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  • Richard Vernon: What if your home, your family... What if your dope was on fire?
    John Bender: Impossible, sir. It's in Johnson's underwear.
    ‐ Submitted by Charlie P (2 years ago)

  • Brian Johnson: You know, there's not supposed to be any monkey business.
    John Bender: Young man, have you finished your paper?
    ‐ Submitted by Charlie P (2 years ago)

  • John Bender: Well, I don't know any lepers either, but I'm not gonna run out and join one of their fucking clubs.
    ‐ Submitted by Charlie P (2 years ago)

  • Andrew Clark: You ask me one more question and I'm beating the shit out of you.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (2 years ago)

  • Claire Standish: Excuse me Sir, but why would anyone want to steal a screw?
    ‐ Submitted by ikera d (2 years ago)

  • Andrew Clark: If I lose my temper, you're totaled man.
    John Bender: Totally?
    Andrew Clark: Totally.
    ‐ Submitted by ikera d (2 years ago)

  • Allison Reynolds: When you grow up... your heart dies.
    John Bender: Who cares?
    Allison Reynolds: I care.
    ‐ Submitted by Eric A (2 years ago)

  • Andrew Clark: Why do you need a fake ID?
    Brian Johnson: To vote.
    ‐ Submitted by Sandy H (2 years ago)

  • Andrew Clark: We're all bizarre, some of us are just better at hiding it.
    ‐ Submitted by Augusta M (2 years ago)

  • John Bender: I wanna be an airborne ranger!
    ‐ Submitted by Jacob M (2 years ago)

  • Andrew Clark: We're all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it, that's all.
    ‐ Submitted by Jacob M (2 years ago)

  • Andrew Clark: That's really intelligent.
    John Bender: You're right. It's wrong to literature. It's such fun to read. And Moe-Lay really pumps my nads.
    Claire Standish: Moliere.
    ‐ Submitted by Alec L (3 years ago)

  • John Bender: What's that?
    Claire Standish: Sushi.
    John Bender: Sushi?
    Claire Standish: Rice, raw fish and seaweed.
    John Bender: You won't accept a guy's tongue in your mouth, and you're going to eat that?
    Claire Standish: Can i eat?
    John Bender: I don't know. Give it a try.
    ‐ Submitted by Alec L (3 years ago)

  • John Bender: It was an accident.
    Claire Standish: You're an asshole.
    John Bender: Sue me.
    ‐ Submitted by Alec L (3 years ago)

  • John Bender: Screws fall out all the time, the world is an imperfect place.
    ‐ Submitted by Alec L (3 years ago)

  • John Bender: You know what I got for Christmas this year? It was a banner fuckin' year at the old Bender family. I got a carton of cigarettes. The old man grabbed me and said "Hey. Smoke up Johnny."
    ‐ Submitted by Adam O (3 years ago)

  • Allison Reynolds: I'd do that. I'll do anything sexual, and I don't need a million dollars to do it either. I'm a nymphomaniac
    ‐ Submitted by Adam O (3 years ago)

  • Allison Reynolds: Well, if you say you haven't, you're a prude. If you say you have you're a slut. It's a trap. You want to but you can't and when you do you wish you didn't, right?
    ‐ Submitted by Adam O (3 years ago)

  • Brian Johnson: I'm a fucking idiot because I can't make a lamp?
    John Bender: No. You're a genius because you can't make a lamp.
    ‐ Submitted by Adam O (3 years ago)

  • Allison Reynolds: I don't have to runaway and live in the street. I can runaway and I can go to the ocean, I can go to the country, I can go to the mountains. I could go to Israel, Africa, Afghanistan.
    ‐ Submitted by Adam O (3 years ago)

  • John Bender: Does Barry Manilow know that you raid his wardrobe?
    ‐ Submitted by Adam O (3 years ago)

  • Claire Standish: I hate it. I hate having to go along with everything my friends say.
    ‐ Submitted by Adam O (3 years ago)

  • Allison Reynolds: Your middle name is Ralph, as in puke, your birth date's March 12th, you're 5'9 and a half, you weigh 130 pounds and your social security number is 049380913.
    ‐ Submitted by Adam O (3 years ago)

  • John Bender: You know how you said before, how your parents use you to get back at each other? Wouldn't I be outstanding in that capacity?
    ‐ Submitted by Adam O (3 years ago)

  • Claire Standish: Do you know how popular I am? I am so popular. Everybody loves me so much at this school.
    John Bender: Poor baby.
    ‐ Submitted by Adam O (3 years ago)

  • Andrew Clark: Why do you have to insult everybody?
    John Bender: I'm being honest, asshole. I would expect you to know the difference.
    ‐ Submitted by Adam O (3 years ago)

