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Chuck Palahniuk
(21 Feb 1962 - )

American novelist and journalist whose first book was the award-winning novel, Fight Club (1996), which was made into a movie. He has since written over 20 more books.

Science Quotes by Chuck Palahniuk (5 quotes)

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Chuck Palahniuk in 2011 (source)
Our Generation has had no Great war, no Great Depression. Our war is spiritual. Our depression is our lives.
— Chuck Palahniuk
Quoted in Kim Lim (ed.), 1,001 Pearls of Spiritual Wisdom: Words to Enrich, Inspire, and Guide Your Life (2014), 30
Science quotes on:  |  Depression (25)  |  Generation (243)  |  Great (1575)  |  Live (632)  |  Spiritual (92)  |  War (226)

Sometimes the very best way to deal with unpleasant things is to depict them in ways that allow people to laugh at them and destroy the power of unsayable things, rather than refusing to acknowledge them.
— Chuck Palahniuk
As quoted in Frank Johnson, Inside the Mind of Chuck Palahniuk (2014).
Science quotes on:  |  Coping (4)  |  Laugh (48)  |  Unpleasant (14)

The lower you fall, the higher you’ll fly.
— Chuck Palahniuk
In Fight Club: A Novel (1996, 1997), 141.
Science quotes on:  |  Fall (233)  |  Fly (148)  |  High (364)  |  Low (82)  |  Optimism (16)

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
In Lullaby: A Novel (2002), 115.
Science quotes on:  |  Biodiversity (13)  |  Coke (4)  |  Landscape (42)  |  Mistake (175)  |  Pepsi (2)  |  Stupid (37)  |  World (1784)

We [are] God’s forgotten Science Fair project, left to grow mold.
— Chuck Palahniuk
In Haunted: A Novel (2005), 331.
Science quotes on:  |  Forgotten (53)  |  Mold (34)  |  Science Fair (4)


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