"Depression is when you have lots of love, but no one's taking."
"Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage."Doug Coupland on Lao Tzu
"Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead."Doug Coupland on Oscar Wilde
"Friends can help each other. A true friend is someone who lets you have total freedom to be yourself - and especially to feel. Or, not feel. Whatever you happen to be feeling at the moment is fine with them. That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is."Doug Coupland on Jim Morrison
"Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye."Doug Coupland on H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
"Love is like a friendship caught on fire. In the beginning a flame, very pretty, often hot and fierce, but still only light and flickering. As love grows older, our hearts mature and our love becomes as coals, deep-burning and unquenchable."Doug Coupland on Bruce Lee
"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."