42+ Best Shikamaru Quotes From Naruto

Shikamaru Nara is a shinobi of Konohagakure’s Nara clan. Though lazy by nature, Shikamaru has a rare intellect that consistently allows him to prevail in combat. He has a strong moral compass and sense of commitment towards his comrades. With his catchphrase ‘What a drag’, wise Shikamaru quotes will make you think.

If you’re searching for deep anime quotes that perfectly capture what you’d like to say or just want to feel inspired yourself, browse through an amazing collection of short Naruto quotes, good Kakashi quotes and inspirational Sasuke quotes.

Powerful Shikamaru Quotes

Laziness is the mother of all bad habits, but ultimately she is a mother and we should respect her. Shikamaru Nara

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. Shikamaru Nara

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. Shikamaru Nara

Sometimes I wish I was a cloud… Just floating along, going wherever the breeze takes me. Shikamaru Nara

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

It’s not because I’m lazy, it’s just because I don’t care. Shikamaru Nara

How many times do I have to tell you? The first move is always a feint. It’s the most basic thing, to land a hit with the second move. Shikamaru Nara

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! Shikamaru Nara

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. Shikamaru Nara

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

He turned a room full of strangers into a room full of enemies with just one sentence. Shikamaru Nara

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. Shikamaru Nara

Don’t you think it’s about time for us to be the ones who entrust, not the entrusted. It’s a drag, but I can’t say that. Shikamaru Nara

I know I usually seem like a pretty lazy guy, but not today. Because now, I’m responsible for your lives too. Shikamaru Nara

There’s no advantage to hurrying through life. Shikamaru Nara

If women made you a better person, I wouldn’t want to know what you were like before. Shikamaru Nara

In life, nothing good comes out of hurrying. Shikamaru Nara

We’re not stupid enough to go out there planning to die. Shikamaru Nara

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

You would think just this once, when it was life or death, I could pull through. Shikamaru Nara

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

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. Shikamaru Nara

My master entrusted me with a lot, from big things to little things. It’s the same for you, an unlimited number of things. Shikamaru Nara

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. Shikamaru Nara

Sorry I am late, but I won’t hesitate anymore. Shikamaru Nara

Someday you’ll be the one to treat others to ramen and you’ll be called Naruto Sensei. We can’t stay kids forever, like Asuma and Jiraiya, I wanna be as cool as them. Shikamaru Nara

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. Shikamaru Nara

This keepsake lighter… when I have this, it’s as if Asuma Sensei is nearby. It’s as if he is protecting us. It just feels that way. Shikamaru Nara

When you curse someone, you dig two holes. You know what that means? Shikamaru Nara

The mission order is still on, right? We formed a new team and we are going to execute the mission. Shikamaru Nara

We are not that stupid. I have no intention to die…but, I don’t want to give up without setting things straight…I don’t want to live a crappy life like that. Shikamaru Nara

If you curse to kill someone, you also get killed in retribution, that’s why you need two holes for the burial. Shikamaru Nara

These woods are a special place in the Land of Fire. Our family is the only one allowed in. No one else comes here. Our family will always keep an eye on you. Shikamaru Nara

It’s just that…how should I put it…it’s because I’m concerned about Choji and Ino and other guys in the unit. And well, Naruto…so I’m just hanging around. Shikamaru Nara

That pathetic Lord Jashin or whatever isn’t your God anymore. I am. Now I will hand down judgement. Shikamaru Nara

We might be trying to do something really risky…Please look after us, Asuma…Sensei. Shikamaru Nara

That doesn’t scare me. We believe in different things. I believe in the will of fire. Shikamaru Nara

It’s the will of fire…the will to protect our village. Goodbye, Sensei… Shikamaru Nara

I’m not as rational as you say I am. Shikamaru Nara

Man…What a drag… Shikamaru Nara

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. Shikamaru Nara

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

There is no doubt that quotes from Nagato will make you think about life and love.

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