Earle Quotes in Batman Begins (2005)


Earle Quotes:

  • Bruce Wayne: [answers the phone] Bruce Wayne.

    Earle: What makes you think *you* can decide who's running Wayne Enterprises?

    Bruce Wayne: Well, the fact that I'm the owner.

    Earle: What are you talking about? The company went public a week ago.

    Bruce Wayne: And I bought most of the shares. Through various charitable foundations, trusts, and so forth - look, it's all a bit technical, but the important thing is that *my* company's future is secure.

    [speaks up]

    Bruce Wayne: Right, Mister Fox?

    Lucius Fox: Right you are, Mister Wayne.

    [Fox hangs up the phone, turns to Earle and takes off his glasses]

    Lucius Fox: [with relish] Didn't you get the memo?

    [Earle is speechless]

  • Earle: Jessica, where are you?

    [walks into outer room]

    Bruce Wayne: [to Jessica] Eye on the ball, and...

    Earle: Why is no one answering the phone?

    [sees Bruce from behind, teaching Jessica to play golf]

    Bruce Wayne: [turning around] It's Wayne Enterprises, Mr. Earle, I'm sure they'll call back.

    Earle: Bruce? You're supposed to be dead.

    Bruce Wayne: Sorry to disappoint.

  • [Earle enters the conference room and, in disbelief, sees Fox, resplendent in a suit and bow tie, distributing materials to board members seated around the table]

    Earle: Fox? I seem to remember firing you.

    Lucius Fox: You did. I got another job: Yours.

    Earle: On whose authority?

  • Earle: [to Lucius Fox] I'm merging your department with Archives, and I am firing you. Didn't you get the memo?

  • Female Restaurant Guest: I think the Batman deserves a medal.

    Earle: And a straight-jacket to pin it on.

  • Earle: Happy birthday, Bruce.

    Bruce Wayne: Mr. Earle. How did the stock offering go?

    Earle: Very well. The price soared.

    Bruce Wayne: Who was buying?

    Earle: A variety of funds and brokerages - it's all a bit technical, but the key thing is, our company's future is secure.

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