100 Memorable Batman Quotes From Movies and Comics

Although Batman movies and comics have become popular among both children and adults, however, Batman quotes have become even more popular and fans can relate well to it. These are not just any quotes, Batman quotes stand out because of how powerful they are and how they can inspire people’s view in different aspects of life. Batman quotes are special to all fans and casual readers will also find them interesting. More so, it can equally trigger off your inner emotions and awareness. While diehard fans of the Batman series like to keep up with some of these memorable Batman quotes, others like them printed on their T-shirts or posters they hang on the wall.

That being said, Batman who is also known as Bruce Wayne is undoubtedly one of the most popular and intelligent superheroes in the DC Universe. He is renowned for his superpowers and for being the founding member of the superhero team called the Justice League. Beyond that, he is a powerful and wealthy philanthropist and the owner of Wayne Enterprises. His creative ability, detective and fighting skills have made him fans favourite.

Batman first gained prominence after his introduction in 1939. Since then, he has gone on to inspire several animated TV series and feature films. Some of them include the Batman (1989), Batman Returns (1992), Batman Forever (1995), Batman and Robin (1997), Batman Begins (2005), The Dark Knight (2008), and The Dark Knight Rises (2012), etc. Lines from his movies have also inspired several Batman quotes which are also interesting. Below are some memorable Batman quotes from movies and comics that you’d never want to forget. We hope you’d enjoy this little insight into the superhero universe.

100 Memorable Batman Quotes From Movies and Comics

1. “Sometimes the truth isn’t good enough, sometimes people deserve more. Sometimes people deserve to have their faith rewarded.”

2. “What do you see when you look at me, the child whose shoes you used to tie every morning, the teenager you drove to his first date? I am the reason criminals breathe easier when the sun rises. Tonight will not be my end, but it will be theirs!”

3. “There is a difference between you and me. We both looked into the abyss, but when it looked back at us… you blinked.”

4. “They told me there was nothing out there, nothing to fear. But the night my parents were murdered I caught a glimpse of something. I’ve looked for it ever since. I went around the world, searched in all the shadows. And there is something out there in the darkness, something terrifying, something that will not stop until it gets revenge… Me.”

5. “I’ve worked so hard to gain their respect, they sometimes forget I’m flesh and blood”

6. “In my attempts to see clearly in the deepest dark, in my efforts to go to the still eye in the storm of madness, did I open myself to some pure source of evil? Did I finally reach the limits of reason? And find the Devil waiting? And was that fear in his eyes?”

7. “It’s not who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me.”

8. “The night is darkest just before the dawn. And I promise you, the dawn is coming.”

9. “Then we live in different universes. I’m DC and you’re Marvel.”

“The first truth of Batman… It had to be one I didn’t like to admit. The gunshots left me alone. For years I was alone in the echoing dark of that well. But something else defined the exact moment Batman was born. The First Truth of Batman… The saving grace. I was never alone. I had help.”

10. “Without warning, it comes…crashing through the window of your study, and mine…I have seen it before…somewhere. It frightened me as a boy… frightened me. Yes, father. I shall become a bat.”

11. “I’m Batman and you’re Robin?”

12. “In my attempts to see clearly in the deepest dark, in my efforts to go to the still eye in the storm of madness, did I open myself to some pure source of evil? Did I finally reach the limits of reason? And find the Devil waiting? And was that fear in his eyes?”

13. “Tell your friends to tell all your friends I AM THE KNIGHT.”

14. “You wear your shame like a badge because you don’t have the balls to actually pin one on.”

15. “I’m thinking of killing everyone whose name is a palindrome”

16. “Fiction with its big question of ‘what if?’ is one of the most powerful forces in the world. Once upon a time, the ability to light a fire was fictitious.”

17. “Do you know what body armor says about a guy? It says he needs body armor.”

18. “Madness is like gravity, all it takes is a little push.- The Joker”

19. “Life’s a bitch. Now so am I!”

20. “I always claimed I became Batman to fight crime. That was a lie. I did it to overcome the fear.”

