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91 Greatest Quotes from ‘The Dark Knight’ Movie (JOKER)

Top 10 Most Famous ‘The Dark Knight’ Quotes

“He thought it was good sport. Because some men aren’t looking for anything logical, like money. They can’t be bought, bullied, reasoned, or negotiated with. Some men just want to watch the world burn.”

Alfred Pennyworth
You either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain. - Harvey Dent
You either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain. – Harvey Dent
Sometimes the truth isn't good enough, sometimes people deserve more. Sometimes people deserve to have their faith rewarded… - Batman
Sometimes the truth isn’t good enough, sometimes people deserve more. Sometimes people deserve to have their faith rewarded… – Batman
The night is darkest right before dawn. And I promise you, the dawn is coming. - Harvey Dent
The night is darkest right before dawn. And I promise you, the dawn is coming. – Harvey Dent
Some men aren't looking for anything logical. They can't be bought, bullied, reasoned or negotiated with. Some men just want to watch the world burn. - Alfred Pennyworth
Some men aren’t looking for anything logical. They can’t be bought, bullied, reasoned or negotiated with. Some men just want to watch the world burn. – Alfred Pennyworth
Criminals aren't complicated, Alfred. Just have to figure out what he's after. - Bruce Wayne
Criminals aren’t complicated, Alfred. Just have to figure out what he’s after. – Bruce Wayne
I believe that whatever doesn't kill you, simply makes you… stranger. - Joker
I believe that whatever doesn’t kill you, simply makes you… stranger. – Joker
Introduce a little anarchy. Upset the established order, and everything becomes chaos. I'm an agent of chaos. Oh, and you know the thing about chaos It's fair! - Joker
Introduce a little anarchy. Upset the established order, and everything becomes chaos. I’m an agent of chaos. Oh, and you know the thing about chaos? It’s fair! – Joker
What were you trying to prove That deep down, everyone’s as ugly as you You’re alone! - Batman
What were you trying to prove? That deep down, everyone’s as ugly as you? You’re alone! – Batman
Then you’re gonna love me. - Batman
Then you’re gonna love me. – Batman

8 Thought-Provoking Quotes in ‘The Dark Knight’ Movie

“They need you right now, but when they don’t, they’ll cast you out, like a leper! You see, their morals, their code, it’s a bad joke. Dropped at the first sign of trouble. They’re only as good as the world allows them to be. I’ll show you. When the chips are down, these… these civilized people, they’ll eat each other. See, I’m not a monster. I’m just ahead of the curve.”

Joker
If you're good at something, never do it for free. - Joker
If you’re good at something, never do it for free. – Joker
Madness, as you know, is a lot like gravity. All it takes is a little push. - Joker
Madness, as you know, is a lot like gravity. All it takes is a little push. – Joker
You can't rely on anybody these days, you gotta do everything yourself, don't we But that's okay, I came prepared. It's a funny world we live in. - Joker
You can’t rely on anybody these days, you gotta do everything yourself, don’t we? But that’s okay, I came prepared. It’s a funny world we live in. – Joker

“When their enemies were at the gates, the Romans would suspend democracy and appoint one man to protect the city. It wasn’t considered an honor, it was considered a public service.”

Harvey Dent
You squeezed them, you hammered them to the point of desperation. And in their desperation, they turned to a man they didn't fully understand. - Alfred Pennyworth
You squeezed them, you hammered them to the point of desperation. And in their desperation, they turned to a man they didn’t fully understand. – Alfred Pennyworth
The world is cruel, and the only morality in a cruel world is chance. - Harvey Dent
The world is cruel, and the only morality in a cruel world is chance. – Harvey Dent
You make your own luck… - Rachel Dawes
You make your own luck… – Rachel Dawes

2 ‘The Dark Knight’ Quotes About Rules

The only sensible way to live in this world is without rules. - Joker
The only sensible way to live in this world is without rules. – Joker
You have all these rules and you think they'll save you! - Joker
You have all these rules and you think they’ll save you! – Joker

2 ‘The Dark Knight’ Quotes About Money

All you care about is money. This city deserves a better class of criminal. And I'm gonna give it to them! - Joker
All you care about is money. This city deserves a better class of criminal. And I’m gonna give it to them! – Joker
It's not about money… it's about sending a message. Everything burns! - Joker
It’s not about money… it’s about sending a message. Everything burns! – Joker

