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180 Greatest Joker Quotes Of All Time

180 Greatest Joker Quotes Of All Time

Dive into the mind of the infamous supervillain we can’t help but love! I’m bringing you the 180 best Joker quotes of all time!

Chosen by Author: Joker’s Top 10 Quotes

1. “Would you die for me? That’s too easy. Would you live for me?” — The Joker

Famous Joker quote from the Suicide Squad movie.

2. “When the chips are down, these civilized people, they’ll eat each other.” — The Joker

3. “Forgive my laughter. I have a condition.” — The Joker

4. “You see, in their last moments, people show you who they really are.” — The Joker

5. “Not clown – Joker.” — The Joker

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

7. “The only sensible way to live in this world is without rules.”  ― The Joker

8. “Why so serious?” — The Joker

9. “Have you heard this one? It’ll kill you, Batman!” — The Joker

10. “Let’s put a smile on that face!” — The Joker

Legendary Joker Quotes

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

Memorable Joker quote from the movie Joker.

2. “I’m Of A Mind To Make Some Mookie!” — The Joker

3. “All I have are negative thoughts.” — The Joker

4. “Why don’t you just give me a call when you start taking things a little more seriously?” — The Joker

5. “What are you laughin’ at?” — The Joker

6. “Costume’s a bit theatrical, but hey, who am I to talk?” — The Joker

7. “A little fight in you. I like that.” — The Joker

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

9. “Where Does He Get Those Wonderful Toys?” — The Joker

10. “They need you right now, but when they don’t, they’ll cast you out like a leper!” — The Joker

11. “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!” — The Joker

12. “Just the two of us; you and me. Mano e mano. I’ve taken off my makeup. Now… let’s see if you can take off yours.” — The Joker

13. “Over?! Why, my dear, delusional Dark Knight, it hasn’t even begun!” — The Joker

14. “It’s As Though We Were Made For Each Other. Beauty And The Beast! ‘Course If Anyone Else Calls You ‘Beast,’ I’ll Rip Their Lungs Out!” — The Joker

15. “When I saw what a black, awful joke the world was, I went crazy as a coot!” — The Joker

16. “I’m an agent of chaos.” — The Joker

17. “You can’t rely on anybody these days, you gotta do everything yourself, don’t we.” — The Joker

18. “Now that’s good work! The skulls… the bodies… you give it all such a glow! I don’t know if it’s art, but I like it!” — The Joker

19. “You didn’t think I’d risk losing the battle for Gotham’s soul in a fist fight with you? No. You need an ace in the hole. Mine’s Harvey.” — The Joker

20. “Don’t test the monster in me!” — The Joker

21. “Without Batman, crime has no punchline.” — The Joker

22. “It’d be funny if it weren’t so pathetic.” — The Joker

23. “This is what happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object. You truly are incorruptible, aren’t you?” — The Joker

24. “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.” — The Joker

25. “Some people want to see you fail. Disappoint them!” — The Joker

26. “Everything burns!” — The Joker

27. “My balloons. Those are my balloons. He stole my balloons! Why didn’t somebody tell me he had one of those… things?!” — The Joker

28. “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.” — The Joker

29. “We made it! Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. We are tonight’s entertainment! I only have one question: Where is Harvey Dent?” — The Joker

30. “April sweet is coming in, let the feast of fools begin!” — The Joker

31. “You know, you remind me of my father. I hated my father.” — The Joker

32. “Kid, I’m the Joker. I don’t just randomly kill people. I kill people when it’s funny.” — The Joker

33. “I don’t believe in anything.” — The Joker

34. “Do you want to know why I use a knife? Guns are too quick.” — The Joker

35. “I just want to see her smile again. I just want her to know that I don’t care about the scars. So… I stick a razor in my mouth and do this…” — The Joker

36. “Well, Tony, nobody wants a war. If we can’t do business, why, we’ll just shake hands and that’ll be it.” — The Joker

37. “I’m not political. I’m just trying to make people laugh.” — The Joker

38. “Why is it everytime I come for you somebody always gets in the way?” — The Joker

39. “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!” — The Joker

 40. “Tell your men they work for me now! This is my city!” — The Joker

Joker Quotes By Joaquin Phoenix

1. “What do you get when you cross a mentally ill loner with a society that abandons him and treats him like trash?” — The Joker

Famous Joker quote from the movie Joker.

