70 Villain Quotes From The World's Most Famous Baddies

Without villains, the world of fiction would be a boring place to be.
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Villains and supervillains have been an integral part of the world of film and fiction.

In many instances, supervillains have gained even more popularity than superheroes themselves. They happen to be the most important component of any plot because they make it even more engaging.

There have been countless iconic villains portrayed in various famous film franchises as well as books and TV series, cartoons, and animated features. Marvel, DC, 'Star Wars', Disney and 'Harry Potter' are some of the major film franchises which have some of the most iconic villains that have gained millions of fans worldwide. Cartoon villains are equally memorably, especially from 90s cartoons like Scooby-Doo and The Powerpuff Girls. To play a villain can be challenging in the film industry and requires even more talent to deliver the character with precision and make it seem more believable to people.

Many villains have some of the best catchphrases that are still popular to this day, such as when the villain is caught in 'Scooby Doo' and exclaims "and I would have gotten away with it, if it weren't for you meddling kids and your dog." If you're looking for some of the best villain catchphrases and quotes, you have come to the right place. This is a complete list of some of the most famous villain quotes of all time.

You can also check out other amazing articles like Ursula quotes and [hero quotes].

The Choicest Disney Villain Quotes And Catchphrases

Despite being a franchise directed towards a younger audience, Disney has produced some of the most evil villains of all time.

If you are a Disney fanatic looking for some Disney villains quotes, check out this list.

1. "I killed Mufasa."

-Scar, 'The Lion King', 1994.

2. "If I lose my temper, you lose your head."

-Queen of Hearts, 'Alice In Wonderland', 1951.

3. "Besides, you and I both know the real power in this world ain't magic. It's money! Buckets of it."

-Dr. Facilier, 'The Princess And The Frog', 2009.

4. "You should know that everyone runs from Shere Khan."

-Shere Khan, 'The Jungle Book', 1994.

5. "The soldier from the mountains!"

-Shan Yu, 'Mulan', 1998.

6. "Above all: self-control."

-Lady Tremaine, 'Cinderella', 1950.

7. "And he shall smite the wicked and plunge them into the fiery pit!"

-Claude Frollo, 'The Hunchback Of Notre Dame', 1996.

8. "Seize your moment."

-Ernesto de la Cruz, 'Coco', 2017.

9. "He's gotta have a weakness, because everybody's got a weakness."

-Hades, 'Hercules', 1997.

10. "The world is dark, and selfish, and cruel. If it finds even the slightest ray of sunshine, it destroys it."

-Mother Gothel, 'Tangled', 2010.

11. "We lose more women to marriage than war, famine, and disease."

-Cruella de Vil, '101 Dalmatians', 1961.

12. "It's called a 'cruel irony,' like my dependence on you."

-Yzma, 'The Emperor's New Groove', 2000.

13. "Don't underestimate the importance of body language."

-Ursula, 'The Little Mermaid', 1989.

14. "And with everyone super, no one will be."

-Syndrome, 'The Incredibles', 2004.

15. "Death is the only adventure you have left."

-Captain Hook, 'Peter Pan', 1953.

16. "You poor, simple fools. Thinking you could defeat me. Me, the mistress of all evil!"

-Maleficent, 'Sleeping Beauty', 1959.

17. "If only there was someone out there who loved you."

-Hans, 'Frozen', 2013.

18. "You've heard of the golden rule, haven't you? Whoever has the gold makes the rules."

-Jafar, 'Aladdin', 1992.

19. "It's not right for a woman to read. Soon she starts getting ideas and thinking..."

-Gaston, 'Beauty And The Beast', 1991.

20. "Magic Mirror, on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?"

-Evil Queen, 'Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs', 1937.

The Best Villain Quotes From The Marvel And DC Universe

The MCU and DCU, despite being rivals in superhero franchises, have some of the best villain catchphrases.

You cannot deny that Marvel and DC have produced some of the most popular villains in history. Here is a list of some of the best super villain quotes from Marvel and DC.

