15 Melancholy Quotes From the 2019 Film 'Joker'

Joaquin Phoenix in the 2019 film 'Joker'
Joker via Warner Bros. Pictures

It's just a joke!

Your Life Will Feel Like a Comedy Reading These 'Joker' Movie Quotes

Apparently, the world can't get enough of clowns.

Joker raked in almost $100 million at the box office on its opening weekend. Though the film is not without plenty of controversy, the people have spoken—the comic-book adjacent movie is a hit.

Whether you've seen the film a number of times or haven't gotten around to it yet, we're sure you'll both laugh and cry at these iconic Joker movie quotes. Read through them when you wish you were watching the movie instead!

Best Joker Movie Quotes

  • "I used to think that my life was a tragedy, but now I realize, it's a comedy." -Arthur Fleck

  • "No, I think we've had enough of your jokes." -Murray Franklin

  • "Gotham's lost its way. What kind of coward would do something that cold-blooded? Someone who hides behind a mask." -Thomas Wayne

  • "They don't give a shit about people like you, Arthur. And they don't give a shit about people like me either." -Social Worker

  • "You're so funny, Arthur." -Sophie Dumond

Great Joker Movie Quotes

  • "Well there's something special about you, Arthur. I could tell." -Murray Franklin

  • "I hope my death makes more cents than my life." -Arthur Fleck

  • "I know it seems strange, I don't mean to 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, maybe a bit of common decency!" -Arthur Fleck

  • "Better the blind man who pisses out the window than the joker who told him it was a urinal. Know who the joker is? It's everybody." -Arthur Fleck

  • "You don't listen, do you? You just ask the same questions every week. 'How's you job?' 'Are you having any negative thoughts?' All I have are negative thoughts." -Arthur Fleck

Iconic Joker Movie Quotes

  • "The worst part of having a mental illness is people expect you to behave as if you don't." -Arthur Fleck

  • "When you bring me out, can you introduce me as Joker?" -Arthur Fleck

  • "Touch my son again and I'll fucking kill you!" -Thomas Wayne

  • "All that sacrifice, she must love you very much." -Murray Franklin

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

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