Doug Coupland

Doug Coupland

Douglas Coupland (born December 30, 1961) is a Canadian novelist and artist. His fiction is complemented by recognized works in design and visual art arising from his early formal training. Coupland is an Officer of the Order of Canada, and a member of the Order of British Columbia.

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Try not thinking of peeling an orange. Try not imagining the juice running down your fingers the soft inner part of the peel. The smell. Try and you can't. The brain doesn't process negatives.

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

On TV people look at your hair and then they look at your skin and then they look at your clothes and by the time they're listening to what you're saying you're off the screen.

We decided that the French could never write user-friendly software because they're so rude.

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

What exactly is it that humans do that is specifically human? There has to be something. How odd it is for billions of people to be alive yet not one of them is really quite sure of what makes people people.

You wait for fate to bring about the changes in life which you should be bringing about by yourself.

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

I've got 911 on speed dial.

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

Most people have no idea how to politely answer a phone. The English do and it's been their only major business advantage for the past two centuries.

Never loan a book to someone if you expect to get it back. Loaning books is the same as giving them away.

Men won't read any email from a woman that's over 200 words long.

If your life had lyrics would they be any good?

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.

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

Too much free time is certainly a monkey's paw in disguise. Most people can't handle a structureless life.

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