110+ Patrick Bateman Quotes From The American Psycho Movie

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Patrick Bateman is the hero antagonist of Bret Easton Ellis’ 1991 questionable novel American Psycho and its film and stage adjustments. He lives in 1980’s Manhattan and deals with Wall Street. The very picture of an elitist, he is fixated on his wellbeing, tidiness, appearance, cash and music gathering. Notwithstanding, he has a darker side; he is a sequential executioner, attacker, man-eater and necrophile.

Patrick Bateman was born in Long Island to affluent guardians, and lives in Manhattan’s Upper West Side in a costly and selective loft; Tom Cruise is one of his neighbors. His dad is long dead and his mom dwells in an asylum, and his more youthful sibling Sean goes to Camden College in New Hampshire.

Bateman is a stockbroker at Pierce and Pierce, however does minimal genuine work, rather investing his energy going to in vogue cafés, bars and clubs, utilizing cocaine and grabbing whores – a considerable lot of whom wind up being his exploited people.

Bateman murders people, the last for perverted sexual joy and the previous in light of the fact that they outrage him and make him feel substandard. At a certain point, he murders a youngster just to check whether he will appreciate it (he doesn’t).

His homicides include merciless and frequently entangled torment; at one point he embeds a habitrail inside a lady’s vagina and gives a rodent a chance to free in it so it will truly eat her from the back to front.  Bateman spends a great part of the novel itemizing the accessories of his way of life, including costly fashioner garments and stereo hardware and his broad exercise and body beautification schedules.

He is vain, materialistic and shallow; he thinks about only his very own satisfaction and, by his own affirmation, has no genuine character underneath his appealing outside. He asserts that his solitary feelings are insatiability and nauseate.

He is additionally harmfully supremacist, misanthropic, lethal, unbearable, homophobic and hostile to Semitic, yet fakes worry for correspondence and “customary virtues” since he supposes it makes him progressively amiable. It doesn’t: his companions all ridicule him despite his good faith; his similarly shallow fiancee Evelyn is undermining him; his very own legal advisor considers him a “grisly ass-kisser”; and individuals outside of his group of friends call him “elitist garbage”.

The main individual in his life he has anything moving toward affections for is his secretary, Jean, who he knows is enamored with him and who he latently acknowledges that he will most likely wed one day.  At a certain point, he takes her home and points a pneumatic nailer at her head, yet finds that he can’t force himself to murder her and advises her to leave. And still, after all that, nonetheless, it is clarified that he sees her not as an individual, yet more as a lovely article not to be crushed.

He is inclined to pipedreams and attacks of psychosis, and the novel leaves it vague whether the plot really happens, or is essentially a fabrication of his crazed creative mind.

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“Never. I mean I don’t really like singers.”

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“No, I like music. Just they’re… Huey’s too black sounding for me.”

Patrick Bateman famous quotes “I’m leaving. I’ve assessed the situation, and I’m going.”

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“I think a lot of snowflakes are alike and I think a lot of people are alike too.”

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“I like to dissect girls. Did you know I’m utterly insane?”

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“[repeated line] I have to return some videotapes.”

“Look at that subtle off-white coloring; the tasteful thickness of it… Oh my God, it even has a watermark.”

“[to a bartender, who doesn’t seem to notice] You’re a fucking ugly bitch. I want to stab you to death and play around with your blood.”

“I live in the American Gardens Building on West 81st Street on the 11th floor. My name is Patrick Bateman. I’m 27 years old. I believe in taking care of
myself, and a balanced diet and a rigorous exercise routine. In the morning, if my face is a little puffy, I’ll put on an ice pack while doing my stomach
crunches. I can do a thousand now. After I remove the ice pack I use a deep pore cleanser lotion. In the shower I use a water activated gel cleanser, then a
honey almond body scrub, and on the face an exfoliating gel scrub. Then I apply an herb-mint facial masque which I leave on for 10 minutes while I prepare
the rest of my routine. I always use an after shave lotion with little or no alcohol, because alcohol dries your face out and makes you look older. Then
moisturizer, then an anti-aging eye balm followed by a final moisturizing protective lotion. There is an idea of a Patrick Bateman. Some kind of abstraction.
But there is no real me. Only an entity. Something illusory. And though I can hide my cold gaze, and you can shake my hand and feel flesh gripping yours, and
maybe you can even sense our lifestyles are probably comparable, I simply am not there.”

“I have all the characteristics of a human being: flesh, blood, skin, hair; but not a single, clear, identifiable emotion, except for greed and disgust.
Something horrible is happening inside of me and I don’t know why. My nightly bloodlust has overflown into my days. I feel lethal, on the verge of frenzy. I
think my mask of sanity is about to slip.”

“There is a moment of sheer panic when I realize that Paul’s apartment overlooks the park… and is obviously more expensive than mine.”

