Top 25 Menacing Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Menacing Quotes from famous people such as David Horsey, H. L. Mencken, Steven Bauer, Aleister Crowley, Shelby Steele, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Maybe it's stress or anger or adrenaline or disillusion

Maybe it’s stress or anger or adrenaline or disillusionment or a bullying nature or simple fear of getting killed themselves, but there is a problem if a cop cannot tell the difference between a menacing gangster and the far more common person they encounter whose life is a little frayed and messy.
David Horsey
The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.
H. L. Mencken
I think there is sort of a general universal perception of me, or someone who looks like me, as someone who is kind of menacing, dark or mysterious.
Steven Bauer
The pious pretense that evil does not exist only makes it vague, enormous and menacing.
Aleister Crowley
White-on-black shootings evoke America’s history of racism and so carry an iconic payload of menace. Black-on-black shootings carry no such payload, although they are truly menacing to the black community. They evoke only despair.
Shelby Steele
I have always felt a comedy’s story is undercut if you have a villain who is not really menacing.
Jay Chandrasekhar
I’m about looking at each of those perceived menacing black men that you see in the streets all over the place, people that you oftentimes will walk past without assuming that they have the same humanity, fears that we all do.
Kehinde Wiley
Canada has, at times, represented itself as a country in a valiant struggle against powerful and menacing agents that are indifferent to its special practices and sensibilities – most especially American culture. It’s the old, outdated garrison mentality.
Miriam Toews
The stupidest question I get is ‘Is Goldberg your real name?’ I tell people, ‘No, my real name is Killer, but I wanted a much more menacing name, so I picked Goldberg.’
Bill Goldberg
Bites are usually not random attacks by strays. The great majority of biting dogs belong to a family member or friend of the victim. When a young child is the victim, the attack almost always occurs in the family home, and the perpetrator is usually a ‘good’ dog that had not previously behaved in a menacing way.
Jon Katz
I was writing a script about the Joker menacing a regular person who had strayed into his path, and I needed to give him a gang of henchmen to work with him. The idea occurred to me, let’s put in a female henchperson, because that seemed like a fun variation on the regular big thug guys.
Paul Dini
I’m not that menacing. Although I can be quite direct.
Adriano Zumbo
Although the elusive ‘cure’ may be a distant dream, understanding the true nature of cancer will enable it to be better controlled and less menacing.
Paul Davies
I’m not a big guy. I’m not a menacing guy. I’m not an intimidating guy. I may look that way, but just spend two seconds talking to me, and you know that’s not who I am – not as a person, as a character. It’s not who I intend to be.
Dave Bautista
I suppose I’m a bit mean. My face on camera doesn’t lend itself to happy nice guys. I think it’s just that my bone structure looks menacing.
Richard C. Armitage
The fourth album encapsulated some remarkable music that was really groundbreaking. We were able to have something like ‘When the Levee Breaks,’ which, sonically, was very menacing. But then you had the flip side: something like ‘Going to California,’ which is really intimate.
Jimmy Page
For years, I’ve been painting black men as a way to respond to the reality of the streets. I’ve asked black men to show up in my studio in the clothes that they want to be wearing. And often times, those clothes would be the same trappings people would see on television and find menacing.
Kehinde Wiley
Marching thus at night, a battalion is doubly impressive. The silent monster is full of restrained power; resolute in its onward sweep, impervious to danger, it looks a menacing engine of destruction, steady to its goal, and certain of its mission.
Patrick MacGill
While we were at work there came nine or 10 of the natives to a small hill a little way from us, and stood there menacing and threatening of us, and making a great noise. At last one of them came towards us, and the rest followed at a distance.
William Dampier
In spite of the advances of medicine, deathly epidemics are more menacing than ever before.
Christian de Duve
Hatred is a transformative power. It can make the innocuous into the menacing.
Shelby Steele
In the street, the gaze of desire is furtive or menacing.
Mason Cooley
Thanos is undoubtedly the most powerful entity and villain the world has ever seen – he is virtually indestructible. Imagine a villain so menacing that all the Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, and their allies have to come together in a hope to defeat this one guy; such characters come to you once in a lifetime!
Rana Daggubati
The pressure in Brazil is a little complicated, a little menacing.