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Best Hades Quotes 2021

He was Cronus and Rhea’s eldest son and the brother of Zeus and Poseidon. He was also husband to Persephone, the daughter of the Goddess of nature, Demeter.

According the myth, Hades fell in love with Persephone when he spotted her picking flowers in a meadow and carried her away to the Underworld in his chariot. Convinced by Zeus’ Hermes to allow Persephone to visit her mother, Hades gives her a pomegranate kernel before her return, knowing that she will have to return once she had tasted it.  Ultimately, a compromise is made where Persephone is required to return to Hades for half the year.

Hades has appeared in popular culture, in literature, the world of gaming, film, TV, and even music. Our list of quotes takes you back to several versions of Hades. There are ‘House of Hades’ quotes, Hades quotes from ‘The Iliad’, Hades quotes about love, Hades quotes about fire, James Woods Hades quotes by Hades from ‘Hercules’, Achilles in Hades quotes, Penelope and Hades quotes, Hades and Persephone quotes, and even quotes about Hades.

Hades Quotes In Disney

Disney's Hades is depicted as an evil, yet comedic figure.

One version of Hades is the antagonist from the 1997 Disney film, ‘Hercules’. Here is a list of his quotes.

1. “I’ve got 24 hours to get rid of this… bozo, or the entire scheme I’ve been setting up for 18 years goes up in smoke, and you are wearing his merchandise?”

– Hades, Disney ‘Hercules’.

2. “Well, you know, that’s good. Because that’s what got you into this jam in the first place, isn’t it? You sold your soul to me, to save your boyfriend’s life.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

3. “How sentimental. You know, I haven’t been this choked up since I got a hunk of moussaka caught in my throat!”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

4. “Anybody listenin’? It’s like I’m – What am I, an echo or something? Hello?”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

5. “Meg, my little flower, my little bird, my little nut-Meg. What exactly happened here? I thought you were gonna persuade the River Guardian to join my team for the uprising and here I am sort of…River Guardian-less.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

6. “They couldn’t handle him as a baby. I need somebody who can…handle him as a man.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

7. “He’s gotta have a weakness, because everybody’s got a weakness. I mean, for what? Pandora, it was the box thing. For the Trojans, hey. They bet on the wrong horse, okay?”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

8. “I’m sorry. You mind runnin’ that by me again? I must have had a chunk of brimstone wedged in my ear or something.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

9. “Bingo, they’re immortal. So the first thing we gotta do is make the little sunspot…mortal.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

10. “Memo to me, memo to me: maim you after my meeting.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

11. “Let’s get ready to rumble!”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

12. “And now that I set you free, what is the first thing you are going to do?”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

13. “All we have to do is find out Wonder Boy’s weakness.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

14. “Baboom. Name is Hades, lord of the dead, hi, howya doin’?”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

15. “I mean, it’s, you know, it’s a possibility. It happens ’cause, you know, it’s war, but what can I tell ya. Anyway, what do you owe these people, huh?”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

16. “Stirring performance, boys. I was really moved.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

17. “Titans! Look at you in your squalid prison! Who put you down there?”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

18. “Zeusy, I’m home!”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

19. “I’m sorry. You hear that sound? It’s the sound of your freedom fluttering out the window forever.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

20. “Everybody’s got a little taste of somethin’ but me. I got nothin’. I’m – I’m here with nothin’.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

21. “Now you know how it feels to be like everyone else. Isn’t it just peachy?”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

22. “Which is exactly why I got a feelin’ you’re gonna leap at my new offer. You give me the key to bringing down Wonder Breath, and I give you the thing that you crave most in the entire cosmos: your freedom.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

23. “Hercules, stop! You can’t do this to me, you can’t.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

24. “Well, maybe I haven’t been throwing the right curves at him, Meg my sweet.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

25. “Love to, Babe. But unlike you gods lounging about up here, I regretfully have a full-time job that you, by the way, so charitably bestowed on me, Zeus. So, can’t.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

26. “You might feel just a little queasy. It’s kinda natural. Maybe you should…sit down!”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

27. “So is this an audience or a mosaic?”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

28. “Alright, so here’s the trade-off. You give up your strength for about 24 hours– Okay, say the next 24 hours, [fast] and-Meg-here-is-as-free-as-a-bird-and-safe-from-harm,-you-dance,-you-kiss,-you-schmooze,-you carry-on,-we-go-home-happy…”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

29. “Uh, guys? Olympus would be that way.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

30. “I can’t believe you’re getting so worked up about some guy.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

31. “I know you know! I got it, I got the concept!”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

32. “Yes! Hades rules!”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

33. “Fine, okay, well I deserved that.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

34. “You work for me! If I say ‘Sing’, you say ‘Hey, name that tune!'”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

35. “So you took care of him, huh? ‘Dead as a doornail.’ Weren’t those your exact words?”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

36. “It’s a small underworld, after all, huh?”

Hades, ‘Hercules’.

