Bruce Wayne: How will it hold up against dogs?
Lucius Fox: We talking Rottweilers or Chihuahuas? Should do fine against cats.

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

The Joker

Bruce Wayne: People are dying. What would you have me do?
Alfred Pennyworth: Endure. You can be the outcast. You can make the choice that no one else will face - the right choice. Gotham needs you.

And tonight, you're gonna break your one rule...

The Joker

Why don't we cut you up into little pieces and feed you to your pooches? Hmm? And then we'll see how loyal a hungry dog really is. It's not about money. It's about sending a message.

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

Gotham National Bank Manager: The criminals in this town used to believe in things. Honor. Respect. Look at you! What do you believe in? What do you believe in!
The Joker: I believe whatever doesn't kill you simply makes you... stranger.

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

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The Dark Knight Quotes

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

Wanna know how I got these scars? My father was....a drinker. And a fiend. And one night he goes off crazier than usual. Mommy gets the kitchen knife to defend herself. He doesn't like that. Not. One. Bit. So, me watching, he takes the knife to her, laughing while he does it. Turns to me and he says "Why so serious?" Comes at me with the knife,"Why so serious?" He sticks the blade in my mouth. "Lets put a smile on that face!" And..... Why so serious?

The Joker