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Summary

About Chuck Palahniuk

birth of the author

Born:
February 21, 1962

occupation of the author

Occupation:
Essayist

college of the author

Alma Mater:
University Of Oregon

date of the author

Period:
1996-Present

genre of the author

Genre:
Fiction, Horror, Satire

movement of the author

Literary Movement:
Minimalism

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Notable Works:
Fight Club, Choke, Rant, Invisible Monsters

CHUCK PALAHNIUK QUOTES ABOUT LOVE

The one you love and the one who loves you are never, ever the same person. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Don’t do this. I love you. Don’t shut me out. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

The damaged loves the damaged. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Love is bullshit. Emotion is bullshit. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

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The onΒ­ly thing I know is evΒ­eryΒ­thing you love will die. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

I think America is just so in love with conflict. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Real writers write because they love to write. They don’t write for public acclaim. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Love is a skill you learn. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Waiters will always pee in soup, people will always fall in love. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

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Maybe people have to really suffer before they can risk doing what they love. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

You always kill the one you love. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

There are worse things you can do to people you love than kill them. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

We love our pain. We love our drama. But we will never, ever admit that. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

This isn’t about love as in caring. This is about property as in ownership. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

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CHUCK PALAHNIUK QUOTES ABOUT TIME

You cannot be the person they know and the great, glorious person you want to become. Not at the same time. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

If I could wake up in a different place, at a different time, could I wake up as a different person? β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Every time I write something, I think, this is the most offensive thing I will ever write. But no. I always surprise myself. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

By the time you’re thirty, your worst enemy is yourself. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

If you worry about disaster all the time, that’s what you’re going to get. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

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Because tanning and steroids are only a problem if you plan to live a long time. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

If you ask me, people in hell just scream to hear their own voice and to pass time. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

The best blood will at some time get into a fool or a mosquito. β€” Benito Mussolini

I just want one person I can rescue and I want one person who needs me. Who can’t live without me. I want to be a hero, but not just one time. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

The only biodiversity we’re going to have left is Coke versus Pepsi. We’re landscaping the whole world one stupid mistake at a time. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

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You met me at a very strange time in my life. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Stanislavski was right, you can find fresh pain every time you discover what you pretty much already know. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Fathers. Mothers. With all their caring and attention. They will fuck you up, every time. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

This is your life, and its ending one minute at a time. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

We went sailing one time, and he wore a Speedo, and any smart woman should know that means bisexual at least. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

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You are not a beautiful and unique snowflake… This is your life, and it’s ending one minute at a time. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Almost all the time, you tell yourself you’re loving somebody when you’re just using them. This only looks like love. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

We’ve spent so much time judging what other people created that we’ve created very, very little of our own. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

My first time I jacked off, I thought I’d invented it. I looked down at my sloppy handful of junk and thought, This is going to make me rich. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Every time we burn a gallon of gas or an acre of rain forest, aren’t we killing the future to preserve the present? β€” Chuck Palahniuk

if you ask me people in hell just scream to hear their own voice and to pass time Chuck Palahniuk quote

Dude, the place is filling up,’ I say. ‘It feels like we’re living in the bottom half of an hourglass.’ Like somehow we’re running out of time. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

CHUCK PALAHNIUK QUOTES ON LIFE

The same as real life, there is no happily ever after. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

You are permanent, but this life is not. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

I want to make my own life a masterpiece. β€” Benito Mussolini

I spend most of my life just listening to people. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

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Did you ever think about life as a metaphor for television? β€” Chuck Palahniuk

I want my whole life lined with a topical anesthetic. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

My whole life is about forgetting. It’s my most valuable job skill. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

We just had a near–life experience! β€” Chuck Palahniuk

The first step to eternal life is you have to die. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

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There was no real sense of life because she had nothing to contrast it with. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

It can only take a moment to waste the rest of your life. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

You’re always haunted by the idea you’re wasting your life. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

We kind of deny the stages of life. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

You can’t base your life on the past or the present. You have to tell me about your future. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

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Love and life belongs to great risk. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

You spend your entire life becoming God and then you die. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

We can spend our lives letting the world tell us who we are…Or we can decide for ourselves. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Everyone thinks their whole life should be at least as much fun as masturbation. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

I spent my life attacking everything because I was too afraid to risk creating anything. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

That’s the American Dream: to make your life into something you can sell. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

You can spend your whole life building a wall of facts between you and anything real. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

CHUCK PALAHNIUK QUOTES ABOUT GIVING

It is the State which educates its citizens in civic virtue, gives them a consciousness of their mission and welds them into unity. β€” Benito Mussolini

You have to give up! you have to give up! You have to realize that someday you will die, Until you know that, you are useless! β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Maybe it’s our sins that give God consolation when he finally has to give us cancer. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

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First your parents, they give you your life, but then they try to give you their life. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Give me rampant intellectualism as a coping mechanism. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Help me give up my addiction to Hope. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Narrator: You had to give it to him: he had a plan. And it started to make sense, in a Tyler sort of way. No fear. No distractions. The ability to let that which does not matter truly slide. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

How folks lay claim to a loved one is they give you a name of their own. They figure to label you as their property. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

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Give me romance. Flash. Give me denial. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Me with nothing left to lose, plotting my big revenge in the spotlight. Give me violent revenge fantasies as a coping mechanism. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Only when we eat up this planet will God give us another. We’ll be remembered more for what we destroy than what we create. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Give me lust, baby. Flash. Give me malice. Flash. Give me detached existentialist ennui. Flash. Give me rampant intellectualism as a coping mechanism. Flash. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

You realize that our mistrust of the future makes it hard to give up the past. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