“I’m on the verge of tears by the time we arrive at Espace, since I’m positive we won’t have a decent table, but we do. The relief washes over me in an
awesome wave.”

“[to two prostitutes] Do you like Phil Collins? I’ve been a big Genesis fan ever since the release of their 1980 album, Duke. Before that, I really didn’t
understand any of their work. Too artsy, too intellectual. It was on Duke where, uh, Phil Collins’ presence became more apparent. I think Invisible Touch was
the group’s undisputed masterpiece. It’s an epic meditation on intangibility. At the same time, it deepens and enriches the meaning of the preceding three
albums. Christy, take off your robe. Listen to the brilliant ensemble playing of Banks, Collins and Rutherford. You can practically hear every nuance of
every instrument. Sabrina, remove your dress. In terms of lyrical craftsmanship, the sheer songwriting, this album hits a new peak of professionalism.
Sabrina, why don’t you, uh, dance a little. Take the lyrics to “Land of Confusion”. In this song, Phil Collins addresses the problems of abusive political
authority. “In Too Deep” is the most moving pop song of the 1980s, about monogamy and commitment. The song is extremely uplifting. Their lyrics are as
positive and affirmative as, uh, anything I’ve heard in rock. Christy, get down on your knees so Sabrina can see your asshole. Phil Collins’ solo career
seems to be more commercial and therefore more satisfying, in a narrower way. Especially songs like “In the Air Tonight” and, uh, “Against All Odds”.
Sabrina, don’t just stare at it, eat it. But I also think Phil Collins works best within the confines of the group, than as a solo artist, and I stress the
word artist. This is “Sussudio”, a great, great song, a personal favorite.”

“Howard! It’s Bateman, Patrick Bateman. You’re my lawyer so I think you should know I’ve killed a lot of people. Some escort girls in an apartment uptown…
uh… some homeless people maybe five or ten. Uh… Some NYU girl I met in Central Park, I left her in a parking lot behind some donut shop, I killed
Bethany, my old girlfriend, with a nailgun and… some man, some old faggot with a dog. Last week I killed another girl… with a chainsaw… I had to, she
almost got away. And there… was someone else there I don’t remember, maybe a model, but sh- she’s dead, too. And, uh- PAUL ALLEN! I killed Paul Allen with
an axe! In the face! His body is dissolving in a bathtub in Hell’s Kitchen! I don’t want to leave anything out here — I guess I’ve killed maybe… 20
people… maybe 40! Uh- huh huh-I have uh… tapes of a lot of it. Some of the girls have seen the tapes — I even… I ate some of their brains and I tried
to cook a little. Tonight, I uh- just had to kill a lot of people! And I’m not sure I’m gonna get away with it… this time. I mean… I mean I guess I’m a
pretty sick guy. So, if you get back tomorrow, I may show up at Harry’s Bar. So, you know, keep your eyes OPEN. Okay, bye.”

“‘There are no more barriers to cross. All I have in common with the uncontrollable and the insane, the vicious and the evil, all the mayhem I have causedand
my utter indifference toward it, I have now surpassed. My pain is constant and sharp and I do not hope for a better world for anyone; in fact, I want my pain
to be inflicted on others. I want no one to escape. But even after admitting this, there is no catharsis. My punishment continues to elude me, and I gain no
deeper knowledge of myself; no new knowledge can be extracted from my telling. This confession has meant nothing.”

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“Reflection is useless, the world is senseless. Evil is its only permanence. God is not alive. Love cannot be trusted. Surface, surface, surface was all that anyone found meaning in…”

“This is true: the world is better off with some people gone. Our lives are not all interconnected. That theory is a crock. Some people truly do not need to be here.”

“There’s no use in denying it: this has been a bad week. I’ve started drinking my own urine.”

“You don’t know what torture is. You don’t know what you’re talking about. You really don’t know what you’re talking about.”

“How could she ever understand that there isn’t any way I could be disappointed since I no longer find anything worth looking forward to?”

“Reflection is useless, the world is senseless. Evil is its only permanence. God is not alive. Love cannot be trusted.”

“She’s barely gained consciousness and when she sees me, standing over her, naked, I can imagine that my virtual absence of humanity fills her with mind-bending horror.”

“You are a fucking ugly bitch I want to stab to death and play around with your blood.”

“People can get accustomed to anything, right? Habit does things to people.”

“But even after admitting this — and I have, countless times, in just about every act I’ve committed — and coming face-to-face with these truths, there is no catharsis. I gain no deeper knowledge about myself, no new understanding can be extracted from my telling. There has been no reason for me to tell you any of this.”

“We buy balloons, we let them go.”

“… There is an idea of a Patrick Bateman, some kind of abstraction, but there is no real me, only an entity, something illusory, and though I can hide my cold gaze and you can shake my hand and feel flesh gripping yours and maybe you can even sense our lifestyles are probably comparable: I simply am not there.

