Chuck Palahniuk Quotes

79 Chuck Palahniuk quotes:

"If you tell folks you're a college student, folks are so impressed. You can be a student in anything and not have to know anything. Just say toxicology or marine biokinesis, and the person you're talking to will change the subject to himself. If this doesn't work, mention the neural synapses of embryonic pigeons."
Author: Palahniuk Quotes Category: Advice Quotes
"Amphetamines are the most American drug. You get so much done. You look terrific, and your middle name is Accomplishment"
"Disaster is a natural part of my evolution. Toward tragedy and dissolution."
Author: Palahniuk Quotes Category: Disaster Quotes
"Only after disaster can we be ressurected."
Author: Palahniuk Quotes Category: Disaster Quotes
"The unreal is more powerful than the real, because nothing is as perfect as you can imagine it. because its only intangible ideas, concepts, beliefs, fantasies that last. stone crumbles. wood rots. people, well, they die. but things as fragile as a thought, a dream, a legend, they can go on and on."
Author: Palahniuk Quotes Category: Dreams Quotes
"You take the population of vehicles in the field (A) and multiply it by the probable rate of failure (B), then multiply the result by the average out-of-court settlement (C).A times B times C equals X. This is what it will cost if we don't initiate a recall.If X is greater than the cost of a recall, we recall all the cars and no one gets hurt.If X is less than the cost of a recall, then we don't recall."
Author: Palahniuk Quotes Category: Failure Quotes
"A tiger can smileA snake will say it loves youLies make us evil"
Author: Palahniuk Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open."
"I just don't want to die without a few scars."
"I used to work in a funeral home to feel good about myself, just the fact that I was breathing."
"You have a choice. Live or die. Every breath is a choice. Every minute is a choice. To be or not to be."
"Why is it you feel like a dope if you laugh alone, but that's usually how you end up crying?"
"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."
"A minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection."
"People used what they called a telephone because they hated being close together and they were scared of being alone."
"The answer is there is no answer."
"What we don't understand we can make mean anything."
"Every woman is just a different kind of problem."
"More and more, it feels like I'm doing a really bad impersonation of myself."

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