"I used to work in a funeral home to feel good about myself, just the fact that I was breathing."
"The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing."Chuck Palahniuk on Edmund Burke
"It is very important to generate a good attitude, a good heart, as much as possible. From this, happiness in both the short term and the long term for both yourself and others will come."Chuck Palahniuk on Dalai Lama
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed."Chuck Palahniuk on Albert Einstein
"Despite everything, I believe that people are really good at heart."Chuck Palahniuk on Anne Frank
"When I do good, I feel good. When I do bad, I feel bad. That's my religion."Chuck Palahniuk on Abraham Lincoln
"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."