65 Bad Guy Quotes On Success In Life

These bad guy quotes will inspire you. A bad guy, (especially in a work of fiction) is a villain or criminal. A bad guy is someone in a story or movie who is considered evil or wicked, or who fights on the wrong side. You can also refer to the bad guys in a situation in real life.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, knowledgeable, and encouraging bad guy quotes, bad guy sayings, and bad guy proverbs.

Best Bad Guy Quotes

  1. “I was really good at being a bad guy.” ~ Ric Flair
  2. “Bad guys do what good guys dream.” ~ Rene Balcer
  3. “It’s so enjoyable to play a bad guy, you know.” ~ Brady Corbet
  4. “In real life, there are no bad guys. Everybody just has their own perspective.” ~ Quentin Tarantino
  5. “Bad times don’t last, bad guys, do.” ~ Scott Hall

  6. “Really a bad guy is more interesting, dramatically, than the good guy.” ~ Kirk Douglas
  7. “NOBODY messes with “The Bad Guy”!” ~ Scott Hall
  8. “Playing a bad guy is always more fun than playing the good guy.” ~ Margot Robbie
  9. “The number one thing for me is diversity. I always want to ensure that people can’t put me in a box. I can play a bad guy, I can play a good guy, I can play a good bad guy, I can be the host of a show, I can be serious, and I can be funny.” ~ Dominic Monaghan
  10. “I’m often painted as the bad guy, and the artistic part of me wants to hand out the brush.” ~ Criss Jami

  11. “When I look at myself in the mirror, I don’t see the bad guy.” ~ Patrick Heusinger
  12. “If you’re playing the bad guy, you have to find what you like about them.” ~ Mads Mikkelsen
  13. “I wasn’t a bad guy. I just wanted God to give me a second chance.” ~ Allen Iverson
  14. “And just so you know, the invaders are always the bad guys. Always.” ~ Laini Taylor
  15. “I would think, as an actor, it’s just much more fun to be the bad guy.” ~ Karl Urban

  16. “The real problem is not the bad guys; it is that good guys have gone to sleep.” ~ Maynard Jackson
  17. “We’re attracted to bad guys, and we like to follow bad guys, because they do things that we want to do but just don’t do, for whatever reasons.” ~ Geoffrey Gray
  18. “What do we do if we pass a law that says this has to be done, and then China says, oh, well, OK, we’re going to pass that law too and we want access to every iPhone in China? Iran says the same thing, Russia says the same thing – you know, the bad guys go underground. They’ll shift to some other encrypted platform.” ~ Angus King
  19. “I’ve played a lot of bad guys, ’cause that was the only work I could get. People saw my face and went ‘oooh’.” ~ Laurence Fishburne
  20. “No one ever writes a book in which he is the bad guy.” ~ Andy Rooney

  21. “Survey says one more for the bad guys.” ~ Scott Hall
  22. “You wouldn’t want to see a movie where the bad guys triumph over the good guys all the time. You’d get bummed out, and you’d just stay at home and watch the news.” ~ Bruce Willis
  23. “Actors like to play bad guys because they’re more fun. They also win more awards.” ~ Dean Norris
  24. “I think at this point in my life, I’d like to play more good guys than bad guys.” ~ Timothy Olyphant
  25. “I don’t always get to do a lot of bad guys.” ~ Ron Livingston

  26. “I learned the bad guys are not always bad, the good guys are not always good, and to quote Captain Barbossa, the parameters are like rules, mostly guidelines. And that it takes a little bit of bad boy to fight the evil in the world. –Terri Mitchell” ~ Sherrilyn Kenyon
  27. “When the law disarms good guys, bad guys rejoice.” ~ Ted Nugent
  28. “Erlking,” I told her. “Big-time bad guy. Wants to eat me.” “Why?” she asked. “Well. I met him,” I said.” ~ Jim Butcher
  29. “The whole tradition of cinema is dominated, really, by films about good guys versus bad guys, good versus evil. But we have very few films about the nature of evil itself.” ~ Joshua Oppenheimer
  30. “As a kid I didn’t root for the bad guys.” ~ Robert De Niro

  31. “It’s easy for me to play bad guys because it’s a very linear acting. Bad guys aren’t empathetic. Being a bad guy is great because you’re not friendly and you don’t have to do much with your face.” ~ Henry Rollins
  32. “‘The Dark Knight,’ for me, has the same problem that every other ‘Batman’ movie has. It’s not about Batman. I think Heath Ledger is just phenomenal and the character of the Joker is beautifully written. He has a particular philosophy that he carries throughout the movie. He has one of the best bad guy schemes.” ~ Joss Whedon
  33. “My role 14 years ago in Richard III – that was the first time I played a bad guy and learned a lot about it – they have all the fun!” ~ Denzel Washington
  34. “The good and wonderful thing about my whole career is that I’ve always felt that the audience, if I do it well, will track wherever I go, whether it’s President or a lawyer or bad guy or good. All I have to do is execute the material enough where they buy into it. I’ve had the great luxury of the audiences accepting that.” ~ John Travolta
  35. “In fairy tales, the bad guy is very easy to spot. The bad guy is always wearing a black cape so you always know who he is.” ~ Taylor Swift

