->''"[[ComicBook/LexLuthor He]] was guilty of robbery and murder, industrial espionage and several attempts at terrorism...It was obvious to Kitty that he'd [[ArsonMurderAndJaywalking steal the money out of the church hat]], if he ever went to church.\\
So why exactly was she drawn to him? He certainly wasn't a nice man. Not like {{Franchise/Superman}}. He could be cruel, callous, and unthinking...But there was still something about that [[BaldOfEvil bald head]] and those smoldering eyes.\\
If his confidence was electric, the power she saw burning in those incredible eyes was nuclear. When you were drawn into his circle you believe he could make anything happen.\\
Where most people saw smiley faces in the moon, he saw worlds ripe for conquest. It was sort of thrilling."''
-->-- ''{{Film/Superman Returns}}'' novelization

->''"Listen, Coop, last night was really great. You were incredibly romantic and heroic, no doubt about it. And that's great. But I've thought about it, and my thing is this: Andy is really hot. And don't get me wrong, you're cute too, but Andy is like, ''cut''. From marble. He's gorgeous. He has this beautiful face and this incredible body, and I genuinely don't care that he's kinda lame. I don't even care that he cheats on me. And I like you more than I like Andy, Coop, but I'm 16. And maybe it'll be a different story when I'm ready to get married, but right now, I am entirely about sex. I just wanna get laid. I just wanna take him and grab him and fuck his brains out, ya know? So that's where my priorities are right now. Sex. Specifically with Andy and not with you."''
-->-- '''Katie''', ''Film/WetHotAmericanSummer''

->'''Sky Masterson:''' Who do you wanna marry? Nathan? Or what you wanna make out of him?\\
'''Adelaide:''' I wanna marry and live normal like ''people!'' I wanna have a normal home, with wallpaper and book ends!\\
'''Sky:''' Well, then, fall in love with people! Not with gamblers!
-->-- ''Theatre/GuysAndDolls''

->''"I'm ashamed to say it. But while I admire [[NiceGuy Ashley]], understand him and like his sense of principle, in the end, it's [[DeadpanSnarker Rhett]] that I'd want."''
-->-- '''Creator/OliviaDeHavilland''', discussing ''Film/GoneWithTheWind''

->''"I hope I never see Dallas Winston again...I might fall in love with him."''
-->-- '''Cherry Valance''', ''Literature/TheOutsiders''

->'''Picard''': What does a woman like you see in a man like [[Franchise/SherlockHolmes Professor Moriarty]]?\\
'''Countless Bartholomew:''' He is an exciting man, Captain. Brilliant, incisive... ruthless. He has an almost irresistible appeal.\\
'''Picard:''' He is also an arch criminal.\\
'''Countess Bartholomew''': Only because he was written that way! [[ICanChangeMyBeloved I see him much differently]], Captain -- [[DracoInLeatherPants he is not a villain]].
-->-- ''Series/StarTrekTheNextGeneration'' ("Ship in a Bottle")

->''"That Tompkins is such a renegade!"''
-->-- '''So and So''', ''WebAnimation/TeenGirlSquad Issue 8''

->''"You like me because I'm a scoundrel. There aren't enough scoundrels in your life."''
-->-- '''Han Solo to Princess Leia''', ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack''

->'''Shepard:''' "Some women like dangerous men."
->'''Kelly:''' "Commander, that is a dirty, ''dirty'' stereotype! [[HypocriticalHumor In my case it happens to be true, but still!]]"
-->-- ''VideoGame/MassEffect2''

->''"I'll make a rich woman beg, and make a good woman steal''\\
''I'll make an old woman blush, and make a young girl squeal''\\
''I wanna be yours pretty baby, yours and yours alone''\\
''But I gotta tell ya honey, that I'm bad to the bone!"''
-->-- '''George Thorogood''', ''Bad to the Bone''

->'''Teen Bubbles:''' ''(On [[ThePsychoRangers the Rowdyruff Boys]])'' "Oh. We shouldn't talk to them. They're bad."\\
'''Teen Blossom and Teen Buttercup:''' ''[Smiling wickedly]'' "I know!"
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerPuffGirls'' ("City of Clipsville")

->''"Honestly though, I thought he was cuter when he was evil."''
-->-- '''Tokine''', ''Manga/{{Kekkaishi}}''

->''"I don't understand. Do women like being treated like crap?"''
-->-- '''Stewie Griffin''', ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy''