37. “Hmm. The son of my hated rival trapped forever in a river of death.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

38. “My favorite part of the game. Sudden death.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

39. “Fine, fine, fine. Just inform me the minute the Fates arrive.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

40. “You are correct, sir!”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

41. “Whaat?… Okay, fine, fine. I’m cool. I’m fine.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

42. “Okay, okay, okay, okay, okay. You get her out. She goes, you stay.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

43. “Gotta blaze. I have a whole cosmos out there waiting for me…with, hey, my name on it.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

44. “What d’ya say? It’s happy ending time!”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

45. “Game, Set, Match.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

46. “Meg, Meg, Meg, my sweet, deluded little minion. Aren’t we forgetting one teensy-weensy but ever-so-crucial tiny little detail? I own you!”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

47. “We dance, we kiss, we schmooze, we carry on, we go home happy. What do you say? Come on.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

48. “I’m about to rearrange the cosmos, and the one schlemiel who can louse it up is waltzing around the woods!

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

49. “Whoa! Is my hair out?”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

50. “Am I talking to, what, hyperspace?! Hello, it’s me. Nobody listens.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

51. “What? The Fates were here and you didn’t tell me?”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

52. “Guys, get your titanic rears in gear and kick some Olympian butt!”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

53. “We were so close! We were so close, we tripped at the finish line! Why? Because our little nut Meg had to go all noble.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

54. “Well, they’re just fine. You know, a little dark, a little gloomy. And, as always, hey, full of dead people.”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

55. “Oh, you know what slipped my mind? You’ll be dead before you can get to her. That’s not a problem, is it?”

– Hades, ‘Hercules’.

Best Quotes By Hades From Percy Jackson

Hades has a lot of intriguing lines from the Percy Jackson series worth noting.

Hades also appears in the ‘Percy Jackson & the Olympians’ series and its sequel ‘The Heroes of Olympus’. Here are some quotes from the series.

56. “As much as I dislike certain upstart demigods, it would not do for Olympus to fall. I would miss bickering with my siblings. And if there is one thing we agree on – it is that you were a terrible father.”

– Hades, ‘The Last Olympian’.

57. “He’s been impossible ever since he discovered Italian suits! Problems everywhere, and I’ve got to handle all of them personally.”

– Hades, ‘The Lightning Thief’.

58. “Are you calling me a minor god?”

– Hades, ‘The Last Olympian’.

59. “There’s a war in the world above. You and Persephone are better off here with me.”

– Hades, ‘The Last Olympian’.

60. “Hello, Father. You’re looking…young.”

– Hades, ‘The Last Olympian’.

61. “Traffic problems at the judgment pavilion. Double overtime for the staff. I used to be a rich god, Percy Jackson.”

– Hades, ‘The Lightning Thief’.

62. “My son here convinced me that perhaps I should prioritize my list of enemies.”

– Hades, ‘The Last Olympian’.

63. “You liked that Orpheus fellow too. Look how well that turned out.”

– Hades, ‘The Last Olympian’.

64. “The commute time alone from the palace to the gates is enough to drive me insane! And the dead just keep arriving.”

– Hades, ‘The Lightning Thief’.

65. “I am not an Olympian! My family has made that quite clear.”

– Hades, ‘The Last Olympian’.

66. “I can entertain the possibility that you acted for multiple reasons. My point is this: you and I rose to the aid of Olympus because you convinced me to let go of my anger. I would encourage you to do likewise.”

– Hades, ‘The Blood of Olympus’.

67. “Don’t get me started on Charon!”

– Hades, ‘The Lightning Thief’.

68. “I will prepare a room for you at the palace in case you do not survive. Perhaps your chambers would look good decorated with the skulls of monks.”

– Hades, ‘The Last Olympian’.

69. “No, godling. I need no help getting subjects! I did not ask for this war.”

– Hades, ‘The Lightning Thief’.

70. “My son, what you are attempting – shadow-travel across the world, carrying the statue of Athena – it may well destroy you.”

– Hades, ‘The Blood of Olympus’.

71. “Okay…I’ll streamline their application process.”

– Hades, ‘The Last Olympian’.

72. “Have you any idea how much my kingdom has swollen in this past century alone, how many subdivisions I’ve had to open?”

– Hades, ‘The Lightning Thief’.

73. “My children are so rarely happy. I … I would like to see you be an exception.”

– Hades, ‘The Blood of Olympus’.

‘Kingdom Hearts’ Hades Quotes

The series action role playing game, ‘Kingdom Hearts’ also features Hades, inspired by the Disney version. Here are some quotes by him.

74. “Geez Louise, one chump after another. It’s like a who’s who of decathlon disasters around here. All I need is one measly warrior tough enough to give Zeus a jolt of his own medicine!”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep’.

75. “I mean, a casualty or two along the way is no big deal, right?”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts’.

76. “You like my new super-warrior? See—right here, this—it’s the power of darkness. Coulda been yours. Still could, if you open up to it.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep’.

77. “Just the Underworld’s deepest dungeon. This time I’m bringing out the mother of all bad guys.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts II’.

78. “You play nice with it, and darkness will be your best friend. But if you go and get all self-conscious and refuse to face it, the darkness will run over you like a debutante at a toga sale. And then where are you?”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep’.

