"You either die a hero or you live long enough to see yourself become the villain." - The Dark Knight (2008)
Batman Begins (2005)
"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..”
When Bane rips the photo of Harvey Dent in half he does so vertically through the middle of Harvey’s face, replicating his transition to Two-Face at the end of The Dark Knight.
You’re afraid that if I go back out there I’ll fail.
No. I’m afraid that you want to.
Bane/Talia. Because she climbed out of hell, and took his heart with her.