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These are the kinds of stories I’m really interested in telling: bad stories about bad people, I’m comfortable with. — Brian Azzarello

I’ve played killers, crazies, and really bad people. — Morgan Brittany

I don’t like the negative of reality tv – the ‘you’re no good, so you have to leave, I choose you, but I thought you really loved me.’ It’s all about how bad people are and I just hate that. I like Pimp my Ride where someone is helping somebody. — Bob Saget

Reporters tend to find in others what they are suited to find, so there is a whole school of reporting where they are cynical about the world, and everything reinforces that. Whereas I tend to be optimistic and be amused by people and like them, even rather bad people. — Ira Glass

And I think all Nazis didn’t see themselves as bad people. I’ve never met a racist yet who thought he was a racist. Or an anti-Semite who thought they were anti-Semitic. — Norman Jewison

We live in a world where there are dangerous people, there are bad people. — Chuck Hagel

There are a lot of bad people out there. — Paris Jackson

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When the Internet first launched, you had all these newspapers saying that the Internet was only used by bad people, to do bad things and what was the point of it. But the Internet changed everything, just like Bitcoin will. — Brock Pierce

Why is everybody afraid of going to Heaven? You want to be here with the smog and the sin and bad people and the war? Or do you want to be in Heaven, sitting next to Jesus, you know? — Drew Carey

Bad people doing bad things is not interesting. What I find interesting is good people doing bad things. — Amy Bloom

If you play bad, people are going to let you know. — Devin Booker

There are more honest people and more good people than there are thieves and bad people. It’s just always been that way. — Michael Nesmith

You can have all the gun control laws in the country, but if you don’t enforce them, people are going to find a way to protect themselves. We need to recognize that bad people are doing bad things with these weapons. It’s not the law-abiding citizens, it’s not the person who uses it as a hobby. — Michael Steele

Usually, characters that are doing something nefarious have some extra layers to them. The general rule is bad people don’t necessarily think they are bad. — Jason Alexander

I believe that the Laws of Karma do not apply to show business, where good things happen to bad people on a fairly regular basis. — Chuck Lorre

People see police officers and think they’re such bad people. We have some who can be some bad people. But we have some great ones out there, that are here to protect us. — Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

As we look around, it’s very clear that in this world people do outrageous things to one another all of the time. It’s not that these qualities or actions make us bad people, but they bring tremendous suffering if we don’t know how to work with them. — Sharon Salzberg

I don’t think people who are bad people think they’re bad people. — Adam Scott

Bad people will find a way to do harm, whether it’s homemade explosives, illegal weapons, or flying planes into buildings. Restricting law-abiding citizens’ right to bear arms is not the answer. — Brandon Webb

Things can get only so bad. People want to eat, so at some point they resist further cuts to their consumption – it’s not a bottomless pit. — Edmund Phelps

You can point any kind of laser at my face, but I don’t think Botox is for me. I think it is bad. People who have too much, they look like their faces are full of candles – a shiny, shiny face. — Tina Fey

Bad people sometimes do good things, and good people do really bad things or do something the audience disagrees with. — Taylor Sheridan

All of my close friends are emotional train wrecks. This is what makes our lives interesting – constantly doubting ourselves, worrying, wondering if we’ve made a mistake. Could we have done better? Are we good people? Are we bad people? — Patrick deWitt

You know, I think a lot of times what happens when we as actors know we’re playing a bad guy is we get into bad guy mode. You know what, man? In real life, bad people do good things too and good people do bad things. So you don’t necessarily have to be the stereotypical bad guy to still do bad things. — Laz Alonso

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Growing up as a little kid, you’re always told, ‘If you see the police, tell us.’ So you’re like, ‘Whoa, are they the bad people or not?’ It makes you think. — Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

In the early ’90s, I was disillusioned after the blasts and riots in Mumbai. I was in college and started thinking that religion was the root cause of all these evils. While my father told me not to blame religion because of a few bad people, I wasn’t convinced. The faith was restored after I started writing my first book. — Amish Tripathi

No one is more sentimentalized in America than mothers on Mother’s Day, but no one is more often blamed for the culture’s bad people and behavior. — Anne Lamott

Kiefer Sutherland is a crazy jerk on ’24,’ but you love him because he gets the job done. And I think that that goes for a lot of action stars, I mean Steven Segal is a jerk, but you want to watch him because, eventually, he’s a jerk who can beat up bad people. — Paul Scheer

