The Ultimate List of Pocahontas Quotes

If you’re ready to take a walk down memory lane with characters like Pocahontas, Grandmother Willow, and Chief Powhatan, look no further! We’ve gathered quotes from Pocahontas for your convenience! Let’s swan-dive right in, shall we?


An animated NAtive American girl with flowing black hair stands in the fog.

“Father, for many nights now I’ve been having a very strange dream. I think it’s telling me something’s about to happen. Something exciting.”

“He wants me to be steady, like the river. But it’s not steady at all!”

“But, Grandmother Willow, what is my path? How am I ever going to find it?”

“London? Is that your village?”

“This is the path I choose, father. What will yours be?”

“I’ll always be with you. Forever.”

John Smith

A man with wavy blonde hair wearing a blue outfit smiles.
“Well, that was refreshing.”

“It’s perfect, Governor. The water’s deep enough, we can pull right to shore.”

“Come on, men! We didn’t come all this way just to look at it.”

“Well, it’s not like I have much of a home to go back to. I’ve never really belonged anywhere.”

“What do you say to a tree?”

“No matter what happens to me, I’ll always be with you.”

Grandmother Willow

An animated tree with the face of an old woman
“Good morning, child. I was hoping you’d visit today.”

“Oh, a dream! Let’s hear all about it.”

“It seems to me this spinning arrow is pointing you down your path.”

“All around you are spirits, child. They live in the earth, the water, the sky. If you listen, they will guide you.”

“Don’t be frightened young man. My bark is worse than my bite.”

“There’s still some snap in these old vines.”

“Well, I haven’t had this much excitement in 200 years!”

Chief Powhatan

An animated Native American chief wearing a feathered headdress smiles
“Yes, but there’s one smiling face I don’t see. Where’s my daughter?”

“Seeing you gives me great joy.”

“You are the daughter of the chief. It is time to take your place among our people. Even the wild mountain stream must someday join the big river.”

“Your mother wore this for our wedding. It was her dream to see you wear it at your own. It suits you.”

“When I see you wear that necklace, you look just like your mother.”

“She is still with us. Whenever the wind moves through the trees, I feel her presence. Our people look to her for wisdom and strength. Someday, they will look to you as well.”

“You must choose your own path.”

Governor Ratcliffe

An evil-looking animated character in a yellow outfit, with his hair in pigtails with two red bows in them, holds his hands outstretched.
“Trouble on deck?”

“Don’t lose heart, men. It won’t be long before we reach the new world. And remember what awaits us there: freedom, prosperity, the adventure of our lives.”

“Look at it, Wiggins. An entire new world, chock full of gold, just waiting for me.”

“I’ve never been a popular man.”

“I’m doomed! I should be wallowing in riches by now, and I haven’t found as much as a speck!”


An animated Native American girl with her dark hair pulled back holds a stick and smiles upwardly at someone.
“You’d better be alright because I’m not coming in after you!”

“Don’t you think we’re getting a little old for these games?”

“Pocahontas, you can tell me! I promise I won’t tell anyone.”

“I lied for you once. Don’t ask me to do it again.”


An animated native American man with long dark hair and a feather in his hair looks stern.
“Pocahontas can’t keep running off, it’s dangerous out there. Tell her that. She listens to you.”


An animated older Native American man with long gray hair holds his hands upwards and looks up to the sky.
“You know Pocahontas. She has her mother’s spirit. She goes wherever the wind takes her.”


An animated character with big teeth and a low, short red ponytail talks as he holds a lantern and pulls the rope of a sail in the rain
“A stirring oration, sir. I’m sure the men were most exhilarated.”

“And scores of adventures waiting for us, right, Percy?”


An animated character with red hair wearing an olive green cap smiles at someone to the right, off-camera.
“Captain John Smith! I’ve heard some amazing stories about him.”

“I’ve never seen anything like it!”

Now that we’ve reminisced, it’s time to go watch Pocahontas again! Need more inspiring quotes? Take a look at our Disney Princess quotes to live by!

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