  • John Bender: So you just stick to the things you know. Shopping, nail polish, your father's BMW and your poor, rich, drunk mother in the Caribbean!
    Claire Standish: Shut up!
    ‐ Submitted by Matthew D (3 years ago)

  • John Bender: Does Barry Manilow know that you raid his wardrobe?
    ‐ Submitted by Alex A (3 years ago)

  • John Bender: God! You're so pathetic. Don't you ever, *ever* compare yourself to me, okay. You got everything, and I got shit. Fuckin' Repunzel, right? School would probably, fuckin' shut down if you didn't show up. Queenie, isn't here. I like those earrings, Claire.
    ‐ Submitted by Kelly E (3 years ago)

  • Andrew Clark: Just me. Just you and me. Two hits. Me hitting you. You hitting the floor. Anytime you're ready, pal.
    ‐ Submitted by Kelly E (3 years ago)

  • John Bender: I mean even if he had a nice personality and a cool car... although you'd probably have to ride in the back seat because his nuts would ride shotgun.
    ‐ Submitted by Kelly E (3 years ago)

  • John Bender: Claire, you wanna see a picture of a guy with elephantitis of the nuts? It's pretty tasty.
    ‐ Submitted by Kelly E (3 years ago)

  • Carl: When I was a kid, I wanted to be John Lennon.
    ‐ Submitted by Kelly E (3 years ago)

  • Claire Standish: Why didn't you want me to know that you are a virgin?
    Brian Johnson: Because it's my business - my personal business.
    John Bender: Well, Brian, it doesn't sound like you're doing any business.
    ‐ Submitted by Kelly E (3 years ago)

  • Richard Vernon: The next time I have to come in here I'm crackin' skulls.
    ‐ Submitted by Kelly E (3 years ago)

  • Andrew Clark: Yo wastoid, you're not gonna blaze up in here.
    ‐ Submitted by Kelly E (3 years ago)

  • John Bender: I'll bet he bought those for you. I bet those were a Christmas gift. You know what I got for Christmas? Oh, it was a banner fucking year at the old Bender family. I got a carton of cigarettes. The old man grabbed me and said, 'Hey, smoke up Johnny.' Alright? So go home and cry to your Daddy. Don't cry here, okay?
    ‐ Submitted by Kelly E (3 years ago)

  • Claire Standish: Claire. It's a family name.
    John Bender: Oh, it's a fat girl's name.
    ‐ Submitted by Kelly E (3 years ago)

  • John Bender: Uh, Dick? Excuse me; Rich. Will milk be made available to us?
    ‐ Submitted by Kelly E (3 years ago)

  • John Bender: I wanna be just like you. I figure all I need, is a lobotomy and some tights.
    ‐ Submitted by Kelly E (3 years ago)

  • John Bender: Well, Brian, this is a very nutritious lunch. All the food groups are represented. Did your mom marry Mr. Rogers?
    Brian Johnson: Uh, no. Mr. Johnson.
    ‐ Submitted by Kelly E (3 years ago)

  • Allison Reynolds: I'd do that. I'll do anything sexual, and I don't need a million dollars to do it either. I'm a nymphomaniac.
    ‐ Submitted by Kelly E (3 years ago)

  • Allison Reynolds: I never did it either. I'm not a nymphomaniac. I'm a compulsive liar.
    ‐ Submitted by Kelly E (3 years ago)

  • Allison Reynolds: I don't have to runaway and live in the street. I can runaway and I can go to the ocean, I can go to the country, I can go to the mountains. I could go to Israel, Africa, Afghanistan.
    ‐ Submitted by Kelly E (3 years ago)

  • Richard Vernon: You think he's funny? You think this is cute? You think he's 'bitchin,' is that it? Let me tell you something. Look at him - he's a bum. You want to see something funny? You go visit John Bender in five years. You'll see how goddamned funny he is.
    ‐ Submitted by Kelly E (3 years ago)

  • Andrew Clark: If I lose my temper you're totalled, man.
    ‐ Submitted by Kelly E (3 years ago)

  • Andrew Clark: You ask me one more question and I'm beating the shit out of you.
    ‐ Submitted by Kelly E (3 years ago)

  • John Bender: Remember how you said your parents use you to get back at each other?
    Claire Standish: [nods]
    John Bender: Wouldn't I be OUTSTANDING in that capacity?
    ‐ Submitted by Kelly E (3 years ago)

  • Brian Johnson: When you pull the trunk, the light was supposed to come on and mine...well...didn't turn on.
    John Bender: Fucking idiot.
    Brian Johnson: I'm a fucking idiot because I can't make a lamp?
    John Bender: No, you're a GENIUS because you can't make a lamp!
    ‐ Submitted by Tim N (3 years ago)

