A collection of quotes of Groot, a member of the Guardians of the Galaxy.



Guardians of the Galaxy

Spoken by Groot

"I am Groot!"
"We are Groot."

Spoken about Groot

"What the hell?"
"They call it Groot. He's been travelling recently as 89P13's personal houseplant/muscle."
Garthan Saal and Rhomann Dey[src]
"What is wrong with giving tree, here?"
"Well, he don't know talking good like me and you, so his vocabulistics is limited to 'I' and 'am' and 'Groot.' Exclusively, in that order."
Star-Lord and Rocket Raccoon[src]
"I'm pretty sure the answer is "I am Groot.""


"I am Groot."
"Four of us? Asleep for the danger, awake for the money as for friggin' usual."
―Groot and Rocket Raccoon[src]
"I am Groot."
"So what, 'It's better than eleven percent!' What the hell does that have to do with anything?"
"Thank you, Groot, thank you. See. Groot's the only one of you who has a clue."
―Groot, Rocket Raccoon, and Star-Lord[src]
"No, Groot... don't do this, you'll die... why are you doing this?"
"WE are Groot."
―Groot and Rocket Raccoon.[src]
"I look around at us, you know what I see? Losers. I mean like, folks who have lost stuff. And we have, man, we have, all of us. Our homes, our families, normal lives. And usually life takes more than it gives, but not today. Today it's giving us something. It is giving us a chance."
"To do what?"
"To give a shit, for once, not run away. I for one am not gonna stand by and watch as Ronan wipes out billions of lives."
"But Quill, stopping Ronan, it's impossible. You're asking us to die."
"Yeah, I guess I am. I-"
"Quill. I have lived most my life surrounded by my enemies, I will be grateful to die among my friends."
"You are an honorable man, Quill. I will fight beside you. And in the end, see my wife and daughter again."
"I am Groot."
"What the hell, I ain't got that long of a life span anyway. Now I'm standing, you all happy? We're all standing up now. Bunch of jackasses standing in a circle."
Peter Quill, Drax, Rocket Raccoon, Gamora and Groot[src]

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Spoken by Groot

"I am Groot!"

Spoken to Groot

"Groot, put your seat belt on!"
Star-Lord to Groot[src]
"Out of the way, dumber smaller Groot!"
Drax the Destroyer[src]


"I am Groot."
"They were not looking at you funny."
―Groot and Rocket Raccoon[src]
"What? No!"
"He thinks you want him to wear it as a hat."
"That's not what I said!"
"I am Groot."
"He's relieved that you don't want him to."
"I am Groot."
"He hates hats."
"I am Groot."
"On anyone, not just himself."
"I am Groot."
"You see someone and think they have a weird head and then it just turns out part of their head is a hat. That's why you don't like hats?"
Yondu Udonta, Rocket Raccoon and Groot[src]
"Alright, first you flick this switch, then this one, that activates it. Then you press this button, which will give you five minutes to get out of there. Now, whatever you do, don't push this button, because that will set off the bomb immediately and we will all then be dead. Now, repeat back what I just said."
"I am Groot. I am Groot."
"That's right."
"I am Groot."
"NO! That's the button that will kill everyone. Try again.
"I am Groot. I am Groot. I am Groot."
"NO! That's exactly what you just said! How's that even possible? Which button is the button you're supposed to push? Point to it. NO!"
Rocket Raccoon and Groot[src]
"Dude, seriously? You gotta clean up your room, it's a complete mess."
"I am Groot."
"I am not boring, you're boring. You know what's boring? Sitting there playing that mind numbing game. What's boring is me tripping over your vines everyday. I'm not boring."
"I am Groot."
"And now I know how Yondu felt."
Peter Quill and Groot[src]

Avengers: Infinity War


"Groot, put that thing away, now. I don't want to tell you again. Groot?"
"I am Groot."
"You got some acorns on you, kid."
"Ever since you got a little sap, you’re a total D-hole. Keep it up and I’m going to smash that thing to pieces."
Star-Lord, Groot and Rocket Raccoon[src]
"By the way, this is a friend of mine, Tree."
"I am Groot!"
"I am Steve Rogers."
Thor, Groot and Steve Rogers[src]
"I am Groot"
"No, no, no, no. Groot, no."
Groot and Rocket Raccoon[src]
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