Batman Begins

Batman Begins quotes

117 total quotes (ID: 60)

Bruce Wayne/Batman
Carmine Falcone
Dr. Jonathan Crane/The Scarecrow
Henri Ducard/Ra's Al Ghul
James Gordon
Rachel Dawes
Various


"It's not who you are underneath, but what you do that defines you."


"The world is too small for a man like Bruce Wayne to simply disappear. No matter how deep he chooses to sink."

"If you make yourself more than just a man, if you devote yourself to an ideal and if they can't stop you, you become something else entirely - legend, Mr Wayne."

"To manipulate the fear in others you must first master your own."

"Death does not wait for you to be ready! Death is not considerate or fair. And make no mistake: here, you face death."

"To conquer fear, you must become fear."

"Crime cannot be tolerated. Criminals thrive on the indulgence of society's understanding."

"But I know the rage that drives you. That impossible anger strangling the grief, until the memory of your loved one is just poison in your veins. And one day, you catch yourself wishing the person you loved had never existed so you'd be spared your pain."

"Your anger gives you great power. But if you let it, it will destroy you... As it almost did me."

"There are those without decency who must be fought without hesitation, without pity."

"The training is nothing! The will is everything! The will to act."

"Men fear most what they cannot see."

"Only a cynical man would call what these people have "lives," Wayne. Crime. Despair. This is not how man was supposed to live. The League of Shadows has been a check against human corruption for thousands of years. We sacked Rome; loaded trade ships with plague rats; burned London to the ground. Every time a civilization reaches the pinnacle of its decadence, we return to restore the balance."

[While exiting the flaming ruins of Wayne Manor] "Justice is balance. You burned my house and left me for dead. Consider us even."

"Well, well. You took my advice about theatricality a bit... literally."