Jiraiya is a legendary Sannin, one of three, and a legendary character in the Naruto series.
Many fans love his quirky, laid back personality and his role as a sensei to Naruto.
On the surface he seems like an idiot but his heart is in the right place, and he inspired Naruto in so many ways.
Let’s share some of his best quotes that highlights these moments and more.
The Greatest Jiraiya Quotes:
“Getting dumped always makes a man stronger. But then again, men aren’t meant to pursue happiness.” – Jiraiya
“I think we all have to acknowledge you. Gamatatsu, Gamakichi, Sakura, Tsunade…and I… We all admit you’ve worked really hard. But I wonder what’s pushing you forward.” – Jiraiya
“Rejection makes a man stronger.” – Jiraiya
“it’s no fun to train a genius!” – Jiraiya
“Stop calling me Ero-sennin!!” – Jiraiya
“The true measure of a shinobi is not how he lives, but how he dies.” – Jiraiya
“All the girls in Konoha are so hot these days.” – Jiraiya
“The Tale of Naruto Uzumaki… yes… that has a nice ring to it.” – Jiraiya
“There, that ending…was a little better. The frog at the bottom of the well drifts off into the great ocean. Heh heh …yep. Pretty damn honorable… pretty damn honorable.” – Jiraiya
“Never go back on your word…and never give up. That’s your ninja way…and as your mentor … I have no business whining! Because the student’s ninja way should be the master’s too! Isn’t that so, Naruto?!” – Jiraiya
“Wherever someone thinks of you, that’s where home is.” – Jiraiya
“Baka, baka, baka!! They found out I was peeking! Now my research is ruined!” – Jiraiya
“I’m not a pervert… I’m a super pervert!” – Jiraiya
“Knowing what it feels to be in pain is exactly why we try to be kind to others.” – Jiraiya
“Rejection is a part of any man’s life. If you can’t accept and move past rejection, or at least use it as writing material – you’re not a real man.” – Jiraiya
“A person grows up when he’s able to overcome hardships. Protection is important, but there are some things that a person must learn on his own.” – Jiraiya
“A place where someone still thinks about you is a place you can call home.” – Jiraiya
“You’re wrong, that’s not what makes a shinobi. You never did get it, a real ninja is one who endures no matter what gets thrown at him… Let me explain something to you, there is only one thing that matters if you are a shinobi, and it isn’t the number of jutsu you possess. All you do need, is the guts to never give up.” – Jiraiya
“When people get hurt, they learn to hate… When people hurt others, they become hated and racked with guilt. But knowing that pain allows people to be kind. Pain allows people to grow… and how you grow is up to you.” – Jiraiya
“Even I can tell that hatred is spreading. I wanted to do something about it…but I don’t know what. I believe… that someday the day will come when people truly understand one another!” – Jiraiya
Theo J Ellis
I'm the Founder of Anime Motivation. The 1st anime I watched was Dragon Ball Z. Followed by Claymore, Inuyasha, Attack On Titan, and the rest as they say is "history".