->''"All good women have a missionary streak, sir; convince her that her orifice will be your salvation and she's yours."''
-->-- '''Puss-in-Boots''', ''Literature/TheBloodyChamber''

->''"I actually ''don't'' think girls like a guy who treats them bad. But I do think they--we--get off a little on the idea of changing someone for the better, or the idea of having ''the power'' that someone loves us so much that he'll [[CharacterDevelopment change or sacrifice something for us]]. ... A nice guy [[StaticCharacter doesn't need to change]], and, most importantly, he's already nice to everyone. How do you know that you're special if he [[LoveYouAndEverybody treats everyone else with as much kindness and respect as he treats you]]? The "bad boy" type, though? He may range from simple, garden-variety jackhole (hello, [[Series/{{Lost}} Sawyer]]!) to appalling psychopath (hello, [[Film/TheSilenceOfTheLambs Dr. Lecter]]!), but you know he loves you because he's [[JerkWithAHeartOfGold completely different around you]]. You are an exception to his very ''nature.'' This is how "villain" ends up drifting towards "{{antihero}}"--{{Dracula}}, Literature/ThePhantomOfTheOpera, Spike on ''[[Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer Buffy]]'', [[DracoInLeatherPants fanfic!Draco Malfoy]]--but you even see it with straightforward heroes: [[Literature/PrideAndPrejudice Mr. Darcy]] and [[Literature/JaneEyre Mr. Rochester]] are both cold, prickly, withdrawn types until Lizzie Bennet and Jane Eyre arrive, respectively, to [[ManicPixieDreamGirl bewilder and melt them]]. ''That's'' the fantasy."''
-->-- '''Creator/CleolindaJones'''

->''"He's a rebel and he'll never ever be any good''
->''He's a rebel and he'll never ever be understood''
->''And just because he doesn't do what everybody else does''
->''That's no reason why I can't give him all my love''
->''He is always good to me, always treats me tenderly''
->'''Cause he's not a rebel, no no no''
->''He's not a rebel, no no no, to me"''
-->-- '''The Crystals''', "He's a Rebel"

->''"Anyway, I was reading an article in the paper about [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ted_Bundy Ted Bundy]] being on trial in Florida. In the article it said the courtroom was filled with women waiting to give him flowers, love letters and wedding fucking proposals Ö and I'm afraid to say that the first thing that entered my head was: "And I'm not getting laid." What am I doing wrong? I read another article, a woman is suing the state of Wisconsin. Here's why: She married a fella. He's on death row. Why is he on death row? He killed 8 women Ö he has AIDS, and she's suing the state for rights of conjugal visits. And I'm afraid to say that the first thing that came to my head was: "And I'm not getting laid."\\
Okay, what exactly are you ladies looking for in a man here? They must have been heavy on the old sense of humor that you always talk about in your little women's polls. "Ted Bundy, that old whip, he's hilarious. Some of the things Ted would do, he kills me. I overlooked the whole mass murder things 'cause he kept me in stitches." It's just depressing. Michael Bolton, Garth Brooks Ė achey breaky fucking dick this guy is Ė Ted Bundy getting wedding proposals.\\
You know, we're fucked up here. I tell you, Satan's going to have no trouble taking over here 'cause all the women are going to say: "What a cute butt." "He's Satan!" "You don't know him like I do." "He's the Prince of Darkness!" "[[DracoInLeatherPants I can change him.]]"''\\
''Aw, man Oh, Hitler had Eva Braun, Manson had "Squeaky" Fromme,\\
Ted Bundy got lots of dates, I wonder what I'm doing wrong.\\
I don't pretend to understand women's little quirks\\
Just one thing I know for sure - chicks dig jerks, yeah.''
->"Chicks Dig Jerks"
-->-- '''Creator/BillHicks'''

->''"Witnesses said the sexy and oh-so-single Jeffries Ė best known for his role as daredevil test pilot Johnny Spade in the blockbuster ''G-Force'' movies Ė committed the murders 'for no apparent reason,' mowing down his terrified prey 'with cold-blooded precision, deaf to their desperate pleas for mercy.'" Ouch!"''
-->-- '''[[http://www.theonion.com/articles/irrepressible-bad-boy-slays-seven,450/ Irrepressible Bad Boy Slays Seven]]''', ''Website/TheOnion''

->'''Jonas Armstrong:''' He's a murderer!
->'''Lucy Griffiths:''' Yes, but he's a ''nice-looking'' murderer!
-->-- From the DVD commentary of the BBC's ''Series/RobinHood'', the actors who played Robin and Marian (both of whom undergo serious RonTheDeathEater syndrome in certain portions of the fandom) try to understand [[DracoInLeatherPants Guy of Gisborne]]'s appeal.