I think all Nazis didn’t see themselves as bad people. I’ve never met a racist yet who thought he was a racist. Or an anti-Semite who thought they were anti-Semitic. — Norman Jewison

I had been thinking about social awkwardness and about people you meet who are not bad people – there is nothing wrong with them, but they are just a little bit awkward, and it makes you feel uncomfortable, and it makes you want to bring the encounter to an end. I thought, ‘Is there a reason for that? What has contributed to their demeanour?’ — Gail Honeyman

There are good people who are dealt a bad hand by fate, and bad people who live long, comfortable, privileged lives. A small twist of fate can save or end a life; random chance is a permanent, powerful player in each of our lives, and in human history as well. — Jeff Greenfield

I don’t think NRA members are bad people at all. I think they’re responsible gun owners that want to become politically active and make their voices heard in this democracy. — David Hogg

The hardest people to reach with the love of God are not the bad people. They know they are bad. They have no defense. The hardest ones to win for God are the self-righteous people. — Charles L. Allen

People are complicated. People have secrets. It doesn’t make them good people or bad people. — David Zayas

Fantasy-based ideologies invariably have neat happy endings where all the bad people and all the bad behavior goes away when the volume is turned up and enough force is applied. — Steven Weber

If you’re glued together right and honorable, you will succeed. Get in there and get rid of stupidities and avoid bad people. Try teaching that to your grandchildren. The best way is by example. Fix yourself. — Charlie Munger

I grew up watching ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ and used to dream that I would grow up to be just like her. In a way, ‘Teen Wolf’ has a lot of those kinds of characters. We’re just kids by day, and yet we’re trying to fight demons and werewolves and bad people and save people that we love. — Arden Cho

There are a lot of bad people in football, and players can be afraid to go to stadiums and get abused. — Antoine Griezmann

Anyone can identify with those moments in life where circumstances or people inform us that we’ve strayed from the path of our better nature and intentions. We know what that’s like, and we resist it – so as not to feel like we’re bad people. — Viggo Mortensen

One of my biggest fears when I see really bad people on T.V. is that I don’t know how they got there. — Josh Thomas

Over the past 30 years, I have come to know hundreds of white supremacists, from KKK members, neo-Nazis and white nationalists to those who call themselves alt-right. Some were good people with wrong beliefs, and others were bad people hellbent on violence and the destruction of those who were non-Aryan. — Daryl Davis

Why bad people – who are bad to other people – keep getting hired after they have proven their selves time and again is a mystery to me. — S.E. Cupp

There are bad people who would be less dangerous if they were quite devoid of goodness. — Francois de La Rochefoucauld

When times are good, people drink. When times are bad, people drink. — Rande Gerber

You got good and bad people everywhere. — Suge Knight

Surround yourself with the right people, and realize your own worth. Honestly, there are enough bad people out there in the world – you don’t need to be your own worst enemy. — Lucy Hale

Neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and terrorists are bad people. The ideals of these groups are in opposition to everything our nation stands for and everything that holds true to our founding principles. Their hatred of people dissimilar to them is un-American, and it should not be tolerated under any circumstances. — Markwayne Mullin

After ‘Breaking Bad,’ people are very frightened of who I am. They back away from me on the street. — Giancarlo Esposito

People who fundamentally disagree with you politically or socially are not bad people. I can’t expect that other side to have compassion for me if I can’t put myself in their shoes, too. — Jonathan Van Ness

Not to oversimplify it, somebody once said a good rule of thumb in interpreting a character is to find the good in the bad people that you portray and the bad in the good. — Gabriel Byrne

I worry about global anti-Semitism – not just as a bad idea that originates from bad people, but also as something that arises as a challenge to global order. — Timothy D. Snyder

I’ve actually always wanted to be able to read people’s minds. My sister did a movie with super-powers and that’s the one I would have wanted, so I really lucked out. The negative is that people are really cruel in their own minds, but you can weed out the bad people from the good people, and then just hang out with the good people. — Kay Panabaker

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You know, bad people, I’ve never seen bad people have angels. — Sylvia Browne

Because if we the storytellers don’t do this, then the bad people will win. — Christiane Amanpour

The bad news is that only the bad people reach the news because they are noisier. — Javier Bardem

I’d read a lot of thrillers about politicians and presidents, but never one where you flip the stereotypes and make good people bad and bad people good. — David Baldacci

Why thrust your kid into that? You try to protect them from all the bad people out there. — John Aniston

Tolerance as practiced by the Christian, enlightened West was never about thinking that bad people are good but that we are all called to love the sinner and hate the sin. — Ben Domenech

