You'll see, I'll show you, that when the chips are down, these uh... civilized people, they'll eat each other.

The Joker

This is what happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object.

The Joker

When the chips are down, these civilized people will eat each other. You'll see. I'll show you.

The Joker

Alfred Pennyworth: Know your limits, Master Wayne.
Bruce Wayne: Batman has no limits.

Let's put a smile on that face!

The Joker

I use a knife because guns are too quick. Otherwise, you can't savor all the emotions. You know who people are in their last moments.

The Joker

The Joker: Where do we begin? A year ago, these cops and lawyers wouldn't dare cross any of you. I mean, what happened?
Gamble: So what are you proposing?
The Joker: It's simple: Kill the Batman.

Harvey Dent: Rachel's told me everything about you.
Bruce Wayne: I certainly hope not.

I'm a dog chasing cars. I don't have plans. I just do things. I'm not a schemer.

The Joker

You either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain.

Harvey Dent

Happy: So why do they call him "The Joker"?
Dopey: I heard he wears make-up.
Happy: Make-up?
Dopey: Yeah, to scare people. You know, war paint.

I love this job!

The Joker

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The Dark Knight Quotes

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.

The Joker

Because he's the hero Gotham deserves, but not the one it needs right now...and so we'll hunt him, because he can take it. Because he's not a hero. He's a silent guardian, a watchful protector...a dark knight.

Lt. James Gordon