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Make it fun, make it stimulating!
Cheers, to the ship that charmed the devil.
We're just like those supervillains in the comic books, except better-looking! James:
And even meaner!
Prepare for trouble, and make it double
To infect the world with devastation,
To blight all peoples in every nation,
To denounce the goodness of truth and love,
To extend our wrath to the stars above
— Butch and Cassidy's Team Rocket entrance speech
You are now official Decepticon warriors. Go out there and be as violent as you can be!
My aim....hm.....Ah! Yes. That would actually be very simple. I want your powers as Spirit to turn the ways of the world upside down....In order to topple the restraints of this world. But your existence in this world is stable. I wonder what I have to do to make you despair?
You know, Guile, evil is a good career choice. It has a lot to offer.
"I doubt I need an introduction, but just in case, I am the mighty Frieza, and yes, all the horrible stories you've heard are true." Turles
: Disturbing. The strongest of all Saiyan blood, and he has a soft spot for a purple dinosaur. Kakarot, you raised this Saiyan too much like an Earthling! Goku
: I raised him to know the difference between good and evil! Unlike some
: Hmph. I know the difference. I just don't care.
Hey Tetsu. Have you ever thought about 'evil'? In the world these days... The idea that all people all inherently good gets tossed a lot. The law represents that. 'There's no such a thing as a person who was born evil', 'From the point of view of the person committing the crime, they had a reason for it'... Like that. You've probably seen in in mangas and movies, haven't you? All those final bosses that seemed like 'he was actually a good guy', 'he just did evil things for the sake of his friends' or 'he did evil things to overcome his own personal trauma'. Even if they are defeated... That kind of half-assed evil can never be clear-cut. Anyway, it has gotten to be the generally accepted opinion that nobody in this world is pure "evil". They're wrong. It exists. 'Evil'. Not impure evil like necessary evil or resultant evil or anything. 'Absolute Evil'. That person watched the electronic drug that made even my questionable soul waver. While grinning. Wearing an expression like... 'I wonder what element of this was leading people astray?'. All while sitting on a favourite piece of furniture he recently got. Just being with him... Fills me with the urge to throw up. And it gets that I'm disgusted with even alive... Even then, this 'evil' is charismatic enough that I can't get away from it. If you were doing a
good job..., I figured I'd take you to him but I guess I've been disappointing.[...] Hihihi, How considerate, You'll understand someday... No, you'll... probably never understand him. Sorry to bother you Tetsu. Well... Have a peaceful life.
[sets Tetsu's garage on fire.]
Redditch is dead! And I killed him! Now it is DePrayve's turn to live... to exult in the richness of evil!
I am lord of evil, little man — forever and always!
: You've got to understand, I didn't get involved in this because I'm some sort of cackling super-villain who gets off on hurting people or anything. Seth
: Hell, I did.
— Seth Angus Billy Cletus Bubba Jamie Clement Callum Cowie
, The Authority
I am not the hero in my own story. I am the bad guy. I have no end in mind that justifies my means. There are no skeletons in my closet, no abusive childhood or inciting misery that might expiate my vile behavior. Nor am I insane. I know the difference between good and evil. And I am fully capable of empathizing with the pain, emotional or physical, of others. No sociopath, I. Rather, I simply prefer bad over good. Wrong over right. Dirty over clean. Sick over healthy. Untrue over true.
Y'see, deep down, in my most secret heart of hearts, I'm still a totally depraved sonuvabitch whose main goal in life is to watch you die. Slowly and painfully. Just like your kid.
"I am the new, undisputed, absolute crime lord of Gotham City. I am everything this city deserves — and more. I am the darkness that fills the heart of every living soul in this sordid little town... including the blackest, most twisted soul of all... I think you know who I'm talking about." "There's a word for what I am, but nobody uses it anymore. No one wants to see the simple truth. If they did, they'd kill people like me as soon as we revealed ourselves. But they don't. They close their eyes and blather about psychology and say that nobody is truly
evil. That's why I've won. That's why I
— Ava Lord
, Sin City
, "A Dame to Kill For"
: "You filthy creature! How could you do such an awful thing to someone as pure as her?!" Lord Komatsu
: "Because I'm evil
HAHAHA ITS SO NICE BEING A BAD GUY!
