Badassery


Badass. (vulgar); (slang) A badass is someone who is very tough or mean. Don’t mess with him, he’s a real badass! (slang) A person who has extreme attitudes and behavior and is admired by others. In this sense, calling someone a badass is a compliment.

After three years of life kicking my ass, I feel like I need to visit some of my more outstanding personalities for a change.  The personality that did not allow my ass to be kicked.  The personality that permitted me to jump back up no matter what laid me down.  The personality that assured me that I was not the weaker link and that I mattered.  I am slowly regaining my smojo!!  (Yes, I did just make up that word and that is A-O-K.  That is because I am:

Savage, not Average.

That’s the only way to bounce back up.  Find the attitude, don’t need to be rude, just know that those who mess with you are likely to be less than you.
I rarely take pics of myself but of all of the ones I have taken, there is something about this one from my time in Lagos that just makes me smile every – single – time.  First off, I think we all look a little badass. I am NOT tough or mean but this picture makes me feel like I could surely play the part if needed.  Personally, I think it was more the company I kept.  Cool group of people and full of life and fun.  And yes true badasses.  A time I will never forget.  This picture.  Nothing more needs to be said.
“Don’t wish it were easier, wish you were better.” – Jim Rohn
“The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.” – Mark Twain
Best Badass quotes & Savage Captions
  • If you don’t like me. it’s because I don’t want you to.
  • The Question Isn’t Who Is Going To Let Me: It’s Who Is Going To Stop Me. – Ayn Rand
  • They play the game I change the game.
  • Tough Times Never Last, But Tough People Do. – Dr. Robert Schuller
  • In A World Full Of Copies, Be An Original.
  • Don’t like me? u*k off Problem Solved
All I can say is that it takes all kinds and anyone can be one.

2 thoughts on “Badassery

  1. Badass for the sake of badassery is probably not appropriate, But it’s a good thing to have a badass spirit to be able to stand up for yourself and stick up for yourself when necessary. Those 6 points/quotes are inspirational — and oh so true. One really has to know oneself well to be a badass, and for most people that’s a process. It takes time and life events to shape who a person becomes, and how well they get up when they’ve been knocked down — and how honest they are with themselves.

    • I agree with that all.. I also think definitions are important. I’m not fond of alpha only badassery.. but anyone who can make it some of the most recent trying times .. well in my book they definitely qualify! Lately, I have run into some folks who are just mean and I think that is completely unnecessary and not even close to the definition here. I think they “think” they are being BA.. but really they are just being jerks. We need nicer and kinder folks.. those are the ones that are truly BA!!

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