50 Badass James Bond Quotes

Which are your favorite James Bond quotes?

James Bond is a fictional character created by writer Ian Fleming in 1953. He is also known by the code number 007.

Bond has been adapted to other media including television, radio, comic strip, video games, and film. The character has been played by actors including Daniel Craig, Pierce Brosnan, Sean Connery, and many more.

Here’s our collection of the most badass James Bond quotes:


50 Badass James Bond Quotes

1. “Well, I like to do some things the old-fashioned way.” – James Bond

2. “Shocking, positively shocking.” – James Bond

3. “Keeping the British end up, sir.” – James Bond

4. “Governments change. The lies stay the same.” – James Bond

5. “I think he got the point.” – James Bond

6. “The world is not enough.” – James Bond

7. “Well my dear, I take it you spend quite a lot of time in the saddle.” – James Bond

8. “He got the boot.” – James Bond

9. “Well, that depends on your definition of safe sex.” – James Bond


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10. “Speak or forever hold your peace.” – James Bond


11. “The name’s Bond. James Bond.” – James Bond

12. “No, some men don’t like to be taken for a ride.” – James Bond

13. “Give the people what they want.” – James Bond

14. “A martini, shaken, not stirred.” – James Bond

15. “On that score, I doubt you qualify. However, I accept.” – James Bond

16. “He always did have an inflated opinion of himself.” – James Bond

17. “Well, I’m an early riser myself.” – James Bond

18. “Yes, this is my second life.” – James Bond

19. “Oh, I travel – A sort of licensed troubleshooter.” – James Bond


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20. “I always enjoyed studying a new tongue.” – James Bond


21. “Switch the bloody machine off.” – James Bond

22. “I must be dreaming.” – James Bond

23. “For England.” – James Bond

24. “They say you’re judged by the strength of your enemies.” – James Bond

25. “I’m sorry, that last hand nearly killed me.” – James Bond

26. “Everybody needs a hobby.” – James Bond

27. “Take a giant step for mankind.” – James Bond

28. “Beg your pardon, forgot to knock.” – James Bond

29. “And youth is no guarantee of innovation.” – James Bond


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30. “Now there’s a name to die for.” – James Bond


31. “My dear girl, there are some things that just aren’t done. Such as, drinking Dom Perignon ’53 above the temperature of 38 degrees Fahrenheit. – James Bond

32. “That’s just as bad as listening to The Beatles without earmuffs!” – James Bond

33. “Do you mind if my friend sits this one out? She’s just dead.” – James Bond

34. “I never miss.” – James Bond

35. “There’s a saying in England: Where there’s smoke, there’s fire.” – James Bond

36. “Bon Appetit.” – James Bond

37. “Just a slight stiffness coming on…in the shoulder.” – James Bond

38. “Why is it that people who can’t take advice always insist on giving it?” – James Bond

39. “I admire your courage.” – James Bond


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40. “What makes you think this is my first time?” – James Bond


41. “Well, it’s all a matter of perspective.” – James Bond

42. “Pistols at dawn; it’s a little old-fashioned, isn’t it?” – James Bond

43. “Don’t think. Just let it happen.” – James Bond

44. “I’ll do anything for a woman with a knife.” – James Bond

45. “I wouldn’t know, I’ve never lost.” – James Bond

46. “Miss Anders, I didn’t recognize you with your clothes on.” – James Bond

47. “I thought Christmas only comes once a year.” – James Bond

48. “I help people with problems – More of a problem eliminator.” – James Bond

49. “I was wrong about you.” – James Bond

50. “Well, I’m afraid you’ve caught me with more than my hands up.” – James Bond



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