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  • Tyler: We are consumers. We're the by-products of a lifestyle obsession.


  • Tyler: The things you own end up owning you.


  • Tyler: Space monkey!


  • Tyler Durden: If you aren't on your way to becoming a vet in six weeks, you will be dead.


  • Tyler Durden: What's that smell?


  • Narrator: Marla you liar, you big tourist, I need this now get out!


  • Marla Singer: I haven't been fucked like that since gradeschool.


  • Narrator: I am Jack's raging bile duct.


  • Tyler Durden: It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything.


  • Tyler Durden: You're too old, fatty.


  • Narrator: I Am Jack's Cold Sweat.
    Narrator: I Am Jack's cold sweat.


  • Narrator: I Am Jack's Smirking Revenge.


  • Tyler Durden: I Want You To Hit Me As Hard As You Can.
    Tyler Durden: I want you to hit me as hard as you can.


  • Tyler Durden: I am profoundly vanilla.


  • Tyler Durden: The first rule of project mayhem is you do not ask questions.


  • Tyler Durden: You don't know where I've been, Lou. (Laughing hysterically) You don't know where I've been!


  • Tyler Durden: It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything.


  • Tyler Durden: What's that smell?


  • Tyler Durden: Would you like to say a few words to mark the occasion ?
    Narrator: (Mumbles)
    Narrator: [mumbles]
    Tyler Durden: I'm sorry....
    Tyler Durden: I'm sorry...
    Narrator: I still can't think of anything.
    Narrator: Ah....Flashback humour.
    Narrator: Ah... flashback humour.


  • Tyler Durden: I see all this potential, and I see it squandered. 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 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 is 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. We're slowly learning that fact. And we're very, very pissed off.


  • Tyler Durden: 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. Third rule of Fight Club: someone yells stop, goes limp, taps out, the fight is over. Fourth rule: only two guys to a fight. Fifth rule: one fight at a time, fellas. Sixth rule: no shirts, no shoes. Seventh rule: fights will go on as long as they have to. And the eighth and final rule: if this is your first night at Fight Club, you have to fight.


  • Tyler Durden: Man, I see in Fight Club the strongest and smartest men who've ever lived. I see all this potential, and I see it squandered. 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 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 is 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. We're slowly learning that fact. And we're very, very pissed off.


  • Tyler Durden: You're the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world.


  • Tyler Durden: It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything.


  • Narrator: I'm jack's complete lack of surprise.


  • Tyler Durden: I Want You To Hit Me As Hard As You Can.
    Tyler Durden: I want you to hit me as hard as you can.


  • Tyler Durden: It could be worse. A woman could cut off your penis while you're sleeping and toss it out the window of a moving car.


  • Tyler Durden: OK, you are now firing a gun at your imaginary friend. Near 400 gallons of nitroglycerin!


  • Narrator: This is your life, and it's ending one minute at a time.


  • Narrator: If I had a tumor, I'd name it Marla.


  • Narrator: Most people...normal people...do just about anything to avoid a fight.


  • Tyler Durden: How much can you know about yourself if you've never been in a fight?


  • Narrator: You met me at a very strange time in my life.


  • Tyler Durden: How's that working out for you?
    Narrator: What?
    Tyler Durden: Being clever.
    Narrator: Great.
    Ricky: Keep it up then.


  • Narrator: This chick Marla Singer did not have testicular cancer. She was a liar. She had no diseases at all. I had seen her at Free and Clear, my blood parasites group Thursdays. Then at Hope, my bimonthly sickle cell circle. And again at Seize the Day, my tuberculosis Friday night. Marla, the big tourist. Her lie reflected my lie, and suddenly, I felt nothing.


  • Narrator: If I did have a tumor, I'd name it Marla.


  • Narrator: When you have insomnia, you're never really asleep... and you're never really awake.


  • Tyler Durden: We buy things we don't need, to impress people we don't like
    Tyler Durden: We buy things we don't need, to impress people we don't like.


  • Tyler Durden: The things you own end up owning you.


  • Narrator: I am Jack's inflamed sense of rejection
    Narrator: I am Jack's inflamed sense of rejection.


  • Tyler Durden: Now this is a chemical burn.


  • Tyler Durden: 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 one...our great depression...is our lives.


