ᐅ143+ Best Joker Quotes About Life, Love, Smile, Pain

“They laugh at me because I’m different. I laugh at them because they’re all the same.”

“They laugh at me because I’m different. I laugh at them because they’re all the same.” ― The Joker

“No matter the situation, always wear a smile.”

"No matter the situation, always wear a smile." — Joker

“Do you know how I got these scars?”

"Do you know how I got these scars?" — The Dark Knight

“Everything anybody ever valued or struggled for… it’s all a monstrous, demented gag!

"Everything anybody ever valued or struggled for... it's all a monstrous, demented gag! So why can't you see the funny side? Why aren't you laughing?" — Batman: The Killing Joke

“We aren’t contractually tied down to rationality! There is no Sanity Clause!”

"We aren't contractually tied down to rationality! There is no Sanity Clause!" — Batman: The Killing Joke

“If I weren’t insane, I couldn’t be so brilliant!”

"If I weren't insane, I couldn't be so brilliant!" — Dreadful Birthday Dear Joker

“Nobody panics when things go ‘according to plan,’ even if the plan is horrifying.”

"Nobody panics when things go 'according to plan,' even if the plan is horrifying." — The Dark Knight

“April sweet is coming in, let the feast of fools begin!”

"April sweet is coming in, let the feast of fools begin!" — Arkham Asylum

“Jingle bells, Batman smells, Robin laid an egg! The Batmobile lost a wheel and the Joker

"Jingle bells, Batman smells, Robin laid an egg! The Batmobile lost a wheel and the Joker got away!" — Batman: The Animated Series

“I’ve been using it as a journal, but also as a joke diary, if I have any thoughts or frustrations.

"I've been using it as a journal, but also as a joke diary, if I have any thoughts or frustrations. I think I told you, I'm pursuing a career in standup comedy." — Joker

“The pen is truly mightier than the sword!”

"The pen is truly mightier than the sword!" — The Dark Knight

“You had a bad day and everything changed. Why else would you dress up as

"You had a bad day and everything changed. Why else would you dress up as a flying rat? You had a bad day, and it drove you as crazy as everybody else...only you won't admit it!" — Batman: The Killing Joke

“If the police expect to play against the Joker, they’d better be prepared to be

"If the police expect to play against the Joker, they’d better be prepared to be dealt from the bottom of the deck!" — Batman

“This city deserves a better class of criminal. And I’m gonna give it to them.”

"This city deserves a better class of criminal. And I’m gonna give it to them." — The Dark Knight

“Well look at the size of that cake, man!”

"Well look at the size of that cake, man!" — Batman: The Animated Series

“Now, I see the funny side. Now I’m always smiling.”

"Now, I see the funny side. Now I'm always smiling." — The Dark Knight

“Let’s take a moment to reflect on the passing of a man who was more than just another do

"Let's take a moment to reflect on the passing of a man who was more than just another do-gooder in tights. He was the best arch-nemesis a sociopath could ask for." — Emperor Joker

“Oh, Batman, if you had the guts for that kind of fun you would’ve done it years ago.

"Oh, Batman, if you had the guts for that kind of fun you would've done it years ago. I, on the other hand..." — Batman: The Brave and the Bold

“You complete me.”

"You complete me." — The Dark Knight

“Let’s put a smile on that face!”

"Let's put a smile on that face!" — The Dark Knight

“Don’t go into the light, bats! It’s no fair! They won’t let me in!”

"Don't go into the light, bats! It's no fair! They won't let me in!" — Batman: Arkham Night

“You see, I’m not a monster. I’m just ahead of the curve.”

"You see, I'm not a monster. I'm just ahead of the curve." — The Dark Knight

“I’m only laughing on the outside. My smile is just skin deep. If you could see inside

"I'm only laughing on the outside. My smile is just skin deep. If you could see inside, I'm really crying. You might join me for a weep." — Batman: The 1989 Movie Adaptation

“It’s true, Batsy! I know everything. And kinda like the kid who peeks at his Christmas

"It's true, Batsy! I know everything. And kinda like the kid who peeks at his Christmas presents, I must admit, it’s sadly anti-climactic. Behind all the sturm and batarangs, you’re just a little boy in a playsuit, crying for mommy and daddy!" — Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker

“Why be a disfigured outcast when I can be a notorious crime god?

