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Chuck Palahniuk Quotes

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Did perpetual happiness in... Did perpetual happiness in the Garden of Eden maybe get so boring that eating the apple was justified?
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Find joy in everything... Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home... it's your responsibility to love it, or change it.
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I know that I'm... I know that I'm going to die and that you're going to die. I can't do anything about that. But I can explore it through a metaphor and make a kind of funny, dark story about it, and in doing so, really exhaust and research as many aspects of it as I can imagine. And in a way, that does give me some closure.
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If you love something... If you love something set it free, but don't be surprised if it comes back with herpes. 
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It's funny how you... It's funny how you never think about the women you've had. It's always the ones who get away that you can't forget.
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It's so hard to... 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.
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My favorite books to... My favorite books to give or get are short story collections. And always paperbacks because they are easy to carry as you travel.
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My goal is to... My goal is to create a metaphor that changes our reality by charming people into considering their world in a different way.
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My teacher Tom Spanbauer,... My teacher Tom Spanbauer, the man who got me started writing in his workshop, used to say: 'Writers write because they weren't invited to a party.' That always struck so true, and people always nod their heads when they hear that. Especially writers.
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No matter how much... No matter how much you think you love somebody, you'll step back when the pool of their blood edges up too close. 
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Ok. You fuck me,... 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. 
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Our Generation has had... Our Generation has had no Great war, no Great Depression. Our war is spiritual. Our depression is our lives.
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The first step –... The first step – especially for young people with energy and drive and talent, but not money – the first step to controlling your world is to control your culture. To model and demonstrate the kind of world you demand to live in. To write the books. Make the music. Shoot the films. Paint the art.
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The one you love... The one you love and the one who loves you are never, ever the same person. 
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The only way to... The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.
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What I want is... 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. 
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You know how they... You know how they say you only hurt the ones you love? Well, it works both ways. 
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