"Forget about being world famous, it's hard enough just getting the automatic doors at the supermarket to acknowledge our existence."
"Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."Doug Coupland on Andy Warhol
"I have no use for people who throw their weight around as celebrities, or for those who fawn over you just because you are famous."Doug Coupland on Walt Disney
"What a heavy burden is a name that has become too famous."Doug Coupland on Voltaire
"We all want to be famous people, and the moment we want to be something we are no longer free."Doug Coupland on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"Famous, adj.: Conspicuously miserable."Doug Coupland on Ambrose Bierce
"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."