108 Naughty Quotes For When You’re Tired Of Being Nice

You’ll like these naughty quotes if you ever tire of striving to be good and follow conventional rules.

There always seems to be a constant battle between naughty and nice in the world.

We’re taught it from childhood.

Drawing inspiration from people like Marilyn Monroe, these naughty quotes remind us to break free from societal conventions.

It is ok to embrace some of the untamed desires within us.

Remember that sometimes, in the realm of playful indulgence, lies a path to self-discovery and unapologetic authenticity.

What are the benefits of reading these naughty quotes?

We all know that it’s much better for our lives to choose the good things and to be nice instead of naughty.

But throughout life, it’s something that people struggle with.

And sometimes, just knowing that you’re not the only one can be enough to help you feel a little better.

These naughty quotes:

  • show that you’re not the only one struggling with being nice
  • will help you caption the photographic evidence of your mischievous moments
  • will point out that sometimes being naughty can be good (going against the norm isn’t always bad)

Don’t go too wild and crazy, but letting your hair down occasionally can be fun!

If you enjoy this article, check out our most popular quote article, a list of short inspirational quotes for daily motivation. 

Browse our entire collection of inspirational quotes for more motivating ideas and concepts.

Being naughty quotes, sayings, and captions

1. “If you smile when you are alone, then you really mean it, or you’re up to something.” – Saleem Sharma

Naughty Quotes about smiling

2. “Let’s be naughty and save Santa the trip.” – Gary Allen

Naughty Quotes about santa

3. “I’m a naughty sweetheart.” – Jessica Simpson

romantic Naughty Quotes

4. “I’m only naughty when I have to be.” – Michelle McCool

Naughty Quotes and sayings

5. “Well if it isn’t my old nemesis, the consequences of my own actions.” – Unknown

short Naughty Quotes

6. “I sometimes still feel I am living in a goldfish bowl, and I now manage it better. I still have a naughty streak, too, which I enjoy and is how I relate to those individuals who have got themselves in trouble.” – Prince Harry

Naughty Quotes About Getting in Trouble

7. “Actors are the best and the worst people. They’re like kids. When they’re good, they’re very good. When they’re bad they’re very very naughty.” – Kenneth Branagh

Naughty Quotes About Actors

8. “I might put a nicer pair of heels on and a cooler outfit, but I’m still that naughty girl who likes a slice of cheesecake on my day off.” – Jessie J

Naughty Quotes About Outfits

9. “As Latinas, we tend to be overly partial considering stereotypes. I’m interested in being naughty and edgy.” – Judy Reyes

Naughty Quotes About Stereotypes

10. “I am all for niceties. But, I love and appreciate a healthy dose of naughtiness in everything I do and everywhere I go as well. You need some sugar sweethearts as well as some total nuts to make your life a real party.” – Tina Sequeira

Naughty Quotes About Being Bad

11. “I am bad-mannered, naughty, and one of those few people who lands up in controversies, but I guess that’s expected of me.” – Ekta Kapoor

Naughty Quotes About Bad Manners

12. “I was often very, incredibly naughty, and if I didn’t come home at tea time I used to be sent to bed without any dinner. But people used to bring me things. I was better fed in bed.” – Diane Cilento

Naughty Quotes About Staying in Bed

13. “I was very naughty. That’s the reason I didn’t go very much to the university because I was partying with my friends more than going to the university.” – Bianca Balti

Naughty Quotes About Partying

14. “I am in love with girls that are bad and naughty and badass, and a little selfish, but I like to watch from a respectful distance!” – Dreama Walker

Naughty Quotes About Love

Funny naughty quotes and dirty sayings

15. “I’ve always had a lot of energy and had a lot of opinions all my life – people misunderstood that about me being naughty, gobby, or different.” – Yungblud

Naughty Quotes About Being Different

16. “I went to a school called Tring Park School for the Performing Arts. I went because initially, I was very naughty, and my mom thought if I was busy, I’d be better. And I didn’t really do acting until later on in school, with an amazing teacher. I left, went traveling, came back.” – Daisy Ridley