"Why be a disfigured outcast when I can be a notorious crime god? Why be an orphaned boy when you can be a superhero?" — Batmana

“You know, kids, a lot has changed while your old Uncle Joker’s been away. New Gotham,

"You know, kids, a lot has changed while your old Uncle Joker's been away. New Gotham, new rules, even a new Batman. But now I’m tanned, I’m rested, and I’m ready to give this old town a wedgie again!" — Return of the Joker

“Life’s a bowl of cherries and this is the pits.”

"Life's a bowl of cherries and this is the pits." — Batman: The Killing Joke

“If you actually let me finish a sentence, you might learn something! You might learn

"If you actually let me finish a sentence, you might learn something! You might learn we're not so different. You might even learn something about yourself." — Batman: Arkham Origins

“I’m gonna make this pencil disappear.”

"I'm gonna make this pencil disappear." — The Dark Knight

“Are you seriously saying there is nothing, nothing special about our relationship?”

"Are you seriously saying there is nothing, nothing special about our relationship?" — The Lego Batman Movie

“Yet we’re linked, you and I. Like comedy and tragedy. Two sides, same coin.”

"Yet we're linked, you and I. Like comedy and tragedy. Two sides, same coin." — The Batman (2004)

“I can’t wait to show you my toys.”

"I can't wait to show you my toys." — Suicide Squad

“Ladies and Gentlemen! You’ve read about it in the papers! Now witness, before

"Ladies and Gentlemen! You've read about it in the papers! Now witness, before your very eyes, that most rare and tragic of nature's mistakes! I give you: the average man." — Batman: The Killing Jok

“I’m a man of simple taste. I like things such as gunpowder, dynamite and gasoline!”

"I'm a man of simple taste. I like things such as gunpowder, dynamite and gasoline!" — The Dark Knight

“You can’t kill me without becoming like me! I can’t kill you without losing the

"You can't kill me without becoming like me! I can't kill you without losing the only human being who can keep up with me! Isn't it ironic?" — Batman

“Where, oh where has my little Bat gone? Oh where, oh where can he be? His cowl

"Where, oh where has my little Bat gone? Oh where, oh where can he be? His cowl, his scowl, his temper so foul. I do hope he's coming for me." — Batman: Arkham Origins

“Faced with the inescapable fact that human existence is mad, random and pointless

"Faced with the inescapable fact that human existence is mad, random and pointless, one in eight of them crack up and go stark slavering buggo! Who can blame them? In a world as psychotic as this...any other response would be crazy!" — Batman: The Killing Joke

“Comedy is subjective, Murray. Isn’t that what they say? All of you, the system

"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

“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." — The Dark Knight

“Forgive my laughter. I have a condition.”

"Forgive my laughter. I have a condition." — Joker

“I’m not exactly sure what happened. Sometimes I remember it one way, sometimes another

"I'm not exactly sure what happened. Sometimes I remember it one way, sometimes another. If I'm going to have a past, I prefer it to be multiple choice!" — Batman: The Killing Joke

“You can’t rely on anyone these days, you gotta do everything yourself, don’t we?

"You can't rely on anyone these days, you gotta do everything yourself, don't we? That's OK, I came prepared." — The Dark Knight

“Now comes the part where I relieve you, the little people, of the burden of your

"Now comes the part where I relieve you, the little people, of the burden of your failed and useless lives." — Batman (1989)

“If I weren’t crazy, I’d be insane!”

"If I weren't crazy, I'd be insane!" — Batman: Dark Detective

“I am not someone who is loved. I’m an idea. A state of mind.”

"I am not someone who is loved. I'm an idea. A state of mind." — Suicide Squad

“Notice the hideously bloated sense of humanity’s importance.

"Notice the hideously bloated sense of humanity's importance. Also note the club-footed social conscience and the withered optimism. It's certainly not for the squeamish, is it? Most repulsive of all, are its frail and useless notions of order and sanity." — Batman: The Killing Joke

“By clinging to reality, you’re denying the reality of the situation.”

"By clinging to reality, you’re denying the reality of the situation." — Batman: The Killing Joke

“A bit of advice…don’t ever apologize to no one for the way you look.”

