"There's much to be said for feeling numb. Time passes more quickly. You eat less, and because numbness encourages laziness, you do fewer things, good or bad, and the world's probably a better place for it."
"Let him who would enjoy a good future waste none of his present."Doug Coupland on Roger Babson
"The best thing about the future is that it comes one day at a time."Doug Coupland on Abraham Lincoln
"Lost time is never found again."Doug Coupland on Benjamin Franklin
"Patience and time do more than strength or passion."Doug Coupland on Jean de La Fontaine
"The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is."Doug Coupland on C. S. Lewis
"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."