Villain Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old villain quotes, villain sayings, and villain proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Everyone says villains are thankless parts, but those are really the best roles.     

Liev Schreiber

A superhero movie is only as great as its villains.     

Chadwick Boseman

There are new words now that excuse everybody. Give me the good old days of heroes and villains, the people you can bravo or hiss. There was a truth to them that all the slick credulity of today cannot touch.     

Bette Davis

As a person navigating the waters of public scrutiny, you are often unable to hold on to personal heroes or villains. Inevitably you will meet your hero, and he may turn out to be less than impressive, while your villain turns out to be the coolest cat you've ever met.     

Rob Lowe

Life is not simple, and people can't be boxed into being either heroes or villains.     

Jessica Hagedorn

Are people raised to be villains or vilified like I have become?     

Marilyn Manson

People think that my favorite roles to do are villains, but I find comedy to be the most challenging and rewarding.     

Christopher Walken

Both villains and heroes need to have a steadfast belief in themselves.     

Jack Gleeson

Super villains and bad guys win in real life.     

Colby Covington

Shakespeare's villains are fabulous because none of them know that they are villains. Well, sometimes they do.     

Ian Mckellen

Every villian is a hero in his own mind.     

Tom Hiddleston

You can figure out what the villain fears by his choice of weapons.     

Connie Brockway

A villain must be a thing of power, handled with delicacy and grace. He must be wicked enough to excite our aversion, strong enough to arouse our fear, human enough to awaken some transient gleam of sympathy.     

Agnes Repplier

Love is willing to become to villain so that the one who you love can stay a hero.     

Josephine Angelini

Whenever you take on playing a villain, he has to cease to be a villain to you. If you judge this man by his time, he's doing very little wrong.     

Colin Firth

In an evil society a villain is the hero, because only the villain can speak the truth.     

T.J. Kirk

Discrimination is not done by villains. It's done by us.     

Vivienne Ming

Cinema is much more than heroes and villains.     

Anurag Kashyap

Things were easier for the old novelists who saw people all of a piece. Speaking generally, their heroes were good through and through, their villains wholly bad.     

W. Somerset Maugham

Political extremism involves two prime ingredients: an excessively simple diagnosis of the world's ills, and a conviction that there are identifiable villains back of it all.     

John W. Gardner

This country-right-or-wrong business is getting a little out-of-date.. History is moving pretty quickly these days and the heroes and villains keep on changing parts.     

Ian Fleming

They are superpower of villains. They are superpower of Al Capone.     

Mohammed Saeed al-Sahaf

Every story needs its hero. And its villain. And its monster.     

Amie Kaufman

Not all people are obsessed with love in their life, some are just are obsessed to need a villain because they want to be a Hero.     

Nitya Prakash