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Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy was somewhat synonymous for its quotable dialogue (among a number of other things).  Most importantly though, it perfectly demonstrated the role of the protagonist and the strife of the hero, a bond that was, for all its darkness, somewhat morbid. However, no one character epitomised this more than Mr. Harvey Dent, the charismatic politician turned bittered villain Two-Face. And yet, before his untimely demise, Mr. Dent ushered one of the most powerful lines of modern film history (well, in this writer's humble opinion at least):

“You either die a hero, or live long enough to see yourself become the villain”.

Of course, in this instance Mr. Dent was addressing the issue of Julius Caesar’s famous betrayal at the hands of his own people, but the quote in itself is poignant enough to extend across almost any discipline or genre; and, while it pains me to say so, »

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