Naughty Quotes About Acting

17. “Tantrums are not bad behavior. Tantrums are an expression of emotion that became too much for the child to bear. No punishment is required. What your child needs is compassion and safe, loving arms to unload in.” – Rebecca Eanes

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Naughty Quotes About Tantrums

18. “The hurt that troubled children create is never greater than the hurt they feel.” – L.Tobin

Naughty Quotes About Troubled Children

19. “Just because I look sexy on the cover of Rolling Stone doesn’t mean I’m naughty.” – Britney Spears

Naughty Quotes About Looking Sexy

20. “I got into a lot of trouble. Maybe that’s why my parents didn’t really like me and I didn’t blend in with my family. I was always the naughty one.” – Benjamin Clementine

Naughty Quotes About Getting Into Trouble

Naughty quotes about misbehaving children

21. “I was naughty but never demanding. I never asked my parents for shoes or tracksuits. I was happy with what I had.” – Hima Das

Naughty Quotes About Being Demanding

22. “I was a naughty kid.” – Liam Hemsworth

Naughty Quotes About Kids

23. “It’s important for every child to have a bit of a naughty streak.” – Unknown

Naughty Quotes About Children

24. “Probably spending 12 years at boarding school – comedy became a survival gene. But I think some people are funny right off the bat, as soon as they can speak or be naughty.” – Eric Idel

Naughty Quotes About Boarding School

25. “Right from the start, I loved the works of Mark Twain. Every time I read about Tom Sawyer, I’d got out and do something low-level naughty, just like him.” – John Grisham

Naughty Quotes About Tom Sawyer

26. “I was a very naughty child, on the verge of getting expelled, but I wasn’t a bad child; everything I did was for my own entertainment. But when I went into an exam, I did really well.” – Stormzy

Naughty Quotes About Exams

27. “I was a naughty kid. Teachers did not like me much.” – Kapil Dev

Naughty Quotes About Teachers

28. “As a kid, I was hyperactive and the naughty one in school. I wouldn’t listen to anyone and thought I knew best. At home, I was always breaking things and annoying everyone.” – Amir Khan

Naughty Quotes About Being Hyperactive

Nice and Naughty Quotes for Christmas

29. “It’s all fun and games ‘til Santa checks the naughty list.” – Unknown

Naughty Quotes About Santa

30. “Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle.” – Unknown

Witty Naughty Quotes

31. “I’m a little bit sweet and yet I’m a little bit twisted. So I guess I’m a little bit like a candy cane.” – Unknown

32. “This year instead of giving gifts, I will be giving everyone my opinion – Get ready for some real surprises!” – Unknown

33. “I might be on the naughty list this year. Sorry, not sorry, Santa.” – Unknown

34. “Dear Santa: Please define naughty. Yours Truly.” – Unknown

35. “I’m dreaming of a white Christmas, but if the white runs out, I’ll drink the red.” – Unknown

More naughty quotes and sayings

36. “Curly hair is not just a hairstyle; it’s kind of a lifestyle. There is something really free and careless about it and loose and kind of naughty. I love it.” – Inbar Lavi

37. “They’re naughty, all those writers – they mess around with people. I know James Gandolfini got a bit fed up on ‘The Sopranos’: if he said anything in front of a writer, told them a story from his life, it could make its way into the script.” – Kelly Macdonald

38. “It is not when truth is dirty, but when it is shallow, that the lover of knowledge is reluctant to step into its waters.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

39. “If goodness is its own reward, shouldn’t we get a little something for being naughty?” – Lauren Bacall

40. “My voice went recently, never happened before, off like a tap. I had to sit in silence for nine days, chalkboard around my neck. Like an old-school mime. Like a kid in the naughty corner. Like a Victorian mute.” – Adele

41. “I think that short films often contain an originality, a creative freedom, an energy, and an invitation that is inspiring and entertaining. I think they are, as Shakespeare put it, a good deed in a naughty world.” – Kenneth Branagh

42. “Of course I’m naughty. I’ve always had to compete for attention, you see.” – Rachel Johnson