79. “Problem: Zeus locked it tight.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts II’.

80. “Lemme guess, you’re trying to put the kibosh on the darkness inside you. Am I right? Of course I’m right.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep’.

81. “Lighten up. I’m as cool as they come, okay? By the way, kid, have we got something special for you.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts’.

82. “Have I ever told you about about the killer coliseum we have right here in the Underworld? It makes the one upstairs look like an Olympic kiddie pool.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts II’.

83. “Here’s the deal I’m gonna offer you. I let you out of the slammer-no strings-you’ll be free as a bird. And all for one little job. Fight Hercules, in the Coliseum…to the death!”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts II’.

84. “Forget it. It looks like I bet on the wrong dark horse. That kid doesn’t have what it takes to handle darkness.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep’.

85. “Could today possibly get any better? This time Wonder-breath is going down for good.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts II’.

86. “Really—it’s you? Here I thought I’d drop in to see which muscle-head was up next, and… Holy hydras! It’s just a little girl, a little lassie, a little bluebird.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep’.

87. “You’ve got a very important match today, against, um… the bloodthirsty Hydra! I mean, if you don’t stick around, who knows what kind of “accidents” might happen.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts II’.

88. “Did you forget who you’re talking to? I am the Lord of the Dead!”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts II’.

89. “I’ll be right there to guide you every step of the way. I’m kinda what you’d call an expert in the art of darkness. Oh, decide fast. This is a limited-time offer.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep’.

90. “The Underdrome’s back, and you are gonna fill the stands. After all, your fans won’t settle for anything less than a certified hero.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts II’.

91. “Name is Hades, Lord of the Dead, god of the Underworld, yadda yadda, how ya doin’?”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep’.

92. “Hey, maybe you should go check on that Hydra you neglected to finish off. I hear things are really falling apart up there, champ.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts II’.

93. “Cloud may have failed to take you out, but he did break you down. Time for Plan B. Pack your pita, Herc, ’cause you’ve just won a free trip to the Underworld — paid by me!”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts Chain Of Memories’.

94. “Whoa, hold on there, fuzz boy. Wait, let me guess. You want to enter the games, right?”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts’.

95. “Why not flit over here and demonstrate some real courage for the winning team?”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep’.

96. “Oh, right, there was one rule I forgot: Accidents happen.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts’.

97. “I mean, believe me, if anybody knows conquering, I know conquering.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep’.

98. “Looks like you oversold yourself, Cloud. All you did was wear him down. This doesn’t look good for your performance rating.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts Chain Of Memories’.

99. “I, Hades, Lord of the Underworld, will personally send you to the land of the dead!”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts Coded’.

100. “You’ll pay for this! I have a very, very long memory!”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts III’.

101. “Where are my Titans? Show me your power!”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts III’.

102. “Yours truly, Hades-the one and only Lord of the Dead-brings you the ultimate games, to celebrate the re-opening of the ultimate coliseum!”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts II’.

103. “You got the potential to conquer the darkness inside you. And I’ll even give you some pointers.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep’.

104. “Kind of on a schedule. Don’t have time to toss around the old fire and brimstone.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts III’.

105. “What happened to our mutual agreement? I can give you a clean slate, but you gotta work with me.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts II’.

106. “Sailing right to where I left… Eh, no biggie. Nice work, boys!”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts III’.

107. “What is this? ‘Hercules is a model of true strength and gallantry – the perfect hero’?! Oh, he’s perfect, all right. Perfectly infuriating!”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts Chain Of Memories’.

108. “We’ll finally answer the age-old question: Who deserves the title ‘Ultimate Hero’?”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts II’.

109. “Don’t tell me… You’re after the one Zeus hid on earth?”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts III’.

110. “I thought you’d at least be useful enough to take out Hercules once and for all…But no, you’re useless after all.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts Coded’.

111. “Was that supposed to hurt?”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts II’.

112. “Funny, I don’t remember you doing me any memorable favors. So, you can keep your Heartless this time. I’m going back to my original plan.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts III’.

113. “I’m a forgiving guy. You keep your end of our little deal, and I’m willing to overlook a transgression or two.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts II’.

114. “I can’t believe it! I put eighteen years into that plan and you’ve blippin’ ruined it! I really don’t like you.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts III’.

115. “That little punk is your next opponent, okay? Now, don’t blow it. Just take him out.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts’.

116. “Laugh, laugh, laugh all you want! Because the laughing is about to stop. Wanna know why? Because now we’re gonna play by my rules.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts II’.

117. “See, that’s the thing. In the Underworld, heroes are zeroes-comes with the territory.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts II’.

118. “You do want to break away from your past and your powerlessness, don’t you? Steal the power of heroes, and go for it! All you have to do is destroy them!”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts Coded’.

119. “Fortunately, I still get to—ahem—destroy you. Rules say you face me next. And I have a whole lot of darkness…with your name on it!”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep’.

120. “Okay, I confess! I was hoping Wonderboy would lose.”

– Hades, ‘Kingdom Hearts II’.

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