"Did perpetual happiness in the Garden of Eden maybe get so boring that eating the apple was justified?"
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Chuck Palahniuk on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Chuck Palahniuk on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Chuck Palahniuk on Abraham Lincoln
"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."Chuck Palahniuk on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Chuck Palahniuk on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."