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'Batman': 41 Most Memorable Quotes From The Dark Knight Trilogy


Best Quotes From Batman Dark Knight Trilogy That Will Motivate You

  • "Batman has no limits"
  • "This city needs me" and other memorable sayings from the 'Batman' trilogy.
  • “It’s not just your name, sir! It’s your father’s name! And it’s all that’s left of him. Don’t destroy it.” – Alfred Pennyworth
  • “I’m whatever Gotham needs me to be.” – Batman
  • “Everything’s impossible until somebody does it.” – Batman

#1. "It's What We Do That Defines Us"

'Batman': 41 Most Memorable Quotes From The Dark Knight Trilogy


#2.

 "Bruce. Deep down you may still be that same great kid you used to be. But it's not who you are underneath, it's what you do that defines you."
- Rachel Dawes ("Batman Begins")

#3. Bruce Wayne in "Batman Begins"

"People need dramatic examples to shake them out of apathy, and I can’t do that as Bruce Wayne. As a man, I’m flesh and blood; I can be ignored, I can be destroyed. But as a symbol… as a symbol I can be incorruptible. I can be everlasting."

- Bruce Wayne ("Batman Begins")

This quote is the defining moment of the entire trilogy put into words. It is when Batman actually begins. Once Bruce realized that Gotham needed him, but not as Bruce Wayne, as something more, is when he first realized the possibility of Batman. And the rest is history. This quote lays out a theme that is carried through the entire trilogy. The theme that Batman is more than Bruce Wayne in a costume. Batman is a symbol of hope. It doesn’t matter who is in the suit. All people need to know is that Batman is there watching over the people of Gotham.

#4.

'Batman': 41 Most Memorable Quotes From The Dark Knight Trilogy

" It's not who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me."
-Bruce Wayne/Batman

#5.

“Why do we fall? So we can learn to pick ourselves back up.” 
-Alfred in Batman Begins


'Batman': 41 Most Memorable Quotes From The Dark Knight Trilogy


#6.

“It’s not who we are underneath, but what we do that defines us.” 
-Rachel Dawes in Batman Begins

#7.

“Your anger gives you great power. But if you let it, it will destroy you… As it almost did me.” 
 – Henri Ducard in Batman Begins


'Batman': 41 Most Memorable Quotes From The Dark Knight Trilogy

Bruce talks with Alfred about his plans to rescue Gotham as another being, saying, "People need dramatic examples to shake them out of apathy and I can’t do that as Bruce Wayne. As a man, I’m flesh and blood. I can be ignored. I can be destroyed. But as a symbol -- as a symbol, I can be incorruptible. I can be everlasting."

#8.

"PEOPLE NEED DRAMATIC EXAMPLES TO SHAKE THEM OUT OF APATHY AND I CAN’T DO THAT AS BRUCE WAYNE."
– Bruce Wayne, Batman Begins


'Batman': 41 Most Memorable Quotes From The Dark Knight Trilogy

Bruce runs into Rachel for the first time in years, drenched in a business suit with two women in bathrobes by his side. Rachel gives Bruce a judgmental stare as she comments on what he's choosing to do with his life: "And you're swimming..." He responds with this quote.

#9.

"RACHEL, ALL THIS - IT’S NOT ME, INSIDE, AND I AM...MORE."
– Bruce Wayne, Batman Begins

#10.

'Batman': 41 Most Memorable Quotes From The Dark Knight Trilogy

"If you make yourself more than just a man, if you devote yourself to an ideal, and if they can’t stop you, then you become something else entirely… Legend Mr Wayne."
– Henri Ducard in Batman Begins

#11.

'Batman': 41 Most Memorable Quotes From The Dark Knight Trilogy

"When a forest grows too wild, a purging fire is inevitable and natural."
- Ra’s Al Ghul ("Batman Begins")