"If someone decides to be a musician now, it means because there is no hope of money at the end of it, it means they really want to be a musician. And if someone is writing now, there is no hope for money at the end of it."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Doug Coupland on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Doug Coupland on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Doug Coupland on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Doug Coupland on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Doug Coupland on Dalai Lama
"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."