“I see a ten-year-old girl standing by her mother, who is buying a scarf, some jewelry, and I’m thinking: Not bad. I’m wearing a cashmere topcoat, a double-breasted plaid wool and alpaca sport coat, pleated wool trousers, patterned silk tie, all by Valentino Couture, and leather lace-ups by Allen-Edmonds.”

“I … want … to … fit … in.”

“When we look up at the clouds she sees an island, a puppy dog, Alaska, a tulip. I see, but don’t tell her, a Gucci money clip, an ax, a woman cut in two, a large puffy white puddle of blood that spreads across the sky, dripping over the city, onto Manhattan.”

“In the kitchen I try to make meat loaf out of the girl but it becomes too frustrating a task and instead I spend the afternoon smearing her meat all over the walls, chewing on strips of skin I ripped from her body, then I rest by watching a tape of last week’s new CBS sitcom, Murphy Brown.”

“I walk away, hailing a taxi, and heading toward Hubert’s in it I hallucinate the buildings into mountains, into volcanoes, the streets become jungles, the sky freezes into a backdrop, and before stepping out of the cab I have to cross my eyes in order to clear my vision. Lunch at Hubert’s becomes a permanent hallucination in which I find myself dreaming while still awake.”

“And later my macabre joy sours and I’m weeping for myself, unable to find solace in any of this, crying out, sobbing ‘I just want to be loved,’ cursing the earth and everything I have been taught: principles, distinctions, choices, morals, compromises, knowledge, unity, prayer— all of it was wrong, without any final purpose. All it came down to was: die or adapt.”

“There wasn’t a clear, identifiable emotion within me, except for greed and, possibly, total disgust. I had all the characteristics of a human being— flesh, blood, skin, hair— but my depersonalization was so intense, had gone so deep, that the normal ability to feel compassion had been eradicated, the victim of a slow, purposeful erasure. I was simply imitating reality, a rough resemblance of a human being, with only a dim corner of my mind functioning. Something horrible was happening and yet I couldn’t figure out why— I couldn’t put my finger on it.”

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“Later, predictably, she’s tied to the floor, naked, on her back, both feet, both hands, tied to makeshift posts that are connected to boards which are weighted down with metal. The hands are shot full of nails and her legs are spread as wide as possible. A pillow props her ass up and cheese, Brie, has been smeared across her open cunt, some of it even pushed up into the vaginal cavity. She’s barely gained consciousness and when she sees me, standing over her, naked, I can imagine that my virtual absence of humanity fills her with mind-bending horror. I’ve”

“A young girl, a freshman, I met in a bar in Cambridge my junior year at Harvard told me early one fall that ‘Life is full of endless possibilities.’ I tried valiantly not to choke on the beer nuts I was chewing while she gushed this kidney stone of wisdom, and I calmly washed them down with the rest of a Heineken, smiled and concentrated on the dart game that was going on in the corner. Needless to say, she did not live to see her sophomore year. That winter, her body was found floating in the Charles River, decapitated, her head hung from a tree on the bank, her hair knotted around a low-hanging branch, three miles away.”

“Did you know that Whitney Houston’s debut LP, called simply Whitney Houston had 4 number one singles on it? Did you know that, Christie?”

“It’s hard to choose a favorite among so many great tracks, but “The Greatest Love of All” is one of the best, most powerful songs ever written about self-preservation, dignity. Its universal message crosses all boundaries and instills one with the hope that it’s not too late to better ourselves. Since, Elizabeth, it’s impossible in this world we live in to empathize with others, we can always empathize with ourselves. It’s an important message, crucial really. And it’s beautifully stated on the album.”

“Definitely weak, but I have a feeling that if we do enough of it we’ll be okay.”

“We’d gone to a new musical called ‘Oh Africa, Brave Africa’. It was a laugh riot.”

“Pumpkin, you’re dating the biggest dickweed in New York. Pumpkin, you’re dating a tumbling, tumbling dickweed.”

“[Bateman narrating] I’m trying to listen to the new Robert Palmer tape, but Evelyn, my supposed fiancée, keeps buzzing in my ear.”

“No, I can’t take the time off work.”

“I don’t want to talk about it.”

“Because I want to fit in.”

“Well, let’s just say hypotetically ok? What if they have a great personality?”

“Craig McDermott , David Van Patten : There are no girls with good personalities.”

“You’re dating Luis, he’s in Arizona. You’re fucking me and we haven’t made plans. What could you possibly be up to tonight?”

“Maybe. I don’t know… Not really.”