43. “Naughty is the new nice.” – Unknown

44. “Mozart was a punk, which people seem to forget. He was a naughty, naughty boy.” – Shirley Manson

45. “I like persons better than principles, and I like persons with no principles better than anything else in the world.” – Oscar Wilde

46. “If your boss is getting you down, look at him through the prongs of a fork and imagine him in jail.” – Ricky Gervais

47. “Everybody is naughty, everybody is good.” – Rob Lowe

48. “England is still a place where a naughty boy who comes from nothing can live his dream.” – Raheem Sterling

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49. “How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.” – William Shakespeare

50. “Once you begin being naughty, it is easier to go on and on and on, and sooner or later something dreadful happens.” – Laura Ingalls Wilder

Naughty Quotes To  Burst Out Laughter

51. “I’m just a good Catholic boy – I do naughty things and feel guilty about them.” ― Steve Coogan

52. “People in general are used to seeing me as the naughty girl because that’s what they’ve always cast me as.” ― Eartha Kitt

53. “Quoting, like smoking, is a dirty habit to which I am devoted.” ― Carolyn Heilbrun

54. “Definitely, I’m always nice. Sometimes I wish I could be naughty, I’m just a little too boring.” ― Gabrielle Dennis

55. “I don’t pay to have my dirty work done for me. I do it myself.” ― Ted Nugent

56. “I was naughty. I wasn’t bad. Bad is hurting people, doing evil. Naughty is not hurting anyone. Naughty is being amusing.” ― Sydney Biddle Barrows

57. “Ah, there’s the governess’s voice. All stern and disapproving. It makes me feel like a naughty schoolboy.” ― Lisa Kleypas

58. “No, I’m just a very naughty boy. I do all sorts of bad things. I kick kittens. I make rude gestures at nuns.” ― Cassandra Clare

59. “I really enjoyed stepping into that side of [Princess Margaret] and being silly and naughty and fun.” ― Vanessa Kirby

60. “I’ve never been that cute kid that was forgiven for being naughty.” ― Richard Armitage

Thought Provoking Naughty Quotes

61. “It feels kind of naughty when you’re swearing on set and you know it’s gonna make it in unbleeped on the show.” ― Gillian Jacobs

62. “Go hang yourself, you naughty mocking uncle!” ― William Shakespeare

63. “Kids should be naughty and go through that rebellious phase I didn’t have.” ― Naomie Harris

64. “My poems are naughty, but my life is pure.” ― Martial

65. “Let’s not get naughty. How about homicidal instead?” ― Lora Leigh

66. “I love living with animals. And my children love animals. I love walking around and being with the horses. But the deer? They’re naughty.” ― Stephanie Seymour

67. “Steve Coogan does something for me. He is so naughty, but I quite fancy him.” ― Billie Piper

68. “How the English love playing at being naughty boys!” ― Robert Gottlieb

69. “well it about these really naughty girls they made this huge girls gand they stole stuff from shopes and stuff.” ― Jacqueline Wilson

70. “Claudia… you’ve been a very very naughty little girl.” ― Anne Rice

Naughty Quotes For Your Mischievous  Moments 

71. “I do quite naughty things now. I do like to be a bit sexy.” — Kylie Minogue

72. “You a naughty lady, and sophisticated. I’ll be honored baby, if you have my baby.” — Will.l.am

73. “I just think Christmas is a time to embrace all the naughty little things.” — Jade Thirlwall

74. “Graffiti is usually a protest – ink on walls – or has a reason for being naughty or aggressive.” — Cy Twombly

75. “ I feel every kid has to be naughty.” — Soha Ali Khan

76. “I always thought of photography as a naughty thing to do – that was one of my favorite things about it, and when I first did it, I felt very perverse.” — Diane Arbus

77. “I was called a naughty girl only because I was singing naughty songs.” — Eartha Kitt

78. “A ‘naughty pickle’ is how I’d best describe myself. I think fun and laughter is the whole point of life.” — Celia Imrie

79. “Guess what, honey. I’m a freak. I’m a freak inside the sheets. Rough, tough, naughty nurse. Rip it up, now make it hurt.” — Ima Monster 

