"If human beings had genuine courage, they'd wear their costumes every day of the year, not just on Halloween."
"Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition."Doug Coupland on Steve Jobs
"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, 'I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.'"Doug Coupland on Eleanor Roosevelt
"I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear."Doug Coupland on Nelson Mandela
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen."Doug Coupland on Winston Churchill
"There are no easy answers' but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right."Doug Coupland on Ronald Reagan
"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."