"A bit of advice...don't ever apologize to no one for the way you look." — Joker

“Hello Late-Show lovers…and lovers of the Late-Show!”

"Hello Late-Show lovers...and lovers of the Late-Show!" — Batman: The Laughing Fish

“One by one, they’ll hear my call. Then this wicked town, will follow my fall.”

"One by one, they'll hear my call. Then this wicked town, will follow my fall." — Batman: The Man Who Laughs

“Parting is such sweet sorrow, dearest. Still, you can’t say we didn’t show you a good time.

"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." — Arkham Asylum

“Laugh and the world laughs with you!”

"Laugh and the world laughs with you!" — Arkham Asylum

“It’s a funny world we live in.”

"It's a funny world we live in." — The Dark Knight

“Yes, memory’s so treacherous. One moment, you’re lost in a carnival of delight

"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 candy floss. 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?" — Batman: The Killing Joke

“Over?! Why, my dear, delusional Dark Knight, it hasn’t even begun!”

"Over?! Why, my dear, delusional Dark Knight, it hasn't even begun!" — Batman: Arkham Asylum

“Do I look like I’m joking?”

"Do I look like I’m joking?" — Joker

“You think it all breaks down into symbolism and structures and hints and clues. No

"You think it all breaks down into symbolism and structures and hints and clues. No, Batman, that's just Wikipedia." — Batman

“I make art until someone dies. See? I am the world’s first fully functioning homicidal

"I make art until someone dies. See? I am the world’s first fully functioning homicidal artist." — Batman (1989)

“In my dream, the world had suffered a terrible disaster. A black haze shut out the sun

"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." — Batman: Shadow of the Bat

“Madness is the emergency exit. You can just step outside, and close the door on all

"Madness is the emergency exit. You can just step outside, and close the door on all those dreadful things that happened. You can lock them away forever." — Batman: The Killing Joke

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

"I hope my death makes more cents than my life." — Joker

“I have given a name to my pain, and it is Batman.”

"I have given a name to my pain, and it is Batman." — Batman (1989)

“C’mon Bats, get crazy. It’s the only way to beat me!”

"C'mon Bats, get crazy. It's the only way to beat me!" — Batman: Arkham Asylum

“Ladies and murderers, welcome to the big fight!”

"Ladies and murderers, welcome to the big fight!" — Batman: Arkham Asylum

“There’s plenty wrong with me. Take my blood, for example. I wish somebody would

"There's plenty wrong with me. Take my blood, for example. I wish somebody would—this stuff is killing me!" — Batman: Arkham City

“They could put me in a helicopter and fly me up into the air and line up the bodies head

"They could put me in a helicopter and fly me up into the air and line up the bodies head to toe on the ground in delightful geometric patterns like an endless June Taylor dance routine—and it would never be enough. No, I don’t keep count. But you do. And I love you for it." — Batman: The Dark Knight Returns

“And I thought my jokes were bad.”

"And I thought my jokes were bad." — The Dark Knight

“This is what happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object.”

"This is what happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object." — The Dark Knight

“Very neat! That ugly head of yours does have a brain!”

"Very neat! That ugly head of yours does have a brain!" — The Dark Knight

“You can’t win anyway… You see, I hold the winning card!”

"You can't win anyway... You see, I hold the winning card!" — Batman

“I took Gotham’s white knight and I brought him down to our level.”

"I took Gotham's white knight and I brought him down to our level." — The Dark Knight

“All it takes is one bad day to reduce the sanest man alive to lunacy. That’s how far

"All it takes is one bad day to reduce the sanest man alive to lunacy. That's how far the world is from where I am. Just one bad day." — Batman: The Killing Joke

“If you have to explain a joke, there is no joke!”

"If you have to explain a joke, there is no joke!" — Batman: Mad Love

“Everybody just yells and screams at each other. Nobody’s civil anymore. Nobody

"Everybody just yells and screams at each other. Nobody's civil anymore. Nobody thinks what it's like to be the other guy." — Joker

“Smile because it confuses people.”

"Smile because it confuses people." — The Dark Knight

“As though we were made for each other…Beauty and the Beast. Of course

"As though we were made for each other…Beauty and the Beast. Of course, if anyone else calls you 'beast,' I'll rip their lungs out." — Batman (1989)

“Can somebody tell me what kind of a world we live in, where a man dressed up as a bat

"Can somebody tell me what kind of a world we live in, where a man dressed up as a bat gets all of my press? This town needs an enema!" — Batman

“I’m not mad at all. I’m just differently sane.”

