The 50 Best Quotes about Mean People

People can be mean at times. They could be having a bad day and like to take their anger out on other people whether they are responsible for the bad day or not. It can be hard to be on the receiving end of the wrath of mean people. Try not to take their attitudes to heart because when people are mean, it’s usually a reflection of how they really are. They may also be going through something.

Mean People Quotes

These quotes are about mean people will give you an idea of why they are mean or just how mean they can be.

1. “Try to be nice to people who aren’t nice to you. They may need it more than you think.” – by Buddhism

2. “People don’t decide on a whim that they are going to be bad people. It occurs when terrible things happen and they give in to the anger and it affects their inner peace.” – by Robert Brault

3. “The way people treat you will come back to them like a boomerang. The way you respond to it may also come back to you.” – by Wayne Dyer

4. “Try not to let mean people occupy space in your mental house. It’s time for them to get their things and move out of your mental house.” – by Robert Tew

5. “You won’t get through life without people making you upset or treating you badly. God will take care of the people who treat you this way. If you’re bitter towards them, this bitterness will affect you too.” – by Will Smith

6. “Don’t match their evil with evil. When people treat you badly, treat them with kindness. If you’re evil, you won’t lead a peaceful life. Ignore what they do to you. It’s better to treat them in a way they don’t see coming.” – by Margaret Young

7. “The more you ignore mean people, the better your life will become.” – by Mandy Hale

8. “Mean people aren’t fun to be around. They just bother you and try to ruin your life.” – by Method Man

9. “Be kind to people even when they treat you badly. You will be the one who will win in the end.” – by Alex Elle

10. “Unfortunately, there can be people who are more evil and cruel than you can imagine. Fortunately, there are people who can be nicer than you imagine.” – by Unknown

11. “You shouldn’t let mean people take away all of your accomplishments. It’s your success. Don’t let anyone else ruin it for you.” – by Taylor Swift

12. “Don’t waste your time talking to people who aren’t worthy of you. The best defense is to keep quiet.” – by Unknown

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13. “Your looks and skills don’t matter if the only thing people remember is your terrible attitude.” – by Unknown

14. “Not giving people your attention doesn’t mean your upset with them. It means they aren’t worth the energy it takes to pay attention to them.” – by Kate

15. “People who talk about you when your back is turned are in the perfect position to kiss a particular part of your anatomy.” – by Unknown

16. “People are quick to point out your flaws, but are hesitant to point out the good things you do.” – Lara A. R.

17. “The most evil people in the world are those who aren’t aware of how evil they really are.” – by Unknown

18. “Just because people are mean doesn’t mean you have to follow suit.” – by Amy March – From Little Women

19. “Sometimes it’s better to live in your own fantasy because in reality people can be worse than monsters. They try to ruin your soul and your happiness.” – by J. Cornell Michel

20. “People tend to be mean when they are hurting inside. They have bitterness in their hearts and it bothers them to a point where they have to hurt other people. They do this just to make themselves feel better.” – by Laura Moriarty

21. “People can be evil regardless of what they are wearing or their status in the community. They can be just as evil and mean as they want to be. It makes them no different from wild animals. In fact, some can be worse than wild animals.” – by Donna Lynn Hope

22. “People who go out of their way to hurt you are looking for something that’s missing from their lives.” – by Donald L. Hicks

23. “It’s strange how animosity needs love, but in a different way. It’s similar to misery loving company.” – by Criss Jami

24. “Mean things are always funny when you’re not on the receiving end of it.” – by Will Rogers

25. “You find out quickly how a person feels when you can’t help them. They think you are mean for not helping when they don’t know what you’ve been through.” – by Charmaine J. Forde

26. “People are mean when they don’t know how to be nice to people.” – by Angela Panayotopulos

27. “A way a man treats a woman when he’s angry explains how he really feels about her.” – by Nitya Prakash

28. “People who are envious of you take their anger out on you so they could feel like better people. Don’t give them the power to be able to do this to you.” – by Nyki Mack

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29. “Don’t spend your time with “un” people. They are unkindly, ungrateful, unloving, and unruly. There’s one more “un” to avoid. Don’t be around people who make you feel uncomfortable.” – by Germany Kent

30. “No matter how bad someone’s life is, there’s never a reason to be mean to someone.” – by Charles F. Glassman

31. “Mean people are getting too used to treating people badly. It’s time to put a stop to it. It’s time to show strength and kindness to overcome meanness.” – by Scott Stabile

32. “Say the mean things you want to say to yourself. Repeat them several times and see how much it hurts you. If it does hurt you, then you know how your victims feel when you say those words to them. Think before you speak.” – by Rachel Eovacious

33. “You shouldn’t bully people or be mean to them. You should be the hero who isn’t afraid to let people know you’re a hero.” – by Christina Engela

34. “Bitterness takes over your mental state because you willingly let it take over you.” – by Richelle E. Goodrich

35. “You can be nice to everyone, but there’s always one idiot in the bunch.” – by Criss Jami

36. “Don’t be evil to someone unless you mean to be. It can always come back to haunt you.” – by Kasi West

37. “Mean people can get ahead in life because nice people are afraid to turn them down.” – by Sanhita Baruar

38. “Mean people think being nice is a risk. They believe showing their evil side will prevent them from getting hurt.” – by Ziad K. Abdelnour

39. “Honesty doesn’t mean cruelty. You should tell the truth, but don’t be mean about it.” – by Elizabeth George

40. “Mean and evil people tend to take the fun out of life. Being around them is draining.” – by Thom Filicia

41. “Make friends with good people and enjoy your life. It’s far better than being around people who make you miserable.” – by Booker T. Washington

42. “Those who are evil won’t laugh at themselves. They are too busy laughing at others.” – by Eileen Brennan

43. “Don’t’ give mean people’s behavior any of your attention. Their power is a waste if you don’t give in to it.” – by Bushra Zarrar Rana

44. “It may be hard, but try to love the people who are betraying you and trying to hurt you. Pray for them to change their ways.” – by Matthew 5:44

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45. “People who are mean to your face are easier to handle. The people who pretend to be nice and are actually mean are the ones you need to worry about.” – by Unknown

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46. “Some people are naturally bad. In order to fix it, they need to be taught how to treat people better. It may take some time, but it’s worth it.” – by Xun Zi

47. “Don’t take things from people who don’t know how to give. Don’t fall for their antics because they’re always scheming. The person always knows the “right thing to say” in order to lure you in. You will regret falling for this and wasting your time with the person.” – by Proverbs 23:6-8

48. “Don’t pay attention to bad behavior and let it go. The more you do it. The easier it will become. The mean people in your life will be upset that you’re not accepting their behavior and will leave you alone.” – by Eiko Mendoza

49. “You can always tell how a person will treat you by how they treat someone serving them.” If they are rude to the person, they will be rude to you.” – by David Berry

50. “Karma is a powerful thing. What you do to others will come back to you. If you fight evil people with evil, you will only make things worse. Is it better for you to be the one who is right or just walk away?” – by Sarah Rigotti

Hope these quotes help you deal with any mean people you may be encountering

It’s not easy dealing with mean people. They can ruin your day just because they are having a bad day. These quotes are eye opening as to just how mean some people can be. They may also teach you how to treat others how you want to be treated. It’s important to treat everyone with respect because you never know when you could be on the receiving end of someone’s wrath.

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