The 50+ Best Anime Villain Quotes You Won’t Forget!

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Written by Anime Motivation

Anime villain quotes aren’t just some of the best, they’re some of the more meaningful quotes.

A lot of anime villains have depth, purpose, truth, conviction, and serve a purpose other than being senseless for the sake of it.

Some of these villains are in anime like:

  • My Hero Academia
  • Psycho Pass
  • Death Note

And other anime.

Here’s 40 quotes worth mentioning.


Villain Anime Quotes:


Light Yagami (Death Note)

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“I can’t develop feelings. That’s how most idiots screw up.” – Light Yagami


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“In this world, there are very few people who actually trust each other.” – Light Yagami


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“You can’t ever win if you’re always on the defensive. To win, you have to attack!” – Light Yagami


Shogo Makishima (Psycho Pass)

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“The opposite of boredom is not pleasure… but excitement. People will gladly seek out any kind of excitement, even pain.” – Shogo Makishima


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“I think the only time people really have value is when they act according to their own will.” – Shogo Makishima


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“When a man faces fear, his soul is tested. What he was born to seek… what he was born to achieve… his true nature will become clear.” – Shogo Makishima


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“A perfect plan doesn’t mean having everything go within expectations. A perfect plan is achieved when it has the plasticity needed to flexibly deal with troubles.” – Shogo Makishima


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“Beautiful flowers, too, eventually wither and fall. That’s the fate of all living beings.” – Shogo Makishima


Ulquiorra Cifer (Bleach)

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“You are a fool, Ichigo Kurosaki. You willingly seek to challenge an opponent so much more powerful than you that it strikes a primal fear into your being. Incomprehensible. If this is the work of the ‘heart’ that you people speak of, then it is because you possess this ‘heart’ that you humans bring hurt upon yourself, because you possess this ‘heart’ that you lose your lives.” – Ulquiorra Cifer


Haku (Naruto)

“When people are protecting something truly precious to them. They truly can become…as strong as they need to be!” – Haku


“Often people have it wrong, mistakenly believing… that showing mercy to an enemy is kindness. They spare the foe whose life is in their hands. But don’t you see? It’s an empty existence, to go on living… alone and unloved… when defeat’s already cost you your dream!” – Haku


Pain (Naruto Shippuden)

“Even innocent foolish children will grow up in the face of pain, until their thoughts and beliefs are the same as their doubts.” – Pain


“Love is the reason why there is pain. When we lose someone precious to us, hate is born. Vengeance is the product of that hate and so death follows. But in death there is only more death. This will give rise to more pains. In this cursed world we live in, it is a cycle of hatred that will not cease. You and I seek the same thing that Jiraiya-sensei wanted. Let me ask you this: How will you confront this hatred in order to create peace?” – Pain


Sosuke Aizen (Bleach)

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“We’re all the same. No one really remembers the day he was born. We all have to trust another’s word on the matter. It doesn’t matter if it’s true or not. Just having a birthday makes one happy I think.” – Sosuke Aizen


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“Laws exist only for those who cannot live without clinging to them.” – Sosuke Aizen


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“Any betrayal you can see is trivial, what is truly frightening and much more lethal, is the betrayal you cannot see.” – Sosuke Aizen


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“Admiration is the furthest thing from understanding.” – Sosuke Aizen


Esdeath (Akame Ga Kill)

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“The weak are destined to lie beneath the boots of the strong. If that angers you, overcome your deficits.” – Esdeath


Johan Liebert (Monster)

“How weak the mind is when it wants to forget. Maybe you didn’t forget. Maybe you’re lying. Is it a lie you tell everyone around you, or perhaps a lie you tell yourself?” – Johan Liebert


“The big secret to breaking the rules is to make it look as though you’re following them.” – Johan Liebert


“Doctor Tenma, for you all lives are created equal, that’s why I came back to life. But you’ve finally come to realize it now, haven’t you? Only one thing is equal for all, and that is death.” – Johan Liebert


Makoto Shishio (Rurouni Kenshin)

“In this world, the weak are the sustenance of the strong. The strong live, the weak die.” – Makoto Shishio


Marco Ikusaba (Future Diary)

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“If today is the worst day ever – tomorrow has to be better.” – Ikusaba Marco


Kirei Kotomine (Fate Zero)

“There are worthless things, but there are no meaningless things.” – Kirei Kotomine


“People cannot change the past. All we can do, is accept our own actions. If you still wish to be burdened by your sins, let it show in your future actions. It is your choice how to perceive something that has already happened.” – Kirei Kotomine


