14 Bad-To-The-Bone Quotes From History

Sometimes the most bad-ass quotes aren't from action flicks but from actual real-life. Here are some mic-drop moments, and if you're not impressed with these 14 quotes, then we want to hear your greatest comeback line. 


If there is one among yOu who wishes to kill his emperor, here I am. - Napoleon Bonaparte

Source: 5 Movie-Worthy Lines Said By Real Soldiers 


For all your insatiability of blood, I shall give you your fill of it! - Queen Tomyris to Cyrus the Great after he imprisoned her son


have no idea. 'People who boast about their I.Q. are losers. Stephen Hawking's response, when asked his IQ

Source: The New York Times


Retreat, hell! We just got here. exclaimed by Capt. Lloyd W. Williams, after being advised to withdraw by French officer during WWI

Source: The American Legion


I you I done told you my last request... a bulletproof vest. James W. Rodgers' last words before his execution by firing squad

Source: The Spokesman-Review


It is a time for martyrs now, and if I am to be one, it will be for the cause of brotherhood. That's the only thing that can save this country. Malcom X said this two days before he was murdered.

Source: BBC


There will be enough women on the Supreme Court when there are nine. - Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Source: Chicago Sun Times


Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds. The words are from the Bhagavad Gita but J. Robert Oppenheimer thought of them after his first successful test of the atomic bomb.

Source: YouTube


We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever. - Carl Sagan

Source: Science Alert


G No one is going to give you the education you need to overthrow them. Assata Shakur

Source: Washington Post


wish you all had one neck and that I had my hands on it. - serial murderer Carl Panzram

Source: Online Archive of California


If you even dream of beating me, you'd better wake up and apologize. - Muhammad Ali

Source: USA Today


1 I'm bored with it all. Final words by Sir Winston Churchill

Source: Times Union


Screw the dialogue, let's wreck some cars. A quote by stuntman-turned-director Hal Needham

Source: Washington Times