Make Something Up: Stories You Can't Unread Quotes.

1. "It sounds trite, but only because words make everything true sound trite. Because words always screw up whatever you’re trying to say."
- Chuck Palahniuk, Make Something Up: Stories You Can't Unread

2. "Listening, it occurred to Randall that the love people feel for animals is the purest form of love. Loving an animal, a horse, cat, or dog, was always a romantic tragedy. It meant loving something that would die before you. Like that movie with Ali McGraw. There was no future, just the affection of the present moment. You didn't expect a big payoff, someday."
- Chuck Palahniuk, Make Something Up: Stories You Can't Unread

3. "And when they're old enough I'm going to tell my little girls that everybody looks a little crazy if you're looking close enough, and if, you can't look that close then you don't really love them. All the while life goes around. And if you keep waiting for somebody perfect you'll never find love, because it's how much you love them is what makes them perfect."
- Chuck Palahniuk, Make Something Up: Stories You Can't Unread

4. "By the time you turn thirty, your life is about escaping the person you've become in order to escape the person you've become in order to escape the person you started as."
- Chuck Palahniuk, Make Something Up: Stories You Can't Unread

5. "They'd told him he had talent. That word was heroin to the young. Talent"
- Chuck Palahniuk, Make Something Up: Stories You Can't Unread

6. "The ice-cold way death can hit you in the noontime of a sunny day just when you'd never expect."
- Chuck Palahniuk, Make Something Up: Stories You Can't Unread

7. "Aim low and you won't be disappointed."
- Chuck Palahniuk, Make Something Up: Stories You Can't Unread

8. "What I do know is I've got a brain filled with jokes I can't forget - like a tumor the size of a grapefruit inside of my skull. And I know that eventually even dog shit turns white and stops stinking, but I have this permanent head filled with crap I've been trained my whole life to think is funny."
- Chuck Palahniuk, Make Something Up: Stories You Can't Unread

9. "Watching hours of television seemed to help, but it took brainpower to be so dumb."
- Chuck Palahniuk, Make Something Up: Stories You Can't Unread

10. "In Miss Chen's English class, we learned, 'To be or not to be...' but there's a big gray area in between. Maybe in Shakespeare times people only had two options. Griffin Wilson, he knew that the SATs were just the gateway to a big lifetime of bullshit. To get married and college. To paying taxes and trying to raise a kid who's not a school shooter. And Griffin Wilson knew drugs are only a patch. After drugs, you're always going to need more drugs."
- Chuck Palahniuk, Make Something Up: Stories You Can't Unread

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