  • Richard Vernon: Why did that door close?
    Claire Standish: I think the screw fell out, sir.
    Richard Vernon: Who took the screw? Bender, where's the screw?
    John Bender: I don't have it, sir
    Richard Vernon: Don't lie to me!
    John Bender: I'm not lying! Screws fall out, the world is an imperfect place!
    ‐ Submitted by Tim N (3 years ago)

  • John Bender: Hey, Sporto! Do you get along with YOUR parents?
    Andrew Clark: If I say yes, then I'm an idiot, right?
    John Bender: You're an idiot anyway! But if you say that you get along with your parents, then you're a liar too.
    ‐ Submitted by Tim N (3 years ago)

  • Andrew Clark: Speak for yourself.
    John Bender: You really think I'd speak for you? I don't even know your language!
    ‐ Submitted by Tim N (3 years ago)

  • Richard Vernon: Any questions?
    John Bender: Yeah, I got a question. Does Barry Manilow know that you raid his wardrobe?
    ‐ Submitted by Tim N (3 years ago)

  • Brian Johnson: Dear Mr. Vernon, we accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday in detention for whatever it was we did wrong. What we did *was* wrong. But we think you're crazy to make an essay telling you who we think we are. You see us as you want to see us... In the simplest terms, in the most convenient definitions. But what we found out is that each one of us is a brain...
    Andrew Clark: ...and an athlete...
    Allison Reynolds: ...and a basket case...
    Claire Standish: ...a princess...
    John Bender: ...and a criminal...
    Brian Johnson: Does that answer your question?... Sincerely yours, the Breakfast Club.
    ‐ Submitted by MarieBella C (3 years ago)

  • Brian Johnson: Saturday, March 24,1984. Shermer High School, Shermer, Illinois, 60062. Dear Mr. Vernon, We accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday in detention for whatever it was we did wrong. What we did *was* wrong. But we think you're crazy to make us write an essay telling you who we think we are. What do you care? You see us as you want to see us - in the simplest terms, in the most convenient definitions. You see us as a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess and a criminal. Correct? That's the way we saw each other at 7:00 this morning. We were brainwashed.
    ‐ Submitted by MarieBella C (3 years ago)

  • Claire Standish: [to Alison] You.. are... such... a bitch.
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (3 years ago)

  • Allison Reynolds: I stole your wallet.
    Brian Johnson: Well, give it back.
    ‐ Submitted by ethan t (3 years ago)

  • John Bender: You know, I don't think that I need to hang with you fuckin' dildos anymore.
    ‐ Submitted by Josh S (4 years ago)

  • Allison Reynolds: You wanna know what I did to get in here... nothing! I had nothing better to do.
    John Bender: [to principal] Does Barry Manilow know that you raid his wardrobe?
    ‐ Submitted by Cori D (4 years ago)

  • John Bender: Sushi? You won't accept a guy's tongue in your mouth but your going to eat that?
    ‐ Submitted by Ryan A (4 years ago)

  • John Bender: EAT... MY... SHORTS!
    ‐ Submitted by Michael C (4 years ago)

  • Richard Vernon: Why is that door closed? WHY IS THAT DOOR CLOSED?
    ‐ Submitted by Alyssa B (4 years ago)

  • Brian Johnson: Dear Mr. Vernon, we accept the fact that we had to sacrifice a whole Saturday in detention for whatever it was that we did wrong. What we did was wrong. But we think you're crazy to make us write this essay telling you who we think we are. What do you care? You see us as you want to see us... in the simplest terms and the most convenient definitions. You see us as a brain..
    Andrew Clark: ...and an athlete.
    Allison Reynolds: ...and a basket case.
    Claire Standish: ...a princess.
    John Bender: ...and a criminal.
    Brian Johnson: Does that answer your question? Sincerely yours, the Breakfast Club.
    ‐ Submitted by Beth C (4 years ago)

  • Allison Reynolds: When you grow up, your heart dies.
    ‐ Submitted by Zelin X (4 years ago)

  • John Bender: I figure all I need is a lobotomy and some tights.
    Brian Johnson: You wear tights?
    Andrew Clark: No. I wear the required uniform.
    Brian Johnson: Tights.
    Andrew Clark: Shut up.
    ‐ Submitted by Maia M (5 years ago)

  • Claire Standish: Do you know how popular I am? I am so popular. Everybody loves me so much at this school.
    John Bender: Poor baby.
    ‐ Submitted by Chris P (5 years ago)

  • Richard Vernon: Don't mess with the bull, young man. You'll get the horns!
    ‐ Submitted by Chris P (5 years ago)