If you’ve ever spent any time on Pinterest or Instagram, you know that inspirational quotes are all the rage these days.

Typically, these quotes come from the greats, like Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Lincoln. However, throughout history, even the bad guys have come up with some pretty inspiring ideas. As evidence, please enjoy the following statements by some of the world’s most terrible people.

1. “Words build bridges into unexplored regions.” — Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler