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56 Sensible BoJack Horseman Quotes to Ponder On

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For those who love dark humor, BoJack Horseman is the perfect companion you could ever have. Here are among the best BoJack Horseman quotes worth checking out!


BoJack Horseman is an American animated series meant for adults that managed to get an 8.7 IMDb rating and a 93% Rotten Tomatoes rating. It is a tragicomedy series that was able to successfully capture the dark reality of human behavior. May it be sexism, addiction, depression, racism, and others, its humor will surely capture the attention of dark comedy lovers.


This critically-acclaimed series revolves around the life of a once-famous star on a 1990s sitcom (Horsin’ Around) – BoJack Horseman. BoJack is an alcoholic anthropomorphic horse with a lot of insecurities and self-destructive behavior who also suffers from depression. He’s a reckless horse who had a hard time dealing with his past and failed in “finding himself”. Nevertheless, the show didn’t fail to entertain its viewers.


Here are the top BoJack Horseman quotes that show how frightening reality can be.

19 BoJack Horseman Depressing Quotes

BoJack Horseman driving a car backward and then falling into a body of water

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BoJackman – the horse that the viewers will both admire and hate. Here are the most unforgettable sad BoJack horseman quotes that will surely hit the spot:


#1 “I’ve had a lot of what I thought were rock bottoms, only to discover another rockier bottom underneath.” – Bojack Horseman


#2 “You were born broken. That’s your birthright. And now you can fill your life with projects — your books, and your movies, and your little girlfriends but that won’t make you whole. You’re BoJack Horseman. There’s no cure for that.” – Beatrice Horseman


#3 “Why can’t I be happy? Am I busted? I am. I’m a pit! I’m a pit that good things fall into!” – Diane Nguyen


#4 “I am in pain, all the time. My whole life. And you have no idea.” – Bojack Horseman


#5 “Dead on the inside, dead on the outside.” – Bojack Horseman


#6 “It’s so sad that when you see someone as they really are, it ruins them.” – Bojack Horseman


#7 “I want to feel good about myself. The way you do. And I don’t know how. I don’t know if I can.” – Bojack Horseman


#8 “I spend a lot of time with the real me and believe me, nobody’s gonna love that guy.” – Bojack Horseman


#9 “That voice, the one that tells you you’re worthless and stupid and ugly? It goes away, right?” – Hollyhock


Here is the famous BoJack horseman everybody loves you quote:


#10 “And you’re gonna do everything you can to fill that hole, with friends, and your career, and meaningless sex, but the hole doesn’t get filled. One day, you’re gonna look around and you’re going to realize that everybody loves you, but nobody likes you… And that is the loneliest feeling in the world.” – Bojack Horseman


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(Everybody loves you but nobody like you scene)


#11 “I don’t understand how people… live. It’s amazing to me that people wake up every morning and say: ‘Yeah, another day, let’s do it.’ How do people do it? I don’t know how.” – Bojack Horseman


#12 “Sometimes I think I was born with a leak, and any goodness I started with just slowly spilled out of me and now it’s all gone. And I’ll never get it back in me. It’s too late. Life is a series of closing doors, isn’t it?” – Bojack Horseman


#13 “I can’t say no to people because I want everyone to like me.” – Bojack Horseman


#14 “When you look at someone through rose-colored glasses, all the red flags just look like flags.” – Wanda pierce


#15 “I know I’m smiling right now but the light inside me is dying.” – Sarah Lynn


#16 “Not understanding that you’re a horrible person doesn’t make you less of a horrible person.” – Bojack Horseman


#17 “Why did you save me? I don’t want to live.” – Eddie


#18 “I need to go take a shower so I can’t tell if I’m crying or not.” – Bojack Horseman


The last quote on our list is from among the saddest episode – BoJack horseman time’s arrow quote:


#19 “Alright, believe it or not, time’s arrow neither stays still nor reverses. It merely marches forward.” – Joseph Sugarman

14 BoJack Horseman Quotes About Life And Love

BoJack seated in a moving car while Diane is talking to him

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With BoJackman’s many unfortunate experiences, of course he should also know a lot about life and love. Here are some memorable quotes from Bojack and his best friend, Diane.