  • Narrator: You can swallow a pint of blood before you get sick.


  • Tyler Durden: Listen up maggots! You are not special! You are not a beautiful or unique snowflake! You are the same decaying organic matter as everything else! We are the all singing, all dancing crap of the world! We are all part of the same compost keep.


  • Narrator: On a long enough time line, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.


  • Tyler Durden: Sticking feathers up your butt does not make you a chicken.


  • Tyler Durden: It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything.


  • Tyler Durden: Now the passing etiquette. Do I give you the ass or the crotch?


  • Tyler Durden: 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 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.


  • Tyler Durden: Fuck damnation, man! Fuck redemption! We are God's unwanted children? So be it!


  • Tyler Durden: Now, a question of etiquette - as I pass, do I give you the ass or the crotch?


  • Narrator: This is your life and it's ending one minute at a time.


  • Tyler Durden: I say never be complete, I say stop being perfect, I say let... lets evolve, let the chips fall where they may.


  • Tyler Durden: We're consumers. We are by-products of a lifestyle obsession. Murder, crime, poverty, these things don't concern me. What concerns me are celebrity magazines, television with 500 channels, some guy's name on my underwear. Rogaine, Viagra, Olestra.
    Narrator: Martha Stewart.
    Tyler Durden: Fuck Martha Stewart. Martha's polishing the brass on the Titanic. It's all going down, man. So fuck off with your sofa units and Strinne green stripe patterns.


  • Narrator: You met me at a very strange time in my life.


  • Tyler Durden: Welcome to Fight Club. 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! Third rule of Fight Club: someone yells "stop!", goes limp, taps out, the fight is over. Fourth rule: only two guys to a fight. Fifth rule: one fight at a time, fellas. Sixth rule: No shirts, no shoes. Seventh rule: fights will go on as long as they have to. And the eighth and final rule: if this is your first time at Fight Club, you have to fight.
    Tyler Durden: Welcome to Fight Club. 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! Third rule of Fight Club: someone yells 'stop!', goes limp, taps out, the fight is over. Fourth rule: only two guys to a fight. Fifth rule: one fight at a time, fellas. Sixth rule: No shirts, no shoes. Seventh rule: fights will go on as long as they have to. And the eighth and final rule: if this is your first time at Fight Club, you have to fight.


  • Tyler Durden: This is your pain. This is your burning hand. It's right here. Look at it.
    Narrator: I'm going to my cave. I'm going to my cave and I'm going to find my power animal.
    Tyler Durden: No! Don't deal with this the way those dead people do. Deal with it the way a living person does.


  • Tyler Durden: Fuck off with your sofa units and strine green stripe patterns, I say never be complete, I say stop being perfect, I say let... lets evolve, let the chips fall where they may.


  • Tyler Durden: We're consumers. We are by-products of a lifestyle obsession. Murder, crime, poverty, these things don't concern me. What concerns me are celebrity magazines, television with 500 channels, some guy's name on my underwear. Rogaine, Viagra, Olestra.
    Narrator: Martha Stewart
    Narrator: Martha Stewart.
    Tyler Durden: Fuck Martha Stewart. Martha's polishing the brass on the Titanic. It's all going down, man. So fuck off with your sofa units and Strinne green stripe patterns.


  • Tyler Durden: Self improvement is masturbation. Now self destruction...


  • Narrator: When people think you're dying, they really, really listen to you, instead of just...
    Marla Singer: instead of just waiting for their turn to speak?
    Marla Singer: Instead of just waiting for their turn to speak?


  • Tyler Durden: Listen up, maggots. You are not special. You are not a beautiful or unique snowflake. You're the same decaying organic matter as everything else.


  • Ricky: Man, I see in 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 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.


  • Narrator: I am Jack's smirking revenge.


  • Tyler Durden: Where'd you go, psycho boy?
    Narrator: I felt like destroying something beautiful.


  • Tyler Durden: The things you own end up owning you.


  • Tyler Durden: It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything
    Tyler Durden: It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything.


  • Tyler Durden: 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 fucking khakis. You're the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world.


  • Narrator: I felt like putting a bullet between the eyes of every Panda that wouldn't screw to save its species.


  • Narrator: On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.


