Rick Grimes

"Everything we've done, we've done together. We got here together and we're still here." "Confrontation's never been something we've had trouble with." — Rick Grimes

"It tells me God's got a strange sense of humor." — Rick Grimes

Rick Grimes' quote: "How you live, how you die... It isn't up to me..." | Source: AmoDays

Rick Grimes' quote: "How you live, how you die... It isn't up to me..." | Source: AmoDays

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"We can lose our friends, people we love. It's not about us anymore. It's about a future." — Rick Grimes

"We keep going forward for them. Can't turn back 'cause we're afraid." — Rick Grimes

"Carl pictured something better. All of us working together for something bigger than all of us. And you'll have a job, too." — Rick Grimes

Rick Grimes' quote: "It tells me God's got a strange sense of humor." | Source: AmoDays

Rick Grimes' quote: "It tells me God's got a strange sense of humor." | Source: AmoDays

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"Walking Dead" had fans on the edge of their seats, experiencing an adrenaline rush throughout each episode. The series boasted a talented cast, including Norman Reedus, Danai Gurira, Melissa McBride, and Lauren Cohan.

The show reminded us of the value of relationships and the consequences of our actions with various themes on morals, community, coping with loss, and the power of hope.

The series is not just about zombies; it's a captivating narrative about humanity's ability to adapt to extreme situations. Like Grimes' admirable leadership, Scott McCall has profound quotes in "Teen Wolf" that are also unforgettable for fans.

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