In my defense, Lady, you should have seen that coming.
"Youre evil." Twilight shot.
"That I am." Nightmare conceded with a lopsided smile. "Not everypony has it within their heart to rip a pony in half, or eat the bones of their enemies
But this is only a more honest kind of evil. Tell me what you think evil is."
I once thought that the greatest evil in this world was done in the name of the greater good. I was wrong. Terribly wrong. There is evil in this world which knows itself for evil, and hates the good with all its strength. All fair things does it desire to destroy. Captain Action:
Very soon, we'll have to go back to our time with Krellik. But perhaps, sometime, we can meet again. Right now, our job is still to find and neutralize Dr. Evil. Captain Marvel XII:
(raising a eyebrow) Dr. Evil? Even on my world, I thought I'd run into some villains with corny names. But that takes it. Who is this guy, another worm villain like my ancestor fought? Action Boy:
He's my grandfather. Captain Marvel:
Film — Animated
What do we care about nice?
What do we care about sweet?
All that we care about's vice
Eating the mice,
Cheating the dice,
Which is neat,
We've got no time for taste.
Who's got the time to waste?
We've got a better plan
To be as mean as we can!
Oh, I love it when I'm nasty!
Behold, The Underminer! I am always beneath you, but nothing
is beneath me
! I hereby declare war on peace and happiness!
Doesn't it feel so GOOD... to be BAD?
Actually, I'm an evil scientist.
Film — Live-Action
Good morning, my golden retrievers! What kind of havoc shall the Carver Media Group create in the world today?
Remember, if this makes the papers, we're no longer the Wet Bandits, we're the Sticky Bandits!
Koopa?! But you just said you were— President Koopa:
"One evil, egg-sucking son of a snake." Did I lie?
I am Lord Zedd, sworn enemy of all that is good and decent!
Director Krennic: We were on the verge of greatness, we were this close to providing peace and security for the galaxy.
Galen Erso: You're confusing peace with terror.
Well, you have to start somewhere.
God, I love being a bad guy.
Kermit the Frog:
Why are you doing this? Nicky Holiday:
Because I'm a villain, pure and simple.
Hear me, believe me, and fear me!
Cop: The whole fucking city's on fire because of what you did.
I know. Isn't it beautiful?
Me. It was all me, James. It's always been me. The author of all your pain.
— Franz Oberhauser
, a.k.a Ernst Stavro Blofeld, Spectre
I like being bad. It makes me happy.
: Seriously, what the hell's wrong with you people? Harley Quinn
: We're bad guys, it's what we do!
"What you lookin' at? You all a bunch of fuckin' assholes. You know why? You don't have the guts to be what you wanna be. You need people like me. You need people like me so you can point your fuckin' fingers and say, 'That's the bad guy.' So... what that make you? Good? You're not good. You just know how to hide, how to lie. Me, I don't have that problem. Me, I always tell the truth. Even when I lie. So say good night to the bad guy! Come on. The last time you gonna see a bad guy like this again, let me tell you. Come on. Make way for the bad guy. There's a bad guy comin' through! Better get outta his way!" Vito Cornelius
: You're a monster Zorg. Zorg
: I know.
: You have that look in your eyes. From the forest.
You called me a monster.
Rey: You are a monster!
: God damn you! God damn you! Haggis
: He already has, son. He already has.
: You summoned me, Lordship? The Lord of Darkness
: Are you not the most, loathsome of my goblins? Blix
: Truly, master! Darkness
: And is your heart black, and full of hate? Blix
: Black as midnight, black as pitch, blacker than the foulest witch!
"I'm the monster, I'm the villain
What perfection, what precision!
Keen incisions, I deliver
Unscathed organs, I deliver
Repossession, I deliver
I'm the Repo! Legal assassin!"
: I don't get it. Why are they confessing? Danny Moses
: They're not confessing. Porter Collins
: They're bragging.
