Joker quotes from The Dark knight & others

Joker quotes about life

One of the most critically acclaimed and loved movies of recent times , The Joker released in 2019 tells the story of Arthur Fleck, a failed stand-up comedian who suffers from a medical disorder. His story tells how he was treated by the society which itself is a harsh reflection of today’s society.

In a world with ever growing bullying, trolling, apathy and hatred, this movie is as relevant to today’s society as it could be. Joaquin Phoenix’s performance and powerful dialogues in The Joker rightly earned him the Best Actor Academy Award.

An aspiring comedian he was bullied and beaten up by some thugs. When humiliation and suffering become too much to bear, he picks up the gun and resorts to violence.

Heath Ledger immortalized the role of Joker in the movie Dark Knight , the character still leaves in the hearts of fans forever with his extraordinary performance.

Another actor who has immortalized the character of Joker and presented him in a completely new avatar is Joaquin Phoenix in his new movie Joker (2019). This movie shows the origin story of Arthur Fleck, a man disregarded and insulted by society. He suffers from a neurological condition in which he bursts into laughter in inappropriate situations.

We bring you the best dialogues and The Joker quotes from this amazing movie.

joker quotes about pain

  • “I used to think that my life was a tragedy, but now I realize, it’s a comedy.”
  • “My mother always tells me to smile and put on a happy face. She told me I had a purpose: to bring laughter and joy to the world.”
  • “ You’re the only one that’s ever been nice to me.”
  • “All I have are negative thoughts.”

“I thought it was going to bother me, but it really hasn’t.”

“I just don’t want to feel so bad anymore.”

“When you bring me out, can you introduce me as Joker?”

“What do you get when you cross a mentally ill loner with a society abandons him and treats him like trash? You get what you fuckin’ deserve!”

“The worst part of having a mental illness is people expect you to behave as if you don’t.”

“Is it just me, or is it getting crazier out there?”

“Have you seen what it’s like out there, Murray? Everybody just yells and screams at each other. Nobody’s civil anymore! Nobody thinks what it’s like to be the other guy.”

“ I mean, don’t you have to be funny to be a comedian?”

“For my whole life, I didn’t know if I even really existed. But I do, and people are starting to notice.”

“I think I felt better when I was locked up in the hospital.”

“Everybody is awful these days. It’s enough to make anyone crazy. If it was me dying on the sidewalk, you’d walk right over me. I pass you everyday and you don’t notice me!”

“I know it seems strange, I don’t meant make you uncomfortable, I don’t know why everyone is so rude, I don’t know why you are; I don’t want anything from you. Maybe a little warmth, maybe a hug dad, may be a bit of common decency!”

“I hope my death makes more cents than my life.”

Joker Attitude quotes in english

“Comedy is subjective, Murray. Isn’t that what they say? All of you, the system that knows so much, you decide what’s right or wrong. The same way that you decide what’s funny or not.”

  • “ I’ve got nothing left to lose. Nothing can hurt me anymore. My life is nothing but a comedy.”
  • “But, you know, this stuff, the lights, the show, the audience, all that stuff, I’d give it all up in a heartbeat to have a kid like you.”

Here are 39 Joker Quotes from the movies including Joker (2019)/Arthur Fleck aka Joaquin Phoenix, Dark Knight, Suicide Squad and animated movies like Batman: The Killing Joke that will show you the reality of this cruel world.

Joker is probably the only villain who is more famous among superhero fans than many of the superheroes.

And I think the credit for making Joker, one of the most popular and respected characters goes to the 2008 superhero movie, “The Dark Knight” directed by Christopher Nolan.

best Joker Quotes From Joker (2019) Movie

1.) I used to think that my life was a tragedy, but now I realize, it’s a comedy.
I used to think that my life was a tragedy, but now I realize, it’s a comedy. – Joker Quotes 2019 – Arthur Fleck/Joaquin Phoenix Quotes


2.) The worst part of having a mental illness is people expect you to behave as if you don’t.
The worst part of having a mental illness is people expect you to behave as if you don’t. – Joker Quotes 2019 – Arthur Fleck/Joaquin Phoenix Quotes


3.) For my whole life, I didn’t know if I even really existed. But I do, and people are starting to notice.


For my whole life, I didn’t know if I even really existed. But I do, and people are starting to notice. – Joker Quotes 2019 – Arthur Fleck/Joaquin Phoenix Quotes


4.) What do you get when you cross a mentally ill loner with a society that abandons him and treats him like trash? You get what you fuckin’ deserve!
What do you get when you cross a mentally ill loner with a society that abandons him and treats him like trash? You get what you fuckin’ deserve! – Joker Quotes 2019 – Arthur Fleck/Joaquin Phoenix Quotes

Arthur Fleck aka Joaquin Phoenix quotes


5.) I hope my death makes more sense cents than my life.
I hope my death makes more cents than my life. – Joker Quotes 2019 – Arthur Fleck/Joaquin Phoenix Quotes
6.) Is it just me, or is it getting crazier out there?
Is it just me, or is it getting crazier out there? – Joker Quotes 2019 – Arthur Fleck/Joaquin Phoenix Quotes