Getting a gun should be easy for good people and impossible for bad people. The only trick is telling the difference. — Jeanne Marie Laskas

You can have a phenomenal technology with bad people; you’re not gonna have much success. You can have mediocre technology with great people; they’ll figure out a way to make a buck. — Kenneth Langone

I think people look at dance music and see it as kind of a bad thing, and bad people hang out in nightclubs, but it never felt that way for me. Growing up in Chicago, music was the thing that saved me, that kept me on the straight and narrow. — Kaskade

Gun manufacturers and companies are responsible for bad products. They are not responsible for bad people who use their products improperly. — Katie Pavlich

America has been a very cold place to me, and it was good once in a while. I meet good people. Sometimes I meet bad people. But there are some things that I still haven’t forgotten today that hurt that bad. — Charles Bradley

There is a dark side in all of us. And for us ‘bad’ people, the bad side dominates. I think there is a great sadness in villains, and I have tried to put that across. We cannot stop ourselves doing what we are doing. — Christopher Lee

Well, people fall in love with the wrong guy all the time, it doesn’t make them bad people. — Laurie Holden

I certainly don’t like to play a bad guy. There are no bad people. It’s only shades of grey. Also, I am not a great actor who can transform completely into a totally different character for a movie. I am not a trained actor. — Pawan Kalyan

If there were no bad people, there would be no good lawyers. — Charles Dickens

There aren’t just bad people that commit genocide; we are all capable of it. It’s our evolutionary history. — James Lovelock

You can’t do a good deal with bad people, and you can’t do a bad deal with good people. I often use that as my compass. — Christina Tosi

I’m actually all for political correctness. If you want to work to change the usage of a word that’s discriminatory then fine, I’m behind you. But that’s a conversation that needs to be had in the culture. You can’t just decide that commonly used parts of a language are evil and that the people who didn’t get the memo must be bad people. — Frankie Boyle

I’ve played a lot of these characters that aren’t particularly pleasant and pretty powerful, bad people, and one thing I’ve discovered is that there’s a real stillness to these guys. — Richard Brake

I come from an intense family – like, we’re just intense people. Not bad people or anything, we are just very intense, and I have just always felt like people who weren’t like that were just a kind of hiding it, like when I was really young in high school. — Emory Cohen

Maybe it’s because I’m a little naive, but I do like to think that there aren’t really very many truly bad people in the world. I think that everybody has their reasons for what they do, and if you really look through their eyes, you could probably understand them. — Stephenie Meyer

There are bad people and there are bad corporations. Just as there are good people and good corporations. That might seem too black and white, but what can I tell ya? — James Murdoch

For ‘Breaking Bad,’ people were with Walter White for 99% of that show, even though that guy is a monster. — Adam McKay

Republicans aren’t bad people. They’ve got some views that are legitimate… and I’d like to think they believe the same of me. — Joe Kennedy III

It’s always very important that you can completely disagree with someone, but it doesn’t fundamentally mean that they are bad people. — Andrew Haigh

I’ve always known a lot of very bad people, destructive, brutes of a certain kind. Then I’ve seen these lovely impulses and what not, and they’ve stayed with me and comforted me. — Paula Fox

I’ve always read in order to figure out people more, and that includes bad people and good people. — Gillian Flynn

There are good people and bad people in all organizations fundamentally however, when you look at the basis of the Tea Party it has nothing to do with race. It has to do with an economic recovery. It has to do with limiting the role of our government in our lives. It has to do with free markets. — Tim Scott

I love doing comedy, and I don’t get a chance to much. I get to play lots of serious people, and killers, and people with a lot of… sheriffs. Good people and bad people, but lots of drama, and to get a chance to be genuinely silly is a great treat for me. — William Sadler

When the economy is strong, people tend to buy three things from the top of their wish list. But when things are bad, people often buy only the first thing on their list. — Satoru Iwata

Bad people are intriguing! — Jorge Garcia

I do not say that one who is vegetarian is full of compassion and one who is not, is otherwise. We sometimes find people, who are vegetarians, are very bad people. — Morarji Desai

I feel that bad people exist everywhere. I’ve always maintained that it is not the industry that is good or bad: it’s the people. — Kriti Kharbanda

I’m not an expert on politics, but there’s a bunch of bad people at the top who care about lining their own pockets before creating a society that looks after the vulnerable. — Sam Fender

