14+ quotes from Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller

Quotes from Batman: The Dark Knight Returns

Frank Miller ·  197 pages

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“This should be agony. I should be a mass of aching muscle - broken, spent, unable to move. And, were I an older man, I surely would ... ... but I'm a man of thirty - of twenty again. The rain on my chest is a baptism - I'm born again ... ”
― Frank Miller, quote from Batman: The Dark Knight Returns


“You're beginning to get the idea, Clark. We could have changed the world…now…look at us…I've become a political liability…and…you…you're a joke. I want you to remember, Clark…in all the years to come…in your most private moments…I want you to remember…my hand…at your throat…I want…you to remember…the one man who beat you.”
― Frank Miller, quote from Batman: The Dark Knight Returns


“We live in the shadow of crime with the unspoken understanding that we are victims.. of fear, of violence, of social impotence. A man has risen to show us that the power is, ans always has been, in our hands. We are under siege. He's showing us that we can resist.”
― Frank Miller, quote from Batman: The Dark Knight Returns


“You sold us out, Clark. You gave them the power that should have been ours. Just like your parents taught you. My parents taught me a different lesson... lying on this street... shaking in deep shock... dying for no reason at all. They showed me that the world only makes sense when you force it to.”
― Frank Miller, quote from Batman: The Dark Knight Returns


“The American conscience died with the Kennedys.”
― Frank Miller, quote from Batman: The Dark Knight Returns


“You don't get it boy... this isn't a mudhole... its an operating table. (KRAKKKKK) And I'm the surgeon.”
― Frank Miller, quote from Batman: The Dark Knight Returns


“We must not remind them that giants walk the Earth.”
― Frank Miller, quote from Batman: The Dark Knight Returns


“The rain on my chest is a baptism - I'm born again.”
― Frank Miller, quote from Batman: The Dark Knight Returns


“You've got rights. Lots of rights. Sometimes I count them just to make myself feel crazy.”
― Frank Miller, quote from Batman: The Dark Knight Returns


“You were the one they used against us, Bruce. The one who played it rough. When the noise started from the parents' groups and the sub-committee called us for questioning... you were the one who laughed... that scary laugh of yours. "Sure, we're criminals", you said. "We've always been criminals". "We have to be criminals".--Kal-El aka Clark Kent aka Superman”
― Frank Miller, quote from Batman: The Dark Knight Returns


“پدر و مادر من، وقتی در این خیابان افتاده بودند، وقتی داشتند دست و پا می زدند و جان می کندند، وقتی داشتند بی دلیل می مردند، چیزی به من آموختند: به من آموختند که دنیا فقط وقتی بر مدار درستی می چرخد، که به زور وادارش کنی.”
― Frank Miller, quote from Batman: The Dark Knight Returns


“I want you to remember, Clark. In all the years to come, in your most private moments, I want you to remember, my hand, at your throat, I want you to remember, the one man who beat you.”
― Frank Miller, quote from Batman: The Dark Knight Returns


“You don't get it son. This isn't a mudhole, it's an operating table and I am the surgeon.
-Batman”
― Frank Miller, quote from Batman: The Dark Knight Returns


“In ten years, I've never felt so calm. So right. This would be a fine death. . . A fine death. But there are the thousands to think of. . . and Harvey. . . I have to know.”
― Frank Miller, quote from Batman: The Dark Knight Returns


About the author

Frank Miller
Born place: in Olney, Maryland, The United States
Born date January 27, 1957
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