->''"Woman's heart and mind are insoluble puzzles to the male. Murder might be condoned or explained, and yet some smaller offence might rankle."''
-->-- '''''Literature/SherlockHolmes''''', "The Adventure of the Illustrious Client"

->''"Be my bad boy, be my man.''
->''Be my weekend lover, but don't be my friend."''
-->-- '''Music/{{Cascada}}''', "Bad Boy"

->''"Yeah the bad boys are always catching my eye''
->''I said the bad boys are always spinning my mind''
->''Even though I know they're no good for me''
->''It's the risk I take for the chemistry''
->''With the bad boys always catching my eye"''
-->-- '''Music/AlexandraBurke''', "Bad Boys"

->'''Solange:''' What is it about bad men? You... my husband. I had so many chances to be happy, so many nice guys. Why can't nice guys be more like you?\\
'''Franchise/JamesBond:''' Because then they would be bad.
-->-- ''Film/CasinoRoyale2006''

->''"Why do women do it? Leave their damned brains in neutral when the bad guys start to sweet talk? Why couldn't she have married some straight up and down dullard who would have taken care of her?"''
-->-- '''Rufus van Alden''', ''[[Literature/HerculePoirot The Mystery of the Blue Train]]''

->''"Itís that air of helpless ruin. Heís desperately attractive. He may well be a killer too, of course, so thatís a bit worrying. But maybe thatís whatís attractive, I donít know."''
-->-- '''Lennox''', ''[[Literature/HerculePoirot The Mystery of the Blue Train]]''

->''"You're such an asshole... that's so charming."''
-->-- '''Lily Evans''', ''Theatre/AVeryPotterMusical''

->''"As if a woman ever loved a man for his virtue."''
-->-- '''Kitty Fane''', ''Film/ThePaintedVeil''

->''"Now you're in love, and why shouldn't you be?''
->''I'm everything you'll never be."''
-->-- '''Music/QueensOfTheStoneAge''', "Ode to Clarissa"

->'''Manny Calavera:''' You know, you have a really bad taste in men.\\
'''Olivia Ofrenda:''' No, I have a taste for ''really bad men''. There's a difference.
-->-- ''VideoGame/GrimFandango''

->'''Puck''': Jesse will never fully know what it feels like to be a Jew.
->'''Rachel''': I'm ironically turned on by your bad boy image, but let's keep this professional.
-->-- ''Series/{{Glee}}''

->''"The whole 'quiet and stoic' thing must get you a lot of action, huh?"''
-->-- '''Oghren''', ''VideoGame/DragonAgeOriginsAwakening''

->''"Doc, Iím not here to fill your ear with a load of crap about rules, or making wise choices or wasting your potential or any of that crap. You got on the pill; that tells me youíre trying to be responsible. Now, let me clue you in on something about bad boys. Most bad boys arenít a project, honey; theyíre not fixer-uppers. They wonít fall for the right girl and mystically be cured of their faults while keeping that cool edginess. And, sadly, most of them need a cop with a gun and the threat of a jail sentence hanging over their heads to wake up and figure out which way the world spins. I know because I was one and thatís what it took. More to the point, Trish and I would rather chew ground glass than see you hurt."''
-->-- '''Mr Donner''', ''Literature/WhateleyUniverse''

->'''Bart:''' What do you like about him (Jimbo)? [[YouAnsweredYourOwnQuestion He's just a good-looking rebel who plays by his own rules.]]
->'''Lisa and Laura Powers:''' ''[Sighs wistfully]''
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons''

->''"Who's that guy? The guy with all the tattoos who just punched that other guy in the gut and stole his car keys? The guy who called me a bitch and told me to stay out of his business? I want him to get me pregnant."''
-->-- ''Website/{{Cracked}}'', [[http://www.cracked.com/blog/4-pieces-relationship-advice-movies-need-to-stop-giving/ "4 Pieces of Relationship Advice Movies Need to Stop Giving"]]

->''"Oh Jet, you're so...bad...."''
-->-- '''Player!Katara:''', ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'' ("The Ember Island Players")