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Hope is something really tough and tenacious you have to give up. It’s an addiction to break. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

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The photographer in my head says: Give me peace. Flash. Give me release. Flash. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

The idea that I can’t share my problems with other people makes me not give a shit about their problems. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

CHUCK PALAHNIUK QUOTES ABOUT FIGHTING

How much can you know about yourself if you’ve never been in a fight? β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Nothing was solved when the fight was over, but nothing mattered. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

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Skinny guys fight till they’re burger. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Until you find something to fight for, you settle for something to fight against. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

I wish I had the courage not to fight and doubt everything… I wish, just once, I could say, ‘This. This is good enough. Just because I choose it. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Most guys will fight to know you. Some guys will deny you’re a real person, and some will just ignore you.’ The zealot. The atheist. The agnostic. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Everyone wants to be tested and challenged. Everyone would like a good, honest fight to exhaust their frustrations. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

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The best fights don’t occur between strangers. They occur between friends who trust each other. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Stop the excessive shopping and masturbation. Quit your job. Start a fight. Prove you’re alive. If you don’t claim your humanity, you will become a statistic. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

The first rule of Fight Club is you don’t talk about Fight Club. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

And the seventh rule is if this is your first night at fight club, you have to fight. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

CHUCK PALAHNIUK QUOTES ON POWER

Some people still think knowledge is power. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

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Your past is just a story. And once you realise this, it has no power over you. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

You gain power by pretending to be weak. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

It’s all mirror, mirror on the wall because beauty is power the same way money is power the same way a gun is power. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Only through destroying myself can I discover the greater power of my spirit. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Every stage of life has its own form of power, and we’re always sort of terrified as to whether we can make the jump to the next form of power. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

your past is just a story and once you realise this it has no power over you Chuck Palahniuk quote

You gain power by pretending to be weak. By contrast, you make people feel strong. You save people by letting them save you. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

My books are always about someone obtaining a power to replace the previous sort of power that they held. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Sometimes the very best way to deal with unpleasant things is to depict them in ways that allow people to laugh at them and destroy the power of unsayable things, rather than refusing to acknowledge them. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

CHUCK PALAHNIUK QUOTES ON STORY

Because everything up to now is a story and everything after now is a story. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Those who remember the past tend to get the story really screwed up. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

because everything up to now is a story and everything after now is a story Chuck Palahniuk quote

Pretty much always. We need to tell the story of our life to someone. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

I could imagine myself becoming one of Marla’s stories. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

The only thing I shy away from is non–consensual violence. I can’t write a story where someone is a simple victim because it’s boring. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

You can tell a more over–the–top incredible story if you use a nonfiction form. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

There’s always the chance you could die right in the middle of your life story. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

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These stories are ghosts, bringing people back from the dead. Just for a moment. For a visit. Every story is a ghost. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Emotionally, in our minds, we get so filled with resentments where we’ve got a story about absolutely everything. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

I try to tell a story the way someone would tell you a story in a bar, with the same kind of timing and pacing. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Have your adventures, make your mistakes, and choose your friends poorly––all these make for great stories. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

After you hear even the shortest great story, it should fill you with a little bit of fear. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

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The short stories tend to be a journalistic gathering of anecdotes that are put together to make something larger. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Telling some stories, Miss Leroy says, is committing suicide. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

People fall so in love with their pain, they can’t leave it behind. The same as the stories they tell. We trap ourselves. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

We’d turn our lives into a terrible adventure. A true–life horror story with a happy ending. A trial we’d survive to talk about. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

At some point, your memories, your stories, your adventures, will be the only things you’ll have left. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

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A good story should make you laugh, and a moment later break your heart. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

CHUCK PALAHNIUK QUOTES ABOUT FEELINGS

It’s nice to see something more pathetic than I feel right now. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

You can’t be beautiful,’ Brandy says about a thousand times, ‘until you feel beautiful. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

More and more, it feels like I’m doing a really bad impersonation of myself. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

I hate how I don’t feel real enough unless people are watching. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

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Just for the record, how I feel right now is very terrific. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Let’s all embrace someone near us. Pick someone special to you. Tell this someone how you feel. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

If you died right now, how would you feel about your life? β€” Chuck Palahniuk

We become strong, I feel, when we have n o friends upon whom to lean, or to look to for moral guidance. β€” Benito Mussolini

I feel my heart ache, but I’ve forgotten what that feeling means. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

you can t be beautiful brandy says about a thousand times until you feel beautiful Chuck Palahniuk quote

How I feel is cheap and used, dirty and humiliated. Dirty and tricked and thrown away. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Katherine Kenton remains among the generation of women who feel that the most sincere form of flattery is the male erection. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Why is it you feel like a dope if you laugh alone, but that’s usually how you end up crying? β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Why is it you feel like a dope if you laugh alone, but that’s usually how you end up crying? How is it you can keep mutating and still be the same deadly virus? β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Hysteria is impossible without an audience. Panicking by yourself is the same as laughing alone in an empty room. You feel really silly. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

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Game shows are designed to make us feel better about the random, useless facts that are all we have left of our education. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Imagine how you’d feel if your whole life turned into a job you couldn’t stand. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

What makes earth feel like hell is our expectation that it should feel like heaven. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

Ultimately, everyone is acting out of what they feel is the best choice. In a way, they’re all trying to improve the world. And I think that those basic choices make the world a better place. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

No, it’s not fair, but what makes earth feel like Hell is our expectation that it should feel like Heaven. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

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I used to work in a funeral home to feel good about myself, just the fact that I was breathing. β€” Chuck Palahniuk

CHUCK PALAHNIUK Quotes Take Away

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