Top Ten Best Quotes from Fight Club

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Most peopel have seen the movie Fight Club based on Chuck Palahniuk's book of the same name. However, there are many differences between the book and the movie. This list will deal with some of the gems from both.

To set the scene: The narrator (who has no name according to the author but most people call him Jack based on one of the movie scenes) lives a boring life as an insurance adjuster. He meets someone names Tyler Durden who is exactly his opposite in every way from looks to personality. The two team up and hilarity ensues.

Tyler open the narrator's eyes to what true priorities are and the narrator struggles to let go of societies modern conveniences. Below are some of the best quotes from both the movie and the book Fight Club.

Warning: this will contain SPOILERS

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1Only after disaster can we be resurrected. It's only after you've lost everything that you're free to do anything. Nothing is static, everything is evolving, everything is falling apart.

Tyler says this to the narrator during a pivotal "branding" incident. - Finch

2The things you used to own, now they own you.

Tyler says this to the narrator while sharing a pitcher of beer in a bar after the narrator's condo explodes. - Finch

3We've been all raised by television to believe that one day we'd all be millionaires and movie gods and rock stars, but we won't and we're slowly learning that fact. and we're very very pissed off.V1 Comment
4At the time, my life just seemed too complete, and maybe we have to break everything to make something better out of ourselves.

I really like this quote. Sometimes it's just best to have things fall apart so you can take a step back, review the situation and rebuild a life that is better for you. - Britgirl

One of the narrator's breakthrough realizations about life. - Finch

5Is your life so empty that you honestly can't think of a better way to spend these moments? Or are you so impressed with authority that you give respect and credence to all that claim it? Do you read everything you're supposed to read? Do you think every

A message to both the narrator and the audience. - Finch

6We just are, and what happens just happens.
7Reject the basic assumptions of civilization, especially the importance of material possessions.

Tyler's paradigm explained in a sentence. - Finch

8I’m breaking my attachment to physical power and possessions, because only through destroying myself can I discover the greater power of my spirit.
9If you died right now, how would you feel about your life?

A question posed to passengers of a car about to careen off the road in a test of random chance. - Finch

10How much can you know about yourself if you've never been in a fight?

During the first ever Fight Club scene. A pivotal moment wherein the plot of the movie begins to unfold... - Finch

The Contenders

11Bob had bitch t***
12You met me at a very strange time in my life
13You are not special. You're not a beautiful and unique snowflake. You're the same decaying organic matter as everything else. We're all part of the same compost heap. We're all singing, all dancing crap of the world.
14This is your life, and it's ending one minute at a time
15Listen to me! You have to consider the possibility that God does not like you. He never wanted you. In all probability, he hates you. This is not the worst thing that can happen.
16We buy things that we don't need, with money that we don't have, to impress people we don't like....
17If you wake up at a different time, in a different place, could you wake up as a different person?
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1. Only after disaster can we be resurrected. It's only after you've lost everything that you're free to do anything. Nothing is static, everything is evolving, everything is falling apart.
2. The things you used to own, now they own you.
3. At the time, my life just seemed too complete, and maybe we have to break everything to make something better out of ourselves.
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