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Badass Quotes About Life

Badass Quotes About Life

“Dynamite is loyal to the one who lights the fuse.”
― Dean F. Wilson

There’s not a person out there that wouldn’t like to be a bit more badass if given the chance. But the sad reality is that not everyone can spit out one-liners and sport a toothpick like it’s nobody’s business.

Luckily there are many ways how to be more badass with a little effort. In my post 11 Badass Skills That Will Amaze Everyone And Drop Jaws I outline 11 (obviously) of those ways. Some are easier than others I have to warn you.

Below you will find the most badass quotes about life I could find. I hope you’ll enjoy them!

Badass Quotes About Life

“I can be quite sarcastic when I’m in the mood.”
― J.D. Salinger

“Nobody calls me ‘blondie’ and keeps their kneecaps.”
― Cassandra Clare

“What doesn’t kill me had better fucking run”
― Jay Kristoff

“We have wasted History like a bunch of drunks shooting dice back in the men’s crapper of the local bar.”
― Charles Bukowski

Badass Quotes About Life

“Your heart is the most powerful muscle in your body. Do what it says.”
― Jen Sincero

“It’s my life. You can’t decide how I live it.”
― Amy Ewing

“People should either be caressed or crushed. If you do them minor damage they will get their revenge; but if you cripple them there is nothing they can do. If you need to injure someone, do it in such a way that you do not have to fear their vengeance.”
― Niccolo Machiavelli

“I wasn’t born with enough middle fingers.”
― Marilyn Manson

Badass Quotes About Life

“She wore trousers, because skirts were stupid, and boots, ‘cuz stuff needed to be kicked.”
― Brandon Sanderson

“Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.”
― Roy T. Bennett

“You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.”
― Mae West

“It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.”
― Andre Gide

Badass Quotes About Life

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
― George Bernard Shaw

“Who are you to judge the life I live?
I know I’m not perfect
-and I don’t live to be-
but before you start pointing fingers…
make sure you hands are clean!”
― Bob Marley

“I’m the one that’s got to die when it’s time for me to die, so let me live my life the way I want to.”
― Jimi Hendrix

“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.”
― Mark Twain

Badass Quotes About Life

“I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.”
― Albert Einstein

“If you don’t know where you’re going, any road’ll take you there”
― George Harrison

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”
― Margaret Mead

“Get busy living or get busy dying.”
― Stephen King

Badass Quotes About Life

“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.”
― May Sarton

“When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.”
― John Lennon

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.”
― Søren Kierkegaard

“A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable but more useful than a life spent doing nothing.”
― George Bernard Shaw

Badass Quotes About Life

“Monsters are real, and ghosts are real too. They live inside us, and sometimes, they win.”
― Stephen King

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“I don’t know the question, but sex is definitely the answer.”
― Woody Allen

“It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about it.”
― Dale Carnegie

Badass Quotes About Life

“Unbeing dead isn’t being alive.”
― E. E. Cummings

“Instead of worrying about what you cannot control, shift your energy to what you can create.”
― Roy T. Bennett

“Dare to Be

When a new day begins, dare to smile gratefully.

When there is darkness, dare to be the first to shine a light.

When there is injustice, dare to be the first to condemn it.

When something seems difficult, dare to do it anyway.

When life seems to beat you down, dare to fight back.

When there seems to be no hope, dare to find some.

When you’re feeling tired, dare to keep going.

When times are tough, dare to be tougher.

When love hurts you, dare to love again.

When someone is hurting, dare to help them heal.

When another is lost, dare to help them find the way.

When a friend falls, dare to be the first to extend a hand.

When you cross paths with another, dare to make them smile.

When you feel great, dare to help someone else feel great too.

When the day has ended, dare to feel as you’ve done your best.

Dare to be the best you can –

At all times, Dare to be!”
― Steve Maraboli

“If cats looked like frogs we’d realize what nasty, cruel little bastards they are. Style. That’s what people remember.”
― Terry Pratchett

Badass Quotes About Life

“The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.”
― G.K. Chesterton

“The most wasted of all days is one without laughter.”
― Nicolas Chamfort

“Do I not destroy my enemies when I make them my friends?”
― Abraham Lincoln

“Why didn’t I learn to treat everything like it was the last time. My greatest regret was how much I believed in the future.”
― Jonathan Safran Foer

Badass Quotes About Life

“Don’t say you don’t have enough time. You have exactly the same number of hours per day that were given to Helen Keller, Pasteur, Michelangelo, Mother Teresa, Leonardo da Vinci, Thomas Jefferson, and Albert Einstein.”
― H. Jackson Brown Jr.

“Do what is right, not what is easy nor what is popular.”
― Roy T. Bennett

“This is your life and its ending one moment at a time.”
― Chuck Palahniuk

“Don’t take life too seriously. Punch it in the face when it needs a good hit. Laugh at it.”
― Colleen Hoover

Badass Quotes About Life

“The past is a place of reference, not a place of residence; the past is a place of learning, not a place of living.”
― Roy T. Bennett

“Don’t you think it’s better to be extremely happy for a short while, even if you lose it, than to be just okay for your whole life?”
― Audrey Niffenegger

“Don’t be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don’t have to live forever, you just have to live.”
― Natalie Babbitt

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”

― Anais Nin

Badass Quotes About Life