The annals of time are forever littered with totally badass quotes. Terrifying men and women beget words that strike fear in the hearts of others, or inspire individuals to do great things. The usual suspects like Presidents and war heroes and civil right leaders leaders always show up on these lists, and deservedly so. Great orators are great orators for a reason. Rihanna is Rihanna and Shy Ronnie is Shy Ronnie, you know? All the world's a stage and we play different parts or some shit, whatever that old guy who wrote plays said.

But sometimes incredibly ballsy quotes come from the unlikeliest of people. Not necessarily Jimmy down the block—although he does have nuggets of wisdom, go talk to him—but people who you might not expect to give a totally badass quote. You could literally put these on a picture of Teddy Roosevelt, and no one would be able to tell the difference.

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