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If the living are haunted by the dead, then the dead are haunted by their own mistakes.


Chuck Palahniuk

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You must realize that one day you will die. Until then you are worthless.
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The bright future is that readers are accepting more varied forms of stories.
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You are not a beautiful, unique snowflake... This is your life, and it's ending one minute at a ...
CHUCK PALAHNIUK
My goal is to create a metaphor that changes our reality by charming people into considering their w...
CHUCK PALAHNIUK
Horror stories give us a way of exhausting our emotions around social issues, like a woman's rig...
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Maybe it's better just living the way you figure life is when you're a kid. Before you get too smart...
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Real smart begins when you quit quoting other people.
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My father worked for the railroad, and whenever a train crashed, we would go as a family and steal f...
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No matter how much you think you love somebody, you'll step back when the pool of their blood edges ...
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Big Brother fills us all with the same crap. My guess is he was clever the same way everybody thinks...
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Sometimes you do something, and you get screwed. Sometimes it's the things you don't do, and you get...
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Every apostle or disciple, as much as they're running to follow their savior- they're running just a...
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I think in a way, you're doomed, once you can envision something. You're sort of doomed to m...
CHUCK PALAHNIUK
Think about George Orwell's three-minute hate from the novel '1984' and how that left ev...
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I get a lot of letters from women who insist that 'Fight Club' is not just a guy thing. They...
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If you flee from the things you fear, there's no resolution.
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Then you're trapped in your lovely nest, and the things that you used to own, now they own you.
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It's funny how you never think about the women you've had. It's always the ones who get away that yo...
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Recycling and speed limits are bullshit, they're like someone who quits smoking on his deathbed.
CHUCK PALAHNIUK
masochism is a valuable job skill
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Losing all hope is freedom
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Since change is constant, you wonder if people crave death because it's the only way they can get an...
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Anything you can acquire is only another thing you’ll lose.
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In a way, a lot of my humor comes from presenting things that are dramatic or shocking and then peop...
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She's not wearing makeup so her face just looks like skin.
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If you could be either God’s worst enemy or nothing, which would you choose?
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Nothing is static. Even the Mona Lisa is falling apart. Since fight club, I can wiggle half the teet...
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Maybe this is why so many serial killers work in pairs. It's nice not to feel alone in a world full ...
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Destruction is always an attractive idea. My brother and I used to spend weeks making models of citi...
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You are not special. You're not a beautiful and unique snowflake. You're the same decaying organic m...
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I just want one person I can rescue and I want one person who needs me. Who can't live without me. I...
CHUCK PALAHNIUK
I think that I shall never see a poem as lovely as a hot-gushing, butt-cramping, gut hosing orgasm.
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