  36. “Playing a bad guy is always a freeing experience because you don’t have the same envelope of restrictions as you have playing a good guy. Good guys restrain themselves; they kind of have their moral fiber cut out for them in varying degrees.” ~ John Travolta
  37. “The good thing about Pittsburgh, it’s a good place to be raised… it doesn’t tolerate assholes. You’re either a good guy or you’re a bad guy… When I’m in Los Angeles having these incredibly surreal moments where nobody’s saying anything and everybody’s talking incessantly, I always have that Pittsburgh voice in my head – shut up, smile, get the job, move on.” ~ Dennis Miller
  38. “But the action film genre is gonna have to come up with some new bad guys.” ~ Bruce Willis
  39. “When you’re playing the good guy, you want to find the dirty parts – and when you’re playing the bad guy, you want to find the vulnerability.” ~ Patrick Wilson
  40. “I’m the baddest among the bad guys.” ~ Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

  41. “Going after ‘the bad guy’ has not been a real issue for me.” ~ Jennifer Garner
  42. “I love playing bad guys; they’re always much more fun than the good guy.” ~ Grant Bowler , Always bad guy quotes
  43. “I continue to explain that plot inconsistencies in B movies are consistent, and should not be allowed to undermine one’s enjoyment of the action, nor the fundamental credibility of the storyline: the good & bad guys are clearly delineated & easily recognizable, the hero duffs over the baddies, things blow up loudly & spectacularly, the good guy wins. Entirely credible.” ~ Robert Fripp
  44. “I’ve been playing the bad guy in the last seven or eight projects I’ve done. I like it. It’s a lot more interesting! Being the good guy gets a little stale after a while, you know?” ~ Greg Evigan
  45. “What if I’m not a superhero. What if I’m the bad guy?” ~ Stephenie Meyer

  46. “I always root for the bad guy and I don’t think you have a great movie without a great villain.” ~ Mark Wahlberg , Bad guy quotes villain
  47. “I’ve had teammates I didn’t get along with, who hasn’t? I’ve never had a teammate call me a bad guy, while he was my teammate, and if he did when I was gone what kind of teammate was he anyway?” ~ Curt Schilling
  48. “I like stories of the classic hero, of good versus evil, the ones in which the good guys wear white and the bad guys wear black… and I love a good sword fight.” ~ Simon Sinek
  49. “It doesn’t work if the bad guys kill his mother’s uncle’s friend’s neighbor’s pet dog. You’ve got to make the stakes high.” ~ Steven Seagal
  50. “Women should stop going for the bad guys, stop looking so far when the good ones are right there.” ~ Jennifer Aniston

  51. “In recent years, anyone in the government, certainly anyone in the FBI or the CIA, or recently, in again, Clint’s film, In the Line of Fire, the main bad guy is the chief advisor to the president.” ~ Charlton Heston
  52. “You can have a wrestling idea, but you need to have these momentum-shifting moves. We had the Hulkamania movement, then it shifted to the beer-drinking, Stone Cold era, we reinvented the business with growing the black beard and becoming the bad guy, what’s that next level.” ~ Hulk Hogan
  53. “I definitely have a little attraction to bad guys, but they have to be sweethearts underneath. After all, I like to be treated well.” ~ Carly Rae Jepsen
  54. “A drone is a high-tech version of an old army and a musket. It ought to be used in Somalia to hunt bad guys, but not in America. I don’t want to see it hovering over anybody’s home.” ~ Charles Krauthammer
  55. “I play out negative fantasies for people. I’m the guy people love to hate. And they always remember the bad guy.” ~ Brion James

  56. “Torture is an impermissible evil. Except under two circumstances. The first is the ticking time bomb. An innocent’s life is at stake. The bad guy you have captured possesses information that could save this life. He refuses to divulge. In such a case, the choice is easy.” ~ Charles Krauthammer
  57. “Bad guys don’t think they’re bad guys. Hitler probably thought he was a wonderful guy doing some wonderful and righteous work for Germany.” ~ Martin Landau
  58. “When I go to Batman movies, I always think, ‘Man, I would like to be a bad guy in a Batman movie.’ especially as they got darker when they go to the Christian Bale era.” ~ Denis Leary
  59. “I grew up pretty much prevented from knowing anything from Communist China except that they were the bad guys that stole our country.” ~ Ang Lee
  60. “My favorite driver is always either the bad guy or the underdog.” ~ Bo Jackson

  61. “I never see my bad guys as simply bad. They want pretty much the same thing that you and I want: they want to be happy.” ~ Elmore Leonard
  62. “”Good guy” or “bad guy”, hero or anti-hero; doesn’t matter to me, what role I play, only the character have something magical.” ~ Rutger Hauer
  63. “We’ve got to clear some of the room out of the prisons so we can put the bad guys in there, like the pedophiles and the politicians.” ~ Kinky Friedman
  64. “I just let the work speak for itself. An actor is not afraid to take risks; to put on different hats; to be a good guy, a bad guy, a victim, an abuser. There are all kinds of people in the world, and playing them is what acting is all about.” ~ Kevin Bacon
  65. “‘3:10 to Yuma’ was one that I just kept on talking and thinking about after reading it. And I think the reason is because, like in most Westerns, you have the very clear-cut bad-guy/good-guy, however, as the movie progresses, you kind of see that it’s a very fine line that divides these two.” ~ Christian Bale

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