: Am I the meanest? Goons
: Sho'nuff! Sho'nuff
: Am I the prettiest? Goons
: Sho'nuff! Sho'nuff
: Am I the baddest mofo low down around this town? Goons
Charles Foster Kane
: This gentleman was saying... Boss Jim Gettys
: I am not a gentleman. I don't even know what a gentleman is.
"Rule number one: Embrace the darkness. Rule number two: Kill your fear. And rule number three: Live for death." President Clark
: You're worse than they are, Mr. Wengler. Floyd Wengler
: Allow me to correct you, Mr. Clark - I'm worse than anyone.
"I may be bad, but I feel... good." "He wants mercy from the Drake - FROM THE DRAKE! - and he should know better than anybody: Mercy ain't my style!" Loki
: You still don't trust me? Thor
: Would you? Loki
: ...No, I wouldn't!
: I need your help. And I wish I could trust you... Loki
: If you did, you'd be the fool I always took you for.
"I may be as pretty as an angel, but I sure as hell ain't one."
"We all have flaws," he said, "and mine is being wicked."
"I am sick, deranged, sadistic, and insane. And you know what? I enjoy every second of it." I
like people thinking I'm an asshole. Being an asshole is my life's vocation; I'm a goddamned asshole professional. When other people act like assholes, they're doing it on their own time, but me, it's my
We are different from all the oligarchies of the past, in that we know what we are doing.
Youre a monster, arent you? I spoke softly into the night, looking at him from the corner of my eye.
He smiled. The very worst kind, he replied.
You figure that out all by yourself? The god of evil is evil?
You understand well enough how
the Party maintains itself in power. Now tell me why
we cling to power. What is our motive? Why should we want power? Winston:
You are ruling over us for our own good. You believe that human beings are not fit to govern themselves, and therefore— (O'Brien gives Winston an eletric shock for his answer) O'Brien:
That was stupid, Winston, stupid
! You should know better than to say a thing like that. Now I will tell you the answer to my question. It is this. The Party seeks power entirely for its own sake. We are not interested in the good of others; we are interested solely in power. Not wealth or luxury or long life or happiness: only power, pure power.
It sounds pretentious. After all, I am not a flesh-devouring ghoul
, hiding behind a human mask until it is time to gorge. Im no vampire
, draining the blood or soul from my victim- no ogre
, no demon
, no cursed beast from the spirit world
dwelling amid the unsuspecting sheep of humanity. Im not even possessed of the mystic abilities of a mortal wizard
I am "the world's worst evil god" after all.
"No-one becomes like she is without building walls inside their head," [Granny] said. "I've just knocked them down. Every scream. Every plea. Every pang of guilt. Every twinge of conscience. All at once. There's a little trick to it."
] Granny smiled terribly. "Everyone wants to know their true self. Now, she does."
A noise like a gas leak escaped from the duchess's lips. Her head jerked back suddenly. She opened her eyes, blinked, and focused on Granny. Sheer hatred suffused her features.
"Guards!" she said. "I told you to take them!"
Granny's jaw sagged. "What?" she said. "But — but I showed you your true self
"I'm supposed to be upset by that, am I?" As the soldiers sheepishly grabbed Granny's arms the duchess pressed her face close to Granny's, her tremendous eyebrows a V of triumphant hatred. "I'm supposed to grovel on the floor, is that it? Well, old woman, I've seen exactly what I am, do you understand, and I'm proud of it! I'd do it all again, only hotter and longer! I enjoyed it, and I did it because I wanted to!"
She thumped the vast expanse of her chest.
"You gawping idiots!" she said. "You're so weak
. You really think that people are basically decent underneath, don't you?"
What do you want
from us?! We're evil! EVIL!!
Distrusting me was the wisest thing you've done since you climbed off your horse.
"I do not serve things that are evil. I am evil."
I ain't no suit wearing businessman like you. I'm just a gangsta, I suppose.
We're VILLAINS! When are you gonna get that through your thick skulls?
: I'm not gonna kill you. Not in the mood. What do you think that's about? Unnamed Minion
: In mercy, does your power lie? Glory
: No, brainless, in torture, death, and chaos
does my power lie.
