"When did the future switch from being a promise to a threat?"
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."Chuck Palahniuk on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."Chuck Palahniuk on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."Chuck Palahniuk on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."Chuck Palahniuk on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."Chuck Palahniuk on William Shakespeare
"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."