Doug Coupland famous quotes




There’s much to be said for feeling numb. Time passes more quickly. You eat less, and because numbness encourages laziness, you do fewer things, good or bad, and the world’s probably a better place for it.

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There’s nothing cure or funny or lovable about being cheap. It’s a total turn-off.

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Unhappiness is something we are never taught about we are taught to expect happiness, but never a Plan B to use to use when the happiness doesn’t arrive.

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We want our idols to be dead because it makes death a much less scary place.

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When future archaeologists dig up the remains of California, they’re going to find all of those gyms their scary-looking gym equipment, and they’re going to assume that we were a culture obsessed with torture.

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Workshops and seminars are basically financial speed dating for clueless people.

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You pretend to be more eccentric than you actually are because you fear you are an interchangeable cog.

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People will always choose more money over more sex.

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Sometimes failure isn’t an opportunity in disguise, it’s just you.

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Sometimes the best lighting of all is a power failure.

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