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Quote1.png You think I don't know? You think I don't understand why you can't see what happened? It's because you couldn't fix this. You couldn't save everyone. And it's got you tangled up so bad you can't think. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png She says she wants to make Gotham safe. What she really, truly wants? Is every criminal in the city screaming. I chose a side, Knightfall. And tonight, I take you down. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png I know you're angry. I was, too. But I've grown since then. I've moved on, made friends and had time to heal. I'm past all the darkness. I can see now that there's a better way. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png He mined my thoughts, Dinah. He knows everything I know. He used a blueprint he found in my head to build a super-weapon, and when he unleashes it on the city, he'll lay the blame squarely on me. No. This guy is mine. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Remember this, Charise. You don't know what's behind my eyes, either. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png You think she's behind this? No way. It can't be. But... I never told anyone else about that summer. Did you? Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Ethan has intel on everyone who's used a VicForm app-- which is everyone with a smart phone. What if he's found a way to automatically manipulate people's emotioins and actions through social media? Some kind of algorithm? If so, that could make him incredibly dangerous. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png It does not escape my notice that I'm rushing towards another chance to permanently disable myself-- physically and mentally this time. I'm not ashamed of my scars. I own them. I celebrate them. And if getting a few more is what it takes to stop Grotesque... that's a price I'm willing to pay. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Change the hair, add some glasses and a few extra years-- Magpie! Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

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--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Friends, Family... we could all burn in Hell as long as your garden's blooming, right? Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Gotham should be safe again. Well, until the next thing. There's always another thing. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png You did do something, and you did help someone. It just wasn't who you expected. This isn't school. No one's grading your performance. You should give yourself a pass. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png I don't know what game you're playing, James. But you and I, we really won't ever get rid of each other, will we? Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Suddenly, I get it. I see him. I see why crooks are terrified, why Dad doesn't talk about him. He's not a myth or a nightmare. He's a real man, a human being. And now I know what being driven really means. And I know I want my life to matter. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Thought you were gonna terrify the world, right? Look at you. You're a punk. A nobody. I'm frankly amazed you haven't wet yourself. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Heights? You think I'm afraid of heights? You bargain-basement Hawkman? Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Okay. Three pissed-off metahumans. And they all want me dead. But they made a mistake. They put themselves between me... and KNIGHTFALL. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png That was your kidney. That's your liver. And this. You know what this is? It's your damn spine. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Maybe you should take your meds. I'm guessing you stopped again? I can tell because you get all squeaky. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png You stole everything from us. You stole our family. From now on, James...? I'm an only child. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png I'm a skeptic, Gregor. I don't believe in miracles. And if someone is handing them out... why should I, of all people in the world, be the recipient? Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png I do this... volunteer work, right? And it hit me. I looked at my uniform. And I realized to the dead center of my soul... I didn't deserve to wear it anymore. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Handcuffing two corpses. I just... I want to go home and cry. Too much death. This is not how I pictured my evening going. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png You. Take your scuzzball friends and go. We're on a date. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Started the day with shopping and two much gelato. Now? Now I'm fighting my dad's own cops. I was at this one's wedding, for God's sake. What the hell am I doing? Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png So here's the plan. I get out of here. I bring Knightfall to heel. For Ricky. And then... and then... and then I quit this gig... forever. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Wait for a hero? Barbara Joan Gordon -- Be your own damn hero. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Every day is a beautiful day... when you live in Gotham City. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png It's true. Holy night, she's a vampire. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Every kid in Gotham knows the poem about the Midnight Man. Sure as you know the rules for Bloody Mary, and the legend of the Dark Knight. A scary story. An urban legend. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Every time I shut down an operation, she moves everything and everyone. I can't... I can't get traction. And I can't let her slide anymore. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Weird about Huntress. She really fits in, somehow. Canary's dancing like she always does. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png You know what I really dislike about you, Knightfall? Aside from everything, I mean? It's how you just. Keep. Under-estimating me. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Gross. I'm glad these gloves put a layer between your face and my fists. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png I don't want to fight you. I just want you to stop ruining my life! Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png We live in Gotham City, Mirror. Sometimes extraordinary things happen to the very worst people, and the best people suffer. And Sometimes, people get their miracles whether they deserve them or not. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Look at these people. They are Gotham, and they're afraid. Afraid of you. By destroying these people, you destroy Gotham. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Tonight we made a pretty good team... This is the part where you're supposed to vanish on me. Still got a few of his tricks left to learn. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png HEY, FROSTY FLAKES! ... Not smart, Babs! Not smart! Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png When'd you start talking? ... yer a bike ... Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png There was a time I would have been all over you. But then you went away. You made me move on. You have to deal with that. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Put it this way -- If you hurt her, Eiko might just have you all killed. But I'm telling you right now, you'll definitely have me -- and every one of Batman's allies -- chasing you down. You ready to risk that? Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Dad, if someone is messing with me or with Burnside, they're going down. We can't just let injustice slide, right? Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png The Fugue's gonna use the Negahedron to destroy Burnside. Maybe all of Gotham. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png I barely recognize her. And, I'm sorry, I know it's childish. But maybe I don't want the woman who abandoned me to be here, in my place, on the holidays. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png I gave you a taste of your own device. Screws with your head, right? You're so sure it happened like that. But it didn't. Just another made-up memory. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Second rule of Superhero Club, Maps ... keep your secrets a secret! Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png I have no doubt, Vixen. But we're better than Gladius. We can get every one of those kids out of there alive. I have faith in all of you. And I've got a plan. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Look, a bad man turned your life inside out. I know what that's about. He's dead. His crime family, it's all gone now. You saw to that. Let that be the end of this life for you. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Okay, okay. Dinah was right. I have been given a gift. And it's time to use it. Dear dirtbags... meet Batgirl. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png I always wondered how Bruce stays so cool. So detached. I get it now. It's so he doesn't become what I am right this moment. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Hostels. Roomies. Success has not changed Barbara Gordon. Barbara Gordon is keeping it real. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Oh my God. He sent you to dump me. I'm being dumped by an intern. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png According to my calculations, there's no mathematical reason to-- kumbay-- all righty! Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png I fight bad guys every day, and I can't think of anything scarier than knowing a kid like you is counting on me to make her world go 'round. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Two women are dead, and you're going to give us answers. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Before we do--before we leave it all in the past--will you do something for me? ... Will you--will you come home with me? Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Good boys get presents, and bad ones get a visit from Santa's most psychotic little helper. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Red Herrings I know, but I didn't know they also came in white and blue. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Wow. I came to Singapore because I heard Adapt was the future of mixed martial arts, but you guys are moving back in time. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png I lied, dad. I didn't care about the science. I mean, I do -- but what I really wanted was a souvenir of the day we spent together. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png I'll wake up, learn from my mistakes and ultimately win the fight. I always do. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png I don't know where this new path I'm on is headed... but for the first time in a while, it feels like anything is possible. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Servers secured. Eleven layers of encryption down. You were saying? Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Bike, engage tracking program, directions on main display. We're going back to Gotham. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Time to get back in the fight, Babs. Gordons don't give up. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Screw my implant. Screw the risk. I'm not letting one more home be ripped apart by a selfish bastard who's gone off the deep end. Tonight, Gotham belongs to Batgirl. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png But Grotesque (the alive one) mentioned he was working with the Dark Web. If that's true, then the real threat is online. And legs or no legs, I kick butt online. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png I really am worthless. Except... Gordons aren't worthless. No one is. That's why we never give up. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png She sits in her chair, getting pushed around, ignoring everyone, keeping her mind empty... so when she does pay attention, she can focus like a laser and see into the future. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png But volunteering for Alejo is the best way to protect her from Bard. And if Barbara Gordon has to suffer so Batgirl can keep Gotham safe, so be it. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Which is worse? A new super-villain out for vengeance or a contract killer in a politician's employ? Guess it's time to find out. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png My dad always said killing someone, even the most vile person, takes a little piece of your soul. You constantly question if you could've done something different, something better. And anyone who doesn't wrestle with that should never, ever be trusted. