"Technology favors horrible people."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Doug Coupland on Albert Einstein
"The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation."Doug Coupland on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Doug Coupland on Arthur C. Clarke
"The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life."Doug Coupland on John F. Kennedy
"I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours."Doug Coupland on John F. Kennedy
"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."