“You either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain.”
If you make yourself more than just a man, if you devote yourself to an ideal, and if they can’t stop you, then you become something else entirely. A legend, Mr. Wayne.
There’s a storm coming - The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
“There’s a storm coming, Mr. Wayne. You and your friends better batten down the hatches, because when it hits, you’re all gonna wonder how you ever thought you could live so large and leave so little for the rest of us.”
“You sound like you’re looking forward to it.”
According to producers, the line “That’s a lovely, lovely voice” was improvised by Tom Hardy. Bruce Wayne responding “No you’re not” to Catwoman saying she felt sorry for Bruce losing his fortune was also improvised by Christian Bale.
A hero can be anyone.
Blake turns to see the Bat thundering out of the heart of Gotham, trailing smoke, the core hanging from it.
“I guess we’re both suckers.”