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Henri Ducard/Ra's Al Ghul quotes

"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."

"He was a farmer. Then he tried to take his neighbor's land and became a murderer. Now he's a prisoner."

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

"Your parents' death was not your fault. It was your father's. [Bruce attacks wildly and fails to land any blows] Anger does not change the fact that your father failed to act."

"You haven't beaten me. You have sacrificed sure footing for a killing stroke."

"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."

"You never learned to mind your surroundings!"

"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."

"No one can save Gotham. When a forest grows too wild, a purging fire is inevitable and natural. Tomorrow the world will watch in horror as its greatest city tears itself apart, through fear. The movement back to harmony will be unstoppable this time."

"We are back to finish the job. And this time no misguided idealists will get in the way. Like your father, you lack the courage to do all that is necessary. If someone stands in the way of true justice, you simply walk up behind them and stab them in the heart."

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

"Gentlemen, time to spread the word. And the word is panic!"

"Don't be afraid, Bruce. You're just an ordinary man in a cape. That is why you cannot fight injustice and that is why you cannot stop this train."

"Have you finally learned to do what is necessary?"

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

"You will never learn."

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