"I try to forget about the expectation that's out there and the audience listening for the next thing so that I'm not trying to please them. I've spent a huge amount of time not communicating with those folks and denying that they exist."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Chuck Palahniuk on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Chuck Palahniuk on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Chuck Palahniuk on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Chuck Palahniuk on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Chuck Palahniuk on C. S. Lewis
"Do you remember when you were 10 or 11 years old and you really thought your folks were the best? They were completely omniscient and you took their word for everything. And then you got older and you went through this hideous age when suddenly they were the devil, they were bullies, and they didn't know anything."
"People used what they called a telephone because they hated being close together and they were scared of being alone."
"Why is it you feel like a dope if you laugh alone, but that's usually how you end up crying?"
"The most boring scenes are the scenes where a character is alone."
"If anything I try to write something that would be more difficult to film. I tend to see film as competition and would like instead to do what books do best."
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