2. “I’ve got nothing left to lose. Nothing can hurt me anymore. My life is nothing but comedy.” — The Joker

3. “I’m da jokah baby!” — The Joker

4. “I killed those guys because they were awful. Everybody is awful these days. It’s enough to make anyone crazy.” — The Joker

5. “I think I felt better when I was locked up in the hospital.” — The Joker

6. “At work, until a little while ago, it was like nobody ever saw me. Even I didn’t know if I really existed.” — The Joker

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

8. “I just don’t want to feel so bad anymore.” — The Joker

9. “She always tells me to smile and put on a happy face. She says I was put here to spread joy and laughter.” — The Joker

10. “All of you, the system that knows so much: you decide what’s right or wrong the same way you decide what’s funny or not.” — The Joker

11. “I feel like I know you… I’ve been watching you forever.” — The Joker

12. “Is it just me, or is it getting crazier out there?” — The Joker

13. “Nobody’s civil anymore. Nobody thinks what it’s like to be the other guy.” — The Joker

14. “You know how you used to tell me that my laugh was a condition? That there was something wrong with me? There isn’t. That’s the real me.” — The Joker

15. “I don’t want anything from you. Maybe a little bit of warmth, maybe a hug, dad?” — The Joker

16. “It’s a medical condition causing sudden, frequent and uncontrollable laughter that doesn’t match how you feel. It can happen in people with a brain injury or certain neurological conditions. Thank you!” — The Joker

17. “It’s so hard to just try and be happy all the time.” — The Joker

18. “I haven’t been happy one minute of my entire f*cking life.” — The Joker

19. “I have a gun. I could come by tomorrow.” — The Joker

20. “Murray, one small thing. When you bring me out, can you introduce me as Joker?” — The Joker

Joker Quotes By Heath Ledger

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

2. “Their morals, their code – it’s a bad joke.” — The Joker

3. “Do I really look like a guy with a plan?” — The Joker

4. “I’m a man of my word.” — The Joker

5. “I believe that whatever doesn’t kill you, simply makes you… stranger!” — The Joker

6. “See, I’m not a monster. I’m just ahead of the curve.” — The Joker

7. “Now, I See The Funny Side. Now, I’m Always Smiling!” — The Joker

8. “And I thought my jokes were bad!” — The Joker

9. “You see, I’m a guy of simple taste. I enjoy dynamite, and gunpowder, and gasoline!” — The Joker

10. “Introduce a little anarchy. Upset the established order, and everything becomes chaos.” — The Joker

11. “It’s not about money… its about sending a message.” — The Joker

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

13. “Never Start With The Head! The Victim Gets All… Fuzzy!” — The Joker

14. “You won’t kill me out of some misplaced sense of self-righteousness. And I won’t kill you because you’re just too much fun.” — The Joker

15. “You Have Nothing… NOTHING To Threaten Me With!” — The Joker

16. “How about a magic trick? I’m gonna make this pencil disappear!” — The Joker

17. “I won’t kill you because you’re just too much fun. I think you and I are destined to do this forever.” — The Joker

18. “Why don’t we cut you up into little pieces and feed you to your pooches? Hm? And then we’ll see how loyal a hungry dog really is.” — The Joker

19. “If, tomorrow, I tell the press that, like, a gang banger will get shot or a truckload of soldiers will be blown up, nobody panics, because it’s all *part of the plan*. But when I say that one little old mayor will die, well than everyone loses their minds!” — The Joker

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

Joker Quotes From The Suicide Squad

1. “Desire becomes surrender. Surrender becomes power.” — The Joker

2. “You know, I live for these moments with you.” — The Joker

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

4. “What? Oh, I’m not gonna kill ya. I’m just gonna hurt ya… really, really bad.” — The Joker

5. “This bird… is baked. Okay honey, it’s me and you.” — The Joker

6. “Are you sweet talkin’ me? All’a that chitchat’s gonna getcha hurt…” — The Joker

7. “You know what? Sometimes hurt happens.” — The Joker

8. “Ah, if you weren’t so crazy, I’d think you were insane.” — The Joker

9. “I can’t wait to show you my toys.” — The Joker

10. “I wouldn’t want you to break those perfect porcelain-capped teeth when the juice hits your brain.” — The Joker

11. “I could tell you meant that.” — The Joker

12. “Bring the car around. We’re going for a drive.” — The Joker

13. “I need a machine gun.” — The Joker

14. “Ah. You helped me. By erasing my mind? What few faded memories I had! No. You left me in a black hole of rage and confusion. Is that the medicine you practice, Dr. Quinzel?” — The Joker

15. “Listen, you are my gift to this handsome hunka hunka! You belong to him now.” — The Joker

16. “I’m coming for you.” — The Joker

17. “Don’t hurt me. I’ll be your friend.” — The Joker

18. “Oh, you know I’d do anything for you. By the way, I’ve got some grape soda on ice and a bearskin rug waiting.” — The Joker

19. “I love this guy. He’s so intense!” — The Joker

20. “Oh, that she is. The fire in my loins. The itch in my crotch. The one, the only, the infamous Harley Quinn!” — The Joker

See also: 150 Harley Quinn Quotes To Make You Fall In Love With Her

Joker Quotes By Jack Nicholson

1. “You can call me… Joker. And as you can see, I’m a lot happier.” — The Joker

2. “You ever dance with the devil in the pale moonlight?” — The Joker

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

4. “I’ve been dead once already. It’s very liberating. You should think of it as therapy!” — The Joker

5. “This town needs an enema!” — The Joker

6. “Hello, Vinny. It’s your uncle Bingo. Time to pay the check!” — The Joker

7. “Decent people shouldn’t live here. They’d be happier someplace else.” — The Joker