“Conflict is humanity’s primal instinct. Eliminating it would mean eliminating humanity itself.” – Kirei Kotomine


Frieza (Dragon Ball Z)

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“There are three things I cannot tolerate: cowardice, bad haircuts, and military insurrection. It is very unfortunate that our friend Vegeta possesses all three of these.” – Frieza


Orochimaru (Naruto)

“There probably isn’t any meaning in life. Perhaps you can find something interesting to do while you are alive. Like how you found that flower. Like how I found you.” – Orochimaru


“Darkness. When everything that you know and love is taken away from you so harshly. All you can think about is anger, hatred and even revenge. And no one can save you.” – Orochimaru


“It’s human nature not to realize the true value of something, unless they lose it.” – Orochimaru


Gilgamesh (Fate Series)

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“There are two kinds of arrogance. One where you are unequal to the task and one where your dreams are too big. The former is commonplace stupidity… but the latter is a rare species that is difficult to find.” – Gilgamesh


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“Isn’t the foolishness of the few a more precious commodity than the wisdom of the masses? ” – Gilgamesh


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“What you speak of at greatest length is what interests you the most.” – Gilgamesh


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“Do exactly as you like. That is the true meaning of pleasure. Pleasure leads to joy and joy leads to happiness. ” – Gilgamesh


Muzan (Demon Slayer)

“Does my complexion look terrible to you? Does my face look pale to you? Do I look weak to you? Does it look like I haven’t got long to live? Does it look like I’m close to death?” – Muzan Kibutsuji


Hisoka (Hunter x Hunter)

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“It takes a mere second for treasure to turn to trash.” – Hisoka


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“Love and hate are two sides of the same coin.” – Hisoka


Hanzo Urushihara (The Devil Is A Part Timer)

“Laziness is such an ugly word. I prefer selective participation.” – Hanzo Urushihara


Izaya Orihara (Durarara)

“The harder you try to see the good in people the easier it is to fake you out.” – Izaya Orihara


“There’s no one who can live their whole life being completely uncorrupted.” – Izaya Orihara


“Your guilt will be your past and that will be your God.” – Izaya Orihara


Naraku (Inuyasha)

“I am not going to kill you – I am going to break you.” – Naraku


Jellal Fernandes (Fairy Tail)

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“Tears are how our heart speaks when your lips cannot describe how much we’ve been hurt.” – Jellal Fernandes


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“I bet you will keep hating me, it can’t be helped. I deserve it, but hatred will steal your hearts freedom.” – Jellal Fernandes


Junko Enoshima (Danganronpa)

“Wherever there is hope, there is most definitely despair.” – Junko Enoshima


“Hope is harmony. A just heart, moving toward the light. That is all. Despair is hope’s polar opposite. It is messy and confusing. Despair swallows up love, hatred, and everything else. Because not knowing where you will end up is despair. Despair is what even you cannot predict. Only despair’s unpredictability will save you from a boring future.” – Junko Enoshima


Zeref (Fairy Tail)

“Over the course of several hundred years, I’ve seen many ages end, conflict between people, hatred, wicked hearts. I always have hope that the new age will purify all of that. How many times has it happened? People repeat themselves. They commit the same mistakes, over and over…. They haven’t survived, not in a true sense. The precious race called people has become extinct.” – Zeref Dragneel


Charles Zi Britannia (Code Geass)

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“The world lies! Thou shalt not commit murder, thou shalt not bear false witness, thou shalt not cheat, thou shalt not steal, thou shalt not covet thy neighbor’s wife. All of these are lies. Mere illusions and nothing more.” – Charles ZI Britannia


Charles Quotes Code Geass 2

“All men are NOT created equal! Some are born smarter, or more beautiful, or with parents of greater status. Some, by contrast, are born of weak body or mind, or with few, if any, talents. All men are different! Yes, the very existence of man is discriminatory. That’s why there is war, violence and unrest.” – Charles ZI Britannia


Minerva (Fairy Tail)

“Power is not the only connection you can have. This world is filled with much warmer things.” – Minerva Orland


Kyubey (Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica)

“Why is it that when humans regret the decision based on a misunderstanding they feel resentment toward the other party?” – Kyubey


Akihiko Kayaba (Sword Art Online)

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“In every world, once you die, you’re gone.” – Akihiko Kayaba


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“A person is very strong when he seeks to protect something.” – Akihiko Kayaba


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