"Unhappiness is something we are never taught about we are taught to expect happiness, but never a Plan B to use to use when the happiness doesn't arrive."
"Happiness often sneaks in through a door you didn't know you left open."Doug Coupland on John Barrymore
"Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions."Doug Coupland on Dalai Lama
"Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be."Doug Coupland on Abraham Lincoln
"I am determined to be cheerful and happy in whatever situation I may find myself. For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition."Doug Coupland on Martha Washington
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony."Doug Coupland on Mahatma Gandhi
"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."