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Bruce Wayne Quotes


"I like Lil Wayne." - Joe Mauer

"John Wayne never wore Lycra." - Ron Kauk

"...the ultimate embodiment of Bruce Wayne. He has exactly the balance of darkness and light that we were looking for." - Christopher Nolan

"I always knew the way in was Bruce Wayne. It wasn't Batman. It was never Batman. That was the key." - Michael Keaton

"Bruce Wayne is Batman. He became Batman the instant his parents were murdered. Batman needs Bruce, however hollow that identity feels to him from time to time. Bruce keeps Batman human." - Kevin Conroy

"People fantasize about being a hero and helping someone in trouble. Batman is that fantasy realized - not just for Bruce Wayne, but for the audience." - Kevin Conroy

"I'm not a comedian. I'm Lenny Bruce." - Lenny Bruce

"I'm actually really obsessed with Bruce Springsteen," - Lady G

"I was raised on Bruce Lee." - Bridget Fonda

"People fantasize about being a hero and helping someone in trouble. Batman is that fantasy realized-not just for Bruce Wayne, but for the audience. Inwardly, Bruce Wayne is still an adolescent watching his parents being murdered. That will never leave him. And people really relate to that." - Kevin Conroy

"I set out to be a cross between Lenny Bruce and Robert the Bruce." - Billy Connolly

"It's very hard to dismantle the ball off Wayne Rooney" - Dwight Yorke

"The ways of Wayne are mysterious and incomprehensible." - Brandon Sanderson

"Wayne Curtis is one of our very best writers!" - David Adams Richards

"My daddy, he was somewhere between God and John Wayne." - Hank Williams

"I'd bet a million dollars on DOOM against Lil' Wayne" - Mos Def

"Having Wayne in town will be exciting enough." - Paul Coffey

"You can say that Wayne Coyne sounds like Neil Young." - Mike Lowry

"Be he the first to stand or the last, a man must stand," the father had told his adoring son. "And if there is only one man, then that man must stand alone." ~Thomas to Bruce Wayne" - Andrew Vachss

"I'm digging Batman. I'm digging that balance, that duality. He's always on the edge and trying to balance himself within the rules of what's lawful and justice, and being Bruce Wayne and being Batman." - Ziggy Marley

"Steve Bruce is like a cat on hot tin bricks." - Alvin Martin

"Lenny Bruce died from an overdose of police" - Phil Spector

"Bill Maher fancies himself the reincarnation of Lenny Bruce." - Bernard Goldberg

"I'm a huge Bruce Springsteen and Duran Duran fan." - Rita Ora

"My influences were Woody Allen and Lenny Bruce." - David Steinberg

"If I'm in a bar and I gotta be sitting next to some clown who's like, "It's my tune," I don't want to hear you belt out Bruce Springsteen. That's why we have jukeboxes! Let's let Bruce be Bruce." - Jake M. Johnson

"Working with Bruce Willis makes my career authentic. I may not get an Oscar, but I worked with Bruce Willis. That matters more to me." - Tracy Morgan

"Any comic like myself owes everything he has to Lenny Bruce. He was the originator. The godfather of uncensored American stand-up is clearly Lenny Bruce." - Joe Rogan

"I'm a big Bruce Lee fan, and if I saw Bruce Lee try to be some namby-pamby lawyer, I'd want my money back." - Jason Statham

"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take. -Wayne Gretzky" - Michael Scott

"Wayne is truly blessed. He doesn't just have ability, he has a fire inside him." - Alex Ferguson

"I'm such a maniac. Where wayne at, I'm tryna get sum brainiac." - Nicki Minaj

"With John Wayne, we argued all the time and we made four pictures." - Kirk Douglas

"John Wayne was the meanest, nastiest man with the worst attitude that I ever worked with." - Jill Haworth

"Duke Wayne played a mean guy but never an anti-hero." - Joel Mccrea

"If John Wayne were alive, he'd be rolling over in his grave!" - Ernest Borgnine

"John Wayne was from Waterloo, Iowa. That's the kind of spirit that I have, too." - Michele Bachmann

