The most boring scenes are the scenes where a character is alone.
Quote by Chuck Palahniuk
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I really love idiot, enlightened characters - these characters who fail to engage with the drama of their immediate circumstances they fail to be reactive and enrolled by drama as it happens around them.
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.
Our Generation has had no Great war, no Great Depression. Our war is spiritual. Our depression is our lives.
Why is it you feel like a dope if you laugh alone, but that's usually how you end up crying?
Some of the best ideas I get seem to happen when I'm doing mindless manual labor or exercise. I'm not sure how that happens, but it leaves me free for remarkable ideas to occur.
I think, in a way, I invented the term 'fight club' and that these things have always existed, but they never really had a label. Nobody had a language to apply to them. I created that language in two words and I've been paid a great deal of money for inventing two words and labeling something that has always been around.
Only through destroying myself can I discover the greater power of my spirit.
Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home... it's your responsibility to love it, or change it.
Maybe humans are just the pet alligators that God flushed down the toilet.
I wanted to write about the moment when your addictions no longer hide the truth from you. When your whole life breaks down. That's the moment when you have to somehow choose what your life is going to be about.
It is one of the superstitions of the human mind to have imagined that virginity could be a virtue.
The ideal beauty is a fugitive which is never found.
All objects, all phases of culture are alive. They have voices. They speak of their history and interrelatedness. And they are all talking at once!
I have no consistency, except in politics and that probably arises from my indifference to the subject altogether.
Of all that is written, I love only what a person has written with his own blood.
I didn't have any success in show business until I was 30 to 31 years of age.
Loss is nothing else but change, and change is Nature's delight.
My business is not to remake myself, but to make the absolute best of what God made.
I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.
Not How Good You Talk Makes You Right, Think, Is It Reasonable To Talk Before You Talk.