Fight Club Quotes

Friday, April 15 by ShawnD

If you want to seem cool and cultured, but still like to kick some ass every now and then, fill out your smack talking options with this list of "Fight Club" quotes. "Fight Club" was one of the seminal films of the 1990s, based on a novel that combined a brutal pretense with quick, intelligent writing. "Fight Club" is the kind of movie that will make you think, and the profundity of the characters makes it a great movie for quotes.

  1. "The first rule of Fight Club is: you do not talk about Fight Club. The second rule of Fight Club is: you do not talk about Fight Club." This is probably the most iconic quote from the movie, especially since it was obvious that no one in the film paid attention to it.
  2. "It was beautiful. We were selling rich women their own fat asses back to them." Tyler Durden made money by stealing liposuction waste, then turned it into soap and sold it to department stores.
  3. "My God. I haven't been f*cked like that since grade school." Marla Singer's comment after spending the night with Tyler pretty much sums up how "Fight Club" dialogue will constantly take you by surprise.
  4. "This is Bob. Bob had bitch tits." Coming near the start of the film, this comment works to set the tone of the narrator and the film.
  5. "I am Jack's…." Take your pick: cold sweat, raging bile duct, colon, complete lack of surprise, wasted life, sense of rejection, smirking revenge, or just make up your own. This line ran throughout the film, based on a piece where the narrator reads a magazine article told from the point of view of various body parts.
  6. "Afte fighting, everything else in your life got the volume turned down." This "Fight Club" quote is accompanied by a scene where the narrator can barely hear those around him. Beyond that imagery, the quote speaks to how all the other things in the narrator's life became unimportant when he found his calling.
  7. "I felt like destroying something beautiful." When Angel Face gets a little too close to Tyler, the narrator goes crazy on his face during a fight. When Tyler asks him what happened, this was the narrator's response.
  8. "It's cheaper than a movie, and there's free coffee." This was Marla's reason for spending so much time joining help groups for problems that she didn't have. The early part of "Fight Club" focuses on the narrator's obsession with these groups.
  9. "The people I meet on each flight? They're single-serving friends." "Fight Club's" narrator thinks himself brilliant for comparing airplane conversations to single-serving consumables. He backs off the idea once Tyler Durden realizes he doesn't find it quite as insightful.
  10. "If you could fight anyone, who would you fight? Shatner. I'd fight William Shatner." Maybe he bought Shatner's album?

- Shawn Drew