"White people love Wayne Brady, because he makes Bryant Gumbel look like Malcolm X" - Dave Chappelle

"When you think of hockey, when you think of Canada, you think of Wayne Gretzky." - Joe Sakic

"When you think of Canada, you think of hockey and you think of Wayne Gretzky." - Joe Sakic

"Although it wasn't that easy to do, it was wonderful working with John Wayne." - Robert Duvall

"I guess John Wayne would be one. I just respected the way he acted." - A J Foyt

"Oh, I loved John Wayne. He was just so charming and easy to work with." - Judy Geeson

"I love Westerns. I really love John Wayne. Frank Capra, any of his movies I love." - Rob Zombie

"I love listening to Lil' Wayne, Drake, and Eminem to get me fired up!" - Gabby Douglas

"Wayne McGregor's 'Dyad 1929' is a good example of this capable British choreographer's work." - Robert Gottlieb

"Well, unless you're Wayne Gretzky or Michael Jordan, you need the full support of your team." - Greg Louganis

"I was assistant in Edmonton with Wayne as captain, and Kevin Lowe was the other assistant." - Mark Messier

"Years later I made a movie with Wayne Newton, who has Arabians." - Eric Roberts

"I have so many playlists full of Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne, Chris Brown." - Taylor Swift

"Wayne Bennett believes in himself and his players, and he always will." - Darren Lockyer

"John Wayne treated me fine, but that macho stuff turns me off. It's not real." - Tab Hunter

"Robin is a handsome ephebic boy, usually shown in his uniform with bare legs. He is buoyant with energy and devoted to nothing on earth or in interplanetary space as much as to Bruce Wayne. He often stands with his legs spread, the genital region discreetly evident." - Fredric Wertham

"People need dramatic examples to shake them out of apathy and I can't do that as Bruce Wayne. As a man I'm flesh and blood, I can be ignored, I can be destroyed, but as a symbol, as a symbol I can be incorruptible. I can be everlasting." - Christian Bale

"[Duke] is the same way that Harper Row is a character who doesn't want to know who you are beneath the mask, and that makes her interesting. She'll show up and help Batman, but she never wants to know if he's Bruce Wayne." - Scott Snyder

"[Bruce Wayne:] I must have a disguise. Criminals are a superstitious cowardly lot. So my disguise must be able to strike terror into their hearts. I must be a creature of the night, black, terrible... a... a... [A huge bat flies in the open window.] A bat! That's it. It's a omen.... I shall become a BAT!" - Bill Finger

"We are starting off with our own different characters and our own laws and everything, looking at Bruce Wayne and how he came to be the person that he was and how he comes to be this man that jumps around in the Bat suit." - Christian Bale

"He's (Bruce Sutter) going to be out of action the rest of his career." - Ralph Kiner

"I don't want to be remembered as the son of Bruce Lee." - Brandon Lee

"I'd like to have a business card saying: Bruce Norris kicked your arse." - Robert Muchamore

"I learned from Bruce Lee, Be like water and Gil Grissom from CSI, Be like sponge." - James Dye

"Arnold Schwarzenegger, Bruce Willis, they make bad movie after bad movie." - Peter Stormare

"If homosexuality were normal, God would have created Adam and Bruce." - Anita Bryant

"Mother Goose is on the loose, stealing lines from Lenny Bruce." - Phil Ochs

"Bruce Benedict is so slow he'd finish third in a race with a pregnant woman." - Tommy Lasorda

"Mentioning violence to Bruce was like mentioning chocolate sauce to a six-year-old." - Robert Muchamore

"I don't think Bruce Willis can compete with me. I have a much better voice." - Paul Reubens

"If homosexuality was the normal way, God would have made Adam and Bruce." - Anita Bryant

"I saw rock n' roll future and its name is Bruce Springsteen." - Jon Landau

"I'm an old rock and roll buff. I love Bruce Springsteen and Tom Petty." - Nick Carter

