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50 Greatest Breakfast Club Quotes We Still Find Relatable

50 Greatest Breakfast Club Quotes We Still Find Relatable

I’ve gathered 50 of the greatest Breakfast Club quotes, whose humor and wit haven’t faded. Let’s dive in!

1. “We’re all pretty bizarre. Some of us are just better at hiding it.” — Andrew

We're all pretty bizarre

2. “When I was a kid, I wanted to be John Lennon.” — Carl

3. “I Am The Eyes And Ears Of This Institution, My Friends.” — Carl Reed

4. “Being bad feels pretty good, huh?” — Bender

5. “You ought to spend a little more time trying to make something of yourself and a little less time trying to impress people.” — Vernon

6. “John Bender: What do you guys do in your club?

Brian Johnson: Well, in physics we… we talk about physics, properties of physics.

John Bender: So it’s sorta social, demented and sad, but social. Right?”

7. “Well Brian, This Is A Very Nutritious Lunch. All The Food Groups Are Represented. Did Your Mom Marry Mr. Rogers?” — John Bender

8. “John Bender: You get along with your parents?

Andrew Clark: Well, if I say yes I’m an idiot, right?

John Bender: You’re an idiot anyway. But if you say you get along with your parents, well, you’re a liar too.”

9. “Brian Johnson: Did you know without trigonometry, there’d be no engineering?

John Bender: Without lamps, there’d be no light.”

10. “You know, I have just as many feelings as you do, and it hurts so much when someone steps all over them.” — Claire 

You know, I have just as many feelings as you do, and it hurts so much when someone steps all over them

11. “Andrew Clark: Speak for yourself.

John Bender: Do you think I’d speak for you? I don’t even know your language.”

12. “Andrew Clark: Oh, I have problems?

Allison Reynolds: You do everything everyone tells you to do and that is a problem.

Andrew Clark: Okay, fine, but I didn’t dump my purse out on the couch and invite everyone into my problems.”

13. “I don’t think the kind of friends I’d have would mind.” — Allison

14. “John Bender: Eat… my… shorts.

Richard Vernon: You just bought yourself another Saturday.

John Bender: Ooh, I’m crushed.

Richard Vernon: You just bought one more.”

15. “You wanna know what I did to get in here? Nothing. I didn’t have anything better to do.” — Allison

You wanna know what I did to get in here? Nothing

16. “Screws fall out all the time; the world is an imperfect place.” — Bender

17. “I don’t have to run away and live in the street. I can run away 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.” — Allison Reynolds

18. “Richard Vernon: What if your home… what if your family… what if your dope was on fire?

John Bender: Impossible, sir. It’s in Johnson’s underwear.”

19. “It is now 7:06. You have exactly 8 hours and 54 minutes to think about why you are here – to ponder the error of your ways.” — Richard Vernon

20. “Don’t mess with the bull, young man. You’ll get the horns.” — Richard Vernon

21. “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.”

22. “I see me, and I don’t like what I see, I really don’t.” — Brian Johnson

23. “Claire Standish: You know, you look a lot better without all that black shit under your eyes.

Allison Reynolds: Hey, I like all that black shit… Why are you being so nice to me?

Claire Standish: Because you’re letting me.”

24. “I’ve Seen Her Dehydrate Sir, It’s Pretty Gross.” — Andrew Clark

25. “Sweets, you couldn’t ignore me if you tried.” — John Bender 

26. “Could you describe the ruckus, sir?” — Brian

27. “Andrew Clark: Why do you have to insult everybody?

John Bender: I’m being honest, a*shole. I would expect you to know the difference.”

See also: 180 Greatest Honesty Quotes To Inspire Authentic Living

28. “Andrew Clark: What happened to you?

Allison Reynolds: Why? Claire did it… What’s wrong?

Andrew Clark: Nothing’s wrong… it’s just so different, you know? I can see your face.

Allison Reynolds: Is that good or bad?

Andrew Clark: It’s good.”

29. “Does Barry Manilow Know That You Raid His Wardrobe?” — John Bender

30. “When you grow up, your heart dies.” — Allison Reynolds

31. “Andrew Clark: What do you need a fake I.D. for?

Brian Johnson: So I can vote.”

32. “Two Hits. Me Hitting You. You Hitting The Floor.” — Andrew Clark

33. “I’m not a winner because I want to be one. I’m a winner because I’ve got strength and speed… kinda like a racehorse. It’s about how involved I am in what’s happening to me.” — Andrew Clark

See also: 160 Winning Quotes To Celebrate Your Achievements

34. “The bizarre thing is that I did it for my old man. I tortured this poor kid because I wanted him to think that I was cool. He’s always going off about how when he was in school and all the wild things he used to do. And I got the feeling that he was disappointed that I never cut loose on anyone, right?” — Andrew Clark

35. “I wanna be just… like… you. I figure all I need is a lobotomy and some tights!” — John Bender

36. “I hate it. I hate having to go along with everything my friends say.” — Claire Standish

37. “Claire Standish: You know why guys like you knock everything?

John Bender: Oh, this should be stunning.

Claire Standish: It’s because you’re afraid.”

38. “I could disappear forever and it wouldn’t make any difference.” — John Bender

39. “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.

Andrew Clark: Wow. Are you psychic?

Allison Reynolds: No.

Brian Johnson: Well, would you mind telling me how you know all this about me?

Allison Reynolds: I stole your wallet.”

40. “My God, are we gonna be like our parents?” — Andrew Clark

41. “Hey, how come Andrew gets to get up? If he gets up, we’ll all get up, it’ll be anarchy.” — John Bender

42. “Why, because I’m telling the truth? That makes me a b*tch?” — Claire

43. “Well, I don’t know any lepers either, but I’m not going to run out and join one of their f**king clubs.” — John Bender

44. “Now this is the thought that wakes me up in the middle of the night. That when I get older, these kids are going to take care of me.” — Richard Vernon

45. “Do you know how popular I am? I’m so popular. Everybody loves me so much at this school.” — Claire 

46. “I think your old man and my old man should get together and go bowling.” — John Bender

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47. “Don’t you ever talk about my friends. You don’t know any of my friends. You don’t look at any of my friends. And you certainly wouldn’t condescend to speak to any of my friends. 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.” — John Bender

48. “Oh God, you richies are so smart, that’s exactly why I’m not heavy into activities.” — John Bender

49. “You see us as you want to see us, in the simplest terms with the most convenient definitions. But what we found out is that each one of us is a brain… and an athlete… and a basket case… a princess… and a criminal. does that answer your question? sincerely yours… The Breakfast Club.” — The Breakfast Clubprin

50. “Mom, we’re not supposed to study, we just have to sit there and do nothing.” — Brian Johnson

See also: 60 Best Chill Quotes To Teach You The Art Of Doing Nothing

Final Words

I don’t know about you, but these Breakfast Club quotes hit me with sweet feelings of nostalgia. Some of these quotes were totally relatable (and some still are).

What’s your favorite Breakfast Club quote?

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50 Greatest Breakfast Club Quotes We Still Find Relatable