If you love something set it free, but don't be surprised if it comes back with herpes.

Chuck Palahniuk

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You think maybe if you just work harder and faster, you can hold off the chaos, but then one day you’re changing a patio light bulb with a five-year life span and you realize how you’ll only be changing this light maybe ten more times before you’ll be dead.

- Chuck Palahniuk

In capitalist nation, all is decided by money.

- Chuck Palahniuk, Pygmy

Therefore, when we neglect to fear such a brittle monstrosity, we render it powerless.

- Chuck Palahniuk, Damned

How miserably hypocritical, you might say, but no sooner am I offered a chance to flee Hell than I yearn to stay. Few families hold their relations as closely as do prisons. Few marriages sustain the high level of passion that exists between criminals and those who seek to bring them to justice. It’s no wonder the Zodiac Killer flirted so relentlessly with the police. Or that Jack the Ripper courted and baited detectives with his - or her - coy letters. We all wish to be pursued. We all long to be desired.

- Chuck Palahniuk, Damned

Humiliation is humiliation only when you choose to suffer.

- Chuck Palahniuk

Real smart begins when you quit quoting other people.

- Chuck Palahniuk, Pygmy

For official record, if become bankrupt old retail distribution centers-labeled supermega, so-enlarged foodstuff market- later reincarnate to become worship shrine. First sell food-stuff, next then same structure sell battered furnitures, next now born as gymnasium club, next broker flea markets, only at final end of life...sell religions.

- Chuck Palahniuk, Pygmy

Some people still think knowledge is power.

- Chuck Palahniuk, Lullaby

To Mr. Jones, she said, imagine you're looking up at a blue sky, and imagine a tiny airplane skywriting the letter Z. Then let the wind erase the letter. Then imagine the plane writing the letter Y. Let the wind erase it. Then the letter X. Erase it. Then the letter W. Let the wind erase it.

- Chuck Palahniuk, Choke

Cited from Chuck Palahniuk, 2003 - do not suffer do not rejoice, be not complimented or offended by such gifts. Judge not, lest ye be judged (Ejump, 2017)

- ejump - 2017

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.