6 ‘The Dark Knight’ Quotes by Batman

Batman has no limits. - Batman
Batman has no limits. – Batman
You'll hunt me. You'll condemn me. Set the dogs on me. Because that's what needs to happen. - Batman
You’ll hunt me. You’ll condemn me. Set the dogs on me. Because that’s what needs to happen. – Batman
I'm counting on it. - Batman
I’m counting on it. – Batman
I’m not wearing hockey pads. - Batman
I’m not wearing hockey pads. – Batman
Well, I grew up in Gotham, and I turned out all right. - Bruce Wayne
Well, I grew up in Gotham, and I turned out all right. – Bruce Wayne
You wanted me, here I am. - Batman
You wanted me, here I am. – Batman

29 ‘The Dark Knight’ Quotes by Joker

“Do you want to know why I use a knife? Guns are too quick. You can’t savor all the… little emotions. In… you see, in their last moments, people show you who they really are. So in a way, I know your friends better than you ever did. Would you like to know which of them were cowards?”

Joker
Come on, I want you to do it, I want you to do it. Come on, hit me. Hit me! - Joker
Come on, I want you to do it, I want you to do it. Come on, hit me. Hit me! – Joker
I like this job - I like it! - Joker
I like this job – I like it! – Joker

“I had a vision, of a world without Batman. The mob ground out a little profit and the police tried to shut them down, one block at a time. And it was so… boring. I’ve had a change of heart. I don’t want Mr. Reese spoiling everything, but why should I have all the fun? Let’s give someone else a chance. If Coleman Reese isn’t dead in sixty minutes then I blow up a hospital.”

Joker
Oh, and by the way, the suit, it wasn't cheap. You oughta know, you bought it. - Joker
Oh, and by the way, the suit, it wasn’t cheap. You oughta know, you bought it. – Joker
Arrrgh! Could you please just give me a minute - Joker
Arrrgh! Could you please just give me a minute? – Joker

“Tonight you’re all gonna be part of a social experiment. Through the magic of diesel fuel and ammonium nitrate, I’m ready right now to blow you all sky high. Anyone attempts to get off their boat, you all die. Each of you has a remote… to blow up the other boat. At midnight, I blow you all up. If, however, one of you presses the button, I’ll let that boat live. So, who’s it going to be: Harvey Dent’s most wanted scumbag collection, or the sweet and innocent civilians? You choose… oh, and you might want to decide quickly, because the people on the other boat might not be so noble.”

Joker
Ooohhh. You want to play. Come on! - Joker
Ooohhh. You want to play. Come on! – Joker
Those mob fools want you gone so they can get back to the way things were. But I know the truth there's no going back. You've changed things… forever. - Joker
Those mob fools want you gone so they can get back to the way things were. But I know the truth: there’s no going back. You’ve changed things… forever. – Joker

“See, this is how crazy Batman’s made Gotham! If you want order in Gotham, Batman must take off his mask and turn himself in. Oh, and every day he doesn’t, people will die, starting tonight. I’m a man of my word.”

Joker
Now there's a Batman! - Joker
Now there’s a Batman! – Joker
We made it! - Joker
We made it! – Joker

“Let’s wind the clocks back a year: These cops and lawyers wouldn’t dare cross any of you, so what happened? Did your balls drop off? I know why you choose to have your “group therapy” sessions in broad daylight, I know why you’re afraid to go out at night: The Batman. Batman has shown your true colors. Unfortunately, Dent, he’s just the beginning.”

Joker
All the old familiar places… - Joker
All the old familiar places… – Joker
Okay, rack 'em up. Rack 'em up, rack 'em up, rack 'em up. - Joker
Okay, rack ’em up. Rack ’em up, rack ’em up, rack ’em up. – Joker
Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. We are tonight's entertainment! I only have one question. Where is Harvey Dent - Joker
Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. We are tonight’s entertainment! I only have one question. Where is Harvey Dent? – Joker

“The mob has plans. The cops have plans. Gordon’s got plans. Y’know they’re schemers. Schemers trying to control their little worlds. I try to show the schemers how pathetic their attempts to control things really are. So when I say that you and your girlfriend was nothing personal, you know I’m telling the truth. It’s the schemers that put you where you are. You were a schemer, you had plans, and, uh, look where that got you.”

