Superman Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old superman quotes, superman sayings, and superman proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Superman don't need no seat belt. Muhammad Ali
When Superman came out it galvanized the entire industry. It's just part of the American scene. Jack Kirby
'Superman' has always been about Lois Lane, Superman and Clark Kent and this love triangle between these three people who really are only two people.  Bryan Singer
The fact is that Superman isn't around because he is the oldest superhero. He's still around because he is a great superhero. He's the guy that spawned the entire genre, and that didn't happen because it was a mediocre idea. Gary Frank
What's special about Superman is that he will always make the right choice. Max Landis
Superman's original name was Kal-El, or Swift God. His father's name was Jor-El. Superman was clearly drawn as a modern-day god. Bruce Feiler
What makes Superman a hero is not that he has power, but that he has the wisdom and the maturity to use the power wisely. Christopher Reeve
Nobody beats Superman. Everybody else needs a costume - Superman needs a costume to be normal. Big Show
A man is a man to the extent that he is a superman. A man should be defined by the sum of those tendencies which impel him to surpass the human condition. Gaston Bachelard
Superman has always symbolized the good traits of humanity (ironically). Anonymous
And the spirit of Superman is great to have around.  Brandon Routh
You can't have a Superman that is battling cultural morality. You need a Superman that has built in sort of values Zack Snyder
Superman is such an old character. He's an old character with this huge legacy behind him. And one of the awesome things about the fact that he's been around for these decades is that he's gone through these different phases. Gene Luen Yang
How come Superman could stop bullets with his chest, but always ducked when someone threw a gun at him Steven Wright
Superman is precisely what we should be teaching our children. Superman inspires us to our best. Greg Rucka
The superman is a premature ideal, one that presupposes man. Karl Kraus
Superman! Champion of the oppressed. The physical marvel who had sworn to devote his existence to helping those in need. Jerry Siegel
For a lot of people, Superman is and has always been America's hero. He stands for what we believe is the best within us: limitless strength tempered by compassion, that can bear adversity and emerge stronger on the other side. He stands for what we all feel we would like to be able to stand for, when standing is hardest. J Michael Straczynski
Initially, kids are attracted to Superman as a hero because he can take care of problems and still appear as friendly as your dad. Paul Dini
Superman can fly high way up in the sky ‘cause we believe he can. So what we choose to believe can always work out fine... It's all in the mind. Luther Vandross
Superman was created in the late 1930s, and humankind's idea of what the future would be was very different. Gene Luen Yang
You wanted to be the Superman who was never Clark Kent. Leonard Cohen
Superman has been around for so long; he's been around for, what, eight decades now? And he goes through these different eras where different aspects of who he is get emphasized. Gene Luen Yang
Superman is, after all, an alien life form. He is simply the acceptable face of invading realities. Clive Barker
Superman when he goes after someone is essentially not trying to beat them, he is trying to save them from themselves… Max Landis
The whole point of Superman, as originally created, was to be the ally of those who had no other allies. It put that magnitude of power, the most powerful guy in the world, in the service of those who had no hope, no chance.  J Michael Straczynski
He turns all of his injuries into strengths, that which does not kill him makes him stronger, he is superman. Friedrich Nietzsche
I teach you the superman. Man is something to be surpassed. Friedrich Nietzsche
Unlike Batman and Spiderman, Superman stands alone. Superman was born Superman. When Superman wakes up in the morning, he is Superman. David Carradaine
Superman was a hero. / We saw him leaping high. / Now his noble spirit can teach us how to fly. / Superman was a savior. / We saw him rescue dames. Wallace Dean LaBenne