Choke Quotes.

1. "Picture anybody growing up so stupid he didn't know that hope is just another phase you'll grow out of."
- Chuck Palahniuk, Choke

2. "The girl's lover was gone, but his shadow was still there."
- Chuck Palahniuk, Choke

3. "Sobriety is okay enough," Denny says, "but someday, I'd like to live a life based on doing good stuff instead of just not doing bad stuff. You know?"
- Chuck Palahniuk, Choke

4. "I used rebellion as a way to hide out. We use criticism as a fake participation."
- Chuck Palahniuk, Choke

5. "The truth is, immigrants tend to be more American than people born here."
- Chuck Palahniuk, Choke

6. "That if you could acquire enough, accomplish enough, you’d never want to own or do another thing. That if you could eat or sleep enough, you’d never need more. That if enough people loved you, you’d stop needing love."
- Chuck Palahniuk, Choke

7. "We live and we die and anything else is just a delusion."
- Chuck Palahniuk, Choke

8. "Those who can forget the past are way ahead of the rest of us."
- Chuck Palahniuk, Choke

9. "For sure, they don't teach you this in history class, but in colonial times, the person who got left in the stocks overnight was nothing less than fair game for everybody to nail. Men or women, anybody bent over had no way of knowing who was doing the ram job, and this was the real reason you never wanted to end up here unless you had a family member or a friend who'd stand with you the whole time. To protect you. To watch your ass, for real."
- Chuck Palahniuk, Choke

10. "When you're an addict, you can go without feeling anything except drunk or stoned or hungry. Still, when you compare this to other feelings, to sadness, anger, fear, worry, despair, and depression, well, an addiction no longer looks so bad. It looks like a very viable option."
- Chuck Palahniuk, Choke

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