Joker
And as for the television's so-called plan, Batman has no jurisdiction. He'll find him and make him squeal. I know the squealers when I see them, and… - Joker
And as for the television’s so-called “plan”, Batman has no jurisdiction. He’ll find him and make him squeal. I know the squealers when I see them, and… – Joker
You'll see. I'll show you. - Joker
You’ll see. I’ll show you. – Joker

“You won’t kill me out of some misplaced sense of self-righteousness. And I won’t kill you because you’re just too much fun. I think you and I are destined to do this forever.”

Joker
Why so serious Why so serious Let's put a smile on that face! And… Why so serious - Joker
Why so serious? Why so serious? Let’s put a smile on that face! And… Why so serious? – Joker
A-ta-ta-ta-ta, let's not blow this out of proportion. - Joker
A-ta-ta-ta-ta, let’s not blow this out of proportion. – Joker
I just did what I do best. I took your little plan and I turned it on itself. - Joker
I just did what I do best. I took your little plan and I turned it on itself. – Joker
You know what I've noticed Nobody panics when things go according to plan. Even if the plan is horrifying! - Joker
You know what I’ve noticed? Nobody panics when things go “according to plan”. Even if the plan is horrifying! – Joker
You have nothing, nothing to threaten me with. Nothing to do with all your strength. - Joker
You have nothing, nothing to threaten me with. Nothing to do with all your strength. – Joker
We really should stop this fighting, otherwise we'll miss the fireworks! - Joker
We really should stop this fighting, otherwise we’ll miss the fireworks! – Joker
You see, I'm a guy of simple taste. I enjoy dynamite, and gunpowder, and gasoline! - Joker
You see, I’m a guy of simple taste. I enjoy dynamite, and gunpowder, and gasoline! – Joker
Do I really look like a guy with a plan? You know what I am? I'm a dog chasing cars. I wouldn't know what to do with one if I caught it! You know, I just… do things. - Joker
Do I really look like a guy with a plan? You know what I am? I’m a dog chasing cars. I wouldn’t know what to do with one if I caught it! You know, I just… do things. – Joker
And here we go. - Joker
And here we go. – Joker

4 ‘The Dark Knight’ Quotes by Rachel Dawes

“Dear Bruce. I need to be honest and clear. I’m going to marry Harvey Dent. I love him, and I want to spend the rest of my life with him. When I told you that if Gotham no longer needed Batman we could be together, I meant it. But now I’m sure the day won’t come when you no longer need Batman. I hope it does; and if it does I will be there, but as your friend. I’m sorry to let you down. If you lose your faith in me, please keep your faith in people. Love, now and always, Rachel.”

Rachel Dawes
Bruce… if you turn yourself in, they're not gonna let us be together. - Rachel Dawes
Bruce… if you turn yourself in, they’re not gonna let us be together. – Rachel Dawes
Let's not do that again. - Rachel Dawes
Let’s not do that again. – Rachel Dawes
The whole mob's after you, and you're worried about these guys - Rachel Dawes
The whole mob’s after you, and you’re worried about these guys? – Rachel Dawes

10 ‘The Dark Knight’ Quotes by Lt. James Gordon

“If I didn’t work with cops you investigated while you were making your name at I.A. I’d be working alone. I don’t get political points for being an idealist, I have to do the best I can with what I have.”

Lt. James Gordon
Everyone knows you're Gotham's White Knight. - Lt. James Gordon
Everyone knows you’re Gotham’s White Knight. – Lt. James Gordon
We got you, you son of a btch! - Lt. James Gordon
We got you, you son of a b*tch! – Lt. James Gordon
Dent is in there with them! We have to save Dent! I have to save Dent! - Lt. James Gordon
Dent is in there with them! We have to save Dent! I have to save Dent! – Lt. James Gordon
Mount the curb! - Lt. James Gordon
Mount the curb! – Lt. James Gordon
I'm sorry, I couldn't risk your safety… - Lt. James Gordon
I’m sorry, I couldn’t risk your safety… – Lt. James Gordon
He's the hero Gotham deserves but not the one it needs right now. - Lt. James Gordon
He’s the hero Gotham deserves but not the one it needs right now. – Lt. James Gordon
We're going after the mob's life savings. Things will get ugly. - Lt. James Gordon
We’re going after the mob’s life savings. Things will get ugly. – Lt. James Gordon
He's a silent guardian, a watchful protector. A dark knight. - Lt. James Gordon
He’s a silent guardian, a watchful protector. A dark knight. – Lt. James Gordon
A hero. Not the hero we deserved but the hero we needed. Nothing less than a knight. Shining. - Lt. James Gordon
A hero. Not the hero we deserved but the hero we needed. Nothing less than a knight. Shining. – Lt. James Gordon

