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


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


"Patients suffering delusional episodes often focus their paranoia on an external tormentor. Usually one conforming to Jungian archetypes. In this case, a scarecrow"

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

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

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

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

"As long as he keeps the bad people rich and the good people scared, no one'll touch him. Good people like your parents,who'll stand against injustice, they're gone. What chance does Gotham have when good people do nothing?"

"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."

(After having gassed Batman with fear toxin) "Ah, having trouble? Take a seat. Have a drink. (splashes gasoline on Batman) You look like a man who takes himself too seriously. You want my opinion? You need to lighten up." (lights Batman on fire)

[Bruce has announced his plan to rebuild Wayne Manor "brick by brick".]
Alfred: Exactly the way it was, sir?
Bruce: Yeah. Why?
Alfred: I was just thinking this could be a chance to... improve the foundation.
Bruce: In the southeast wing?
Alfred: Precisely, sir.
[The Batcave is located under the southeast wing of Wayne Manor.]

"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."

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

"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."

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

"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."