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

Royalty is either going to do very well with cloning or it's going to disappear completely.

A man in a bookstore buys a book on loneliness and every woman in the store hits on him. A woman buys a book on loneliness and the store clears out.

If you don't change then what's the point of anything happening to you?

High school is such a shared experience in North American culture.

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

If human beings had genuine courage they'd wear their costumes every day of the year not just on Halloween.

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.

People are pretty forgiving when it comes to other people's families. The only family that ever horrifies you is your own.

Your body isn't just a body. It's an ecosystem.

It's weird when people start sentences with 'frankly' - as if their other sentences don't count.

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

Feeling unique is no indication of uniqueness.

Cloning is great. If God made the original then making copies should be fine.

Being asked what animal you'd like to be is a trick question, you're already an animal.

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

Salad bars are like a restaurant's lungs. They soak up the impurities and bacteria in the environment leaving you with much cleaner air to enjoy.

I think that in the future clocks won't say three o'clock anymore. They'll just get right to the point and rename three o'clock 'Pepsi.'

Thinking you're immortal is weirdly similar to being immortal.

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

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