"I want to be like Bruce Springsteen or something, making songs that are relevant." - J Cole

"I don't want to be remembered as 'the son of Bruce Lee'." - Brandon Lee

"I wanted to be the Dutch Bruce Jenner - that was my goal. He was my hero." - Bas Rutten

"Michael's the ultimate entertainer. After Michael Jackson, it's Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, and Bruce Lee." - Tracy Morgan

"I'm younger than Rod Stewart and Bruce Springsteen, but I'm still getting up there in age." - Eddie Money

"Wayne Brady, I don't understand why people keep joking that you're not black. Wayne Brady, you are BLACK. After all, I only remember you for all the years you played an uppity slave on 'Who's Line is it Anyway?'." - Anthony Jeselnik

"My favorite rappers are Lil Wayne. I like Wayne." - Future

"I never have really become accustomed to the 'John.' Nobody ever really calls me John... I've always been Duke or Marion or John Wayne. It's a name that goes well together, and it's like one word - John Wayne." - John Wayne

"Wayne came over to the bench one day after seeing (Zdeno) Chara, and said 'That's why I'm quitting.'" - John Muckler

"Making a martial arts film in English to me is the same as John Wayne speaking Chinese in a western" - Ang Lee

"I play John Wayne in every part regardless of the character, and I've been doing okay, haven't I?" - John Wayne

"I'm like John Wayne. I only play good guys. Describing his cameo role on a TV series." - Oliver North

"Take risks that could result in Greatness! Wayne Gretsky said, "You miss 100% of the shots you never take."" - Robert Cheeke

"He's fiery, he's competitive, ... I think it was an unfair booking, and Wayne reacts like this against injustice." - Alex Ferguson

"That hat looks ridiculous." "Fortunately, I can change hats," Wayne said, "while you, sir, are stuck with that face." - Brandon Sanderson

"Lil Wayne is the man." - Layzie Bone

"There have been more things wrong with England than just Wayne Rooney in the last few years." - Michael Owen

"No sooner than I did take it seriously, I had million-selling hits and movies with John Wayne." - Frankie Avalon

"I've seen where teams pay to get a player, like when Los Angeles paid to get Wayne Gretzky." - Mike Comrie

"My favorite actors when I was a kid were in their '60s. Spencer Tracy, Humphrey Bogart, John Wayne." - Joseph Bologna

"Everybody know, I don't do no promoting. I don't ever have to promote nothing, that's the beauty of Lil Wayne." - Lil Wayne

"I like Akon, I like some of Lil Wayne when he uses that funky voice. Anything progressive." - Afrika Bambaataa

"My most useful acting tip came from my pal John Wayne. Talk low, talk slow, and don't say too much." - Michael Caine

"My musical tastes go from Zeppelin to Bob Dylan to Kanye West and Lil' Wayne. Anything modern and progressive." - Josh Hartnett

"What wasdat, sir? What wazzat sir? What wassat, sir?" "Wayne, what are you babbling about?" Waxillium asked. "Practicing my pretzel guy," Wayne said. "He had a great accent..." Waxillium glanced at him. "That hat looks ridiculous." "Fortunately, I can change hats," Wayne said in the pretzel-guy accent, "while you, sir, are stuck with that face." - Brandon Sanderson

"Oddly enough, I've always - I've never actually seen "The Alamo" itself, actually. So I don't really have the association of "Green Leaves of Summer" as being "The Alamo" theme. Oddly enough, I grew up watching kung fu movies. They would use the theme "Green Leaves of Summer" in a lot of needle drops in kung fu movies a lot. So I was actually more familiar with it in a Bruce Li movie than I was actually from the John Wayne film." - Quentin Tarantino

"My father was a big Bruce Lee fan. He's Chinese-Hawaiian, and my mother is Chinese. He used to take us to all these really fantastical films with martial arts in them. And Bruce Lee was amazing." - Jason Scott

