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Chuck Palahniuk Quotes

25 of the best book quotes from Chuck Palahniuk
  1. #1
    Without pain, without sacrifice we would have nothing. Like the first monkey shot into space.
  2. #2
    A person had to work hard for it, but a minute of perfection was worth the effort. A moment was the most you could ever expect from perfection.
  3. #3
    If you could be either God’s worst enemy or nothing, which would you choose?
  4. #4
    On a long enough time line, the survival rate for everyone drops to zero.
    author
    Chuck Palahniuk
    book
    Fight Club
    character
    Narrator
    concept
    Death
  5. #5
    I wanted to destroy everything beautiful I’d never have.
  6. #6
    If I could wake up in a different place, at a different time, could I wake up as a different person?
  7. #7
    If you don’t claim your humanity you will become a statistic.
  8. #8
    Nothing is static, everything is evolving, everything is falling apart.
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More Than Balloons book
6.2
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Penguin and Pinecone book
6.0
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Penguin and Pinecone
All the Places to Love book
6.0
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All the Places to Love
The Trumpet of the Swan book
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Spot Loves His Daddy book
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Spot Loves His Daddy
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Charlotte and the Rock book
5.9
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  1. #9
    You know how they say you only hurt the ones you love? Well, it works both ways.
  2. #10
    This is your life and its ending one moment at a time.
  3. #11
    Today is the sort of day where the sun only comes up to humiliate you.
  4. #12
    We’ve all been raised on 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.
  5. #13
    It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything.
  6. #14
    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.
  7. #15
    The lower you fall, the higher you’ll fly.
  8. #16
    Maybe self-improvement isn’t the answer, maybe self-destruction is the answer.
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5.3
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The Best Kind of Bear
Eraser book
5.0
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Eraser
Replay book
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Replay
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No!
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Of Course They Do!
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Blended
  1. #17
    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.
  2. #18
    If you don’t know what you want, you end up with a lot you don’t.
    author
    Chuck Palahniuk
    book
    Fight Club
    character
    Doorman
    concept
    Choices
  3. #19
    I don’t want to die without any scars.
  4. #20
    At the time, my life just seemed too complete, and maybe we have to break everything to make something better out of ourselves.
  5. #21
    The things you used to own, now they own you.
  6. #22
    It’s not love or anything, but I think I like you, too.
  7. #23
    Only after disaster can we be resurrected.
  8. #24
    I let go. Lost in oblivion. Dark and silent and complete. I found freedom. Losing all hope was freedom.
  9. #25
    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.
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