Bottom line is that there’s bad people everywhere. And every now and again, we are going to have to step to them to make sure that we preserve our way of life. — Marcus Luttrell

There are no morals about technology at all. Technology expands our ways of thinking about things, expands our ways of doing things. If we’re bad people we use technology for bad purposes and if we’re good people we use it for good purposes. — Herbert A. Simon

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I firmly believe there are no bad people. — Dove Cameron

I don’t believe that if you do good, good things will happen. Everything is completely accidental and random. Sometimes bad things happen to very good people and sometimes good things happen to bad people. But at least if you try to do good things, then you’re spending your time doing something worthwhile. — Helen Mirren

I tend to look for the good in bad people and the bad in good people, to make them human. ‘Cause I don’t think that people generally are that black and white. Maybe in movie-land they can be… but that isn’t necessarily all there is. — Brendan Gleeson

When times are bad, people like to lose themselves in the sheer glamour of another period: beautiful wardrobes, magnificent meals served in elegant settings. — Shirley MacLaine

Making ‘bad people’ seem human is the key to making them really scary. — Tom Noonan

Bad people are, from the point of view of art, fascinating studies. They represent colour, variety and strangeness. Good people exasperate one’s reason; bad people stir one’s imagination. — Oscar Wilde

I’m in the gym every morning and have lockers by Democrats. You know, I don’t ask person X or person Y to go out to dinner. Not because they’re bad people – I just have very little in common with them. — Tim Griffin

Good people don’t spend their time being good. Good people want to spend their time mowing the lawn and playing with the dog. But bad people spend all their time being bad. It is all they think about. — Alan Furst

History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sitting here now today, I can forgive a lot of the English people because it only takes a hand full of bad people to do something stupid like that and it can make the whole country look bad. — Marvin Hagler

Pointing out that overspending on public-employee benefits leads to fiscal instability does not mean that public employees are bad people or that they deserve to fall on hard times; it’s just observing a simple truth. — Devin Nunes

In a post-9/11 world, ‘Batman’ is less about scaring bad people into the shadows than he is about bringing good people out into the light. — Scott Snyder

Technology itself is neither good nor bad. People are good or bad. — Naveen Jain

I think you’ve got good people and bad people in everything you do. If you start making a big deal of it, then it’s a problem. It’s like in life. We’ve got bad doctors and lawyers. We’ve got bad priests! We don’t target every priest and say he’s bad. You have to go to church and you have to go see some doctors. Some people have to be good. — Master P

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

There are a mix of good and bad people everywhere, be it Punjab, Delhi or Haryana. — Geeta Phogat

The bad part about being recognized is that when I walk into a restaurant and sit down, I’ve got to eat everything on the plate, whether it’s good or bad. People would take it as an insult if I did otherwise. — Paul Prudhomme

I’ve realized over the years I either play very good people or very bad people, and I think I always enjoy the very bad people more. — David Thewlis

It seemed the world was divided into good and bad people. The good ones slept better while the bad ones seemed to enjoy the waking hours much more. — Woody Allen

I purposefully try to make films in that grey area, where things are morally ambiguous. It’s like life: good people do horrible things, and bad people do good things, and there’s beauty in horror and horror in beauty. — Harmony Korine

The villains that I play, I always think that they are grounded, wonderful people with enormous intellects who are very exciting to spend an evening with. I never see them as bad people. — Malcolm McDowell

If you look in real life, it is very hard to describe people as good people, bad people, heroes or villains. People aren’t bad people. They all have their justifications. — Lennie James

The real lover of cats is one who demands a clearer adjustment to the universe than ordinary household platitudes provide; one who refuses to swallow the sentimental notion that all good people love dogs, children, and horses while all bad people dislike and are disliked by such. — H. P. Lovecraft

I went to my son’s graduation this weekend, and I heard a great quote I’ve never heard before from Albert Einstein. It was that the greatest danger to the world is not the bad people but it’s the good people who don’t speak out. — Hamilton Jordan

I spend my life around people that are, like, bad people, if you want, and then deep down they’re not. It’s just the circumstances they’ve been given. A majority of people that are standoffish, it’s because they lack the feeling that they’re connecting to anything or that there’s opportunity for them to get anything. — Slowthai

Good or bad people can be democratically elected, but it is always easy to fight for human rights under this system. — Asma Jahangir

Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws. — Plato

History isn’t just the story of bad people doing bad things. It’s quite as much a story of people trying to do good things. But somehow, something goes wrong. — C. S. Lewis