"I'm not mad at all. I'm just differently sane." — Batman and Robin

“My mother always tells me to smile and put on a happy face. She told me I had a purpose

"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." — Joker

“Live…and in person! The Caliph of Clowns, the Grand Mogul of Mountebanks,

"Live...and in person! The Caliph of Clowns, the Grand Mogul of Mountebanks, the one and only Joker! Prerecorded for this time zone." — The Sign of the Joker

“I don’t care what happens to the world, and I don’t play nice with others!”

"I don't care what happens to the world, and I don't play nice with others!" — Mortal Kombat Vs. DC Universe

“Lady, you’re harder to kill than a cockroach on steroids!”

"Lady, you're harder to kill than a cockroach on steroids!" — Batman: Dark Victory

“Everybody’s telling me my standup is ready for the big clubs.”

"Everybody's telling me my standup is ready for the big clubs." — Joker

“Here’s the cold, hard truth Bats…I don’t hate you ’cause I’m crazy…I’m crazy

"Here's the cold, hard truth Bats...I don't hate you 'cause I'm crazy...I'm crazy 'cause I hate you." — Batman: Cacophony

“You think he’s really gonna fix your nasty case of Joker-itis? Not a chance. I’m chronic,

"You think he's really gonna fix your nasty case of Joker-itis? Not a chance. I'm chronic, Brucie. I'm lingering." — Batman: Arkham Knight

“Devil is double is deuce, my dear doctor … and joker trumps deuce.”

"Devil is double is deuce, my dear doctor ... and joker trumps deuce." — Batman

“You get what you f**king deserve!”

"You get what you f**king deserve!" — Joker

“You’ll never be sad, and you’ll never be lonely. You’ll always have me to dance with.”

"You'll never be sad, and you'll never be lonely. You'll always have me to dance with." — Batman Confidential #12

“Tell your men they work for me now! This is my city!”

"Tell your men they work for me now! This is my city!" — The Dark Knight

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

"When you bring me out, can you introduce me as Joker?" — Joker

“You really want to know what it feels like to be the clown at midnight? Where there’s

"You really want to know what it feels like to be the clown at midnight? Where there's only ever one joke and it's always on you? Well, here you are. Now do you get it?" — Batman #681

“You think men like Thomas Wayne ever think what it’s like to be someone like me?

"You think men like Thomas Wayne ever think what it's like to be someone like me? To be somebody but themselves? They don't. They think that we'll just sit there and take it, like good little boys! That we won't werewolf and go wild!" — Joker

“I always wanted to see my dame in lights. Heh. Even in a moment of abject saccharine

"I always wanted to see my dame in lights. Heh. Even in a moment of abject saccharine, I still got it." — Emperor Joker

“All I have are negative thoughts.”

"All I have are negative thoughts." — Joker

“I’m not political. I’m just trying to make people laugh.”

"I'm not political. I'm just trying to make people laugh." — Joker

“You actually believed that all it would take is a few chemicals, a couple of days in drug

"You actually believed that all it would take is a few chemicals, a couple of days in drug-induced isolation and a cheap little nervous breakdown and you'd have me all figured out? Like there was some rabbit hole you could follow me down to understanding?" — Batman #681

“You look good. Been working out? You could probably use a little sun. Then again,

"You look good. Been working out? You could probably use a little sun. Then again, who am I to talk?" — Batman: Under the Red Hood

“The worst part of having a mental illness is people expect you to behave as if you

"The worst part of having a mental illness is people expect you to behave as if you don't." — Joker

“His mask is his real face.”

"His mask is his real face." — Batman: Arkham Asylum

“A man with nothing to fear is a man with nothing to love.”t

"A man with nothing to fear is a man with nothing to love." — The Dark Knight

“Do I look like the kind of clown that can start a movement?”