8. “We have a flying mouse to kill, and I wanna clean my claws.” — The Joker

9. “Wait till they get a load of me.” — The Joker

10. “Haven’t you ever heard of the healing power of laughter?” — The Joker

11. “Now comes the part where I relieve you, the little people, of the burden of your failed and useless lives.” — The Joker

12. “New and improved Joker products! With a new secret ingredient: Smylex.” — The Joker

13. “I was in the bath one day, when i realized why i was destined for greatness.” — The Joker

14. “You IDIOT! You made me. Remember? You dropped me into that vat of chemicals. That wasn’t easy to get over, and don’t think that I didn’t try.” — The Joker

15. “Gotham City. Always brings a smile to my face.” — The Joker

16. “I always ask that of all my prey. I just… like the sound of it.” — The Joker

17. “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.” — The Joker

18. “I now do what other people only dream. I make art until someone dies. See? I am the world’s first fully functioning homicidal artist.” — The Joker

19. “Vicki Vale: What do you want?

The Joker: My face on the one dollar bill.”

20. “Antoine got a little “hot” under the collar.” — The Joker

Joker Quotes To Make You Think

1. “As you know, madness is like gravity… all it takes is a little push.” — The Joker

2. “I hope my death makes more cents than my life.” — The Joker

3. “A man with nothing to fear is a man with nothing to love.” — The Joker

4. “Does it depress you to know just how alone you really are?” — The Joker

5. “They’re only as good as the world allows them to be.” — The Joker

6. “I know the voices in my head aren’t real, but sometimes their ideas are absolutely awesome.” — The Joker

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

8. “I’m Only Smiling On The Outside. My Smile Is Just Skin Deep. If You Could See Inside, I’ve Been Crying! You Might Join Me For A Weep!” — The Joker

9. “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.” — The Joker

10. “And you know what? She can’t stand the sight of me! She leaves. Now, I see the funny side. Now, I’m always smiling.” — The Joker

11. “You know, it only hurts when I laugh.”  — The Joker

12. “I know your friends better than you ever did. Would you like to know which of them were cowards?” — The Joker

13. “Here’s the cold, hard truth Bats…I don’t hate you ’cause I’m crazy…I’m crazy ’cause I hate you” — The Joker

14. “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 Joker

15. “I don’t know why everyone is so rude, I don’t know why you are; I don’t want anything from you.” — The Joker

16. “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.” — The Joker

17. “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?” — The Joker

18. “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!” — The Joker

19. “His mask is his real face.” — The Joker

20. “Memories are what our reason is based upon. If we can’t face them, we deny reason itself!”

21. “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?” — The Joker

22. “Devil is double is deuce, my dear doctor … and joker trumps deuce.” — The Joker

23. “Sometimes you have to play the role of a fool to fool the fool who thinks they are fooling you.” — The Joker

24. “Smile because it confuses people.”  — The Joker

25. “I’m not mad at all. I’m just differently sane.” — The Joker

26. “Nobody panics when things go “according to plan.” Even if the plan is horrifying!” — The Joker

27. “You can’t sell dreams to someone who has walked through nightmares.” — The Joker

28. “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.” — The Joker

29. “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?” — The Joker

30. “The strongest hearts have the most scars!” — The Joker

Joker Quotes Wit A Dash Of Twisted Humor

1. “And where… is the Batman? He’s at home, washing his tights!” — The Joker

2. “But, you can’t make an omelette without breaking some eggs.” — The Joker

3. “Very neat! That ugly head of yours does have a brain!” — The Joker

4. “As my plastic surgeon always said – ‘if you gotta’ go, go with a smile!'” — The Joker

5. “Very poor choice of words.” — The Joker

6. “I’m a dog chasing cars. I wouldn’t know what to do with one if I caught it!” — The Joker

7. “Never rub another man’s rhubarb!” — The Joker

8. “I’m crazy enough to take on Batman, but the IRS? Nooo, thank you!” — The Joker

9. “If you don’t like the movie, I’ve got slides.” — The Joker

10. “I don’t wanna kill you, what would I do without you? Go back to rippin’ off mob dealers…no, no, you, complete me.” — The Joker

11. “That’s ok, I came prepared, it’s a funny world we live in. Speaking of which, you know how I got these scars?” — The Joker

12. “A joke a day keeps the gloom away!” — The Joker

13. “You look good. Been working out? You could probably use a little sun. Then again, who am I to talk?” — The Joker

14. “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?” — The Joker

15. “Vicki Vale: You’re insane!
Joker: I thought I was a Pisces.”

16. “Lady, you’re harder to kill than a cockroach on steroids!” — The Joker

17. “Do I look like the kind of clown that can start a movement?” — The Joker

18. “Ladies and murderers, welcome to the big fight!” — The Joker

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

20. “They don’t make ’em like they used to! Do they, eh? Eh, Batsy?”  — The Joker

Wrapping It Up

This collection of 180 Joker quotes has shown once again why Joker is a supervillain we can’t help but love. 

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