Top Ten Best Quotes from Fight ClubMost 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
Tyler says this to the narrator during a pivotal "branding" incident.
Tyler says this to the narrator while sharing a pitcher of beer in a bar after the narrator's condo explodes.
My favourite quote from my favourite movie ever
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.
One of the narrator's breakthrough realizations about life.
Tyler's monologue introducing the concept of Fight Club to the various early members.
I see in the fight club the strongest and smartest men who've ever lived. I see all this potential and I see squandering. God damn it, an entire generation pumping gas, waiting tables, slaves with white collars, advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy s*** we don't need. We're the middle children of the history man, no purpose or place, we have no Great war, no Great depression, our great war is a spiritual war, our great depression is our lives, we'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.
A message to both the narrator and the audience.
I've met God across his long walnut desk with his diplomas hanging on the wall behind him, and God asks me, "Why? "
Why did I cause so much pain?
Didn't I realize that each of us is a sacred, unique snowflake of special unique specialness?
Can't I see how we're all manifestations of love?
I look at God behind his desk, taking notes on a pad, but God's got this all wrong.
We are not special.
We are not crap or trash, either.
We just are.
We just are, and what happens just happens.
And God says, "No, that's not right. "
Yeah. Well. Whatever. You can't teach God anything.
Tyler's paradigm explained in a sentence.
A question posed to passengers of a car about to careen off the road in a test of random chance.
I feel this as a nihilist.
During the first ever Fight Club scene. A pivotal moment wherein the plot of the movie begins to unfold...