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100+ Best Badass Quotes and Captions Ideas For Instagram

If you need a boost of inspiration and motivation, these badass quotes will remind you of your goals and why they matter.

Staying strong is about sticking to your principles and values.

With a solid foundation, it’s easier to resist temptations and endure tough times.

These badass quotes will help you build a winner’s mentality.

Famous Badass Quotes

  • “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” — Steve Jobs
  • “The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.” — Mahatma Gandhi
  • “Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.” — Bruce Lee
  • “It is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you are not.” — André Gide
  • “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts.” — Winston Churchill
  • “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • “Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, ‘I will try again tomorrow.'” — Mary Anne Radmacher
  • “The only limit to our realization of tomorrow is our doubts of today.” — Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • “Tough times never last, but tough people do.” — Robert H. Schuller
  • “The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” — Nelson Mandela

Motivational badass quotes

  • “Success is the best revenge.”
  • “Dream big, work hard, stay focused, and surround yourself with good people.”
  • “Believe you can, and you’re halfway there.”
  • “The harder the battle, the sweeter the victory.”
  • “Don’t wait for opportunity. Create it.”
  • “You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”
  • “Great things never came from comfort zones.”
  • “Doubt kills more dreams than failure ever will.”
  • “Push yourself, because no one else is going to do it for you.”
  • “Turn your dreams into plans, and your plans into reality.”

Funny badass quotes

  • “I’m not lazy, I’m just on energy-saving mode.”
  • “I’m not arguing, I’m just explaining why I’m right.”
  • “Brains are awesome. I wish everybody had one.”
  • “I put the ‘pro’ in procrastinate.”
  • “I’m on a seafood diet. I see food, and I eat it.”
  • “I’m not bossy, I just have better ideas.”
  • “If you can’t handle me at my worst, you don’t deserve me at my best. Also, my worst is really bad.”
  • “I’m not short, I’m just concentrated awesome.”
  • “If stress burned calories, I’d be a supermodel.”
  • “I’m not weird, I’m limited edition.”

Short badass quotes

  • “Stay fierce.”
  • “Fearless and free.”
  • “Hustle hard.”
  • “Own the moment.”
  • “Unstoppable.”
  • “Create your own luck.”
  • “Rise and grind.”
  • “Live boldly.”
  • “No limits.”
  • “Embrace the chaos.”

Badass girl quotes

  • “She believed she could, so she did.”
  • “Strong women don’t have attitudes; they have standards.”
  • “Well-behaved women seldom make history.”
  • “You can’t break a girl who gets her strength from God.”
  • “Be a girl with a mind, a woman with attitude, and a lady with class.”
  • “She remembered who she was and the game changed.”
  • “Girls with dreams become women with vision.”
  • “I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.”
  • “A strong woman looks a challenge dead in the eye and gives it a wink.”
  • “Be a diamond: precious, tough, and unbreakable.”

Badass quotes for Instagram

  • “I didn’t come this far to only come this far.”
  • “Dream big. Work hard. Stay focused.”
  • “I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions.”
  • “Hustle until your haters ask if you’re hiring.”
  • “Prove them wrong.”
  • “Turn your wounds into wisdom.”
  • “Be the game changer.”
  • “Rise above the storm and you will find the sunshine.”
  • “Life’s too short to wait.”
  • “Stay humble, hustle hard.”

Badass savage quotes

  • “I’m not here to be average; I’m here to be awesome.”
  • “I don’t sweat, I sparkle.”
  • “Too glam to give a damn.”
  • “I’m not always sarcastic; sometimes I’m sleeping.”
  • “Proof that I can do selfies better than you.”
  • “Take me as I am or watch me as I go.”
  • “I’m not a princess, I don’t need saving. I’m a queen, I got this handled.”
  • “Silence is the best response to a fool.”
  • “I’m the girl you’ve always wanted.”
  • “I’m the reason you have a middle finger.”

Take Action

Don’t just wish. Do something.

If you feel inspired by these badass quotes, set a goal, make an action plan, commit and show up everyday until your dreams come true.

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