->''"It is not vertue, wisdom, valour, wit,\\
Strength, comliness of shape, or amplest merit\\
That woman's love can win or long inherit;\\
But what it is, hard is to say,\\
Harder to hit,\\
(Which way soever men refer it)."''
-->-- '''Samson Agonistes''', 1010-1015

->''"He's a tramp''\\
''But they love him''\\
''Breaks a new heart''\\
''Ev'ry day''\\

->''He's a tramp''\\
''They adore him''\\
''And I only hope''\\
''He stays that way..."''
-->-- '''Peggy Lee''', ''Disney/LadyAndTheTramp''

->''"You got style, You got grace. But kid you try so hard, she just laughs in your face. Yeah, you're a nice guy with the wrong attitude, She want a bad boy."''
-->-- '''Cobra Starship''', ''Nice Guys Finish Last'' [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0H2Imyu8Jfc]].

->''"Women love a sick child or a healthy animal; A man who is both itches them like an incubus."''
-->-- '''Marilyn Hacker''', ''She Bitches About Boys''

->''"She wants fire, and Dorne sent her mud. You could make a poultice out of mud to cool a fever. You could plant seeds in mud and grow a crop to feed your children. Mud would nourish you, where fire would only consume you, but fools and children and young girls would choose fire every time."''
-->-- '''Barristan Selmy''', ''Literature/ASongOfIceAndFire''

->''"It's always the bad boy that makes the good girl's heart beat just a little bit faster."''
-->-- '''Simon R. Green''', ''Literature/SomethingFromTheNightside''

->''"It amuses me. It honestly amuses me. People have been waxing lyrical [in letters] about Draco Malfoy, and I think that's the only time when it stopped amusing me and started almost worrying me. I'm trying to clearly distinguish between Tom Felton, who is a good looking young boy, and Draco, who, whatever he looks like, is not a nice man. Itís a romantic, but unhealthy, and unfortunately all too common delusion of ó delusion, there you go ó of girls, and you [nods to Melissa] will know this, that they are going to change someone. And that persists through many women's lives, till their death bed, and it is uncomfortable and unhealthy and it actually worried me a little bit, to see young girls swearing undying devotion to this really imperfect character, because there must be an element in there, that 'I'd be the one who [changes him]'. I mean, I understand the psychology of it, but it is pretty unhealthy. So, a couple of times I have written back, possibly quite sharply, saying [Laughter], 'You want to rethink your priorities here'."''
-->-- '''Creator/JKRowling''', from an [[http://www.accio-quote.org/articles/2005/0705-tlc_mugglenet-anelli-2.htm interview]]

->'''Fred''': Women don't love men for their goodness.
->'''Mary''': Perhaps not. But if they love them, they never think them bad.
-->-- ''Literature/{{Middlemarch}}''

->''"Rose and Valerie, screaming from the gallery''
->''Say he must go free / (Maxwell must go free)''
->''The judge does not agree and he tells them / So"''
-->-- '''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qpCV2wgoxC8 Maxwell's Silver Hammer]]''', ''Franchise/TheBeatles''

->''"... [T]he seduction community is today rediscovering politically incorrect truths about female sexuality that everyone knew and took for granted before 1830 - [[GoodOldWays albeit the old account was that women tend to make self destructive sexual choices, so need male kin supervising their sex lives]], while the new seduction community account is that women tend to make self destructive sexual choices, [[JerkAss so here is how to take advantage of them]]."''
-->-- '''Random internet forum poster on "Pick Up Artists"'''

->''"For some unknown reason, they draw you in despite the fact that they are jerks."''
-->-- '''Alexis Bledel'''

->'''Mabel:''' [Robbie V.] is ''such'' a jerk.\\
'''Dipper:''' Yeah, but he's a jerk with tight pants and a guitar.
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'', "The Time-Traveler's Pig"

->'''Mermando''': ''[after Mabel asks him out]'' I'm afraid I cannot, for I have a terrible secret! ''[swims away]''\\
'''Mabel''': I'm upset...but also intrigued.
-->--''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'', "The Deep End"

->''"You know, it's very strange. You're really horrible, and cynical and shallow and selfish and immoral and completely worthless--and I ''like'' you. I like you very much."''
-->-- '''Patty''', to David Slater in ''Theatre/TheMoonIsBlue''

->'''Ilana:''' I don't get it.\\
'''Octus:''' Dark hair, bedroom eyes, moody demeanor. I totally get it.
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/SymBionicTitan''

