"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."
"Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter."Doug Coupland on Mark Twain
"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young."Doug Coupland on Henry Ford
"Wrinkles should merely indicate where smiles have been."Doug Coupland on Mark Twain
"True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country."Doug Coupland on Kurt Vonnegut
"A diplomat is a man who always remembers a woman's birthday but never remembers her age."Doug Coupland on Robert Frost
"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."
"Most people have no idea how to politely answer a phone. The English do, and it's been their only major business advantage for the past two centuries."