23 Thoughts You Can Ponder On From Fight Club Movie

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Fight Club” was released in 1999, starring  Brad Pitt, Edward Norton and Helena Bonham Carter. It’s a story about a common man(Played by Edward Norton), who is dissatisfied with his job and to kill time he usually attends support group meetings where he also meets Marla(Helena Bonham Carter). Later he meets with soap maker Tyler Durden(Brad Pitt), whose straightforward style and way of getting things done appeals him. They start fighting with each other as a therapy in order to overcome his hatred with society, soon other people are attracted to their ways and starts club known as “Fight Club”. This film is based on novel “Fight Club” written by Chuck Palahniuk.

Fight Club is an intense film and one of most controversial movies of 1999.  Although it failed to meet expectations at the box office, but later after its DVD release the film was commercial success.

Fight Club is definitely worth watching movie and if you watch carefully it is filled with thoughtful lessons on life. Let’s take a look at some of best thoughts of movie characters which we can relate to our lives.

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List of  23 Thoughts You Can Ponder On From Fight Club Movie

1. “It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything”

~Fight Club

2. “First you’ve gotta know – not fear, know – that someday you’re gonna die”

~Fight Club

3. “You are not your job, you’re not how much money you have in the bank. You are not the car you drive. You’re not the contents of your wallet. You are not your fucking khakis. You are all singing, all dancing crap of the world”

~Fight Club

4. “Without pain, without sacrifice, we would have nothing”

~Fight Club

5. “The things you own end up owning you”

~Fight Club

6. “You met me at a very strange time in my life”

~Fight Club

7. “If you wake up at a different time, in a different place, could you wake up as a different person?”

~Fight Club

8. “This is your life and it’s ending one moment at a time”

~Fight Club

9. “You have to consider the possibility that God does not like you, never wanted you, in all probability he hates you. It’s not the worst thing that could happen”

~Fight Club

10. “We’re the middle children of history, man. No purpose or place. We have no Great War. No Great Depression. Our great war’s a spiritual war. Our great depression is our lives. We’ve all been raised on 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”

~Fight Club

11. “I look like you wanna look, I fuck like you wanna fuck, I am smart, capable, and most importantly, I’m free in all the ways that you are not”

~Fight Club

12. “How much can you know about yourself, if you’ve never been in a fight?”

~Fight Club

13. “You need to forget about what you know, that’s your problem. Forget about what you think you know about life, about friendship, and especially about you and me”

~Fight Club

13. “One minute was enough, Tyler said, a person had to work hard for it, but a minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection”

~Fight Club

14. “Only after disaster can we be resurrected”

~Fight Club

15. “Maybe self-improvement isn’t the answer, maybe self-destruction is the answer”

~Fight Club

16. “You are not special. You are not a beautiful or unique snowflake. You’re the same decaying organic matter as everything else”

~Fight Club

17. “When people think you’re dying, they really, really listen to you, instead of just……  waiting for their turn to speak ?”

~Fight Club

18. “On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero”

~Fight Club

19. “The lower you fall, the higher you’ll fly”

~Fight Club

20. “Losing all hope is freedom”

~Fight Club

21. “There are a lot of things we don’t want to know about the people we love”

~Fight Club

22. “Our fathers were our models for God, if our fathers failed, what does that tell you about God?”

~Fight Club

23. “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”

~Fight Club

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Last thing to my readers , I would like to hear from you…

Let me know in comments, Which of the  above Fight Club movie quotes you like the most ?

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Neeraj Kaple

Neeraj Kaple is a software engineer based in Mumbai. He writes articles which motivates/inspire people to achieve their goals. He also writes about software's, blogging tools, internet marketing and how-to guides on his another Blog Techmazic.com.

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