All creatures feel fear. Especially the scary ones.
And as for the television's so-called plan, Batman has no jurisdiction.
Well, you see... I'm buying this hotel and setting some new rules about the pool area.
If you can tell me the Russian for "apply your own bloody suntan lotion."
I know exactly who he was. He was the Batman.
We have purged your fear. You are ready to Iead these men. You are ready to become a member of the League of Shadows. But first, you must demonstrate your commitment to justice.
I'm here to ensure the League of Shadow fulfills its duty to restore balance to civilization. You yourself fought the decadence of Gotham for years with all your strength, all your resources, all your moral authority. And the only victory you achieved was a lie. Now, you understand? Gotham is beyond saving and must be allowed to die.
Do you wanna know why I use a knife? Guns are too quick. You can't savor all the... little emotions. You see, in their last moments, people show you who they really are. So in a way, I knew your friends better than you ever did. Would you like to know which of them were cowards?
The city needs Bruce Wayne, your resources, your knowledge. It doesn't need your body or your life. That time is past.
A little the worse for wear, I'm afraid.
This isn't a car.
Theatricality and deception, powerful agents to the uninitiated. But we are initiated aren't we, Bruce? Members of the League of Shadows. And you betrayed us.
I am the League of Shadows.
Dr. Crane isn't here right now. But if you'd like to make an appointment.
I see a beautiful city and the brilliant people rising from this abyss. I see the lives, for which I lay down my life. Peaceful, useful, prosperous and happy. I see that I hold a sanctuary in their hearts and in the hearts of their descendents. Generations ends. That is the far...