Top Ten Best Quotes from Fight ClubFinch 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
The Top Ten
Tyler says this to the narrator during a pivotal "branding" incident. - Finch
Tyler says this to the narrator while sharing a pitcher of beer in a bar after the narrator's condo explodes. - Finch
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
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. - Finch
A message to both the narrator and the audience. - Finch
Tyler's paradigm explained in a sentence. - Finch
A question posed to passengers of a car about to careen off the road in a test of random chance. - Finch
I feel this as a nihilist. - Sop
During the first ever Fight Club scene. A pivotal moment wherein the plot of the movie begins to unfold... - Finch
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