"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."
"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around."Doug Coupland on Leo Buscaglia
"Don't cry because it's over. Smile because it happened."Doug Coupland on Dr. Seuss
"Look back, and smile on perils past."Doug Coupland on Walter Scott
"A warm smile is the universal language of kindness."Doug Coupland on William Arthur Ward
"A smile is a curve that sets everything straight."Doug Coupland on Phyllis Diller
"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."