80. “I was a very naughty kid, who’d say ‘I’d write tomorrow.’” ― Sudha Murty

Naughty Quotes For Your Mischievous Moments

81. “Being Naughty is never bad, Nor being innocent at each moment is good!!” ― Kapil Dhingra

82. “Our desire to touch the untouchable things is a good proof of our naughtiness! Yes, human-being is an impish creature!” ― Mehmet Murat ildan

83. “I’d have to say I’ve been a little of both, but definitely more nice than naughty.” ― Michelle McCool

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84. “I’m doing naughty things, I’m drinking too much, I’m going to clubs. It really didn’t matter to me, other than the fact that some parents wouldn’t let their kids hang out with me.” — Macaulay Culkin

85. “I was very, very naughty in school.” — Barun Sobti

86. “Don’t write naughty words on the wall if you can’t spell!” — Tom Lehrer

87. “A naughty thought a day keeps the stress away !” — Abhishek Kachchhawa

88. “I’ve always had a naughty streak.” — David Starkey

89. “We’re mature women, we want to talk about naughty things.” — Perrie Edwards

90. “I used to get in trouble a lot in school because I would write very naughty stories and poems in class.” — Ashnikko

Naughty Quotes About Being Playful and Mischievous

91. “In fact she was quite bad and according to Jas she was naughty at school, but no one seems to remember that now she is all dead and perfect.” ― Annabel Pitcher

92. “I’m the fussiest eater on earth; my husband despairs. I like chicken and pasta, and can’t resist milk chocolate. I figure if you’re going to do something naughty, make it really enjoyable.” ― Bonnie Langford

93. “I’ve been keeping my own naughty and nice list for Washington.” ― Barack Obama

94. I’d like to be the Princess. But I want a nice black crown, not a pink crown because I hate pink. I wanna be the naughty Princess from Roc Nation.” ― Rita Ora

95. “I was rather a goody-goody as a child… It was only later on I discovered that you could be naughty and get away with it.” ― Alan Hollinghurst

96. “I too was naughty as a child & played pranks. The child within us has to be kept alive because that child keeps us alive.” ― Narendra Modi

97. “Fantastic! Right in the middle of that long stretch between Christmas and Spring Break, your coats are getting dirty, everything’s dark, dingy – what a great time for a movie!” ― John Hughes

98. “O sweet spontaneous earth how often has the naughty thumb of science prodded thy beauty thou answereth them only with spring.” ― e. e. cummings

99. “I don’t watch penalties in my hotel room. I watch naughty videos.” ― Gianluigi Buffon

100. “I’ve found that if you wear a beret, people think you’re either a cabdriver or a producer of dirty movies.” ― Ernie Harwell

101. “One of the people I lived with was a bit naughty and would steal our food.” ― Jay Blades

102. “You can be a bit more naughty with a live show.” ― Harry Enfield

103. “Although I often give in to my daughter, she is fully aware that I am the only one at home who will discipline her if she is naughty.” ― Zhao Wei

104. “I didn’t notice my parents’ split because I was off doing my own thing. I was very naughty.” ― Keeley Hazell

105. “My childhood was great. We never had much but we were happy. I was a handful, though, and I did some naughty things.” ― Nigel Benn

106. “My mother ran the home, but if we did anything naughty she would say ‘Wait till your father gets home.’” ― Maureen Lipman

107. “Even in school, I was that kid others tried to pull down because I was naughty and did well in sports and academics.” ― Ritika Singh

108. “Playing around with other people’s husbands when you were 17 was bad news. Yes, I was a very naughty girl.” ― Mary Beard

Which of these naughty quotes is your favorite?

That Laura Ingalls Wilder quote is a good one to end on.

Yes, sometimes it can be a lot more fun to be naughty than nice, but it rarely leads us down a path that we want to go.

While we all might have that little naughty streak in us, it’s much better when we learn how to control it instead of being controlled by it.

While it might be fun for a little while, chances are that you won’t really like where it’s going to take you.

So if you’re debating being naughty or nice, like some people in these naughty quotes and sayings, remember that nice really is the way to go!

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