"Do I look like the kind of clown that can start a movement?" — Joker

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

"For my whole life, I didn't know if I even really existed. But I do, and people are starting to notice." — Joker

"Kid, I'm the Joker. I don't just randomly kill people. I kill people when it's funny." — Batman #686

"Those mob fools want you gone so they can get back to the way things were. But I know the truth: There's no going back. You've changed things forever." — The Dark Knight

"I feel like I know you. I've been watching you forever." — Joker

"I’m a dog chasing cars. I wouldn’t know what to do with one if I caught it." — The Dark Knight

"Memories are what our reason is based upon. If we can't face them, we deny reason itself!" — Batman: The Killing Joke

"Haven't you ever heard of the healing power of laughter?" — Batman (1989)

"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!" — Batman #681

"Do you want to know why I use a knife? Guns are too quick." — The Dark Knight

“You know, you remind me of my father. I hated my father.”

"You know, you remind me of my father. I hated my father." — The Dark Knight

"Some people want to see you fail. Disappoint them!" — The Dark Knight

"Tell me something, my friend, have you ever danced with the devil in the pale moonlight?" — Batman (1989)

"‎Introduce a little anarchy. Upset the established order, and everything becomes chaos. I'm an agent of chaos." — The Dark Knight

“I don’t know why everyone is so rude, I don’t know why you are; I don’t want anything

"I don't know why everyone is so rude, I don't know why you are; I don't want anything from you." — Joker

"Why don't you just give me a call when you start taking things a little more seriously?" — The Dark Knight

"Do you know how many times we've come close to world war three over a flock of geese on a computer screen? Do you know what triggered the last world war? An argument over how many telegraph poles Germany owed its war debt creditors! Telegraph poles!" — Batman: The Killing Joke

"It'd be funny if it weren’t so pathetic." — Batman Beyond

"I'm crazy enough to take on Batman, but the IRS? Nooo, thank you!" — The New Batman Adventures

"Does it depress you to know just how alone you really are?" — The Dark Knight

"Without Batman, crime has no punchline." — Batman: The Animated Series

"I'm not good at future planning. I do not plan at all. Don't know what I'm doing tomorrow. Do not have a day planner and don't have a diary. I completely live in the now, not in the past, not in the future." — Joker

"Don't test the monster in me!" — The Dark Knight

"They need you right now, but when they don't, they'll cast you out like a leper." — The Dark Knight

"You know, it only hurts when I laugh." — Batman: Under the Red Hood

"It's not about the money, it's about sending a message. Everything burns!" — The Dark Knight

"It's funny. When I was a little boy and told people I was going to be a comedian, everyone laughed at me. Well, no one's laughing now!" — Joker

"That's not funny..." — Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker

"Is it just me or is it getting crazier out there?" — Joker

"A joke a day keeps the gloom away!" — Batman (1966)

"If you don't like the movie, I've got slides." — Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker

“You have nothing, nothing to threaten me with. Nothing to do with all your strength.”

"You have nothing, nothing to threaten me with. Nothing to do with all your strength." — The Dark Knight

"I won’t kill you because you’re just too much fun. I think you and I are destined to do this forever." — The Dark Knight

"When they treat you like a joke, leave them like it's funny." — The Dark Knight

"Wait 'til they get a load of me." — Batman (1989)

"Their morals, their code—it's a bad joke." — The Dark Knight

"The only sensible way to live in this world is without rules." — The Dark Knight

"When the chips are down, these civilized people, they'll eat each other." — The Dark Knight

“If you’re good at something, never do it for free.”

"If you’re good at something, never do it for free." — The Dark Knight

"I don't know what it was that bent your life out of shape, but who knows? Maybe I've been there too. Maybe I can help. We could work together. I could rehabilitate you. You needn't be out there on the edge anymore. You needn't be alone. We don't have to kill each other. What do you say?" — Batman: The Killing Joke

"As you know, madness is like gravity: All it takes is a little push." — The Dark Knight

"When I saw what a black, awful joke the world was, I went crazy as a coot!" — Batman: The Killing Joke

"What doesn't kill you simply makes you stranger!" — The Dark Knight

"Have you heard this one? It'll kill you, Batman!" — Batman (1966)

"Costume's a bit theatrical, but hey, who am I to talk?" — Batman: Mask of the Phantasm

“I used to think my life was a tragedy, but now I realize it’s a comedy.”

"I used to think my life was a tragedy, but now I realize it's a comedy." — Joker

"Not clown—Joker." — Joker

"Why so serious?" — The Dark Knight