Charles Michael "Chuck" Palahniuk is an American Transgressional fiction novelist and freelance journalist of Ukrainian ancestry born in Pasco, Washington. The press release for his book, Rant, states he is now living in Vancouver, Washington. He is best known for the award-winning novel Fight Club, which was later made into a film directed by David Fincher.
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What people forget is a journey to nowhere starts with a single step, too.
All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring.
The only difference between a suicide and a martyrdom really is the amount of press coverage.
People used what they called a telephone because they hated being close together and they were scared of being alone.
Find out what you're afraid of and go live there.
A minute of perfection was worth the effort.
A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection.
More and more, it feels like I'm doing a really bad impersonation of myself.
We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.
I don't want to die without any scars.
For years now, I've wanted to fall asleep.
The sort of slipping off, the giving up, the falling part of sleep. Now sleeping is the last thing I want to do.
You realize that our mistrust of the future makes it hard to give up the past.
Today is the sort of day where the sun only comes up to humiliate you.
Sometimes the past seems too big for the present to hold.
Every woman is just a different kind of problem.
I am Jack's complete lack of surprise. I am Jack's Broken Heart.
Masochism is a valuable job skill.
When did the future switch from being a promise to being a threat?
At the time, my life just seemed too complete, and maybe we have to break everything to make something better out of ourselves.
Sometimes you do something, and you get screwed.
Sometimes it's the things you don't do, and you get screwed.
You have a choice. Live or die. Every breath is a choice. Every minute is a choice. To be or not to be.
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!
Give me rampant intellectualism as a coping mechanism.
By the time you read this, you'll be older than you remember.
Did perpetual happiness in the Garden of Eden maybe get so boring that eating the apple was justified?
The girl is infectious human waste, and she's confused and afraid to commit to the wrong thing and so she won't commit to anything.
Every last minute of my life has been preordained and I'm sick and tired of it.
How this feels is I'm just another task in God's daily planner: the Italian Renaissance penciled in for right after the Dark Ages.
The Information Age is scheduled immediately after the Industrial Revolution. Then the Postmodern Era, then the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse. Famine. Check. Pestilence. Check. War. Check. Death. Check. And between the big events, the earthquakes and the tidal waves, God's got me squeezed in for a cameo appearance. Then maybe in thirty years, or maybe next year, God's daily planner has me finished.
Some stories, you use up. Others use you up.
Since change is constant, you wonder if people crave death because it's the only way they can get anything really finished.
If you don't know what you want, you end up with a lot you don't.
Maybe humans are just the pet alligators that God flushed down the toilet.
If you're going to read this, don't bother.
The answer is there is no answer.
I think it's just a matter of time before everybody realizes that I'm kind of a romance novelist ... that these are all stories about people kind of falling back in love or struggling with relationships. Even Fight Club was just a big romantic ending.
I see in the fight club the strongest and smartest men who've ever lived.
I see all this potential and I see squandering. God damn it, an entire generation pumping gas, waiting tables, slaves with white collars, advertising has us chasing cars and clothes, working jobs we hate so we can buy shit we don't need. We're the middle children of the history man, no purpose or place, we have no Great war, no Great depression, our great war is a spiritual war, our great depression is our lives, we've been all raised by television to believe that one day we'd all be millionaires and movie gods and rock stars, but we won't and we're slowly learning that fact. and we're very very pissed off.