21. "Perfectly balanced… as all things should be."

-Thanos, 'Avengers: Infinity War', 2018.

22. "An empire toppled by its enemies can rise again. But one that crumbles from within, that's dead. Forever."

-Helmut Zemo, 'Captain America: Civil War', 2016.

23. "An ant has no quarrel with a boot."

-Loki, 'The Avengers', 2012

24. "You want to protect the world, but you don't want it to change. How is humanity saved if it is not allowed to evolve? Look at these, these puppets. There is only one path to peace... the Avengers' extinction."

-Ultron, 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron', 2015.

25. "If you can make God bleed, the people will cease to believe in him. And there will be blood in the water. And the sharks will come. The truth, all I have to do is sit here and watch as the world will consume you."

-Ivan Vanko, 'Iron Man 2', 2010.

26. "Those people up there, the rich and the powerful, they do whatever they want. Guys like us, like you and me, they don't care about us. We build their roads, and we fight all their wars and everything, but they don't care about us."

-Vulture, 'Spiderman: Homecoming', 2017.

27. "People think in terms of good and evil, but really, time is the true enemy of us all. Time kills everything."

-Kaecilius, 'Doctor Strange', 2016.

28. "Valiant effort, but you never stood a chance. You see, I am not a queen or a monster. I'm the Goddess of Death. What were you the god of again?"

-Hela, 'Thor: Ragnarok', 2017.

29. "To build a really better world sometimes means having to tear the old one down. And that makes enemies."

-Alexander Pierce, 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier', 2014.

30. "They call me terrorist, radical, zealot because I obey the ancient laws of my people, the Kree... and punish those who do not. Because I do not forgive your people for taking the life of my father, and his father, and his father before him. A thousand years of war between us will not be forgotten!"

-Ronan, 'Guardians Of The Galaxy', 2014.

31. "You are deluded, Captain. You pretend to be a simple soldier, but in reality, you are just afraid to admit that we have left humanity behind. Unlike you, I embrace it proudly. Without fear!"

-Red Skull, 'Captain America: The First Avenger', 2011.

32. "Don't ever apologize for being the smartest one in the room."

-Mysterio, 'Spiderman: Far From Home', 2019.

33. "Failure is the fog through which we view triumph."

-Aldrich Killian, 'Iron Man 3', 2013.

34. "What laws? Of man? The laws of nature transcend the laws of man, and I've transcended the laws of nature."

-Yellow Jacket, 'Antman', 2015.

35. "Bury me in the oceans with my ancestors who jumped from the ships because they knew death was better than bondage."

-Erik Killmonger, 'Black Panther', 2018.

36. "I will rebuild krypton atop his bones."

-Jor-El, 'Superman: Man Of Steel', 2013.

37. "Introduce a little anarchy, upset the established order, and everything becomes chaos."

-Joker, 'Batman: The Dark Knight', 2008.

38. "I've got it! And, if it's what I think, it's going to be… terrible."

-Doctor Poison, 'Wonder Woman', 2017.

39. "In their last moments, people show you who they really are."

-Joker, 'Batman: The Dark Knight', 2008.

40. "Madness, as you know, is like gravity ⁠— all it takes is a little push!"

-Joker, 'Batman: The Dark Knight', 2008.

41. "I'll make you a deal. I won't tell you how to captain... And you don't tell me how to pirate."

-Black Manta, 'Aquaman', 2018.

42. "You thought we could be decent men in an indecent time...but you were wrong! The world is cruel. And the only morality in a cruel world is chance. Unbiased, unprejudiced, fair."

-Harvey Dent, 'Batman: The Dark Knight', 2008.

43. "And now God is good as dead."

-Lex Luthor, 'Batman vs Superman: Dawn Of Justice', 2016.

44. "So, you have the blood of the old gods in you. The old gods died."

-Steppenwolf, 'Justice League', 2017.

45. "You either die a hero, or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain."

-Harvey Dent, 'Batman: The Dark Knight', 2008.

46. "I didn't see the light until I was already a man and by then it was nothing to me but blinding."