7.) Comedy is subjective, Murray. Isn’t that what they say? All of you, the system that knows so much, you decide what’s right or wrong. The same way that you decide what’s funny or not.
Comedy is subjective, Murray. Isn’t that what they say? All of you, the system that knows so much, you decide what’s right or wrong. The same way that you decide what’s funny or not. – Joker Quotes 2019 – Arthur Fleck/Joaquin Phoenix Quotes

joker quotes dark knight


If you are good at something, never do it for free. – Joker Quotes
9.) Nobody panics when everything goes ‘according to the plan’, even if the plan is horrifying!
Nobody panics when everything goes ‘according to the plan’, even if the plan is horrifying! – Joker Quotes
10.) You see, in their last moments, people show you who they really are.
You see, in their last moments people show you who they really are. – Joker Quotes

joker quotes heath ledger

11.) Madness is like gravity. All it takes is a little push.
Madness is like gravity. All it takes is a little push. – Joker Quotes
12.) I believe whatever doesn’t kill you, simply makes you stranger.
I believe whatever doesn’t kill you, simply makes you stranger.
13.) The only sensible way to live in this world is without rules.
14.) To them, you’re just a freak, like me! They need you right now, but when they don’t, they’ll cast you out, like a leper! You see, their morals, their code; it’s a bad joke. Dropped at the first sign of trouble. They’re only as good as the world allows them to be. You’ll see. I’ll show you. When the chips are down these, uh, civilized people? They’ll eat each other. See I’m not a monster, I’m just ahead of the curve.


15.) Why so serious?
16.) Does it depress you? To know just how alone you really are?
17.) All you care about is money. This city deserves a better class of criminal. And I’m gonna give it to them!

18.) It’s not about money. It’s about sending a message. Everything burns.


19.) Introduce a little anarchy. Upset the established order, and everything becomes chaos. I’m an agent of chaos.
Introduce a little anarchy. Upset the established order, and everything becomes chaos. I’m an agent of chaos. – Joker Quotes – Heath Ledger Quotes
20.) A man with nothing to fear is a man with nothing to love. If you have nothing to love, you have nothing to lose.
A man with nothing to fear is a man with nothing to love. If you have nothing to love, you have nothing to lose. – Joker Quotes – Heath Ledger Quotes
21.) I’m like a dog chasing cars, I wouldn’t know what to do if I caught one, you know, I just do…things.
I’m like a dog chasing cars, I wouldn’t know what to do if I caught one, you know, I just do…things.
22.) Smile, because it confuses people. Smile, because it’s easier than explaining what is killing you inside.
Smile, because it confuses people. Smile, because it’s easier than explaining what is killing you inside.
23.) Do you want to know why I use a knife? Guns are too quick. You can’t savor all the… little emotions. In… you see, in their last moments, people show you who they really are. So in a way, I know your friends better than you ever did. Would you like to know which of them were cowards?


24.) If someone hates you for no reason, give that jerk a reason.
If someone hates you for no reason, give that jerk a reason.
25.) When your time is good, your mistakes are taken as jokes. But when your time is bad, even your jokes are noticed as mistakes.
26.) It’s not about money… it’s about sending a message.
27.) You can’t rely on anyone these days, you gotta do everything yourself, don’t we? That’s ok, I came prepared, it’s a funny world we live in.
Joker Quotes From Suicide Squad
28.) I am not someone who is loved. I’m an idea. State of mind. I execute my will according to my plan and you, Doctor, are not part of my plan.
29.) Desire becomes surrender, surrender becomes power.
30.) I am not gonna kill you. I am just gonna hurt you really really bad.


Joker Quotes From Batman: The Killing Joke


31.) Yes, memory’s so treacherous. One moment, you’re lost in a carnival of delight: childhood aromas, the flashing neon of puberty, all that sentimental candyfloss. The next, it takes you somewhere you don’t want to be. Somewhere dark and cold, filled with the damp, ambiguous shapes of things you’d rather forget. Memories can be vile, repulsive little brutes. Like children, no?
32.) Whenever you find yourself locked onto an unpleasant train of thought, leading to places in your past where the screaming is unavoidable, remember this: There’s always madness. You can just step outside and close the door on all those dreadful things that happened. You can lock them away… Forever.
33.) I’ve demonstrated there’s no difference between me and everyone else. All it takes is one bad day. That’s how far the world is from where I am, just one bad day.


34.) By clinging to reality, you’re denying the reality of the situation!
By clinging to reality, you’re denying the reality of the situation! – Joker Quotes
Other Quotes by Joker From Video Games, Comics and Old Movies
35.) Parting is such sweet sorrow, dearest. Still, you can’t say we didn’t show you a good time. Enjoy yourself out there… in the asylum. Just don’t forget — if it ever gets too tough… there’s always a place for you here.
36.) The real joke is your stubborn, bone-deep conviction that somehow, somewhere, all of this makes sense! That’s what cracks me up each time!
37.) Haven’t you ever heard of the healing power of laughter?
38.) The pen, is truly mightier than the sword!
39.) As my plastic surgeon always says; If you gotta go, go with a smile.

These quotes from ‘The Joker’ would definitely hit you hard and stick with you. Has any quote from The Joker haunted you even after the movie was over. Do let us know in the comments below!