"I set out to be a cross between Lenny Bruce and Robert the Bruce - my main thrust was the body and its functions and malfunctions - the absurdity of the thing." - Billy Connolly

"Bruce Willis is Bruce Willis in every single movie I've seen him in, except 'Death Becomes Her' and 'Mortal Thoughts,' which is another movie he was in that was very different from what he normally does." - Guillermo Diaz

"The other day, someone called me this generation's Bruce Dern - I'd never thought of that, and frankly, I don't know enough of Bruce Dern's work to comment on it, though he is an incredible actor." - Garret Dillahunt

"My father was a big Bruce Lee fan. He's Chinese-Hawaiian, and my mother is Chinese. He used to take us to all these really fantastical films with martial arts in them. And Bruce Lee was amazing." - Jason Scott Lee

"Sir Alex, Mourinho, Wenger - none of them could have done a better job at Wigan than Steve Bruce ..." - Alvin Martin

"Scots, wha hae wi' Wallace bled; Scots, wham Bruce has aften led, Welcome to you gory bed, Or to victory!" - Robert Burns

"Lenny Bruce is a very moral man trying to improve the world and trying to make audiences think" - Dorothy Kilgallen

"As the saying goes, Bruce Jenner is a millionaire, and Mark Spitz is a dentist. It's the wrong sport." - Timothy Olyphant

"I really wanted to study with Bruce Goff [one of the masters of "organic architecture"] at the University of Oklahoma." - Paul Laffoley

"Speaking of things that'll make your head explode, Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story finally made it to the drive-in" - Joe Bob Briggs

"Speaking of things that'll make your head explode, "Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story" finally made it to the drive-in" - Joe Bob Briggs

"I'm inspired by my master's movie 'Kerd ma lui,' Bruce Lee's 'Fists of Fury,' and Jackie Chan's 'Police Story.'" - Tony Jaa

"Bruce Lee's fast pace, Jet Li's pretty style and Jet Li's acrobatics combine with Muay Thai for my own style." - Tony Jaa

"My father was, like, the token bad white guy in all the old Jackie Chan/Bruce Lee films." - Celina Jade

"Bruce Springsteen's a rock star. Elton John is a rock star. I'm a folk musician. Honestly, I think that's true." - James Taylor

"I never wanted to be the next Bruce Lee. I just wanted to be the first Jackie Chan." - Jackie Chan

"I actually was consciously trying to emulate bands like Bruce Springsteen, and just trying to emulate what they do structurally." - Tom Curren

"Lenny Bruce is a very moral man trying to improve the world and trying to make audiences think." - Dorothy Kilgallen

"I listen to all kinds of music. The Calling, Blink 182, Bruce Springsteen, I mean, it's everything." - Henrik Lundqvist

"Bruce Lee has always been a hero of mine, and the choreography in 'Enter The Dragon' is amazing." - Benedict Wong

"I took three years of karate because of Bruce Lee, you know. I was a green belt." - Marjane Satrapi

"My friends are Peter Gabriel, Bruce Springsteen, and we're singing about mortality, getting older. It's an interesting time." - Sting

"You just got to out there and flow, like Bruce Lee said, you got to be like water." - Cub Swanson

"Well what I want them to know is just like, John Wayne was from Waterloo, Iowa. That's the kind of spirit that I have, too." - Michele Bachmann

"You're not going to be able to look like anyone else, no matter how hard you try, unless you're a mimic, then you're not acting, you're just mimicking. You can't go on being John Wayne, that's John Wayne. So you're not going to steal from John Wayne. I'm not going to steal from John Wayne and you're not going to come back and say 'Didn't you get that from the circus?' You know. But he is one of those people who instructs me, whom I look up to - whom I think is one of the masters of his craft that I am so enamoured of." - Morgan Freeman

"Wayne: You wanna know why I really came to find you? Waxilliam: Why? Wayne: I thought of you happy in a comfy bed, resting and relaxing, spending the rest of your life sipping tea and reading papers while people bring you food and maids rub your toes and stuff. Waxilliam: And? Wayne: And I just couldn't leave you to a fate like that...I'm too good a friend to let a mate of mine die in such a terrible situation. Waxilliam: Comfortable? Wayne: No. Boring." - Brandon Sanderson

