"If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character, would you slow down? Or speed up?"
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."Chuck Palahniuk on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"To be idle is a short road to death and to be diligent is a way of life foolish people are idle, wise people are diligent."Chuck Palahniuk on Buddha
"The fear of death is the most unjustified of all fears, for there's no risk of accident for someone who's dead."Chuck Palahniuk on Albert Einstein
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."Chuck Palahniuk on Mark Twain
"Death is no more than passing from one room into another. But there's a difference for me, you know. Because in that other room I shall be able to see."Chuck Palahniuk on Helen Keller
"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."