Nara Shikamaru

Quotes by Nara Shikamaru from Naruto

Nara Shikamaru

Regardless of our limitations, we can always be of some use. Our power may seem insignificant... but it may just prove to be useful in the grand scheme of things. Stay focused. Never avert your eyes, because if an opening arises, even our insignificant power may be enough to determine the fate of the world. Which is why everyone must stay alert and ready to strike at any moment!

Nara Shikamaru

When you have that kid, I'll have to protect it. So I've gotta grow up to be a cool adult too!

Nara Shikamaru

I could say I'm not sad, but I'd be lying. The problem is the world won't let me stay a kid forever, so I can't lie around crying about it either.

Nara Shikamaru

*about Temari* Subtle as a rhino... she might even be scarier than my mom.

Nara Shikamaru

I never really liked Sasuke, but all the same, he's a member of the Hidden Leaf village, he's a comrade and I'll put my life on the line to help him, that's the way of our village. I know I usually seem like a pretty lazy guy, but not today. Because now, I'm responsible for your lives too.

Nara Shikamaru

*To himself, while fighting Temari* Oh man... those clouds are so lucky. so free. More to the point, I didn't feel like doing this in the first place. And I only became a ninja because I thought life would've been more interesting as one... I suppose things aren't gonna be that simple.

Nara Shikamaru

There's no advantage to hurrying through life.

Nara Shikamaru

*about Ino* What a drag... I say a single thing against Sasuke, and I have to get that evil look from her eyes.

Nara Shikamaru

*about women, to his father* If women made you a better person, I wouldn't want to know what you were like before.

Nara Shikamaru

We're not stupid enough to go out there planning to die.

Nara Shikamaru

*To Temari* It really doesn't matter to me if I ever become a chūnin or not, but I guess I shouldn't let myself be beaten by a female, so let's do it.

Nara Shikamaru

It's stupid to talk about things you're not. Be yourself and you'll be fine.

Nara Shikamaru

In life, nothing good comes out of hurrying.

Nara Shikamaru

Laziness is the mother of all bad habits. But ultimately she is a mother and we should respect her.

Nara Shikamaru

*to Hidan* That pathetic Lord Jashin or whatever isn't your God anymore. I am. The only one bringing down vengeance is me.

Nara Shikamaru

Someday, I just want to marry a regular girl who isn't too ugly and not too pretty. Have two children, first a girl, then a boy. Retire after my daughter is married and my son becomes a successful ninja, and spend the rest of my life playing shōgi or Go. Then die of old age before my wife.

Nara Shikamaru

How many times do I have to tell you? The first move is always a feint.

Nara Shikamaru

It’s because we help out when they’re in trouble that we can count on them to come running when we need it.

Nara Shikamaru

*to Hidan* See, you and I have different beliefs. I believe in the Will of Fire.

Nara Shikamaru

Sometimes I wish I was just a cloud, floating along.