  • Tyler Durden: Sticking feathers up your butt does not make you a chicken.


  • Tyler Durden: It's only after you lost everything that you are free to do anything.


  • Tyler Durden: Yeah Yeah I *69'ed you I never pick up my phone
    Tyler Durden: Yeah I *69'ed you I never pick up my phone


  • Tyler Durden: You're not your job, you're not how much money you have in bank, you're not the car you drive, you're not the contents of your wallet, you're not your fucking khakis, you're all-signing all-dancing crap of the world.


  • Tyler Durden: You know why they put oxygen masks on planes?
    Narrator: So you can breath.
    Tyler Durden: Oxygen makes you high. In a catastrophic emergency, you're taking giant panicked breaths. Suddenly you become euphoric, docile. You accept your fate.


  • Tyler Durden: "You are not a beautiful and unique snowflake; You are the same decaying organic matter as everything else; We are all part of the same compost heap; We are the all singing, all dancing, crap of the world"
    Tyler Durden: You are not a beautiful and unique snowflake; You are the same decaying organic matter as everything else; We are all part of the same compost heap; We are the all singing, all dancing, crap of the world.


  • Narrator: "With a gun barrel pressed between you're teeth, you speak only in vowels"
    Narrator: With a gun barrel pressed between you're teeth, you speak only in vowels.


  • Tyler Durden: "You are not a beautiful or unique snowflake. You are the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world."
    Tyler Durden: You are not a beautiful or unique snowflake. You are the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world.


  • Narrator: "When deep space exploration ramps up, it will be the corporations that name everything, the Microsoft Galaxy, the IBM stellar sphere, Planet Starbucks... "
    Narrator: When deep space exploration ramps up, it will be the corporations that name everything, the Microsoft Galaxy, the IBM stellar sphere, Planet Starbucks...


  • Narrator: On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero
    Narrator: On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.


  • Tyler Durden: Fight Club was the beginning, now it's moved out of the basement, it's called Project Mayhem.
    Tyler Durden: Hey, you created me. I didn't create some loser alter-ego to make myself feel better. Take some responsibility!


  • Tyler Durden: Okay! You are now firing a gun at your imaginary friend, next to 40,000 POUNDS OF NITROGLYCERINE!


  • Tyler Durden: 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 fucking khakis. You're the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world.


  • Ricky: I understand. In death a member of project mayhem has a name. His name is Robert Paulson. His name is Robert Paulson. His name is...


  • Tyler Durden: Okay! You are now firing a gun at your imaginary friend, next to 40,000 POUNDS OF NITROGLYCERINE!


  • Tyler Durden: I see in fight club the strongest and smartest men who have ever lived an entire generation pumping gas and waiting tables; or they're slaves with white collars. Advertisements have them chasing cars and clothes, working jobs they hate so they can buy shit they don't need. We are the middle children of history, with no purpose or place. We have no great war, or great depression. The great war is a spiritual war. The great depression is our lives. We were raised by television to believe that we'd be millionaires and movie gods and rock stars -- but we won't. And we're learning that fact. And we're very, very pissed-off.


  • Narrator: When you have a gun in your mouth, you can only speak in vowels.


  • Tyler Durden: The things you own end up owning you
    Tyler Durden: The things you own end up owning you.


  • Tyler Durden: You are not a beautiful and unique snowflake. You are the same decaying organic matter as everyone else, and we are all part of the same compost pile.
    Tyler Durden: Listen up, maggots. You are not special. You are not a beautiful or unique snowflake. You're the same decaying organic matter as everything else.


  • Ricky: Do NOT F*** with us!


  • Marla Singer: I haven't been F***ed like that since grade school.
    Marla Singer: I haven't been f***ed like that since grade school.


  • Tyler Durden: I want you to hit me as hard as you can
    Tyler Durden: I want you to hit me as hard as you can.


  • Tyler Durden: You have a kind of sick desperation in your laugh.


  • Tyler Durden: This is our first day at Fight Club, no shirts, no shoes, and what we do on our first day is...fight!
    Tyler Durden: This is our first day at Fight Club, no shirts, no shoes, and what we do on our first day is... fight!


  • Tyler Durden: Stop controlling everything and just let go! (Narrator lets car go and crashes)
    Tyler Durden: Stop controlling everything and just let go! [car crashes]
    Narrator: I've never been in an accident before, this is my first time.


