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"
#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."
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.
" It's not who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me."
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."
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.