Vinland Saga Opening Quote “Like rowing a boat, we enter the future…”

The opening quote from Vinland Saga’s intro song is-

“Like rowing a boat, we enter the future backwards. All we see are the scenes of the past, and no one cannot see the views of tomorrow.”

Inspiring Quotes from the Manga & Anime

Below are 21 of the most inspiring quotes from the Vinland Saga manga and anime. They were said by Thorfinn and other characters such as Askeladd, Willibad, Prince Canute

A man, slave to gold, holds a whip… and beats the slave he bought with that gold as if to claim he is the master. He just doesn’t see it for himself. Every living human being… Is a slave to something.” – Askeladd

“Far to the West, across the great sea…There is a place called Vinland. It is warm and fertile. Far from the slave trade and the fires of war. There, you will be able to live without pain. Go there with us, Arnheid. We’ll create a country of peace in Vinland.-Thorfinn

“Far to the west… across the ocean… there’s a land full of fruit trees… and grassy meadows cover the landscape as far as the eye can see. Vinland, Thorfinn. Remember? It’s Vinland! Come back home, and when things have settled, we can look for it together!” -Leif

“Go, Thorfinn. Keep climbing it! Become a Real Warrior, Son of Thors!!”

“Guys, don’t die. Valhalla is… all just a lie”

“Haven’t you given a thought to what you’re going to live for after I’m dead Thorfinn?” -Askeladd

“He is dead, and therefore more beautiful than anyone alive… he will not hate, nor kill, nor steal. Don’t you find that wonderful?” -Willibad

I love fighting, but even more than that, I hate losing! I only fight to win-Thorkell

“I must rely on a sword like this, because I am not yet a master. A true warrior doesn’t need a sword.”

“I want something I can offer her proudly. A salvation and peace greater than death– here, in the land of the living. And if it does not exist… I’ll make it.” -Thorfinn

“I want that which surpasses even the merciful release of death.” -Thorfinn

“I want to be a kinder, gentler person. I want to be… a stronger person.” -Thorfinn

“If you want to change yourself, it’s much better to be empty, so that you can fill yourself again.” -Sverkell

“Only those who live true in battle… and die true in battle… will be allowed to cross the Bifrost and dwell within Valhalla in Asgard. How did you fight… and how did you die? That’s what matters. The stronger the foe, the better.” -Thorkell

“On the battlefield, the weak die first.” –Askeladd

“The world… God’s divine creation is so brimming with love. Yet there is no love… in the hearts of men.” -Prince Canute

“These days, even a sheep must wear wolf’s clothing to graze”

Time is on your side, young one.” -Askeladd

“Warriors, become my vassals. I will teach you who you must fight and when, for a purpose. I will give meaning to your battles, to your life, and to your death. That is the duty of a king.” -Prince Canute

“You are a holy man, why do you not stop the battle?” -Canute “Is there any way to stop them? Let those who seek death find it.” -Willibad

You have no enemies. No one… has any enemies. There is no one… that you should hurt.” -Thors to Thorfinn

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