"Canadians can easily 'pass for American' as long as we don't accidentally use metric measurements or apologize when hit by a car."
"If GM had kept up with technology like the computer industry has, we would all be driving $25 cars that got 1,000 MPG."Doug Coupland on Bill Gates
"There was a time in my life when I thought I had everything - millions of dollars, mansions, cars, nice clothes, beautiful women, and every other materialistic thing you can imagine. Now I struggle for peace."Doug Coupland on Richard Pryor
"Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments."Doug Coupland on Erma Bombeck
"I hooked up my accelerator pedal in my car to my brake lights. I hit the gas, people behind me stop, and I'm gone."Doug Coupland on Steven Wright
"I replaced the headlights in my car with strobe lights, so it looks like I'm the only one moving."Doug Coupland on Steven Wright
"Everybody past a certain age, regardless of how they look on the outside, pretty much constantly dreams of being able to escape from their lives."
"The time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself."
"The capacity for not feeling lonely can carry a very real price, that of feeling nothing at all."
"Sometimes the best lighting of all is a power failure."
"Handmade presents are scary because they reveal that you have too much free time."
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