Patience is not one of my virtues. Well, actually, I don't have any virtues, but if I did, I'm sure patience wouldn't be one of them.
: But you use your powers for evil! Sutekh
: Evil? Your evil is my good. I am Sutekh the Destroyer. Where I tread, I leave nothing but dust and darkness...I find that good!
You know, I always felt this place was missing a real villain. Hence my humble contribution.
Violet: First of all, first impressions are often wrong.
Very true. For example, your first impression of me may be that I am a terrible person. But in time, Baudelaires, I hope you'll come to realize...you haven't the faintest idea.
Brea: You're all monsters!
You know, some experts say that sick people, people like me, you know, that ultimately we want to be caught. That the mistakes we make are intentional. Or that we stray from some particular course of action because we like the risk. Those experts are morons. I have no intention of being caught.
— John Curtis/The DC rapist
, CSI: NY
I use my powers for evil
I use them any way I want
I use them any way I please
— Lesbian Bed Death, "I Use My Powers For Evil"
I ain't nice, no I'm
quite a dick,
I'm the bad guy who's makin' you sick,
It's easy for me, I've got no shame,
I'm in it for the money and fame!
— Theory of a Deadman, "Villain"
I will not apologize You're mine for the taking I'm making a career of evil I do it all because I'm evil, and I do it all for free, your tears are all the pay I'll ever need. If all the world's a stage Then I shall play my part You may say it's cliché But I say it's an art
—>— The Stupendium
, Fiend Like Me (Evil Genius 2
Ring of Honor
, a place where respect, and tradition, are applauded. Where handshakes and praise are common found. But what ever happened to the men devoted to wickedness? Well fear no more, for this may be the place where the heroes are made, make room for the one true villain.
I am not
a good person. I have never been
a good person.
I was the most diabolical man in the history of this business. I've got a mind that just... works as a villain. True villains can't pretend to be anything else, they are what they are.
Often, villains are fond of claiming that they are misquoted, or misunderstood, or really oppressed heroes whose names have been unjustly tarred by vengeful enemies. Not so the Nephandi: they know what they are and they accept it, with no mamby-pamby moralizing or angst-ridden bemoaning of the fact. After all, having your Avatar ripped inside out
tends to remove the ambiguity from your worldview.
Some Nosferatu take the Victorian mindset to heart
, becoming embodiments of the blackest evils they so visibly represent
. These Nosferatu are true horrors, inflicting pain and misery for the vicarious thrill it gives them
, and cackling
whenever new fiendishness comes their way. These Sewer Rats are usually the bullies and terrors of their nests, victimizing even other Nosferatu
when a lack of other targets presents itself. Thankfully, these Nosferatu rarely accumulate influence of any standing value or length, and are soon undone by the weight of the own wickedness. Ultimately, they destroy themselves - or force others to bring them down, for if they haven't fallen to the Beast
soon after deciding to become such malicious creatures, few of their fellow Nosferatu
have any qualms about convincing other Kindred that it's only a matter of time until they do
, and it's in everyone's best interests to get rid of them now
The pendant's burning tells me that my heart is evil...That's good to know.
Evil is actually in my job description.
My wicked intellect will lead us to victory.
We have no need for illusions or euphemisms between us, Troper
. There are those who fight consistently for the side of right, and they are heroes. And then there are those like us, who know how to turn the powers of the world to our advantage without care for the cost to others, and we are called villains. Personally, I would rather be the latter any day.
Ware ga akuma da! (I am the
Look at me! I am sublime! I AM THE TRUE FACE OF EVIL!!!
Most villains don't think
they're evil. They think they're heroes
. Not me. I'm reclaiming it: EVIL WIZARD! I'm rotten to the bone, and I don't care who knows it!
So tell me, heretic, is this God of yours a compassionate one? I doubt even He has room in His divine heart for such an unusually talented sinner as me.