"If I was white I would have been like John Wayne... I feel like a tragic hero in a Shakespeare play" - Tupac Shakur

"When you get old the worst thing is you lose so many friends. Burt Lancaster, Frank Sinatra, John Wayne. People who I loved to work with." - Kirk Douglas

"Im looking forward to the World Cup because I believe Wayne Rooney could be one of the major finds in world football." - Bobby Charlton

"I like to watch good football so I like to watch good players. I like Cristiano Ronaldo, Andres Iniesta, Xavi and Wayne Rooney." - Neymar

"I'd really like to have my own style of game and be known as Jason Spezza, not a Mario Lemieux or Wayne Gretzky 'clone.'" - Jason Spezza

"Lil Wayne is a music god!!!!" - Jamie Foxx

"I've got the utmost respect for Wayne." - Juvenile

"Me rapping over other people's beats doesn't mean as much as when Lil Wayne does it - no matter how hard I'm going in." - Donnis

"Society's epitome of credibility is John Wayne, who sizes up a situation and says, "Here's what I'm going to do" - and you follow him." - Gary A. Klein

"To his credit John Wayne was open about it, he even portrayed a member of the House UnAmerican Activities Committee in a film called 'Big Jim McClain.'" - Jay Roach

"When I got a little older I was obsessed Lil Wayne. But then it was just as many British rappers - Dizzee Rascal I would always listen to." - Tinie Tempah

"[Upon revealing that the congressman Wayne Hayshad placed her on his payroll for pleasure, not business:] I can't type. I can't file. I can't even answer the phone." - Elizabeth Ray

"I asked him a number of questions and I got some very interesting answers. Ken's heroes, according to Christopher, would be people like John Wayne, of course." - Stacy Keach

"I remember playing John Wayne Gacy, serial killer, very sick, neurotic, screwed-up guy. You know what? There's a part of me there, too, and you explore that." - Brian Dennehy

"Over the years, a lot of rappers - Lil' Wayne, Ice Cube - have used my name in their songs. I'm a real touchstone of history." - Rodney King

"The most colorful section of a bookstore is the display of SF books, with art by people like Wayne Barlow, who is a terrific artist." - Bruce Boxleitner

"I wish I could rap! I wish I could rap like Azealia Banks or Lil Wayne or someone like that... Twista. He's super fast." - Charli Xcx

"My father was a sort of John Wayne Texan who'd worked as a cowboy when he was young. He'd participated in rattlesnake round-ups and swum with copperheads." - Edmund White

"I just love westerns. One of my favourite actors is John Wayne, probably one of the most underrated actors there's ever been. He's quite an incredible actor." - Ray Winstone

"Bruce Smith is a tender master of music, and beautiful lines, and complex thoughts, and fascinating wild personal and cultural references." - Gerald Stern

"I was playing little league baseball when Bruce Jenner was winning the gold but I don't think I was really paying attention at that time." - Dan O'Brien

"Tramps Like Us is The GREATEST Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band In The LAND! I've witnessed them on several occasions and their performances are SECOND TO NONE !" - Mike Appel

"Bruce Lee brought the martial arts movie to the attention of the world - and without him, I don't think that anyone would have ever heard of Jackie Chan." - Jackie Chan

"Bruce Lee was the first guy to bring film recognition of Asian men not being wimps, so it made me want to be as powerful as he was." - Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa

"It's hard to tell these days what gender people are. You don't know if they're gay, if they're straight, or Bruce Jenner." - Chelsea Handler

"Bruce Parker's The Power of the Sea is an engaging and essential history of science. It's also a terrific account of survival on our wild blue planet." - David Helvarg

"Lenny Bruce genius was the unique ability to investigate hypocrisy and expose social inequities in a street rap that was really a form of poetry." - George Carlin



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