Bruce Wayne/Batman quotes

I seek...The means to fight injustice. To turn fear against those who prey on the fearful.

My anger outweighs my guilt.

The first time I stole so that I wouldn't starve. I lost many... assumptions about the simple nature of right and wrong. And when I traveled... I learned the fear before a crime... And the thrill of success. But I never became one of them."

I will not become an executioner.

Gotham isn't beyond saving.

[on the duration of his stay in Gotham]As long as it takes to show the people of Gotham that their city doesn't belong to the criminals and the corrupt.

[To Carmine Falcone] I'm Batman.

[To the homeless man he traded with earlier in the movie]Nice coat.

[To Detective Flass, hanging upside down from grappling hook] DO I LOOK LIKE A COP?!

[To Detective Flass]SWEAR TO ME!

Well, a guy who dresses up like a bat clearly has issues.

[to Alfred, in reference to keeping the guests busy] Tell them that joke you know!

I don't have the luxury of friends.

You're not Ra's Al Ghul. I watched him die.

It's not who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me. [Quoting Rachel Dawes]

[To Falcone, who asks who he is] I'm Batman.

[from the theatrical trailer] 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. [pause] Me.

[To Alfred when asked why he chose to theme his gear around bats] Bats frighten me. It's time my enemies shared my dread.

Who said anything about stopping it?

People need dramatic examples to shake them out of apathy, and I can't do that as Bruce Wayne. As a man, I'm flesh and blood. I can be ignored, I can be destroyed. But as a symbol...as a symbol, I can be incorruptible. I can be everlasting.

You're not the devil... you're practice.

[To Lucius Fox after test-driving the "Tumbler"] Does it come in black?

I won't kill you.[pause] But I don't have to save you. [To Ra's al Ghul, just before leaving him to crash in the train]

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