We had a break from Home Group this week but because everyone is so keen to meet up us boys got together and watched “Fight Club” – which most of the group (me excluded) hadn’t seen. The girls were all doing something at Jess’ place, which if you really want to read about, you will probably be able to over at All Said And Done. (edit: ask and ye shall receive) We had about 16 guys rock up at our place which was a pretty decent turnout really.
But I’m really here to post about some of the all time classic lines that come out of Fight Club. Quotes brought to you by IMDB tomorrow.
####WARNING – In this post you will find the words “Crap”, “Ass” and “Docile” in far more applicable contexts than I have used them here. You have been warned####
“This is your life and it’s ending one minute at a time. ”
“Only after disaster can we be resurrected.”
“Now, a question of etiquette – as I pass, do I give you the ass or the crotch?”
Brad Pitt: “You know why they put oxygen masks on planes? ”
Edward Norton: “So you can breath.”
Brad Pitt: “Oxygen gets you high. In a catastrophic emergency, you’re taking giant panicked breaths. Suddenly you become euphoric, docile. You accept your fate. It’s all right here. Emergency water landing – 600 miles an hour. Blank faces, calm as Hindu cows. ” (Pointing at the airline safety card)
“Advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don’t need. 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. ”
“Its not until you lose everything that you are free to do anything ”
“You’re not your job. You’re not how much money you have in the bank. You’re not the car you drive. You’re not the contents of your wallet. You’re not your ducking khakis. You’re the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world.”
“We’re a generation of men raised by women. I’m wondering if another woman is really the answer we need.”
And on it goes. If there’s not something for you to think about in all of that – maybe it’s time that you learnt to read. Or stop picking on my blog posts that are little more than copying and pasting from IMDB. One or the other. I forget which.