2 ‘The Dark Knight’ Quotes by Alfred Pennyworth

“A long time ago, I was in Burma. My friends and I were working for the local government. They were trying to buy the loyalty of tribal leaders by bribing them with precious stones. But their caravans were being raided in a forest north of Rangoon by a bandit. So, we went looking for the stones. But in six months, we never met anybody who traded with him. One day, I saw a child playing with a ruby the size of a tangerine. The bandit had been throwing them away.”

Alfred Pennyworth
You spat in the faces of Gotham's worse criminals. Didn't you think there might be some casualties Things were always going to get worse before they got better. - Alfred Pennyworth
You spat in the faces of Gotham’s worse criminals. Didn’t you think there might be some casualties? Things were always going to get worse before they got better. – Alfred Pennyworth

2 ‘The Dark Knight’ Quotes by Harvey Dent

It's not about what I want, it's about what's fair. - Harvey Dent
It’s not about what I want, it’s about what’s fair. – Harvey Dent
Carbon fiber, .28 Caliber, made in China. If you want to kill a public servant, Mr. Maroni, I recommend you buy American. - Harvey Dent
Carbon fiber, .28 Caliber, made in China. If you want to kill a public servant, Mr. Maroni, I recommend you buy American. – Harvey Dent

2 ‘The Dark Knight’ Quotes by Shotgun SWAT

Come on, get us out of here, let's go. - Shotgun SWAT
Come on, get us out of here, let’s go. – Shotgun SWAT
We'll be like turkeys on thanksgiving down there. - Shotgun SWAT
We’ll be like turkeys on thanksgiving down there. – Shotgun SWAT

14 ‘The Dark Knight’ Quotes That Will Make You Think

“You’re unlikely to discover this for yourself, so take my word, the police commissioner gets a lot of threats. I found the appropriate response to these situations a long time ago.”

Commissioner Gillian B. Loeb
Buyer beware. I told you my compound would take you places. I never said they were places you wanted to go! - Scarecrow
Buyer beware. I told you my compound would take you places. I never said they were places you wanted to go! – Scarecrow

“No one’s gonna tell you nothin’. They’re wise to your act. You got rules. The Joker, he’s got no rules. No one’s gonna cross him to you. You want this guy, you got one way. But you already know what that is. Just take off that mask and let him come find you. Or you gonna let a couple more people get killed while you make your mind?”

Salvatore Maroni
I'm putting the word out Five hundred grand for this clown dead, a million alive so I can teach him some manners first. - Gambol
I’m putting the word out: Five hundred grand for this clown dead, a million alive so I can teach him some manners first. – Gambol

“No one wants to get their hands dirty. Fine I’ll do it. Those men on that boat, they made their choices, they chose to murder and steal. It doesn’t make any sense for all of us to die too.”

Passenger
This is why we bring dogs! - The Chechen
This is why we bring dogs! – The Chechen
I know you're gonna enjoy this. I'm gonna try and have to enjoy it even more. - Detective Stephens
I know you’re gonna enjoy this. I’m gonna try and have to enjoy it even more. – Detective Stephens
Hands up pretty boy. - Thug at Party
Hands up pretty boy. – Thug at Party
Obviously, we don't want you doing anything with your hands except hanging on for dear life! - Grumpy
Obviously, we don’t want you doing anything with your hands except hanging on for dear life! – Grumpy
We must remember that vigilance is the price of safety. - Mayor
We must remember that vigilance is the price of safety. – Mayor
No more dead cops! - Cop Heckler
No more dead cops! – Cop Heckler
What the hell is that Obstruction ahead obstruction ahead, damn it, all units divert down to lower fifth. I repeat exit down. - Convoy Leader
What the hell is that? Obstruction ahead obstruction ahead, damn it, all units divert down to lower fifth. I repeat exit down. – Convoy Leader
Hey, you wait like everybody else pal. - Uniform Cop
Hey, you wait like everybody else pal. – Uniform Cop
We're in trouble guys. - Armored Car SWAT
We’re in trouble guys. – Armored Car SWAT

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