126 Total Quotes

Chuck Palahniuk Quotes

Chuck Palahniuk
Weather today is an increasing trend toward denial.
Chuck Palahniuk
#Denial

Chuck Palahniuk
The only reason why we ask other people how their weekend was is so we can tell them about our own weekend.
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#People

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When we don't know who to hate, we hate ourselves.
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#Hate

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Every generation wants to be the last. Every generation hates the next trend in music they can't understand. We hate to give up those reins of our culture.
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#Culture

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Imagine books and music and movies being filtered and homogenized. Certified. Approved for consumption. People will be happy to give up most of their culture for the assurance that the tiny bit that comes through is safe and clean. White noise.
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#Approval

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That old saying, how you always hurt the one you love, well, it works both ways
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#Books And Reading

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If you wake up at a different time, in a different place, could you wake up as a different person?
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#Identity

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The lower you fall, the higher you'll fly.
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#American Novelist

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If I can't be beautiful, I want to be invisible.
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#American Novelist

Chuck Palahniuk
Everyone smiles with that invisible gun to their head.
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#American Novelist #Guns

Chuck Palahniuk
Deliver me from Swedish furniture.Deliver me from clever art......May I never be complete.May I never be content.May I never be perfect.
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#Art

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Give me rampant intellectualism as a coping mechanism.
Chuck Palahniuk
#American Novelist

Chuck Palahniuk
I wanted to write about the moment when your addictions no longer hide the truth from you. When your whole life breaks down. That's the moment when you have to somehow choose what your life is going to be about.
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#American Novelist

Chuck Palahniuk
Disaster is a natural part of my evolution. Toward tragedy and dissolution.
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#Disaster

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Did you ever think about life as a metaphor for television?
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#Life

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Our culture has made us all the same. No one is truly white or black or rich, anymore. We all want the same. Individually, we are nothing.
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#Culture

Chuck Palahniuk
It's because we're so trapped in our culture, in the being of being human on this planet with the brains we have, and the same two arms and legs everybody has. We're so trapped that any way we could imagine to escape would be just another part of the trap. Anything we want, we're trained to want.
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#Brains

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We are not special. We are not crap or trash, either. We just are. We just are, and what happens just happens.
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#American Novelist

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Losing all hope is freedom
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#Freedom

Chuck Palahniuk
Only through destroying myself can I discover the greater power of my spirit.
Chuck Palahniuk
#American Novelist

Chuck Palahniuk
Did perpetual happiness in the Garden of Eden maybe get so boring that eating the apple was justified?
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#American Novelist #Apple

Chuck Palahniuk
Our Generation has had no Great war, no Great Depression. Our war is spiritual. Our depression is our lives.
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#American Novelist #Depression

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You must realize that one day you will die. Until then you are worthless.
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#American Novelist #Death

Chuck Palahniuk
People have to really suffer before they can risk doing what they love.
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#American Novelist

Chuck Palahniuk
According to my boss, there are fewer and fewer gentlemen in business and more thugs.
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#Boss

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Your birth is a mistake you'll spend your whole life trying to correct.
Chuck Palahniuk
#American Novelist