Quotes: The Dark Knight

"Why so serious?"
The Joker, just before he kills Gambol

"You either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain."
Harvey Dent

James Gordon: Why is he running, Dad?
Commissioner Gordon: Because we have to chase him.
James Gordon: He didn't do anything wrong.
Commissioner Gordon: Because he's the hero Gotham deserves, but not the one it needs right now. So, we'll hunt him, because he can take it. Because he's not our hero: He's a silent guardian, a watchful protector... a Dark Knight.

"This town deserves a better class of criminal, and I'm gonna give it to em'."
The Joker

"You see madness, as you know, is like gravity. All it takes is one - little - push!"
The Joker

"It's not about money... It's about sending a message. Everything burns."
The Joker

"Some men just want to watch the world burn."
Alfred

"Buyer beware. I told you my compound would take you places. I never said they'd be places you wanted to go."
Dr. Jonathan Crane / Scarecrow

"Batman has no jurisdiction."
The Joker

Alfred: Know your limits, Master Wayne.
Bruce: Batman has no limits.

"See, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve."
The Joker

"That's not him."
(Tumbler bursts through the wall)
"That's more like it."
Dr. Jonathan Crane / Scarecrow (after he's attacked by a group of Bat impostors)