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    "You Were Never Even A Player": People Are Sharing The Most Chilling TV And Movie Villain Quotes

    Shockingly, only one of these came from Ramsay Bolton.

    There's nothing an onscreen villain loves more than a good old-fashioned monologue, so there were thousands of submissions when Redditor u/N_the_character asked the pop culture enthusiasts of AskReddit, "What's the most badass villain quote?"

    Ranging from surprisingly sympathetic to unspeakably cruel, here are 19 of the most memorable villain quotes from television and movies.

    Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity. 

    1. "When Count Rugen expressed his (ultimately unproven) doubts about Inigo Montoya's ability to complete his quest for vengeance in The Princess Bride."

    "Good heavens...are you still trying to win?"

    2. "When Azula put Long Feng in his place in Avatar: The Last Airbender."

    Azula saying, "Don't flatter yourself. You were never even a player."

    3. "When Killmonger offered his poignant final words to King T'Challa after his defeat in Black Panther."

    Killmonger saying, "Just bury me in the ocean, with my ancestors who jumped from ships, because they knew death was better than bondage."

    4. "When Ramsay Bolton Ramsay Bolton'd all over Theon's hopes and dreams in Game of Thrones."

    Ramsay saying, "If you think this has a happy ending, you haven't been paying attention."

    5. "When Tywin dispensed some zoological advice to Jaime, all while butchering a stag, because, of course, that's what Tywin was doing, on Game of Thrones."

    Tywin saying, "The lion doesn't concern himself with the opinions of the sheep."

    6. "When General Bison informed Chun-Li that the day he invaded her hometown and killed her father didn't make much of an impression on him in Street Fighter."

    Bison saying, "For you, the day Bison graced your village was the most important day of your life. But for me, it was Tuesday."

    7. "When Thanos believed he was one step ahead of the heroes in Avengers: Endgame."

    Thanos saying, "I am inevitable"

    8. "When Ronan looked through his mental murder Rolodex and came up empty re: Drax's family in Guardians of the Galaxy."

    Ronan saying, "I don't recall killing your family."

    9. "When Homelander made this horrifying clarification after he threatened to harvest Queen Maeve's eggs against her will in The Boys."

    Homelander saying, "I'm keeping you alive."

    10. "When the warden outlined his concerns to Luke in Cool Hand Luke."

    The Warden saying, "And I don't like it anymore than you may."

    11. "When One/Henry/Vecna performed a vicious monologue for Eleven about how he became a monster in Stranger Things."

    Henry saying, "Seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, years, decades, each like a faded, lesser copy of the one before."

    12. "When Bane politely informed Batman that as far as being dark and spooky goes, he was outmatched, in The Dark Knight Rises."

    Bane saying, "I didn't see the light until I was already a man. By then to me it was nothing but blinding."

    13. "When Landa obliquely threatened Shosanna while they were at dinner..."

    Hans Landa saying, "Oh well, must not have been important..."

    "...followed by him extinguishing his cigarette in a strudel in Inglourious Basterds."

    A cigarette in a strudel

    14. "When Syndrome distilled his villainous monologue into just eight words during The Incredibles."

    Syndrome saying, "And when everyone's super, no one will be."

    15. "When Commodus asked this rhetorical question in Gladiator."

    Commodus saying, "Am I not merciful?"

    16. "When Lord Farquaad offered these inspiring words to his potential champions in Shrek."

    Lord Farquaad saying, "Some of you may die, but it is a sacrifice I am willing to make."

    17. "When Omni-Man gave Mark the world's worst father-to-son lecture after slaughtering a bunch of people to make a point in Invincible."

    Omni-Man saying, "And what were they doing with those fragile little lives, anyway?"

    18. "When Walter White told his wife not to worry about him in the most terrifying manner possible on Breaking Bad."

    Walter telling Skylar, "I am the one who knocks."

    19. And finally: "When Hannibal Lecter delivered the villainous line to end all villainous lines in The Silence of the Lambs."

    Hannibal Lecter saying, "I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice Chianti."

    Which villainous lines or monologues always send a shiver up your spine? Tell us about them in the comments!