-Bane, 'Batman: The Dark Knight Rises', 2012.

47. "I was wondering what would break first — your spirit…or your body."

-Bane, 'Batman: The Dark Knight Rises', 2012.

48. "Your men are weak, complacent. You've let them forget that an attack can happen at any time, from any quarter! So, let's you and I remind them. Shall we?"

-Ludendorff, 'Wonder Woman', 2017.

49. "The world is too small for a man like Bruce Wayne to simply disappear. No matter how deep he chooses to sink."

-Ra's Al Ghul, 'Batman Begins', 2005.

50. "To manipulate the fear in others you must first master your own."

-Ra's Al Ghul, 'Batman Begins', 2005.

Nostalgic Cartoon Villain Quotes

Are you in the mood for some nostalgia, but you are on the villains' side? Here is a list of quotes, including ones from 'Scooby-Doo' that will help you plenty.

51. "Pretty smart, for a television reporter."

-Simone Lenoir, 'Scooby-Doo On Zombie Island'.

52. "And I would have gotten away with it, if it weren't for you meddling kids and your dog."

-'Scooby-Doo'.

53. "I must remember to destroy those kids after my breakfast has been eaten."

-Mojo Jojo, 'The Powerpuff Girls'.

54. "We're the hex girls, and we're gonna put a spell on you."

-The Hex Girls, 'Scooby-Doo, The Witch's Ghost'.

55. "Prepare your taste buds delight! For I, Mojo Jojo, am not only the number one villain in Townsville, but I am also... number one chef in Townsville!"

-Mojo Jojo, 'The Powerpuff Girls'.

56. "It would be lovely if I could have a cup of... TEA!"

-Mattress Demon, 'Courage, The Cowardly Dog, The Demon In The Mattress'.

57. "You don't want to kick my butt; my butt is as rotten as yours. What you want are butts settled on the throne of justice!"

-Mojo Jojo, 'The Powerpuff Girls'.

58. "Hello new friend, my name is Fred, the words you hear are in my head."

-Fred, 'Courage, The Cowardly Dog, Freaky Fred'.

59. "Long ago in a distant land, I, Aku, the shape-shifting master of darkness, unleashed an unspeakable evil. But a foolish samurai warrior wielding a magic sword stepped forth to oppose me. Before the final blow was struck, I tore open a portal in time and flung him into the future where my evil is law. Now the fool seeks to return to the past and undo the future that is Aku."

-Aku, 'Samurai Jack'.

60. "Oh Dexter, it feels as if forever has passed since the day you destroyed my lab."

-Mandark, 'Dexter's Laboratory'.

'Star Wars' Villain Quotes

The 'Star Wars' franchise has given the world the best villains of all time. Check out this list for some of their best quotes that will make you want to join the dark side.

61. "The dark side is in our blood."

-Kylo Ren, 'The Rise of Skywalker', 2019.

62. "Did you ever hear the Tragedy of Darth Plagueis the Wise? I thought not. It's not a story the Jedi would tell you. It's a Sith legend."

-Darth Sidious, 'Revenge of The Sith', 2005.

63. "You don't know the power of the dark side! I must obey my master."

-Darth Vader, 'Return of the Jedi', 1983.

64. "You are nothing! A scavenger girl is no match for the power in me! I am all the Sith!"

-Darth Sidious, 'The Rise of Skywalker', 2019.

Villain Quotes By Celebrities

Here's a list of some real quotes by celebrities on things that are black and white and the dichotomy between good and evil.

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

- Josephine Angelini, 'Firewalker'.

66. "Every villain is a hero in his own mind."

- Tom Hiddleston.

67. "I love the gray area between right and wrong."

- Dan Brown.

68. "Cinema is much more than heroes and villains."

- Anurag Kashyap.

69. "A superhero movie is only as great as its villains."

- Chadwick Boseman.

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

- Christopher Walken.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Villain quotes then why not take a look at [Daredevil quotes], or [Beetlejuice quotes]?

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