“[narrating] I’m fairly certain that Timothy Bryce and Evelyn are having an affair. Timothy is the only interesting person I know. I’m almost completely indifferent as to whether Evelyn knows I’m having an affair with Courtney Rawlinson, her closest friend. Courtney is almost perfect looking. She’s usually operating on one or more psychiatric drugs; tonight I believe it’s Xanax. More disturbing than the drug use, though, is the fact that she’s engaged to Luis Carruthers, the biggest dufus in the business.”

“[in bed] Don’t touch the watch.”

“on a lot of lithium?”

“Your compliment was sufficient, Luis.”

“Not quite blonde, are we? More of a dirty blonde.”

“[Impersonating Paul Allen’s voicemail] Hi, this is Paul Allen. I’m being called away to London for a few days. Meredith, I’ll call you when I get back. Hasta la vista, baby.”

“Hamilton, have a holly-jolly Christmas.”

“[walks over, laughing, patting him on the back] Shut up, Carnes. They will not.”

“So, Harold, did you get my message?”

“Yeah, naturally.”

“What exactly do you mean?”

“W-w-wait, Harold. What do you mean?”

“[again he tries to walk off but Bateman halts him] Wait, um… stop.”

“I did it, Carnes. I killed him. *I’m* Patrick Bateman. I chopped Allen’s fucking head off.”

“The whole message I left on your machine was true.”

“[Carnes tries once again to leave but Bateman pulls him back] No, listen! Don’t you know who I am? I’m not Davis. I’m Patrick Bateman.”

“We talked on the phone all the time. Don’t you recognize me? You’re my lawyer.”

“Now, Carnes, listen. Listen very, very carefully… I killed Paul Allen, and I liked it.”

“I can’t make myself any clearer.”

“It never was supposed to be. Why isn’t it possible?”

“Why not, you stupid bastard?”

“We never really shared one.”

“Listen, the mud soup and the charcoal arugula are outrageous here.”

“Hey, I’m a child of divorce. Give me a break.”

“Hmmmm, I see they’ve omitted the pork loin with lime Jell-O.”

“[looks across the room] Is that Ivana Trump over there? Jeez, Patrick, I mean Marcus, what are you thinking? Why would Ivana be at Texarkana?”

“[faking a conversation on the phone] Now, John, you’ve to wear clothes in proportion to your physique. There are definite dos and don’ts, good buddy of wearing a bold striped shirt. A bold stripe shirt calls for solid colored or discreetly patterned suits and ties.”

“Yes, always tip the stylist 15%. Listen, John, I’ve gotta go, T. Boone Pickens just walked in.”

“Just joking. No, don’t tip the owner of the salon. Okay John? Right? Got it.”

“[excusing himself from Detective Kimball] Listen, you’ll have to excuse me. I have a lunch meeting with Cliff Huxtable at the Four Seasons in 20 minutes.”

“[voiceover] When I get to Paul Allen’s place, I use the keys I took from his pocket. There is a moment of sheer panic when I realize that Paul’s apartment
overlooks the park and is obviously more expensive than mine. I calm myself and move into the bedroom, where I find his suitcase and start to pack.”

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“That’s a very fine chardonnay you’re drinking. I want you to clean your vagina.”

“Did you know that Ted Bundy’s first dog, a collie, was named Lassie?”

“Wasn’t Rothschild originally handling the Fisher account? How did you get it?”

“You look… marvelous. There’s nothing to say.”

“Because I want to fit in.”

“Jean, I’m not going to make it… I’m not going to… make it… to the office this afternoon.”

“Stop sounding so fucking… sad! *Jesus*!”

“The world just opens up and swallows them.”

“No… Yeah, I mean yeah, in the Times.”

“I killed Paul Allen. And I liked it.”

“Oh, that? Just mulling over business problems, examining opportunities, exchanging rumors, spreading gossip.”

“Get a god-damn job Al.”

“New York Matinee called it “a playful but mysterious little dish”.”

“I’m not here.”

“[voice-over] … “but inside” doesn’t matter.”

“Don’t you know all this?”

“[to Christie] Do you take credit card? Just joking.”

“I hope I’m not being cross-examined here.”

“No, not really.”

“She’s my… cousin.”

“She’s from… France.”

“Hey, is that Donald Trump’s car?”

“I’m looking for, uh…”

“I guess you could say I just want to have a meaningful relationship with someone special.”

“Just say no.”

“Pumpkin, you’re dating an asshole.”

“[to drycleaner] If you don’t shut your fucking mouth, I will kill you.”

“Just cool it with the anti-Semitic remarks.”

“[with prostitutes] We’re not through yet.”

“Can you bring Mr…?”

“Mr. Kimball a bottle of Apollinaris. It’s no problem.”

“So, what’s the topic of discussion?”

“Mistletoe alert!”

“Oh, uh, it’s – cranberry juice. Uh, cran-apple.”

“Negative. Cancel it.”

“What’s wrong with that? It’s totally disease-free.”


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