It's easy to attack and destroy an act of creation. It's a lot more difficult to perform one.
. Response by Palahniuk to Laura Miller's review. (2003-08-26)
I haven't had a TV in 10 years, and I really don't miss it. 'Cause it's always so much more fun to be with people than it ever was to be with a television.Chuck PalahniukChuck Palahniuk, San Francisco Bay Guardian, October 30, 2002
I think they've always gone on. I've gotten some irate letters from oldsters saying "We did this in the 1930s. You didn't invent anything." And I'm like, "Gramps, you should have put a name on it and sold it, because that’s all I did."Chuck PalahniukOn the creation of Fight Club
I haven't had a TV in 10 years, and I really don't miss it. 'Cause it's always so much more fun to be with people than it ever was to be with a television.Chuck PalahniukInterview with the San Francisco Bay Guardian (2002-10-30)
If you haven’t already noticed, all my books are about a lonely person looking for some way to connect with other people.In a way, that is the opposite of the American Dream: to get so rich you can rise above the rabble, all those people on the freeway or, worse, the bus.Chuck PalahniukStranger Than Fiction: True Stories (2004)
Everything is funnier in retrospect, funnier and prettier and cooler. You can laugh at anything from far enough away.Chuck PalahniukStranger Than Fiction: True Stories (2004)
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