  • Tyler Durden: 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
    Tyler Durden: 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.


  • Narrator: And then, something happened. I let go. Lost in oblivion. Dark and silent and complete. I found freedom. Losing all hope was freedom.
    Narrator: And then, something happened. I let go. Lost in oblivion. Dark and silent and complete. I found freedom. Losing all hope was freedom.


  • Narrator: I got in everyone's hostile little face. Yes, these are bruises from fighting. Yes, I'm comfortable with that. I am enlightened.


  • Narrator: Every evening I died, and every evening I was born again.
    Narrator: Every evening I died, and every evening I was born again, resurrected.


  • Tyler Durden: Fuck what you know. 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.


  • Tyler Durden: Sticking feathers up your butt does not make you a chicken.


  • Marla Singer: A condom is the glass slipper for our generation. You slip one on when you meet a stranger. You dance all night, and then you throw it away. The condom, I mean, not the stranger
    Marla Singer: ...Condom is the glass slipper of our generation. You slip one on when you meet a stranger. You dance all night... then you throw it away. The condom, I mean, not the stranger.


  • Tyler Durden: First rule of fight club: Do not talk about fight club. Second rule of fight club: DO NOT TALK ABOUT FIGHT CLUB!
    Tyler Durden: Welcome to Fight Club. 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!


  • Tyler Durden: You decide your own level of involvement!


  • Narrator: On a long enough timeline the survival rate for everyone reaches zero.
    Narrator: On a long enough timeline, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.


  • Tyler Durden: You wanna make an omlet, you gotta break some eggs.
    Tyler Durden: You wanna make an omelet, you gotta break some eggs.


  • Narrator: It was beautiful. We were selling rich women their own fat asses back to them.


  • Narrator: If you wake up at a different time in a different place, could you wake up as a different person?


  • Tyler Durden: I want you, to hit me as hard as you can
    Tyler Durden: I want you to hit me as hard as you can.


  • Tyler Durden: Sticking feathers up your butt does not make you a chicken...
    Tyler Durden: Sticking feathers up your butt does not make you a chicken.


  • Tyler Durden: Tomorrow will be the most beautiful day of Raymond K. Hessel's life. His breakfast will taste better than any meal you and I have ever tasted.


  • Marla Singer: You are like Dr. Jeckyl and Mr. Jackass
    Marla Singer: You're Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Jackass!


  • Narrator: "With insomnia, nothing's real. Everything is far away. Everything is a copy of a copy of a copy."
    Narrator: With insomnia, nothing is real. Everything is far away. Everything is a copy of a copy of a copy.


  • Tyler Durden: Where'd you go, psycho boy?
    Narrator: I felt like destroying something beautiful.


  • Narrator: I am Jack's smirking revenge
    Narrator: I am Jack's smirking revenge.


  • Tyler Durden: The first rule of fight club is: you do not talk about fight club
    Tyler Durden: The first rule of Fight Club is: you do not talk about Fight Club.


  • Tyler Durden: I am Jack prostate. I get cancer. I kill Jack.
    Tyler Durden: I am Jack's prostate. I get cancer. I kill Jack.


  • Narrator: You wake up at Seatac, SFO, LAX. You wake up at O'Hare, Dallas-Fort Worth, BWI. Pacific, mountain, central. Lose an hour, gain an hour. This is your life, and it's ending one minute at a time. You wake up at Air Harbor International. If you wake up at a different time, in a different place, could you wake up as a different person?


  • Tyler Durden: We are the all singing all dancing crap of the world.


  • Narrator: I Am Jack's Complete Lack of Surprise
    Narrator: I am Jack's complete lack of surprise.


  • Narrator: I Am Jack's Inflamed Sense of Rejection


  • Narrator: You met me at a very strange time in my life.


  • Tyler Durden: It could be worse. A woman could cut your penis off and throw it out the window of a moving car.


  • Tyler Durden: First rule of Fight Club: You do not talk about Fight Club. Second rule of Fight Club: You DO NOT talk about Fight Club!


  • Tyler Durden: Now, a question of etiquette - as I pass, do I give you the ass or the crotch?


  • Narrator: This is your life and it's ending one minute at a time.


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