->'''Commissioner Gordon:''' So many are here [at Arkham Asylum]. Nearly ''double'' from when you first appeared. Not that there is a direct correlation, but... Do you give it any thought?
->'''Batman:''' No.
->'''Commissioner Gordon:''' Oh.
->'''Batman:''' ''[internal monologue]'' I know what Gordon is implying. That my... ''presence''... somehow [[WeirdnessMagnet attracts]] these men and women to my city...
-->-- ''Franchise/{{Batman}}: ComicBook/TheLongHalloween''

->'''Officer Wallace:''' I never much ''liked'' you, Batman. You and the rest of your "Bat Family". I always figured for every psycho you guys took down, another got inspired and popped up in their place. [...] You ''helped'' a lot of my friends, a lot of guys who wouldn't stop to ''spit'' on you if you were on fire. And it wasn't the ''first'' time you done that. I've been on the police force a lotta years. Sixteen of 'em. I remember the way things were ''[[ComicBook/BatmanZeroYear before]]'' you. Back when ''[[DirtyCop Loeb]]'' was [[TyrantTakesTheHelm commissioner]], not [[ByTheBookCop Gordon]], and everybody was crooked and everything was ugly. This [[CopKiller Wrath]] guy is on ''us''. Not you. Because of the way things ''used'' to be. At least now we got somebody fighting to make it ''better''. I guess what I'm trying to say is I'm ''sorry'', Batman. Maybe having all these ''[[NonPoweredCostumedHero Bats]]'' around Gotham... [[DefiedTrope maybe that ain't necessarily a]] ''[[DefiedTrope bad]]'' [[DefiedTrope thing]].
-->--''Franchise/{{Batman}}'': The Wrath

-> ''I have a question for you. Before my arrival, this city was drowning under a tide of filth. [[ArmorPiercingQuestion Have you ever considered that all this is your fault?]] Your presence creates these animals; like germs, they spread. You created the environment that allowed the germ to mutate, to become stronger. Look at The Joker. Would he even exist if not for you? It must be depressing. All your sacrifices, and yet, you are the one to blame.''
-->-- '''Hugo Strange''', ''VideoGame/BatmanArkhamCity''

->''I used to believe Batman was responsible for you people. But now I see nearly everyone here would have ended up exactly the same, Batman or not. Oh, the gimmicks might be different, but you'd all be out there in some form or another bringing misery to Gotham. The truth is, '''you''' created '''him.'''''
-->-- '''Janet van Dorn''' to a JokerJury, ''WesternAnimation/BatmanTheAnimatedSeries''

-> '''The Batman:''' [[NotAGame You must learn that Gotham isnít your personal playground.]]
-> '''The Penguin:''' Oh itís true, I forgot that [[NotSoDifferent you believe itís yours!]]
-->-- [[ComicBook/TheBatmanAndRobinAdventures Batman and Robin Adventures # 4]]

->'''Sousuke Aizen''': Kisuke... One rainy day, centuries ago, you wished for an equal that you could be matched against. Because you were lonely, oh so lonely, isolated by your power. And the Hogyoku heard your desire, and created ''me''.\\
'''Kisuke Urahara''': No... No!\\
'''Sousuke Aizen''': I was made for ''you'', Kisuke. All of this was done for ''you''. I am the manifestation of your loneliness and your will to power. I am a perfect avatar of the Hogyoku, and I always have been.
-->-- ''[[https://www.fanfiction.net/s/11736421/1/A-RWBY-Zanpakuto A RWBY Zanpakuto]]''