Good people struggle against what’s imperfect about them. The people that we call ‘bad’ people embrace that kind of stuff, embrace the darker side. — Brian Azzarello

It is true, there are many bad people; there are more of them than in the past, but that is because there are more people, meaning the population has tripled; there must be three times more bad people. — Bhumibol Adulyadej

For me, there are no my people and strangers, no bad people and good people. All people are equal for me. — Viktor Yanukovych

It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious. — Oscar Wilde

Boxing is the ultimate challenge. There’s nothing that can compare to testing yourself the way you do every time you step in the ring. On the downside, you meet a lot of really bad people in boxing, at all stages of your career. — Sugar Ray Leonard

For most people, the question why be good – as distinguished from merely law abiding – is a simple one. Because God commands it, because the Bible requires it, because good people go to Heaven and bad people go to Hell. — Alan Dershowitz

My dad was a movie star. Having that name was good and bad. People think it’s a silver spoon. It’s not. — Michael Douglas

God is good for everybody. The sun shines on good people and bad people, and it rains on both, too. God doesn’t choose rain only for bad people. — Mariano Rivera

Really, what the government is asking Apple to do is to make every individual who uses an iPhone susceptible to hacking by bad people, foreign governments, and anyone who wants. — John McAfee

Believe it or not, Christianity is not about good people getting better. If anything, it is good news for bad people coping with their failure to be good. — Tullian Tchividjian

I don’t think there is anything unusual about my struggle. It’s a very typical struggle where you meet bad people, and then you meet good people, and then you finally have a breakthrough. — Kangana Ranaut

I’ve never thought about it before, but I suppose bad people might need someone to pray to, too. — Karl Pilkington

You lock your windows before you leave. You put on an alarm if you live in the country because you know that there are bad people out there. Well, in this Internet age, you know that there are bad people out there. And no matter what you do, those bad people are going to get into your house. — Judy Sheindlin

I think for people who are inside these relationships that are really hard to leave, there is always a compelling reason to stay. It’s not that they are wholly bad people. — Tara Westover

Yes. I’m a doctor, an epidemiologist, and lots of my professional colleagues flip back and forth between industry and medical roles. I know them; they are not bad people. But it is possible for good people in bad systems to do things that inflict enormous harm. — Ben Goldacre

In this world, there are bad people and there are good people. We can either choose to celebrate the bad ones all the time, or we can celebrate the good ones. — P.K. Subban

Life takes its path and sometimes there are people to blame. Of course there are bad people in this world. Good, bad, it happens unfortunately. But in a way I think if there was more focus on the good, more good would happen. — Andrea Corr

‘Twin Peaks’ has got interesting characters. They are all different from anything anyone has ever seen before. You’ve had bad people before. But everyone’s got little quirks, and everyone’s interesting. — Dana Ashbrook

In a novel, if you’re any good, you don’t just have good people or bad people. You have complicated people. You have real people. — Salman Rushdie

When I started, people would come to interview me, and just knowing that I worked in videogames – it was like people wanted to stone me, it was that bad. People thought of video games as kind of a bad thing in society. Now, people that come to interview me, they have grown up with video games, and they know what they are; they’ve experienced it. — Yuji Horii

There are doctors who help people who have done bad things; there are lawyers who defend bad people. I don’t think it’s unique to my profession. — Sean Spicer

I think the thing I miss most in our age is our manners. It sounds so old-fashioned in a way. But even bad people had good manners in the old days, and manners hold a community together, and manners hold a family together; in a way, they hold the world together. — Nancy Friday

I think we have reached the point where we can state definitively, that Nazis are bad people. — Jim Acosta

Life is complex. You don’t have any person who is nice from the beginning until the end. You don’t always have the notion of redemption. The bad people don’t always pay. — Marjane Satrapi

For whatever reason, in this country we have a very interesting relationship with poverty, where we think people in poverty are bad people. — Michael Tubbs

Whatever happened to books? Suddenly everybody’s talking about these 100-hour movies called ‘Breaking Bad’. People are talking about TV the same way they used to talk about novels back in the 1980s. I like to think I hang out with some pretty smart people, but all they talk about is ‘Breaking Bad.’ — Douglas Coupland

For white people, their identities rest on the idea of racism as about good or bad people, about moral or immoral singular acts, and if we’re good, moral people, we can’t be racist – we don’t engage in those acts. — Robin DiAngelo

I love strong encryption. It protects us in so many ways from bad people. But it takes us to a place – absolute privacy – that we have not been to before. — James Comey

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