21. “These characters were like twelve-bar blues or other chord progressions. Given the basic parameters of Batman, different creators could play very different music.”

22. “Seven actors have played Batman on the big screen, and if you can name all seven without reading any further, your youth has been wasted.”

23. “Then I reminded myself that all intelligent children suffer bad dreams.”

24. “Actually I’d always thought he sat in the library with a slim volume of metaphysical poetry until the commissioner called him on the bat phone and summoned him into action. Holy paranormal activity, Nightingale – to the Jag mobile.”

25. “Laugh and the world laughs with you!”

Best Batman Quotes From Movies and Comics

26. “Harvey Dent: You either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain.”

27. “A gun is a liar’s weapon”

28. “How can two people hate so much without knowing each other?”

29. “If you need to stop an asteroid, you call Superman. If you need to solve a mystery, you call Batman. But if you need to end a war, you call Wonder Woman.”

30. “Bats frighten me. It’s time my enemies shared my dread.”

31. “Duncan rolled his eyes. “Can’t we all get along? And since when are there different universes?”

32. “I run blindly through the madhouse … And I cannot even pray … For I have no God.”

33. “Don’t talk like one of them. You’re not! Even if you’d like to be. To them, you’re just a freak, like me! 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. -The Joker”

34. “You don’t get heaven or hell. Do you know the only reward you get for being Batman? You get to be Batman.”

35. “Why do we fall? So that we can learn to pick ourselves back up.”

36. “Whatever doesn’t kill you, simply makes you stronger.”

37. “The world doesn’t make sense until you force it to.”

38. “The only sensible way to live in this world is without rules.”

39. “Let’s not get started on their uniforms. Superman’s stretchy spandex has nothing on Batman’s sculpted pecs.”

40. “If you kill a killer, the number of killers in the world remains the same” – Bruce Wayne

41. “If someone stands in the way of true justice… You simply walk up behind them and stab them in the heart.” – Henri Ducard

42. “The training is nothing! The will is everything! The will to act.”

43. “Live bravely in the time you have and smile at the void.”

44. “Our greatest glory is not in ever falling, but in rising every time we fall.”

45. “I made a promise to my parents that I would rid the city of the evil that took their lives.”

46. “Everything’s impossible until somebody does it.”

47. “Batman was human. He had no powers. He stood next to Gods and said, “I handle my city.”

48. “But as a symbol, as a symbol, I can be incorruptible.”

49. “Everyone looks up to you. They listen to you. If you tell them to fight, they’ll fight. But they need to be inspired. And let’s face it, “Superman”… the last time you really inspired anyone — was when you were dead.”

50. “I see now the virtue in madness, for this country knows no law nor any boundary. I pity the poor shades confined to the euclidean prison that is sanity”

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51. “I am vengeance, I am the night, I am Batman.”

52. “He’s the here Gotham deserves, but not the one it needs right now.”

53. “I wear a mask. And that mask, it’s not to hide who I am, but to create what I am.”

54. “Adults…struggle desperately with fiction, demanding constantly that it conform to the rules of everyday life. Adults foolishly demand to know how Superman can possibly fly, or how Batman can possibly run a multibillion-dollar business empire during the day and fight crime at night when the answer is obvious even to the smallest child: because it’s not real.”

55. “Criminals are like weeds, Alfred; pull one up, another grows in its place.”

56. “I saved the world again today. It was off the chain.”

57. “All men have limits. They learn what they are and learn not to exceed them. I ignore mine.”

58. “If you want to make the world a better place, take a look at yourself, and make that change.”

59. “You can’t get away from Batman that easy!”

60. “It’s obvious. Only a criminal would disguise himself as a licensed, bonded guard yet callously park in front of a fire hydrant.”

61. “If a man won’t kill god, the Devil will do it!”

