Quotes by Doug Coupland

Christmas makes everything twice as sad.

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.

Technology favors horrible people.

A bland smile is like a green light at an intersection, it feels good when you get one, but you forget it the moment you’re past it.

Forget sex or politics or religion, loneliness is the subject that clears out a room.

The person who needs the other person the least in a relationship is the stronger member.

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

Sometimes the best lighting of all is a power failure.

If cats were double the size they are now, they’d probably be illegal.

Nature is one great big wood-chipper. Sooner or later, everything shoots out the other end in a spray of blood, bones and hair.