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    Don't do what you want. Do what you don't want. Do what you're trained not to want. Do the things that scare you the most.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    At the time, my life just seemed too complete, and maybe we have to break everything to make something better out of ourselves.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: time 
     
    Parents are like God because you wanna know they're out there, and you want them to think well of you, but you really only call when you need something.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: god  parent 
     
    Ok. You fuck me, then snub me. You love me, you hate me. You show me a sensitive side, then you turn into a total asshole. Is this a pretty accurate description of our relationship.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: hate  relationship 
     
    Today is the sort of day where the sun only comes up to humiliate you.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    If you love something set it free, but don't be surprised if it comes back with herpes.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    A girl calls and asks, "Does it hurt very much to die?" "Well, sweetheart," I tell her, "yes, but it hurts a lot more to keep living.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: living  hurt  girls 
     
    The things you used to own, now they own you.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    You are not special. You're not a beautiful and unique snowflake. You're the same decaying organic matter as everything else. We're all part of the same compost heap. We're all singing, all dancing crap of the world.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: world  beautiful 
     
    You are not your job, you're not how much money you have in the bank. You are not the car you drive. You're not the contents of your wallet. You are not your fucking khakis. You are all singing, all dancing crap of the world.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: world  job  money 
     
    When we don't know who to hate, we hate ourselves.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: hate 
     
    You know how they say you only hurt the ones you love? Well, it works both ways.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: work  hurt 
     
    You realize that our mistrust of the future makes it hard to give up the past.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: future  past 
     
    This is your life and its ending one moment at a time.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: time  moment 
     
    The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: happiness  true  risk 
     
    I don't want to die without any scars.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: die 
     
    Nothing of me is original. I am the combined effort of everyone I've ever known.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    What I want is to be needed. What I need is to be indispensable to somebody. Who I need is somebody that will eat up all my free time, my ego, my attention. Somebody addicted to me. A mutual addiction.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: time  ego  addiction  attention 
     
    It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: lost 
     
    We all die. The goal isn't to live forever, the goal is to create something that will.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: live  forever  die  goal 
     
    All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: god 
     
    The one you love and the one who loves you are never, ever the same person.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: people 
     
    It's so hard to forget pain, but it's even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: happiness  peace  pain  learn 
     
    If I can't be beautiful, I want to be invisible.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: beautiful 
     
    Find out what you're afraid of and go live there.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: live  afraid 
     
    I want out of the labels. I don't want my whole life crammed into a single word. A story. I want to find something else, unknowable, some place to be that's not on the map. A real adventure.' A spinx. A mystery. A blank. Unknown. Undefined.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    If I could wake up in a different place, at a different time, could I wake up as a different person?
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: time 
     
    A good story should make you laugh, and a moment later break your heart.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: heart  moment  stories 
     
    It's not love or anything, but I think I like you, too.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    In a world where billions believe their deity conceived a mortal child with a virgin human, it's stunning how little imagination most people display.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    The only reason why we ask other people how their weekend was is so we can tell them about our own weekend.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: people 
     
    The only difference between a suicide and a martyrdom really is the amount of press coverage.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: suicide 
     
    People fall so in love with their pain, they can't leave it behind. The same as the stories they tell. We trap ourselves.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: people  pain  stories 
     
    I let go. Lost in oblivion. Dark and silent and complete. I found freedom. Losing all hope was freedom.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: freedom  dark  lost  hope 
     
    Our real discoveries come from chaos, from going to the place that looks wrong and stupid and foolish.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: wrong  chaos  discovery  real 
     
    If you don't know what you want," the doorman said, "you end up with a lot you don't.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    All the effort in the world won't matter if you're not inspired.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: world 
     
    We'll never be as young as we are tonight.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: young 
     
    Most times, it's just a lot easier not to let the world know what's wrong.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: time  world  wrong 
     
    You can only hold a smile for so long, after that it's just teeth.
    — Chuck Palahniuk
    tags: smile 
     
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    chuck palahniuk
    Birth    : February 21, 1962
    Occupation  : Novelist

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