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quote by Chuck Palahniuk: You are not special. You are not a beautiful or unique snowflake. You're the same decaying organic matter as everything else. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

You are not special. You are not a beautiful or unique snowflake. You're the same decaying organic matter as everything else.

--Chuck Palahniuk

Longer Version:

You are not special. You're not a beautiful and unique snowflake. You're the same decaying organic matter as everything else. We're all part of the same compost heap. We're all singing, all dancing crap of the world.


quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Stop trying to control everything and just let go! LET GO! with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Stop trying to control everything and just let go! LET GO!

--Chuck Palahniuk

quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Unless we have that moment of chaos, followed by the emotional release of realization, nothing will be remembered. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Unless we have that moment of chaos, followed by the emotional release of realization, nothing will be remembered.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: The voice says, maybe you don't go to hell for the things you do. Maybe you go to hell for the things you don't do. The things you don't finish. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

The voice says, maybe you don't go to hell for the things you do. Maybe you go to hell for the things you don't do. The things you don't finish.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: The damaged love the damaged. True fact. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

The damaged love the damaged. True fact.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: To hell with housework, our top priority has always been between our legs. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

To hell with housework, our top priority has always been between our legs.

--Chuck Palahniuk

quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Or maybe...just maybe this whole process is our training wheels towards something bigger. If we can reflect and know our lives, we might stay awake and shape our futures. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Or maybe...just maybe this whole process is our training wheels towards something bigger. If we can reflect and know our lives, we might stay awake and shape our futures.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: After a good-looking boy gives you rabies two, three times, you'll settle down and marry somebody less exciting for the rest of your life. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

After a good-looking boy gives you rabies two, three times, you'll settle down and marry somebody less exciting for the rest of your life.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: I am the all-singing, all-dancing crap of this world.... I am the toxic waste by-product of God's creation. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

I am the all-singing, all-dancing crap of this world.... I am the toxic waste by-product of God's creation.

--Chuck Palahniuk

quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Shotgunning anybody in this room would be the moral equivalent of killing a car, a Barbie doll, a vacuum cleaner. We're all such products. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Shotgunning anybody in this room would be the moral equivalent of killing a car, a Barbie doll, a vacuum cleaner. We're all such products.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Didn't I realize that each of us is a sacred, unique snowflake of special unique specialness? with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Didn't I realize that each of us is a sacred, unique snowflake of special unique specialness?

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: The lower you fall, the higher you'll fly. The farther you run, the more God wants you back. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

The lower you fall, the higher you'll fly. The farther you run, the more God wants you back.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Love is bullshit. Emotion is bullshit. I am a rock. A jerk. I'm an uncaring asshole and proud of it. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Love is bullshit. Emotion is bullshit. I am a rock. A jerk. I'm an uncaring asshole and proud of it.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: I'm always identifying some fallacy in my own life. I'm sort of making fun of myself by exploring and unpacking just why I'm sort of automatically thrown to be a certain way. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

I'm always identifying some fallacy in my own life. I'm sort of making fun of myself by exploring and unpacking just why I'm sort of automatically thrown to be a certain way.

--Chuck Palahniuk

quote by Chuck Palahniuk: A knife, it felt like a knife, and I'd discovered that despite everything that's happened, I still had an endless untapped potential for getting hurt. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

A knife, it felt like a knife, and I'd discovered that despite everything that's happened, I still had an endless untapped potential for getting hurt.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Not everything is about money. You didn't even say, hello. You are not your sad little wallet. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Not everything is about money. You didn't even say, hello. You are not your sad little wallet.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: It took my whole life to buy this stuff. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

It took my whole life to buy this stuff.

--Chuck Palahniuk

quote by Chuck Palahniuk: That's why I write, because life never works except in retrospect. You can't control life, at least you can control your version. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

That's why I write, because life never works except in retrospect. You can't control life, at least you can control your version.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: We've taken the world apart but we have no idea what to do with the pieces. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

We've taken the world apart but we have no idea what to do with the pieces.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: The girls you meet are never very far from their worst-case scenario. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

The girls you meet are never very far from their worst-case scenario.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Godless, 'we had no war.'
Until God set us to fight each other, for the rest of human history. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Godless, 'we had no war.'
Until God set us to fight each other, for the rest of human history.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: We're all of us haunted and haunting. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

We're all of us haunted and haunting.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Without just one nest
A bird can call the world home
Life is your career. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Without just one nest
A bird can call the world home
Life is your career.

--Chuck Palahniuk

quote by Chuck Palahniuk: When you think about it, Johnny Appleseed was a fucking ecological terrorist. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

When you think about it, Johnny Appleseed was a fucking ecological terrorist.

