Why is it you feel like a dope if you laugh alone, but that's usually how you end up crying?
Quote by Chuck Palahniuk
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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?
All God does is watch us and kill us when we get boring. We must never, ever be boring.
Our Generation has had no Great war, no Great Depression. Our war is spiritual. Our depression is our lives.
The only way to find true happiness is to risk being completely cut open.
It's funny how you never think about the women you've had. It's always the ones who get away that you can't forget.
Only through destroying myself can I discover the greater power of my spirit.
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.
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.
Find joy in everything you choose to do. Every job, relationship, home... it's your responsibility to love it, or change it.
Probably the happiest period in life most frequently is in middle age, when the eager passions of youth are cooled, and the infirmities of age not yet begun as we see that the shadows, which are at morning and evening so large, almost entirely disappear at midday.
A lot of people have great hope, and a lot of people who have great hope live. And, some of them who have great hope die. So it's not that hope is going to save you.
Money, not morality, is the principle commerce of civilized nations.
It has never made any sense to argue that, unique among the people of the world, Arabs are more concerned on a day-to-day basis about the treatment of people they don't know than they are about how they're going to put food on their own tables, or whether their sons will ever find a job.
You know the good part about all those executions in Texas? Fewer Texans.
There are a lot of obstacles in the way of our understanding animal intelligence - not the least being that we can't even agree whether nonhuman species are conscious. We accept that chimps and dolphins experience awareness we like to think dogs and cats do. But what about mice and newts? What about a fly? Is anything going on there at all?
It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
Let there be work, bread, water and salt for all.
The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan you should wear it inside, where it functions best.