You there! I have you now, villains! You... are common thieves! Aren't you? AREN'T YOU??? My eyes never deceive! Bowser:
What are you implying? I'm no little thief! I'm Bowser, the Remorseless King of Evil! So I'll take what I want! And I want THIS
I am an evil scientist! What did you expect? "Ah, Ms. Kyle. you have the privilege of conversing with me, the Riddler. Gotham's premier super-villain and intellectual colossus." Superman:
You make me sick! Lobo:
That's only 'cause you know me.
Who am I? I'm the scariest motherfucker you're ever gonna meet! I'm Cook-Cook, bitch, better not forget it! "We're a group dedicated to evil using Pokémon!" "I'm different, you see. From the ancients who clung to dear life. And from you. So don't bother trying to reason with me. You will find I have no reason. Or creed. Or any such tripe. I just want to destroy the world. But please
do try to resist with all your might. It will add to my enjoyment."
"I am the enemy. I will succeed. My mission, yeah, I must complete." "This chaos is my LIFE. Look around you! Burning buildings, vandalism, gang wars! I live and breathe this lifestyle."
"I killed a man named 'Smith' with a bottle because I am an evil human being. Isn't that enough?"
Say goodbye to your planet, Kakarot! Goku:
Well that's not very nice! Vegeta:
Of course not! I'm f*** ing evil
! *And Later* Vegeta:
Hey Kakarot, what's the opposite of Christopher Walken
CHRISTOPHER REEVE! * crushes Goku's legs* Goku:
* Screams in pain* ... That was in terrible taste! Vegeta: Don't care! Evil!
Word of advice: you want out of here
? Play nice, work off your time, and convince them you're not
a total piece of shit. Cell:
Oh really? Well if that simple, then why the here are you
still here? Frieza:
Well you see "Perfect" Cell - (grabs Cell by throat with his tail and begins choking him
) I know who I fucking am
. I'm a child-killing, people enslaving, galactic tyrant. And I'd rather die a million more times
before I ever pretend otherwise.
The Star Child:
Look, I get that you Dark Eldar will literally die and get swallowed by Slaanesh if you don't act the scoundrel. That has evidently been a problem for everyone for a few millennia now. Vect:
: Define "problem".
Then - you're not angry? Agatha:
Nah. You did good. Castle:
"Good." ... Hrm. Perhaps ... you could phrase it some other way?
"After Spencer shoves a grenade in Groeder's mouth and kicks him off his giant robot spider-thing, he goes on find Joe in a mech with a bunch of angel wings (drop the fucking Safer Sephiroth envy, people) where Joe reveals he not only was he the leader of BioReign, but he also had a hand in creating bionics, and it was his idea to make bionics the way they were: requiring somebody close to the person receiving the bionic part have their brain cut out and put into the bionic part. And he kidnapped Emily, and used her to make Spencers arm. And shortly after this announcement he smashes that female bionic from that obviously cut boss battle earlier in the game. And then he reveals he killed Spencers dog, Muffins, just because he was bored. And he once tore the "Do Not Remove" tag off a sofa. And his first instinct when eating a chocolate bunny is to bite its face off. The point theyre trying to make is Super Joe is EEEVIL, dammit!" "This may or may not be a major plot spoiler, but your megacorporation employer is actually up to no good. In fact, you'll know it long before your character does. One clue is that the corporation's logo appears to be a big, evil-looking winged skull. The covertly sinister corporation has also plastered the entire city with totalitarian propaganda, such as threatening billboards that simply read, "Power and Control." In keeping with the game's theme of not making much sense, the corporation has also stamped lots of things with the nonsensical slogan, "We Are the Sun of Your New Life." It's only vaguely threatening, but it is printed in a scary authoritarian font. And in a shocking turn of events, the corporation is called "The Corporation," and it's being opposed by a resistance movement that calls itself, of all things, "the resistance." Paul
: Why? Why would you think any
of this was a good idea? Carl
: Probably because I'm a dangerous psychopath with a long history of violence.
It should be enough that I say that everything is okay. And it is. Or maybe an Evil version of okay. Like E-kay
You know what, I dont think thats going to catch on.
: All you do is kill people, Carl! Carl
: That's like saying all Mozart did was write songs.