--Chuck Palahniuk

quote by Chuck Palahniuk: These days, most of the people you hear laughing are dead. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

These days, most of the people you hear laughing are dead.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Today is the sort of day where the sun only comes up to humiliate you. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Today is the sort of day where the sun only comes up to humiliate you.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: How I feel is cheap and used, dirty and humiliated. Dirty and tricked and thrown away. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

How I feel is cheap and used, dirty and humiliated. Dirty and tricked and thrown away.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: I say never be complete, I say stop being perfect, I say let... lets evolve, let the chips fall where they may. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

I say never be complete, I say stop being perfect, I say let... lets evolve, let the chips fall where they may.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: What I did was pour out about a gallon of Chanel Number Five and put a burning wedding invitation to it, and boom, I'm recycling. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

What I did was pour out about a gallon of Chanel Number Five and put a burning wedding invitation to it, and boom, I'm recycling.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: You grow up to become living proof of your parents' limitations. Their less-than masterpiece. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

You grow up to become living proof of your parents' limitations. Their less-than masterpiece.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: We have pain and hate and love and joy and war in the world because we want them. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

We have pain and hate and love and joy and war in the world because we want them.

--Chuck Palahniuk

quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Each wedding picture was less of a memento than a scar. Proof of some horror movie scenario Katherine Kenton has survived. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Each wedding picture was less of a memento than a scar. Proof of some horror movie scenario Katherine Kenton has survived.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: How is it that you keep mutating and can still be the same virus? with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

How is it that you keep mutating and can still be the same virus?

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: I wanted to destroy everything beautiful I'd never have. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

I wanted to destroy everything beautiful I'd never have.

--Chuck Palahniuk

Longer Version:

I wanted to destroy everything beautiful I'd never have. Burn the Amazon rain forests. Pump chlorofluorocarbons straight up to gobble the ozone. Open the dump valves on supertankers and uncap offshore oil wells. I wanted to kill all the fish I couldn't afford to eat, and smother the French beaches I'd never see. I wanted the whole world to hit bottom.


quote by Chuck Palahniuk: The only biodiversity we're going to have left is Coke versus Pepsi. We're landscaping the whole world one stupid mistake at a time. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

The only biodiversity we're going to have left is Coke versus Pepsi. We're landscaping the whole world one stupid mistake at a time.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: I disconnect the telephone to keep the outside world in it's correct place. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

I disconnect the telephone to keep the outside world in it's correct place.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Some mythological fat asswipe drives our national economy. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Some mythological fat asswipe drives our national economy.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: My books are always about someone obtaining a power to replace the previous sort of power that they held. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

My books are always about someone obtaining a power to replace the previous sort of power that they held.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: No, none of us seem so very real. We're only supporting characters in the lives of each other. Any real truth, any precious fact will always be lost in a mountain of shattered make-believe. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

No, none of us seem so very real. We're only supporting characters in the lives of each other. Any real truth, any precious fact will always be lost in a mountain of shattered make-believe.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: New carpet will exude poisonous formaldehyde for up to two years after it'd been laid. I know the feeling. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

New carpet will exude poisonous formaldehyde for up to two years after it'd been laid. I know the feeling.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: It's not living alone if you keep a rifle under the bed. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

It's not living alone if you keep a rifle under the bed.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Real smarts begin when you quit quoting other people. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Real smarts begin when you quit quoting other people.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: I write because it's a way of presenting something without having to be there. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

I write because it's a way of presenting something without having to be there.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Until you find something to fight for, you settle for something to fight against. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Until you find something to fight for, you settle for something to fight against.

--Chuck Palahniuk

quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Maybe self-improvement isn't the answer, maybe self-destruction is the answer. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Maybe self-improvement isn't the answer, maybe self-destruction is the answer.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Those who remember the past tend to get the story really screwed up. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Those who remember the past tend to get the story really screwed up.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Nothing is static. Even the Mona Lisa is falling apart. Since fight club, I can wiggle half the teeth in my jaw. Maybe self-improvement isn't the answer. Maybe self-destruction is the answer. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Nothing is static. Even the Mona Lisa is falling apart. Since fight club, I can wiggle half the teeth in my jaw. Maybe self-improvement isn't the answer. Maybe self-destruction is the answer.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Self improvement is masturbation. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Self improvement is masturbation.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: I don't want to die without a few scars. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

I don't want to die without a few scars.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: This wasn't any mere song and dance; here was a bold, blaring declaration howling itself into the empty face of death. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

This wasn't any mere song and dance; here was a bold, blaring declaration howling itself into the empty face of death.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: On the other side of the handrail, the hallway's gray marble floor looks as if we've climbed a stairway through the clouds. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

On the other side of the handrail, the hallway's gray marble floor looks as if we've climbed a stairway through the clouds.

--Chuck Palahniuk



quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Because tanning and steroids are only a problem if you plan to live a long time. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Because tanning and steroids are only a problem if you plan to live a long time.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Maybe people have to really suffer before they can risk doing what they love. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Maybe people have to really suffer before they can risk doing what they love.