#1 “What more do you want?! What else could the Universe possibly owe you?” – Bojack Horseman


#2 “Sometimes life’s a bitch and then you keep living.” – Diane Nguyen


#3 “Same thing that always happens. You didn’t know me and then you fell in love with me. And now you know me.” – Bojack Horseman


#4 “Closure is a made-up thing by Steven Spielberg to sell movie tickets. It, like true love and the Munich Olympics, doesn’t exist in the real world. The only thing to do now is just to keep living forward.” – Bojack Horseman


#5 “Even if no one appreciates you, it’s important that you don’t stop being good.” – Diane Nguyen


#6 “This is supposed to be the happiest moment of my life and I never felt more miserable.” – Bojack Horseman


#7 “We’re just two lonely people trying to hate ourselves a little less.” – Bojack Horseman


#8 “Here’s the secret to being happy: just pretend you are happy, and eventually you​’ll forget you’re pretending.” – Bojack Horseman


#9 “I’m responsible for my own happiness? I can’t even be responsible for my own breakfast!” – Bojack Horseman

BoJack and Diane talking about happiness

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#10 “I think there are people that help you become the person that you end up being, and you can be grateful for them, even if they were never meant to be in your life forever.” – Diane Nguyen


#11 “But in real life, the big gesture isn’t enough. You need to be consistent, you need to be dependably good. You need to do it every day, which is so hard.” – Bojack Horseman


#12 “You learn that you can survive being alone.” – Diane Nguyen


#13 “Either you know what you want, and then you don’t get what you want. Or you get what you want, and then you don’t know what you want.” – Diane Nguyen


Lastly, here is the well-known it gets easier BoJack quote or also known as the BoJack Horseman monkey quote:


#14 “Every day it gets a little easier. But you gotta do it every day, that’s the hard part. But it does get easier.” – Jogging Baboon

11 Top Mr. Peanutbutter Quotes

Mr. Peanutbutter talking with someone on his phone happiness

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Now, let’s take a look at some of Mr. Peanutbutter’s sensible lines here. Mr. Peanutbutter is a yellow Labrador Retriever in his 50s. He is BoJackman’s former sitcom rival who married three times. Diane Nguyen is his third wife but they got divorced in Season 5.


Peanutbutter, the star of Mr. Peanutbutter’s House, is an adult male yellow Labrador Retriever, who is BoJack Horseman’s friend and former sitcom rival. 


#1 “All I ever wanted was to be your friend and you treat me like a big joke. You think I don’t notice? Why don’t you like me?”


#2 “Tennis makes me so mad!! Why doesn’t anyone catch the ball!?”


#3 “This isn’t an us-ocracy, it’s a dem-ocracy. So let’s ask ‘dem’ what they think.”


#4 “Crack an egg on your head. Let the yolk drip down.”


#5 “Everybody deserves to be loved”


#6 “Well, first I rolled all over the couch to get the skunk stench out, but that did not work. So then I ran into every room to rub myself on all my clothes and belongings, you know, to get the Mr. Peanutbutter scent back.”


#7 “The universe is a cruel, uncaring void. The key to being happy isn’t the search for meaning; it’s just to keep yourself busy with unimportant nonsense, and eventually, you’ll be dead.”


#8 “I gotta say I am having the time of my life being depressed.”


#9 “Why does it suddenly matter what I want?”


#10 “Because otherwise, it feels like you’re a guest, and unlike the talking candlestick in the aforementioned Disney film—I don’t want you to be that. It makes me feel shitty. Like you’re just visiting here until the next thing, and you’re gonna leave me when you get bored or find something better.”


#11 “Wow, um… I don’t know if I can forgive you. But I guess we’ll find out right after this break!”

12 Iconic Todd Chavez Quotes

Todd Chavez complaining about his responsibilities

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The last on our list is Todd Chavez – Bojack’s slacker human roommate. Todd may be a good-for-nothing person but BoJack seems to be enjoying his company that he kept on sabotaging Todd’s attempts to leave.


#1 “BoJack, just stop. You are all the things that are wrong with you. It’s not the alcohol, or the drugs, or any of the sh*tty things that happened to you in your career, or when you were a kid. It’s you. All right?”


#2 “You can’t keep doing shitty things, and then feel bad about yourself like that makes it okay! You need to be better!”


#3 “I never know if I can handle anything. That’s what makes my life so exciting.”


#4 “I don’t think I’m allowed to be in love.”


#5 “Fool me once, fool me twice, fool me chicken soup with rice.”


#6 “You know, sometimes I feel like my whole life is just a series of loosely-related wacky misadventures.”


#7 “That’s a terrible thing to say to a baby!”


#8 “As my blood type always says, B positive!”


#9 “Can we return to the surface? All my favorite clouds are up there.”


#10 “I do love having my picture taken, it’s proof I exist.”


#11 “You do the hokey pokey and you turn yourself around – that’s what it’s all about!”


#12 “Things don’t become traditions because they’re good, BoJack, they become good because they’re traditions.”


Other Wise & Witty Sayings From Famous Movies/Series You Can Read:

Wrapping Up

Although the BoJack Horseman series was canceled by Netflix, its last season (season 6) gave a meaningful closure that didn’t leave its viewers hanging. It was a brilliant and bittersweet show that anyone can relate to until the very end. BoJack was a perfect representation of all, if not most, of the despicable traits a human can have.


Hopefully, our collection of quotes from all seasons including BoJack Horseman season 1 and season 3 quotes was able to amuse as well as inspire you. Enjoy reading!


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