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Rant: An Oral Biography of Buster Casey

Chuck Palahniuk

Top 10 Best Quotes

“We'll never be as young as we are tonight.”

“In a world where billions believe their deity conceived a mortal child with a virgin human, it's stunning how little imagination most people display.”

“The future you have, tomorrow, won't be the same future you had, yesterday.”

“Life's greatest comfort is being able to look over your shoulder and see people worse off, waiting in line behind you.”

“What if reality is nothing but some disease?”

“Rant would tell people: 'You're a different human being to everybody you meet.”

“By the time you read this, you'll be older than you remember.”

“Music is crucial. Beyond no way can I overstress this fact. Let's say you're southbound on the interstate, cruising alone in the middle lane, listening to AM radio. Up alongside comes a tractor trailer of logs or concrete pipe, a tie-down strap breaks, and the load dumps on top of your little sheetmetal ride. Crushed under a world of concrete, you're sandwiched like so much meat salad between layers of steel and glass. In that last, fast flutter of your eyelids, you looking down that long tunnel toward the bright God Light and your dead grandma walking up to hug you--do you want to be hearing another radio commercial for a mega, clearance, closeout, blow-out liquidation car-stereo sale?”

“You grow up to become living proof of your parents' limitations. Their less-than masterpiece.”

“Some people are just born human, the rest of us, we take a lifetime to get there.”

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Book Keywords:

object, humor, reality, subject, death, truth, youth-age, music, age, future

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