"Star Wars" quotes are what separates humans from animals. If you know a few "Star Wars" quotes, you have a lot to say to your fellow man. Here are a few favorite "Star Wars" quotes that have withstood the test of geekdom. These quotes from "A New Hope" aren't just memorable- they're useful in a variety of situations. 

  1. "You will never see a more wretched hive of scum and villainy." While it may sound like the high school you attended, it was actually Obi-Wan's description of Mos Eisley. It comes in handy surprisingly often, particularly on road trips.

  2. "I recognized your foul stench when I was brought on board." Burn! Before any curse words rear their ugly heads, this is one of the best "Star Wars" quotes to throw at your opponent to show your revulsion. Governor Tarkin didn't wince at this quote from Leia, but chances are your opponent will.

  3. "Aren't you a little short for a storm trooper?" One of the useful things about many "Star Wars" quotes is that they can be adapted to any number of situations. This one from Princess Leia can be used as a go-to short joke, as a subtle way of saying that a person isn't write for a job or position or that someone has simpl taken on too much. 

  4. "Let the Wookie win." C3PO was right- there are times in every person's life when it's simply smarter to let the Wookie win and avoid having an arm pulled out of its socket. Whether it's a golf game or a boardroom deal, there are many distinct advantages to taking this "Star Wars" quote to heart when its advantageous to lose. 

  5. "I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced." Have you ever felt that something was wrong but you couldn't quite put your finger on the problem? Sometimes this quote from Obi-Wan is the only way to really describe it.

-Lizz Shepherd