"I used to work in a funeral home to feel good about myself, just the fact that I was breathing."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Chuck Palahniuk on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Chuck Palahniuk on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Chuck Palahniuk on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Chuck Palahniuk on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Chuck Palahniuk on Robert Frost
"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."