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Bad Boy Quotes: Decoding the Charm

Titi Dokubo
Jan 16, 2023
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Bad boys are hard to define or describe. They are usually confident and brave men with strong personalities that make them attractive. Read these 53 bad boys quotes to learn more about them.

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Even though their names precede them, women have always liked bad boys because they are a mystery. Their mystique tends to draw women in as these ladies want to know more.

In addition, bad boys allow their women freely express themselves, which makes these ladies fall for them. The ladies, primarily good girls, can explore their adventurous sides and be spontaneous.

Women easily fall for bad boys because these boys are seen as exciting and forbidden, and they want to change them. They also want to feel protected when they are out with their man.

However, for some women, it is because they have daddy issues they are dealing with, and these bad boys are a way to cope. If you have encountered one of these men and want to learn more about who they are, then read these 53 bad boys quotes

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Edward J. Flanagan's quote: "There are no bad boys. There is only bad environment, bad training, bad example, bad thinking." | Image: AmoDays

Edward J. Flanagan's quote: "There are no bad boys. There is only bad environment, bad training, bad example, bad thinking." | Image: AmoDays

Bad Boy Quotes with Frank Confessions

"I may be a real bad boy, but baby I'm a real good man." — Tim McGraw

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"I guess I was a bad boy... Yes, yes, I've had lots of women in my life." — Kirk Douglas

"But people who really know me, know that I am not a bad boy at heart I am a big teddy bear." — A. J. McLean

"I like the term misunderstood.But I am a bit of a bad boy. I have tattoos and I mess around. That's part of my image, so it's cool." — Zayn Malik

"Everybody thinks I'm, like, a bad boy. I've had my day, but I just sit at home and play the blues mostly." — Brad Renfro

Tim McGraw's quote: "I may be a real bad boy, but baby, I'm a real good man." | Image: AmoDays

Tim McGraw's quote: "I may be a real bad boy, but baby, I'm a real good man." | Image: AmoDays

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"I've been a bad boy trying to be a good man my whole life." — Jimmy Snuka

"Women like bad boys…Being a good boy never worked for me." — Jude Law

"My father was a bad boy, a rascal. That's what him do for a living. He just go around and have a million and one children!" — Peter Tosh

"Don't get me wrong, I'm very goSs2od, I'm a loyal person and I would never treat anyone badly - what goes around comes around. But I do go for the bad boy. I haven't outgrown that." — Kierston Wareing

Jimmy Snuka's quote: "I've been a bad boy trying to be a good man my whole life." | Image: AmoDays

Jimmy Snuka's quote: "I've been a bad boy trying to be a good man my whole life." | Image: AmoDays

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"I keep the bad-boy image just to make my fans happy." — Sanjay Dutt

"It's correct that I'm a bad loser. Why should I lie? If I was good at losing I wouldn't be in Formula 1. I think it's more honest to act how you really feel than pretending to be the smiling boy who actually isn't in the mood to smile." — Sebastian Vettel

"I am a bad boy. I don't come across clearly to a lot of people, so I am bad for them." — Fahadh Faasil

"When I first met Alan Parker, who directed 'Angel Heart,' he'd heard so many horror stories about me that he was literally scared to death of me. Right away, he sat me down and said, 'I'm very scared of you. I've heard you're a very bad boy.'" — Mickey Rourke

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"My acting teacher always told us the script should be crumpled up and covered in coffee stains and peanut butter smudges - you should have that bad boy on you at all times." — Karl Glusman

Sanjay Dutt's quote: "I keep the bad-boy image just to make my fans happy." | Image: AmoDays

Sanjay Dutt's quote: "I keep the bad-boy image just to make my fans happy." | Image: AmoDays

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"But when you truly get to know me, I'm a good guy. I'm not the bad boy people think I am." — Bernard Tomic

"I've heard I've been called a bad boy, or difficult." — Alex Pettyfer

"I want to change the bad boy image that has stuck for a bit because I don't think I am at all how I have been portrayed. I would like that to change because it's awful to hear and read what is said of you." — Luis Suarez

"The bad boy image is something given to me by the media. I have been in relationships earlier, even for as long as three years. I am not saying I am a saint. I am like any other guy, I guess. Unfortunately, every time I even meet a person, it is reported as a link-up." — Yuvraj Singh

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Alex Pettyfer's quote: "I've heard I've been called a bad boy, or difficult." | Image: AmoDays

Alex Pettyfer's quote: "I've heard I've been called a bad boy, or difficult." | Image: AmoDays

Bad Boy — Quotes from Women Expressing Their Point of View

"I like a man who looks like a bad boy but knows how to treat a woman like a queen." — Candice Swanepoel

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"I think every girl's dream is to find a bad boy at the right time, when he wants to not be bad anymore." — Taylor Swift

"I want a bad boy in public, and a pussy cat at home!" — Christina Aguilera

"For me, the biggest thing is someone who's kind. I'm not into the bad-boy thing." — Carrie-Anne Moss

"I've done the bad-boy thing. It was fun for a good three months. But the thing about bad boys is, you have to keep in mind, you're never gonna marry a bad boy." — Ariana Grande

Candice Swanepoel's quote: "I like a man who looks like a bad boy but knows how to treat a woman like a queen." | Image: AmoDays

Candice Swanepoel's quote: "I like a man who looks like a bad boy but knows how to treat a woman like a queen." | Image: AmoDays

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"You cannot fix the bad boy. He'll just break your heart, and you'll resent him forever. Trust me." — Fearne Cotton

"I like the bad-boy types. Generally, the guy I'm attracted to is the guy in the club with all the tattoos and nail polish. He's usually the lead singer in a punk band and plays guitar. But my serious boyfriends are relatively clean-cut, nice guys. So it's strange." — Megan Fox

