Chuck Palahniuk

Chuck Palahniuk

Charles Michael "Chuck" Palahniuk (born February 21, 1962) is an American novelist and freelance journalist, who describes his work as "transgressional" fiction. He is the author of the award-winning novel Fight Club, which also was made into an acclaimed film of the same name.

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I think in a way you're doomed once you can envision something. You're sort of doomed to make it happen. I've found that the moment I can envision leaving a relationship that's usually the moment that the relationship starts to fall apart.

Your birth is a mistake you'll spend your whole life trying to correct.

What we don't understand we can make mean anything.

Some of the best ideas I get seem to happen when I'm doing mindless manual labor or exercise. I'm not sure how that happens but it leaves me free for remarkable ideas to occur.

I don't know if you ever really feel like you've made it.

We are not special. We are not crap or trash either. We just are. We just are and what happens just happens.

I really love idiot enlightened characters - these characters who fail to engage with the drama of their immediate circumstances, they fail to be reactive and enrolled by drama as it happens around them.

I think in a way I invented the term 'fight club' and that these things have always existed but they never really had a label. Nobody had a language to apply to them. I created that language in two words and I've been paid a great deal of money for inventing two words and labeling something that has always been around.

I don't do much more than organise other people's ideas and insights and thoughts and sort of harvest them and inventory them and present them.

That saying about how you always kill the thing you love well it works both ways.

I used to work in a funeral home to feel good about myself just the fact that I was breathing.

It takes a lot to get people talking in airplanes. But once they start talking you just can't shut them up.

I will never write a sequel to anything that I will ever write.

When did the future switch from being a promise to a threat?

Reality means you live until you die. The real truth is nobody wants reality.

Game shows are designed to make us feel better about the random useless facts that are all we have left of our education.

There will always be an underground.

Did perpetual happiness in the Garden of Eden maybe get so boring that eating the apple was justified?

Since change is constant you wonder if people crave death because it's the only way they can get anything really finished.

A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection.

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