When did the future switch from being a promise to a threat?
Quote by Chuck Palahniuk
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Game shows are designed to make us feel better about the random, useless facts that are all we have left of our education.
The most boring scenes are the scenes where a character is alone.
Minimalism seems closest to the sophisticated storytelling of movies. Movies have really educated contemporary audiences to be the most intelligent, sophisticated audiences in history. We don't any longer need to have the relationship between one scene and the next explained. We will figure it out ourselves.
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.
Maybe it's our sins that give God consolation when he finally has to give us cancer.
Did perpetual happiness in the Garden of Eden maybe get so boring that eating the apple was justified?
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.
All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring.
I have a lot of money.
Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home... it's your responsibility to love it, or change it.
To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him.
I totally disagree with the view that the Tibet struggle will die, and there will be no hope for Tibet, after the Dalai Lama passes away.
I will have to earn trust and respect from my kids.
The art of medicine consists in amusing the patient while nature cures the disease.
Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
Why do I talk about the benefits of failure? Simply because failure meant a stripping away of the inessential. I stopped pretending to myself that I was anything other than what I was, and began to direct all my energy into finishing the only work that mattered to me.
Question everything. Learn something. Answer nothing.
Capitalism has its weaknesses. But it is capitalism that ended the stranglehold of the hereditary aristocracies, raised the standard of living for most of the world and enabled the emancipation of women.
We are nearer loving those who hate us than those who love us more than we wish.
I am highly offended by the total lack of acknowledgement of my contribution to Laker success.