Eric Stevens is a health and fitness coach, trainer and practitioner. Eric has broadened that body focused fitness with writing, presenting and acting in order to reach people, change lives, and create dialogue.
It's so hard to forget pain, but it's even harder to remember sweetness. We have no scar to show for happiness. We learn so little from peace.
Chuck Palahniuk Diary, If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character Would you slow down? Or speed up?
Cause it's always so much more fun to be with people than it ever was to be with a television. Chuck Palahniuk Quoted in San Francisco Bay Guardian, I'm breaking my attachment to physical power and possessions, because only through destroying myself can I discover the greater power of my spirit.
Chuck Palahniuk Fight Club, Gemstones are the hardest things on earth, but they still break. They can take constant stress and pressure, but a sudden, sharp impact can shatter them into dust. Chuck Palahniuk Lullaby, We're the middle children of history, man.
No purpose or place. We have no Great War. No Great Depression. Our Great War's a spiritual war Chuck Palahniuk Fight Club, People are all over the world telling their one dramatic story and how their life has turned into getting over this one event. Now their lives are more about the past than their future.
Chuck Palahniuk Invisible Monsters, Your handwriting. The way you walk. Which china pattern you choose. It's all giving you away.
Everything you do shows your hand. Everything is a self-portrait.
Everything is a diary. Chuck Palahniuk Diary, When nobody will look at you, you can stare a hole in them. Picking out all the little details you'd never stare long enough to get if she'd ever just return your gaze, this, this is your revenge.
What I need is to be indispensable to somebody. Who I need is somebody that will eat up all my free time, my ego, my attention. Somebody addicted to me.
A mutual addiction. Chuck Palahniuk Choke, There are worst things you can do to the people you love than kill them. No matter how much you think you love somebody, you'll step back when the pool of their blood edges up too close.
There would be some comfort in that. Chuck Palahniuk Survivor, When ancient Greeks had a thought, it occurred to them as a god or goddess giving an order.
Apollo was telling them to be brave. Athena was telling them to fall in love. Now people hear a commercial for sour cream potato chips and rush out to buy them, but now they call this free will.
Chuck Palahniuk Lullaby, The first step, especially for young people with energy and drive and talent, but not money - the first step to controlling your world is to control your culture. To model and demonstrate the kind of world you demand to live in.
He's a mild-mannered corporate drone whose complacently consumerist lifestyle is turned inside out when he encounters one Tyler Durden. The punkishly anarchic Durden Pitt is everything Jack would like to be but isn't, his own walking, talking id.
To write the books. Make the music. Shoot the films. Paint the art. Chuck Palahniuk Online Lecture,, There are worse things than finding your wife and child dead. You can watch the world do it. You can watch your wife get old and bored. You can watch your kids discover everything in the world you've tried to save them from.
Drugs, divorce, conformity, disease. All the nice clean books, music, television. Chuck Palahniuk Lullaby, You have a choice.
Live or die. Every breath is a choice. Every minute is a choice. Every time you don't throw yourself down the stairs, that's a choice.
Every time you don't crash your car, you re-enlist.