"I AM A FORCE TRULY EVIL!" "Look into my eyes, you perverted witch!
See the soul of the man who made Mother Russia his bitch!
You think I give a fuck about my wife?
My own son got locked up in prison and I didn't save his life!"
"I'm a human trigger warning, through the night until the morning
When the light shines upon my crimes, you find it sick, appalling!
An infamous, notorious delinquent
There's little more gory a thing than
Living in Victorian England!
This is horror core, beware if you're a common whore
Or at late night you may find me knocking on your door
Not keen to leave until I'm knee deep in blood and gore
Your grieving family on their knees, weeping, scrubbing floors!"
What is it about the name 'Dr. Insano' that eludes you people?!
Wow, that is the most blunt villain ever! I should really hate what an obvious cardboard cut-out he is, but to be honest, it's kind of refreshing. I just LOVE the lack of creativity with him! It's like he just came out and said: I'm the antagonist. I tied your girlfriend to the railroad tracks, put a bomb on a bridge, and ate puppies for dinner. No reason, I'm just evil.
But hand on, surely you can't blame all of humanity for what that small group of criminals did to that church. Valon:
Oh, I don't. Joey:
What? But you're with the Orichalcos! Surely you want to wipe everyone off the face of the Earth too! Valon:
Sure I do! But it ain't because I think humanity's evil or summat
, that's ridiculous! Joey:
Then why? Valon:
Simple, mate! I just f*ckin' hate people!
: [While filling out a crossword puzzle
] What's a three-letter word for...total...dick? Jonathan Joestar
: DIOOOOOOO!!! Dio Brando
: Hey, that works.
You're so evil, it's boring!
, man! The Lich: Yes.
While the mortal world doubts
, and questions
, I know exactly
what I am. I am your doom.
I don't mean to be mean all the time. I just am.
One of the nice things about being evil is, you get to lie a lot.
And then there was the time I restructured the DNA of our class's pet hamster; turned it into a tapeworm; that was ESPECIALLY evil. Draw that next!
Think nasty, think nasty, think nasty!
And you, Magmion, you did an excellent job. Magmion:
My heart is filled with joy at your praise, Master! Obscurio:
Heart, you say? Do not forget, we don't
have a heart!
: Why are you doing this? Drax
: Because I'm evil. Always have been, always will be.
My own mother thought I was a monster. [Beat]
She was right of course. But it still hurt.
It's not fair. Somewhere out there, there's a more evil Bender than me. I DO MY WORST, DAMN IT!
: Please, please... Think of the children. Daolon Wong
: Ahh... Your pleas are fruitless, for my soul, dear Kringle, is as black as coal.
I'm not the Damsel in Distress
I'm not your girlfriend or the frightened princess.
I'm not a little bird who needs your help to fly.
Nope... I'm the bad guy.
So much evil to do, so little time.
With this weapon I will shroud all the planets of the Pentangle in a permanent fog of gloomy darkness and depression forever!
I love to hate! I love to hate! Simply nothing else can make me feel so great! There's nothing more delicious than being gloriously vicious, and by far it is my most outstanding trait!
Crack out the chemistry set, Betty. We have a light to extinguish!
"No Muttley, we can't win fairly!
*bonks Muttley* We are villains, ergo we have to cheat!"
And so, the demonic binding begins. Emperor Cloyd:
Yes, our emissary will steer her towards the darkness. The Enchantress:
It may take months, even years. Emperor Cloyd:
So, we'll need chairs. The Enchantress: Dark chairs
Well, how did you know it was me? Louie:
It's always you. Glomgold:
AND IT ALWAYS WILL BE!
Snively, what color is my heart? *thrusts Snively into a Gross-Up Close-Up of his mouth
I-I don't see a heart, sir... Robotnik:
"We're the Guild of Calamitous Intent! We're the bad guys. Own it, gentlemen!"
That would make us happy, to see everyone unhappy! We love to see people unhappy! We love it! We love it!
"In every universe, Peter Parker stands for heroism and responsibility. Except for one. In my world, the name Peter Parker puts fear in the hearts of everyone who hears it."