Best Spongebob Quotes of All Time: SpongeBob Quotes that will Warm Your Heart and Get You Smiling

I think we have all realized that life isn’t easy and comes with many challenges. We need inspiration to make these life challenges a bit easier on us. Do you know what the best form of inspiration is? Quotes.

Quotes are magical because they make us feel better and less alone. They comfort us with the idea that other people are facing the same struggles as we are. 

If you are going through something or just need a bit of a pick-me-up today, I have the best medicine for you! Today I’m sharing with you the best SpongeBob quotes of all time. These quotes will not only put a smile on your face but also warm your heart. 

I have always loved quotes. My favorite part of the day is opening my diary and seeing what my quote of the day is. It helps me start my day positively and keeps me motivated.

Since I can remember, I have loved SpongeBob’s quotes. The quotes never fail to put me in a better mood when I’m having a bad day. That’s why I’m so excited to share the best SpongeBob Quotes with you today.

Are you ready to soak everything up and turn that frown into a smile?

Let’s get started!

Selection Criteria

I chose the SpongeBob quotes in this article according to the following criteria:

  • Quotes that are heartfelt and meaningful.
  • Quotes that are humorous and will make you chuckle.
  • Quotes that will inspire and motivate you.
  • Quotes that will make you view life with new eyes.
  • Quotes that SpongeBobians will love and appreciate. 

Are you ready for some best SpongeBob quotes? Let’s get started!

The Best SpongeBob Quotes

best spongebob quotes

Origin Quote Description
Episode Name: Sentimental Sponge


Episode No: 155b

Season No: 8

“You never really know the true value of a moment until it becomes a memory.”  I like this quote because it reminds us to appreciate every moment and not take it for granted.
Episode Name: Idiot Box


Episode No: 44b

Season No: 3


“With imagination, you can be anything you want.” Imagination is everything! Our imagination can take us anywhere and help us escape reality. Imagination is how the best ideas are created.
Episode Name: Dying for Pie


Episode No: 24a

Season No: 2


“If I were to die right now in a fiery explosion due to the carelessness of a friend… Then it would just be alright.” I agree with SpongeBob’s quote. It would be okay if I had to die due to the carelessness of a friend or my partner. At Least I’ll spend my last moments with the people I love. 
Episode Name: Arrgh!/Rock Bottom


Episode No: 17

Season No: 1

“This is not your average, everyday darkness. This is… ADVANCED darkness. Hey, if I close my eyes, it doesn’t seem so dark.” 



Some situations may seem so dark in life that it feels like we can’t escape them. But the light will appear again and guide you out of the darkness.
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004) “You don’t need a license to drive a sandwich.” Well, technically, it’s true. The Patty Wagon is a sandwich.
Episode Name: Tea at the Treedome


Episode No: 1c

Season No: 1

“I don’t need it. I don’t need it. I definitely don’t need it. I don’t need it. I don’t need it. I don’t need it. I don’t need it.


 I… need… it!”

This quote is so relatable. You convince yourself you don’t need something but get it anyway. This quote is for anyone shopping online.
Episode Name: Graveyard Shift/Krusty Love


Episode No: 16

Season No: 2

Squidward… I used your clarinet to unclog my toilet!” I mean it is a good idea. 
Episode Name: Scaredy Pants


Episode No: 13a

Season No: 1

“I have a square head and a real ghost has a round one. All we have to do is make my head round and boo, I’m scary!” I love SpongeBob’s ignorance. Changing the shape of his head won’t make him scary, but choosing a scary outfit would.
Episode Name: The Bully


Episode No: 43b

Season No: 3

“Can I be excused for the rest of my life?” I think most of us can relate to this quote at some point. We feel so tired that we just want to get up and leave our life.
Episode name: One Krabs Trash


Episode No: 46b

Season No: 3

“Remember, licking doorknobs is illegal on other planets” I agree licking a doorknob should be a crime because you expose yourself to many germs. You can make yourself very sick or even kill yourself.

The Best Patrick Quotes

best patrick quotes





Episode Name: Patrick SmartPants


Episode No: 68a

Season No: 4

“Knowledge cannot replace friendship. I’d rather be an idiot than lose you” Knowing SpongeBob’s friendship means more to Patrick than being smart is heartwarming.
Episode Name: Grandma’s Kisses


Episode No: 26a

Season No: 2


“Being grown up is boring. I love being a baby. Besides, I don’t get jazz.”



