The Joker is one of Batman’s Arch Nemesis, also known as the Clown Prince of Crime. He is a cruel, green-haired, leering villain of the Batman series of movies, television shows and comics. The Joker was made by writer Bill Finger and artist Bob Kane, and has been shown on the very first comic book of Batman. He is the reason and cause of Batman’s more suffering compared with the super villain he has ever faced. His beginnings, name, and actual motivations tend to be undetermined in puzzle.
He was notably and memorably portrayed by Jack Nicholson in the year 1989 Batman Film and was played by Heath Ledger on The Dark Knight movie wherein Ledger died after a year.
Below is a collection of memorable and notable Joker quotes that has been said from movies and tv shows.
25 Joker Quotes and Images
1. “They need you right now, but when they don’t, they’ll cast you out like a leper!”
This is life’s reality, most people will be with you if they need you and if they don’t, they just cast you out as if you’re begging something from them.
2. “Have you ever danced with the devil on the pale moonlight?”
Joker is talking about himself, do you wanna dance with him?
3. “Do you want to know why I use a knife? Guns are too quick.”
It may sound absurd and cruel but people showed their true characters and feelings when they are near death.
4. “It’s not about money, it’a about sending a message. Everything burns!”
One of the best Joker quotes, it’s not about burning the money but the message behind burning the money.
5. “If you’re good at something, never do it for FREE.”
When you are good at something, you deserve a paid value.
6. “We stopped checking for monsters under our bed, when we realized they were inside us.”
The evils of man are worse than what you childhood imagination was afraid of.
7. “The only sensible way to live is without rules”
Live by no rules is a rule in itself and therefore self-defeating.
8. “I’m different, Fuck your opinion”
Just don’t think what other people thinks of you, it’s their life.
9.“I like you, but I want to kill you”
In life, there are things that is contrast in what you feel and what you do.
10. “Does it depress you? To know just how alone you really are”
Loneliness is the worst feeling that everyone would never want to dream of.
11. “Madness, as you know, is a lot like gravity, all it takes is a little push”
Madness is like a gravity that you could be dragged towards it.
12. “You have nothing, nothing to threaten me with. Nothing to do with all your strength.”
He is not afraid of anything.
13. “Would ya like fries with that”
This is Joker in a Ronald McDonald costume. Who would have thought Ronald would be Joker?
14. “When I say alakazam you will crap your pants!”
Well, like the magicians Joker also got his own magic word: Alakazam!
15. “Would you like to know which of them were cowards?”
That’s life, there are strong people as well as cowards.
16. “Let’s put a SMILE on that face!”
This is what Joker does to his victims, shaping his victims with a smiling face with the use of a knife.
17. “Introduce a little anarchy”
Joker wanted to bring chaos to the people by following him.
18. “A man with nothing to FEAR is a man with nothing to LOVE”
If you have nothing to love, you have nothing to lose.
19. “If I weren’t crazy, I’d be insane!”
And being insane is a lot more worst that being crazy!
20. “You see, I’m not a monster”
He believes what he is doing will eventually benefit everyone, but he is the only one who can see that right now.
21. “You know what I noticed?”
Joker being sarcastic, he wants to say that everybody should panic when things go according to his plan.
22.“I know if the universe is meaningless”
Everything in the universe, if it’s meaningful or meaningless we’re all part of it.
23. “If someone hates you for no reason”
Atleast, we won’t keep on asking ourselves why, just give them the reason.
24. “Give a man a mask and he’ll become his true self.”
Most people are not being true even without a mask. How about wearing a mask? no one will ever know your true identity hence, you are not afraid to show your true self (especially the negative ones!)
25. “I am like a dog chasing cars”
Just the same as chasing something that you don’t even know what’s the purpose of chasing it.
The Best Comic Book Quotes from Joker
“Life’s a bowl of cherries and this is the pits”
“Oh, yes! Fill the churches with dirty thoughts! Introduce honesty to the White House! Write letters in dead languages to people you’ve never met! Paint filthy words on the foreheads of children! Burn your credit cards and wear high heels! Asylum doors stand open! Fill the suburbs with murder and rape! Divine madness! Let there be ecstasy, ecstasy in the streets! Laugh and the world laughs with you!”
“I have been witness to genius in the area of this criminal endeavor. … The kidnapping of the mayor. The crippling of the city on numerous occasions. Oh, and my glorious abduction of the commissioner and his daughter. MASS MURDER, MAIMINGS, TORTURE AND TERROR! I’VE DONE IT ALL, LADY! YOU’RE LOOKING AT THE EINSTEIN OF CRIME! Sticking some poison on the back of some postage stamps, lady? Amateur night in Dixie. Simple as that.”
The Best Joker Quotes from Batman Video Games
“Good evening, residents of Joker Asylum! Some of our…crazier guests have crashed the party early, and when I say crazy, I mean REAL psycho. Word of warning, if anyone sees a dribbling fool barking at the moon or maybe just purring like a kitten, do your civic duty. Walk up to them, put your arm around them, show them that you care…before you wring their necks!”
“Looks like I’m gonna need to find a new playmate. Oh, and we were having so much fun, too!”
“Twinkle, twinkle, little bat. Watch me kill your favorite cat.”
Batman: Mask Of The Phantasm (comic adaptation)
“Quick question. When the clock strikes twelve, do I get a little kiss?”
“In my dream, the world had suffered a terrible disaster. A black haze shut out the sun, and the darkness was alive with the moans and screams of wounded people. Suddenly, a small light glowed. A candle flickered into life, symbol of hope for millions. A single tiny candle, shining in the ugly dark. I laughed and blew it out.”
To some, Joker may be a villain that every super heroes would hate, however looking over the Joker quotes will make you think that despite of his cruelness, still you can learn deeper things from him. He may look smiling, but there’s so much hidden behind that smile.
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