->''"Girls don't want a gentleman\\
If you want to get to them.\\
Girls don't want a gentleman,\\
They want a loser like me."''
-->-- '''Theory of a Deadman''', "Gentleman"

->'''Claudia:''' Heís just sucking up because he wants in your pants. Once he moves his toothbrush in, heís gonna abuse your house husbands, take over the TV remote, and max out your credit cards.\\
'''Anita:''' But heís a tough guy!\\
'''Claudia:''' A great bodyguard. An awful house husband.\\
'''Anita:''' But heís sexy.
-->-- ''Literature/AnitaBlake'' parody [[http://books.adult-fanfiction.org/story.php?no=600005707&chapter=1 here]]

->''"I know, I have to get away from that bad boy thing. There's no good there. But I can't help thinking -- isn't that where the fire comes from? Can a nice, safe relationship be that intense? I know it's nuts, but... part of me believes that [[InterplayOfSexAndViolence real love and passion have to go hand in hand with pain and fighting]]. ''[vampire leaps out at Buffy; she stakes him without pause]'' [[ComicallyMissingThePoint I wonder where I get that from?]]"''
-->-- '''Buffy''', ''Recap/BuffyTheVampireSlayerS4E9SomethingBlue''

->'''Stewie:''' S'up babe, we going out Saturday night?\\
'''Olivia:''' Stewie what are you doing here? I told you, I'm just into a different type of guy.\\
'''Stewie:''' Oh yeah? I'll tell you what you're into-- being ugly!\\
'''Olivia:''' ''[hurt]'' Stewie, you're being mean.\\
'''Stewie:''' No, if I was being mean when you opened the door I would have said "Oh hey Creator/RayLiotta, is Olivia home? Oh wait, you're Olivia!". You see I thought you were Creator/RayLiotta because your skin has the texture of a decorative autumn squash.\\
'''Olivia:''' ''[weeping profusely]''\\
'''Stewie:''' So I'll pick you up at seven?\\
'''Olivia:''' ''[through tears]'' That sounds wonderful.
-->-- ''WesternAnimation/FamilyGuy''

->'''Detective Jake Peralta:''' I did something really stupid, I need your help. You know how [[BlatantLies I'm a sexy bad boy who rides motorcycles to work]] and is [[CowboyCop always breaking the rules in the name of justice]]?\\
'''Detective Amy Santiago:''' I don't like where this going...\\
'''Detective Jake Peralta:''' Well, I ''also'' maybe sometimes bring home case files to work on them after-hours and ''might'' not be that great about returning them.\\
'''Detective Amy Santiago:''' ''[horrified]'' Oh God...\\
'''Detective Jake Peralta:''' ''[slightly hopeful]'' Are you aroused because of what a bad boy I am?\\
'''Detective Amy Santiago:''' [[SubvertedTrope No!]]\\
'''Detective Jake Peralta:''' ''[thinly-veiled disappointment]'' No...
-->-- ''Series/BrooklynNineNine''

->'''Hendricks:''' Shit, John, try to make a little sense! You've known her since less than six days! She is eighteen!\\
'''Johnny Marcone:''' I already checked. Totally legal in Missouri.\\
'''Hendricks:''' OH, FOR GOD'S SAKE! She is a juvenile offender who burns cars!
-->-- ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'' fic ''[[http://archiveofourown.org/works/320924 Missourian Love]]''

->''"Someone told me that women might be attracted to the bad boys ''initially'', but they don't ''stay'' with the bad boys. So... there's a ''double'' benefit!"''
-->-- '''Comedian Glen Foster'''

->''"It's hard to resist a bad boy who's a good man."''
-->-- '''Nora Roberts'''

->''"You see the glass half empty''\\
''(Never enough for this bad boy)''\\
''I see the glass half filled''\\
''(She sees some good in this crazy fool)''\\
''I've only got myself to blame''\\
''(Well, you should have known better)''\\
''But Cupid's a real good liar"''
-->-- '''Girlfriend''', cover of '''Laura Branigan''''s "Bad Attitude"

->'''Winston''': What's your take on why women go out with the wrong type of guy?\\
'''Florence''': I see it as a genetic gamble. It's harder to raise a child alone. But if the child is a boy who grows up like his father, the mother's half of the genetic code is disseminated far wider than if she had followed the monogamous model.
-->-- '''Webcomic/{{Freefall}} [[http://freefall.purrsia.com/ff1100/fv01089.htm #1089]]'''

