Quotes by Canadian Author Doug Coupland


Depression is when you have lots of love, but no one's taking. Doug Coupland

Blame is just a lazy person's way of making sense of chaos. Doug Coupland

You can't get mad at weather because weather's not about you. Apply that lesson to most other aspects of life. Doug Coupland

Brain research tells us that only twenty percent of human beings have a sense of irony, which means that eighty percent of the world takes everything at face value. Doug Coupland

The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Doug Coupland

Flying dreams mean that you're doing the right thing with your life. Doug Coupland

Clowns drink to blot out the ravages of terrifying children for a living. Doug Coupland

Human beings are the only animal that thinks they change who they are simply by moving to a different place. Birds migrate, but it's not quite the same thing. Doug Coupland

You can't fake creativity, competence, or sexual arousal. Doug Coupland

Everybody has basically the same family, it's just reconfigured slightly differently from one to the next. Doug Coupland

Where does personality end and brain damage begin? Doug Coupland

Only losers make decisions when things are bad. The time to rejig your life is the time when it's seemingly smooth. Doug Coupland
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Big companies are like marching bands. Even if half the band is playing random notes, it still sounds kind of like music. The concealment of failure is built into them. Doug Coupland

Failure is authentic, and because it's authentic, it's real and genuine, and because of that, it's a pure state of being. Doug Coupland

In the future, torture will once again become the recreational sport of the rich. Doug Coupland

Before machines the only form of entertainment people really had was relationships. Doug Coupland

There's a lot to be said for having a small manageable dream. Doug Coupland

We're rapidly approaching a world comprised entirely of jail and shopping. Doug Coupland

You spend a much larger part of your life being old, not young. Doug Coupland

In our heads we're all about 33 years old. Doug Coupland


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