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Gothamites pride themselves on being immune to shock of any kind. But a severed hand'll kill any mood real quick. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Being a hero really is ninety percent about believing in yourself. No matter what chaos you're facing. Or how impossible the situation is. You have to know that you can make the right call. That you can save everyone. Even when you know it's not true. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Stop looking for loopholes. Go home. Get a job. Work on yourself. Maybe she'll call, and you'll get another shot. But if she does, you've gotta be ready. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png What scares a man the most? A woman who laughs at him. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png No matter how much I grow, or how much work I do on myself, he has this ability to just put me right back in that moment. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png That's what you think you're doing? Helping people? You stole from a gangster. You sent my friend to the hospital. And when I broke that vial, you said it was worth three million yuan. You don't want to help people. You just want their money. Your parents must be proud, 'cause you turned out just like them. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png I guess I can stop worrying about the application I just sent, and whether switching careers is what I really want. I think it is, but maybe the flight home from a trip is the wrong time to change direction. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png I gotta stop squeezing in "one last mission". Every time I do, I end up being late. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png I have a feeling that your method of silencing and mine are pretty different. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png To save the men, the women need to be united. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Maybe Patient Zero did us a favor, reminding us to appreciate each other. The Daughters of Gotham imagined a world without men. But a world without men is only half a world. It's our love and respect for each other that makes this world worth fighting for. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Gus' death was my fault. I didn't keep him in the light. I didn't keep him safe. Soon enough, I got angry, too. Angry at Burnrate. Angry at Calculator. But mostly, angry at myself for creating Oracle in the first place. From now on... Oracle is dead. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png C'mon, Birds of Prey, let's go make some new memories. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Look, you're in this now, so I have no choice but to trust you. Don't make me regret it. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Mary... I'll never ask you to do something you can't do, but Freeze will kill Starling if we don't get there in time. We can't abandon one of our own. Give me an address or draw me a map. you don't have to come with us. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png I know. They've got Canary and Condor. We'll find a way to get them back, Strix. I promise, we'll find a way. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png You don't have the luxury of walking away from what you are and what you do because of personal problems... that's what it means to be a leader. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png It's too late. I'm done. Done with the Birds of Prey and done with you. I'm going back to my own life. Don't call me. Don't contact me. I won't answer. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png My idea of how to be there for Gotham has grown over the years. And one day my implant won't work anymore...or I'll grow old. I'm figuring out a way to use all my skills to truly help in a meaningful way. But no matter what the future brings, in any of my guises, I know I will always be of service. I've always know that being a hero, doesn't always been wearing a mask. Gotham, come what may, I'm always yours. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png You didn't form this team because you believed in Tim's utopia. But because you wanted to steer your cousin away from the path that she started heading down when her mother was killed. You didn't want her to be a soldier, you wanted her to be a bat. And you thought you could use Tim's plan to make that happen. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Do you ever... think about what things might've been like for us? If, you know, the timing didn't always suck? Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Hey, sometimes it's just a matter of looking at things from the right angle to have them make sense. You'd be surprised at what you might find. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png I've spent so much time wishing Dick would come back--I didn't give Ric...you... a fair shake. You're making a life for yourself here. I need to respect that. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png It's time to find Dick Grayson...and bring him back into the fold. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png You are not Dicky-Boy. Or even Ric! You are not some anonymous guy in a suit of action! Your name is Dick! And you are no more The Joker's child than I am! You were the first--the best Robin! You built the Teen Titans into an enduring force. Look at that suit! These days, you are...Nightwing! Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png I'm no therapist, but it seems to me that real happiness...doesn't happen without being true to yourself. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png There's only one "Robin." Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png Frankly, I don't get how what's basically lawn-starter is going to save the world, but he was all about it. He had faith in it. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

Quote1.png All this is real, little Robin. Never forget that... That symbol has a legacy that you and your friends will be a part of...if you earn it... The choice is yours. You have to write the story you want to be told. When you feel like you're drifting, just remember that you're the one steering the ship...but you're never alone. Quote2.png

--Barbara Gordon (Prime Earth)

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