--Chuck Palahniuk


quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Waiters will always pee in soup, people will always fall in love. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Waiters will always pee in soup, people will always fall in love.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: We'd turn our lives into a terrible adventure. A true-life horror story with a happy ending. A trial we'd survive to talk about. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

We'd turn our lives into a terrible adventure. A true-life horror story with a happy ending. A trial we'd survive to talk about.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Anybody's true nature is bullshit. There is no human soul. Emotion is bullshit. Love is bullshit. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Anybody's true nature is bullshit. There is no human soul. Emotion is bullshit. Love is bullshit.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Seek midday nourishment. Visit memorial acclaimed war hero Colonel Sanders. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Seek midday nourishment. Visit memorial acclaimed war hero Colonel Sanders.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: The avant-garde in every field consists of the lonely, the friendless, the uninvited. All progress is the product of the unpopular. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

The avant-garde in every field consists of the lonely, the friendless, the uninvited. All progress is the product of the unpopular.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: For the most part my friends can always be more entertaining than the tube ever can be. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

For the most part my friends can always be more entertaining than the tube ever can be.

--Chuck Palahniuk

quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Burn the Louvre, and wipe your ass with the Mona Lisa. This way at least, God would know our names. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Burn the Louvre, and wipe your ass with the Mona Lisa. This way at least, God would know our names.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: The girl is infectious human waste, and she's confused and afraid to commit to the wrong thing and so she won't commit to anything. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

The girl is infectious human waste, and she's confused and afraid to commit to the wrong thing and so she won't commit to anything.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: You young people, you who think you invented fun and drugs, fuck you. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

You young people, you who think you invented fun and drugs, fuck you.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Worker bees can leave. Even drones can fly away. The Queen is their slave. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Worker bees can leave. Even drones can fly away. The Queen is their slave.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: The truth is, immigrants tend to be more American than people born here. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

The truth is, immigrants tend to be more American than people born here.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: There is nothing special in the world. nothing magic. just physics. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

There is nothing special in the world. nothing magic. just physics.

--Chuck Palahniuk

quote by Chuck Palahniuk: In light this bright, after so long in the dark, everything we can see is only black and white. Only glaring shape-outlines we have to blink against. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

In light this bright, after so long in the dark, everything we can see is only black and white. Only glaring shape-outlines we have to blink against.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: The only difference between a suicide and a martyrdom really is the amount of press coverage. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

The only difference between a suicide and a martyrdom really is the amount of press coverage.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Sex pretty much cures everything. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Sex pretty much cures everything.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Fathers. Mothers. With all their caring and attention. They will f -- - you up, every time. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Fathers. Mothers. With all their caring and attention. They will f -- - you up, every time.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: First your parents, they give you your life, but then they try to give you their life. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

First your parents, they give you your life, but then they try to give you their life.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: On a night without moon or stars you can't see a thing, but you can imagine anything. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

On a night without moon or stars you can't see a thing, but you can imagine anything.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Nothing shows you the straight line from here to death like a list. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Nothing shows you the straight line from here to death like a list.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: The crap and the trash of the world. Post-consumer human butt wipe that no one would ever go to the trouble to recycle. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

The crap and the trash of the world. Post-consumer human butt wipe that no one would ever go to the trouble to recycle.

--Chuck Palahniuk

quote by Chuck Palahniuk: After fight club you're so relaxed, you just cannot care. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

After fight club you're so relaxed, you just cannot care.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: This isn't about love as in caring. This is about property as in ownership. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

This isn't about love as in caring. This is about property as in ownership.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Crying is right at hand in the smothering dark, closed inside someone else, when you see how everything you can ever accomplish will end up as trash. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Crying is right at hand in the smothering dark, closed inside someone else, when you see how everything you can ever accomplish will end up as trash.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: More and more, the hardest part of crying is when I can't stop. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

More and more, the hardest part of crying is when I can't stop.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: What if reality is nothing but some disease? with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

What if reality is nothing but some disease?

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: I hate how I don't feel real enough unless people are watching. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

I hate how I don't feel real enough unless people are watching.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: Only in death will we have our own names since only in death are we no longer part of the effort. In death we become heroes. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

Only in death will we have our own names since only in death are we no longer part of the effort. In death we become heroes.

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: You have to give up! you have to give up!
You have to realize that someday you will die,
Until you know that, you are useless! with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

You have to give up! you have to give up!
You have to realize that someday you will die,
Until you know that, you are useless!

--Chuck Palahniuk
quote by Chuck Palahniuk: The best way is not to fight it, just go. Don't be trying all the time to fix things. What you run from only stays with you longer. When you fight something, you only make it stronger. with background image: photo of author Chuck Palahniuk with quote

The best way is not to fight it, just go. Don't be trying all the time to fix things. What you run from only stays with you longer. When you fight something, you only make it stronger.

--Chuck Palahniuk

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