62. “Do you know the oldest lie in America, Senator? Devils don’t come from hell beneath us. They come from the sky.” – Lex Luthor

63. “We have been looking for a savior…and we try to make him abide by our rules.” – Senator Finch

64. “Men with power obey neither policy nor principle, no one is different, no one is neutral.” – Metropolis Citizen

65. “People need dramatic examples to shake them out of apathy.” – Bruce Wayne

66. “Criminals are a superstitious, cowardly lot. So my disguise must be able to strike terror into their hearts. I must be a creature of the night, black, terrible…” — Bruce Wayne/Batman

67. “Men made a world where standing together is impossible.” – Diana Prince

68. “They may be drinkers, Robin, but they’re still human beings.” – Bruce Wayne

69. “Enough madness? Enough? And how do you measure madness? – The Joker”

70. “I won’t kill you, but I don’t have to save you.”

71. “You’re not the devil. You’re practice.”

72. “Let that be a lesson. In the future, be more careful from who you accept free lemonade.”

73. “We’re criminals, Alfred. We’ve always been criminals; nothing’s changed.”

74. “It’s true what they say about little boys: born with no natural inclination to share.” — Diana Prince/Wonder Woman

75. “What were you trying to prove? That deep down, everyone’s as ugly as you? You’re alone!” — Bruce Wayne

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76. “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

77. “Sometimes it’s only madness that makes us what we are.” — Bruce Wayne

78. “Hello. I came to talk. I’ve been thinking lately. About you and me. About what’s going to happen to us in the end. We’re going to kill each other, aren’t we? Perhaps you’ll kill me, perhaps I’ll kill you. Perhaps sooner, perhaps later.” — Bruce Wayne

79. “And as the sun that had been too afraid to show its face in this city started to turn the black into grey, I smiled. Not out of happiness. But because I knew that one day, I wouldn’t have to do this anymore. One day, I could stop fighting. Because one day, I would win. One day, there will be no pain, no loss, no crime. Because of me, because I fight. For you. One day, I will win.” — Bruce Wayne

80. “Einstein was wrong! I’m the speed of light CRACKING through shivery rainbows and GOD the sky whirls and withers like a melting RAINBOW!”

81. “No, she doesn’t know it’s me. I’m in disguise. Look, I know someone who does this with just a pair of glasses. And I have glasses and a mustache.”

82. “Most of us are like those Russian nesting dolls, presenting a slightly different visage to the world depending on which world we’re dealing with at the time. The outermost doll isn’t a lie; mine still offers part of who I am, but it’s not all of who I am. As I get closer to people, the nesting dolls open and the masks change. But it’s a rare person whom I allow to see what’s at my core: my innermost thoughts and fears, my dreams and desires, my pettiness and peevishness.”

83. “I am not Bruce Wayne. But when lives were lost … and the entire city was at stake … I did what Batman had to do. I acted as the Dark Knight. To the best of my abilities – I became him. And I succeeded. Not at Dick Grayson. And not as Bruce Wayne. But as Batman.”

84. “Tomorrow is a dream away.”

85. “Your anger gives you great power. But if you let it, it will destroy you… As it almost did me.”

86. “We stopped checking for monsters under our bed when we realized they were inside us.”

87. “Oh, my goodness gracious! I’ve been bamboozled!”

88. “If I have to have a past, then I prefer it to be multiple choice.”

89. “A father’s love can be a terrible thing”

90. “We’ve come a long way from the Prime Minister’s exploding cake. Or have we?”

91. “Men like that, words don’t stop him. You know what stops him? A fist.” – Metropolis Citizen

92. “The feeling of powerlessness turns good men cruel.” – Alfred

93. “There’s nothing to fear, but fear itself! – Dr. Jonathan Crane

94. “Then, you’re gonna love me.” — Bruce Wayne

95. “My world doesn’t exist anymore.” — Clark Kent/Superman

96. “That’s one trouble with dual identities, Robin. Dual responsibilities.” — Bruce Wayne/Batman

97. “It is the duty of every good citizen of Gotham City to report meeting a man from Mars in a public park.”

98. “If you call me “Batgirl”, can I call you “Batboy”?” — Barbara Gordon/Batgirl

99. “Bruce Wayne is Batman’s roommate?” — The Joker

100. “We can rebuild. We can do better.”

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