"A bad boy with a good heart, I think that would be perfect for me." — Carmen Electra

"Not to be purple, but I've never been a 'bad boy' kind of girl. I like manners." — Toks Olagundoye

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"The funny thing is that my husband couldn't be sweeter. He looks like this bad boy. He's got tattoos and earrings and a mohawk, but when you talk to him and he's around you, he's such a gentleman. He holds doors for ladies. He pulls out chairs. He cooks. He cleans." — Malin Akerman

Fearne Cotton's quote: "You cannot fix the bad boy. He'll just break your heart, and you'll resent him forever. Trust me." | Image: AmoDays

Fearne Cotton's quote: "You cannot fix the bad boy. He'll just break your heart, and you'll resent him forever. Trust me." | Image: AmoDays

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"Because I'm a good girl, I tend to fall for the bad boy persona, and it ends up biting me in the butt. They end up not knowing how to treat me, and I end up completely devastated." — Camila Cabello

"A bad boy can be very good for a girl." — Melissa de la Cruz

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

"There's just something about vampires that's sexy...It's the same reason why women go for the bad boy - you want them, but you shouldn't have them." — Nina Dobrev

"If your career is a bad boyfriend, it is healthy to remember you can always leave and go sleep with somebody else." — Amy Poehler

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Melissa de la Cruz's quote: "A bad boy can be very good for a girl." | Image: AmoDays

Melissa de la Cruz's quote: "A bad boy can be very good for a girl." | Image: AmoDays

Bad Boy Quotes Full of Smart Thoughts and Funny Sayings

"The bad boy: always more fun." — Ian McShane

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"Hey ma, your bad boy did good!" — Rocky Graziano

"I've never been a bad boy." — John Mayer

"The argument that 'boys will be boys' actually carries the profoundly anti-male implication that we should expect bad behavior from boys and men. The assumption is that they are somehow not capable of acting appropriately, or treating girls and women with respect." — Jackson Katz

Ian McShane's quote: "The bad boy: always more fun." | Image: AmoDays

Ian McShane's quote: "The bad boy: always more fun." | Image: AmoDays

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"There's something about America's sweetheart and America's bad boy. That juxtaposition is what everyone desires." — Machine Gun Kelly

"Give me the boy who rouses when he is praised, who profits when he is encouraged, and who cries when he is defeated. Such a boy will be fired by ambition; he will be stung by reproach, and animated by preference; never shall I apprehend any bad consequences from idleness in such a boy." — Quintilian

"There's only a few proper rock 'n' roll stars. I think it will come back - there's definitely room for a bad boy or bad girl. It's way too nice at the moment in pop, everyone's got to be so nice." — Thomas Grennan

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"We used to laugh at our small selves, saying that I was a bad girl trying to be good and that he was a good boy trying to be bad. Through the years, these roles would reverse, then reverse again, until we came to accept our dual natures. We contained opposing principles, light and dark." — Patti Smith

"I had given thought to acting, but I never really had a good enough opportunity or a character who made sense and paralleled my life a little bit. I feel like I'm one of the poster boys for a bad guy in a movie. I feel like I'm a good person to play a bad guy in a movie. I can say that." — Gucci Mane

Machine Gun Kelly's quote: "There's something about America's sweetheart and America's bad boy. That juxtaposition is what everyone desires." | Image: AmoDays

Machine Gun Kelly's quote: "There's something about America's sweetheart and America's bad boy. That juxtaposition is what everyone desires." | Image: AmoDays

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"My core is grime. But I make all kinds of music. Take Picasso. He could paint whatever way he liked. He could do a little ting with a felt tip if he wanted to - it's still going to be a bad boy Picasso at the end." — Stormzy

"The bad-boy label is just an assumption." — Russell Brand

"You can't be a bad boy without somebody scolding you." — David Rasche

"Bad boys do get the girls." — Tom Felton

"Narcissus turned and scowled at Leo. "Who are you?" "I'm the Super-sized McShizzle, man!" Leo said. "I'm Leo Valdez, bad boy supreme. And the ladies love a bad boy." — Rick Riordan

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Russell Brand's quote: "The bad-boy label is just an assumption." | Image: AmoDays

Russell Brand's quote: "The bad-boy label is just an assumption." | Image: AmoDays

"You can call me the bad boy chef all you want. I'm not going to freak out about it. I'm not that bad. I'm certainly not a boy, and it's been a while since I've been a chef." — Anthony Bourdain

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"Eventually, the bad boy image affects fans' willingness to show up." — Isaac Hanson

"There are no bad boys. There is only bad environment, bad training, bad example, bad thinking." — Edward J. Flanagan

"There's an old expression about falling off a horse. You get back on, and you ride that bad boy into town." — Brock Lesnar

"There is no doubt in my mind Bill Cosby was a bad boy." — Alan Thicke

"You know, people are always asking, 'What's your brand?' and, 'What are you all about?' Then you get other people saying, 'You need to do what Connor McGregor does.' But that's not me. That's not who I am. I'm not going to talk trash and build off the bad boy image." — Alexander Volkanovski

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Isaac Hanson's quote: "Eventually, the bad boy image affects fans' willingness to show up." | Image: AmoDays

Isaac Hanson's quote: "Eventually, the bad boy image affects fans' willingness to show up." | Image: AmoDays

When dealing with bad boys, it is advisable to be careful. These boys are usually cunning, manipulative, selfish, and psychopaths. Even though they are charming and intelligent, they lack empathy, have inflated egos, and more.

If you end up with them hoping to change them, you might be disappointed as they may use you. These men can be toxic for you, and these quotes on users might help you learn how to get away from them.

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