->''I was reading [a women's magazine] on the plane ride up here, and there was this thing in there where these women, nationwide, had sent in their responses to this survey, and one of the questions was, they were asked to name their number-one type of "fantasy man", and do you know what the number one answer was? A "dangerous man". See, I thought about that one. When they wrote that they must have been thinking about somebody like Film/JamesBond or something, no, that's why it's a fantasy. Because in ''reality,'' when you get a dangerous man, you're on an episode of ''COPS'' in a tube top hanging out a trailer door going, "Lock his ass up! LOCK -- HIS -- ASS -- UUUP!"''
-->-- '''Creator/JeffFoxworthy'''

->''I've got a fever, Come check it and see''\\
''There's something burning and rolling in me''\\
''We may not last but we'll have fun till it ends''\\
''Come on baby be my bad boyfriend''\\\
''I want to hear you call out my name''\\
''I want to see you burn up in flames''\\
''Keep you on ice so I can show all my friends''\\
''Come on baby be my bad boyfriend''
-->-- '''Music/{{Garbage}}''', "Bad Boyfriend"

->''"What don't you get about this? Britta likes guys who are mean to her. She doesn't like herself."''
-->-- '''Troy Barnes''', ''Series/{{Community}}''

->'''[[ComicBook/{{Nightwing}} Dick]]:''' And this one at the head of the pack, he's gaining on me with eyes ready to kill. It's Jason Todd-- you know, the lifer? The kid raised in the gang?\\
'''[[ComicBook/{{Supergirl}} Kara]]:''' Yeah, we've met. He's cute.\\
'''Dick:''' '''I'm''' cute. '''He's''' the kind of scum who thinks the word scum is a compliment.
-->-- ''ComicBook/GothamCityGarage''

->'''Nancy:''' Pig.
->'''Arnie:''' Yeah.
->'''Nancy:''' You're scum!
->'''Arnie:''' Yeah.
->'''Nancy:''' You're slime!
->'''Arnie:''' Yeah.
->'''Nancy:''' You're vermin!
->'''Arnie:''' Yeah.
->'''Nancy:''' Kiss me!
->'''Arnie:''' Okay!
-->-- ''Series/{{Roseanne}}'', "Vegas, Vegas"

->''My one and only shining star said, stick with me and I'll take you far''\\
''Your eyes are sparklin' with teenage fire''\\
''I'll satisfy your mad desire''

->'''cause I love playin' with fire''\\
''And I don't wanna get burned''\\
''I love playin' with fire''\\
''Don't think I'll ever learn''
-->--'''[[Music/TheRunaways The Runaways]]''', "I Love Playin' With Fire"

->''"I know there are women, like my best friends, who would have gotten out of there the minute their boyfriend gave them a gun to hide. But I didn't. I got to admit the truth. It turned me on."''
-->-- '''Karen''', ''Film/{{Goodfellas}}''

->''Sasuke didn't see himself as a charming person. He had no idea what all those girls saw in him, to be frank. He was bitter, asocial, wrapped in darkness and scarred by grief. The phrase "damaged goods" surely existed solely to describe people like himself. \\
He was not the kind of person that he thought a smart or self-respecting girl should pursue. Couldn't they see how messed up he was? How dangerous a path he would have to walk? \\
It galled Sasuke that so many girls should be so smitten with him. It felt insulting, somehow, like their infatuation devalued the tragedy of his clan's destruction, romanticizing his pain and frustration into an unrecognizable caricature of the person he really was. \\
Their smiling, giggling, blushing, and cooing all angered him. Like they saw it all as one big game, like they didn't take anything seriously. They didn't get it. They refused to understand.''
-->-- ''Fanfic/IAmNOTGoingThroughPubertyAgain''

->'''Valerian:''' Little Goody Two-shoes with an Ivy League education are always attracted to galaxy-hopping bad boys like me.
->'''Laureline:''' [[AvertedTrope My Ivy League education taught me to steer clear from bad boys like you.]]
-->-- ''Film/ValerianAndTheCityOfAThousandPlanets''

->'''Juni:''' Gary's a bad guy, Carmen.
->'''Carmen:''' Maybe I know that. [[ICanChangeMyBeloved I think I can change him!]]
->'''Juni:''' I do not understand you.
->'''Carmen:''' And you never will.
-->-- ''Film/SpyKids 2: Island of Lost Dreams''