10 Must-See LOST Quotes That Will Make You Want to Watch It All Over Again

These 10 LOST quotes from seasons one and six will make you want to head back to the island all over again! Check them out!

These 10 LOST quotes from seasons one and six will make you want to head back to the island all over again! Check them out!


Lost is a television series that combined it all: adventure, drama, mystery, science fiction and supernatural. The series aired for 6 seasons on ABC, from September 22, 2004 to May 23, 2010. Season 1 aired for 25, from September 22, 2004 to May 25, 2005.  Here are some of the best quotes from the 1st and last season!

LOST Season 1 Quotes

1- Episode 1- Pilot

John Locke, to Walt Lloyd, explaining how the game of backgammon is played:

John- “There are two sides, two players. One is light, the other is dark.”

Ironically, turns out that the rules for backgammon turns out to be the central theme of Lost.


2- Episode 4- Walkabout

John Locke, talking to a walkabout tour guide in Australia, who denied him admittance to the walkabout because he was in a wheelchair:

John- “This is my destiny — I’m supposed to do this, dammit! Don’t tell me what I can and can’t do!”

Locke appears in this scene during a flashback, where it is revealed that he is in a wheelchair due to an injury he sustained when his father, Anthony Cooper, pushed him out an 8-story window. When Oceanic Flight 815 crashed, Locke was no longer paralyzed.

3- Episode 5- White Rabbit

During a flashback, Christian Shephard is talking to a younger Jack Shephard after he was physically beaten by a group of bullies:

Christian- “Don’t choose, Jack. Don’t decide. You don’t want to be a hero. You don’t want to try and save everyone. Because when you fail, you just don’t have what it takes.”

Christian is Jack’s father, who worked as a neurosurgeon until Jack exposed his alcoholism. Christian heads to Australia, where he dies and Jack is bringing back his father’s body in a casket when Oceanic Flight 815 crashes.

4- Episode 15- Homecoming

Jack Shephard to James “Sawyer” Ford, while they, along with Kate Austen, John Locke and Sayid Jarrah, set a trap to capture Ethan Rom:

Jack- “Do you know how to use a gun?”

Sawyer- “Well, there’s one polar bear that seems to think so.”

James Ford goes by the name Sawyer, an alias. The real Sawyer is responsible for conning James’ parents who went by the alias Tom Sawyer. James took the name Sawyer for himself, when he becomes a con as an adult.


5- Episode 24- Exodus, Part Two

Leslie Arzt, in a conversation with Huge “Hurley” Reyes:

Leslie- “You know what? I’m — I’m sorry, I’m so… I’m sorry that I’m not cool enough to be part of your merry little band of adventurers.”

Hurley- “What?”

Leslie- “I know a clique when I see it. I teach high school, pal-y. You know, you people think you’re the only ones on this Island doing anything of value. I’ve got news for you. There were 40 other survivors of this plane crash. And we are all people, too.”

Leslie Arzt holds a Doctorate degree and teaches high school science. He often feels left out of missions and adventures that Jack Shephard, John Locke, Kate Austen and Hurley.


LOST Season 6 Quotes

6- Episode 4- The Substitute

Conversation between James “Sawyer” Ford and The Man in Black:

Sawyer- “What are you?”

The Man in Black- “What I am is trapped. And I’ve been trapped for so long that I don’t even remember what it feels like to be free. Maybe you can understand that. But before I was trapped, I was a man, James. Just like you.”

Sawyer- “I’m having a hard time believing that.”

The Man in Black- “You can believe whatever you want, that’s the truth. I know what it’s like to feel joy… to feel pain, anger, fear… to experience betrayal. I know what it’s like to lose someone you love. So if you wanna shoot me, shoot me. But you’re so close, James. It would be such a shame to turn back now.”

The Man in Black is Jacob’s twin brother, also known as The Black Smoke or The Monster.


7- Episode 7- Dr. Linus

Conversation between Ilana Verdansky, Ben Linus and Miles Straume, after discovering Jacob is dead:

Ilana- “This is what’s left of Jacob’s body. So, tell me, Miles, how did he die?”

Miles- “Linus killed him.”

Ilana- “What?”

Ben- “That’s not true.”

Ilana- “Are you sure?”

Miles- “Well, he was standing over Jacob’s dead body with a bloody dagger, so yeah, I’m pretty sure.”



8- Episode 11- Happily Ever After

Conversation between Desmond Hume and Charles Widmore:

Desmond- “Sacrifice? What the bloody Hell do you know about sacrifice?”

Charles- “My son died here for the sake of this island. Your wife – my own daughter – hates me. And I’ve never even met my grandson. But if you won’t help me, Desmond, all of it will be for nothing. Penny, your son, and everyone else, will be gone forever.”

Charles Widmore is Penelope Widmore’s father. Penelope is married to Desmond Hume.


9- Episode 16- What They Died For

Conversation between Richard Alpert and Miles Straume:

Richard- “I’m not interested in hiding. He’s gonna find me sooner or later anyway. I’d rather have it over with.”

Miles- “These are both great plans, but I’m gonna go with surviving. If you need us, we’ll be running through the jungle.”

Richard Alpert is Ben Linus’ ageless advisor. Miles Straume, hired by Charles Widmore, is a spiritualist who can read a deceased person’s final thoughts.


10- Episode 18- The End Part 2

Conversation between Jack Shephard and Desmond Hume:

Jack- “Desmond, you’ve done enough. You want to do something, go home and be with your wife and son.”

Desmond- “What about you, Jack?”

Jack- “I’ll see you in another life, brother.”

In the series finale, Jack sacrifices himself so that his friends could escape the island on the Ajira plane.

Throughout the six seasons, there were SO many profound LOST quotes that it’s hard to pick just a few. I recently rewatched the entire series and it’s amazing how much you miss the first time around. This is definitely one of those shows you have to watch a few times!

Do you have any favorite LOST quotes? Share below!

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