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

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

The Joker

Alarm Guy: So why do they call him "the Joker"?
Safecracker: I heard he wears makeup.
Alarm Guy: Makeup?
Safecracker: Yeah, to scare people. You know, war paint.

Where is Harvey Dent!? I'll settle for his love ones...

The Joker

[to Batman] I don't want to kill you. You complete me.

The Joker

[to Rachel] You know that day you once told me about, when Gotham would no longer need Batman? It's coming.

Bruce Wayne

I love this job!

The Joker

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.

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

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