"Christmas makes everything twice as sad."
"Christmas is not a time nor a season, but a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas."Doug Coupland on Calvin Coolidge
"He who has not Christmas in his heart will never find it under a tree."Doug Coupland on Roy L. Smith
"The main reason Santa is so jolly is because he knows where all the bad girls live."Doug Coupland on George Carlin
"Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store."Doug Coupland on Dr. Seuss
"A good conscience is a continual Christmas."Doug Coupland on Benjamin Franklin
"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."