It’s much easier being a child; nothing is better than eating cookies and licking the spoon clean. There is also no stress or worries, and you definitely don’t have to worry about “all that jazz.”
Episode Name: Rock-a-Bye Bivalve


Episode No: 49b

Season No: 3

“If I was a mom…this would be kind of shocking. Just call me daddy!” I agree Patrick fits the daddy description better because of his “dad bod” and body hair.
Episode Name: The Fry Cook Games


Episode No: 39b

Season No: 2


Technically it is when you remove the Pat part.
Episode Name: New Student Starfish/Clams 


Episode No: 13

Season No: 3

“Yeah, well I’d hate you even if I didn’t hate you.”  This is funny because, as usual, what Patrick says doesn’t make sense.  
Episode Name: Snowball Effect/One Krab’s Trash


Episode No: 6

Season No: 3



“I was trying to tell you that I was choking on snow but the snow melted and turned into water and I drank all the water now I’m better.”


Some problems tend to solve themselves, or in this case, melt away.
Episode Name: Sandy, SpongeBob, and the Worm


Episode No: 40b

Season No: 2

 “We should take Bikini Bottom and push it somewhere else!”

Again I love Patrick’s ignorance. If only it was this easy that we could just move our problems out of the way.
Episode Name: Wormy/Patty Hype


Episode No: 5

Season No: 2

“I can’t see my forehead!” He really can’t.
Episode Name: Bubblestand


Episode No: 2a

Season No: 1

“Ha, ha! It’s a giraffe!” As usual, Patrick is ignorant. It’s not a giraffe; it’s an elephant.
Episode Name: The Secret Box/Band Geeks


Episode No: 15

Season No: 2

“The inner machinations of my mind are an enigma.” So true. The way Patrick’s brain functions is difficult to understand. 

Best Squidward Quotes

best squidward quotes

Origin Quotes Description
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004). “After going on your life-changing journey, you now realize that you don’t want what you thought you wanted. What you really wanted was inside you all along.” Sometimes what you think you want is different from what you need. When something changes your life, you will realize your priorities have changed.



Episode Name: SB-129/Karate Choppers


Episode No: 14

Season No: 1


“Future, future, future.”  Sometimes we want to flee from our current situations, but it doesn’t always have the outcome we want. 
Episode name: “SpongeBob Meets the Strangler


Episode No: 60a

Season No: 3

“Another day, another migraine” It’s just Squidward being Squidward again, expressing his unmotivating and pessimistic attitude.
Episode Name: Banned in Bikini Bottom


Episode No: 100a

Season No: 5

“I knew I shouldn’t have gotten out of bed today.”  Squidward always seems to see the negative in any situation, no matter how small or silly.
Episode Name: Jellyfish Jam”


Episode No: 7b

Season No: 1

“SpongeBob is the only guy I know who can have fun with a jellyfish…for 12 hours!” True, it doesn’t take a lot to entertain SpongeBob.

Best Mr. Krabs Quotes

best mr. krabs quotes

Origin Quote Description
Episode Name: Have You Seen This Snail?


Episode No: 63

Season No: 4

“It’s not always what you say that matters; sometimes it’s what you don’t say.” Sometimes, what you don’t say matters more, actions speak louder than words.
Episode Name: Bummer Vacation/Wigstruck


Episode No: 14

Season No: 4

“You wouldn’t know cool if I locked you in the freezer!” They will never know the meaning of being cool or popular.
Episode Name: Arrgh!


Episode No: 17a

Season No: 1

“If I don’t make any money today I’ll surely break out in a rash!” It’s funny how concerned Mr. Krabs is about making money. If he had to break out in a rash, it wouldn’t be visible because he is already red.
Episode Name: Banned in Bikini Bottom


Episode No: 100a

Season No: 5

“What doesn’t kill you, usually succeeds in the second attempt.”  Mr. Krabs always exaggerates. The perfect word to describe him is hyperbole.
Episode Name: Can You Spare a Dime?


Episode No: 47b

Season No: 3

“Well, the way I see it, there are three possibilities: One, you stole it; two, you stole it; or three, you stole it!” Well, I guess he stole it. Mr. Krabs is always very sure of himself.

Best Plankton Quotes

best plankton quotes

Origin Quote Description
Episode Name: The Algae’s Always Greener


Episode No: 41a

Season No: 3

“Holographic Meatloaf? My favorite!” Plankton eats this because holograms project light. He needs the light to give him energy. This process is called photosynthesis.
Episode Name: The Algae’s Always Greener


Episode No: 41a

Season No: 3

“Goodbye everyone, I’ll remember you all in therapy.” – Plankton It’s funny and, at the same time, sad because it can imply that all of them cause the issues. That’s why he will remember them in therapy.
Episode Name: Plankton’s Army


Episode No: 58b

Season No: 3

“I don’t get it. No matter what I do, I always end up being squashed by someone bigger than me.”  


Plankton will always be squashed or stepped on by something bigger than him because he is one of the smallest organisms.

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004) “O, I’m not on my way to the grand opening ceremony. I’m busy planning to rule the world!” Plankton is always busy strategizing on how he can rule the world.
Episode Name: Plankton’s Good Eye”


Episode No: 163b

Season No: 8

“I thought I was going to steal something. Can’t imagine why. So, I’m just enjoying this lovely day!” This is ironic because Plankton is always on a mission to steal the Krabby Patty secret formula. 

Best Sandy Quotes

best sandy quotes

Origin Quote Description
Episode Name: Texas 


Episode No: 18a

Season No: 1

“Home is where you’re surrounded by critters that care about ya.” Again this is very true. Home is where you are surrounded by the people who love and care about you.
Episode Name: Squirrel Jokes


Episode No: 31b

Season No: 2

“Stupidity isn’t a virus, but it sure is spreading like one.” Wow! Sandy got this quote spot on because this is so true. Stupidity isn’t a virus that, when one person has it, spreads to the people with whom that person has been in contact. But how come society is becoming this way?



Episode Name: Tea at the Treedome


Episode No: 1c

Season No: 1

“You’re about as ugly as homemade soup!” Ouch, that’s a burn! Homemade soup is pretty ugly!
Episode Name: Survival of the Idiots/Dumped


Episode No: 9

Season No: 2

“You’re nothing but pure evil…just like newspaper comics.” I agree; newspaper comics are usually bad and pure evil.
Episode Name: No Weenies Allowed


Episode No: 48a

Season No: 3

“Back in Texas, we call ice cream frozen cow juice.” Cow juice is Texas slang. It is very clever because ice cream is usually made from milk, and technically, milk is the juice of a cow.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: What are Some SpongeBob Quotes that are Suited for Graduation?

Answer: So, if you have a graduation speech coming up. Or, if you want to add a cute quote to your cap, here are some cute and funny quotes that will work:
“Fine dining and breathing are all I know how to do.”
“Remember, licking doorknobs is illegal on other planets.”
“Too bad that didn’t kill me.”
“Fancy living! Here we come! LA! LA! LA! LAAA! LAAAAAAAA!”

Question: What is the Dark Quote from SpongeBob?

Answer: The dark quote from SpongeBob is: “This is not your average, everyday darkness. This is… ADVANCED darkness. Hey, if I close my eyes, it doesn’t seem so dark.”

Question: What is the SpongeBob Quote about Trust?

Answer: The SpongeBob quote that relates to trust is when SpongeBob asks Patrick: “What if I break your trust someday?” Patrick replies, “Trusting you is my decision; proving me wrong is your choice.” I love how heartfelt and deep this quote is. 


Quotes are special and so meaningful. Each quote can be interpreted differently by someone. Quotes make us feel better and make us feel like we are not the only ones feeling this way.

A simple quote can change someone’s life. I hope these SpongeBob quotes meant something to you and that there was one or more that stood out to you. 

My favorite SpongeBob quote is, “You never really know the true value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” This quote made me realize that I don’t always appreciate and value life in the moment. I must start living every moment and enjoy it as if it were my last. 

SpongeBob quotes made me realize that there is much more to SpongeBob SquarePants than humor. There is value and deeper meaning in what he and his friends say. And because of that, I love SpongeBob even more. 

So guys, what was your favorite SpongeBob quote in this article? Let me know in the comments below. Whether you love a heartfelt quote or something humorous, you will surely find a quote that speaks to you in this article. 

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