Douglas coupland Quotes

"One of the cruelest things you can do to...

"One of the cruelest things you can do to another person is pretend you care about them more than you really do." —Douglas Coupland
📅︎ Aug 25
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“Remember: the time you feel lonely is ...

“Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life's cruelest irony.” - Douglas Coupland
📅︎ Jan 28
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“I am trying to feel more well adjusted t...

“I am trying to feel more well adjusted than I really am, which is, I guess, the human condition.” ― Douglas Coupland, Microserfs
📅︎ Sep 10
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"One of the cruelest things you can do to...

"One of the cruelest things you can do to another person is pretend you care about them more than you really do.” -Douglas Coupland
📅︎ Dec 09
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“TV and the Internet are good because t...

“TV and the Internet are good because they keep stupid people from spending too much time out in public.” ― Douglas Coupland
📅︎ Apr 01
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She thought about her life and how lost she’d felt for most of it. She thought about the way ...

She thought about her life and how lost she’d felt for most of it. She thought about the way that all truths she’d been taught to consider valuable invariably conflicted with the world as it was actually lived. How could a person be so utterly lost, yet remain living? ― Douglas Coupland
📅︎ Feb 09
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"Time ticks by; we grow older. Before we know it, too much time has passed and we’ve ...

"Time ticks by; we grow older. Before we know it, too much time has passed and we’ve missed the chance to have had other people hurt us. To a younger me this sounded like luck; to an older me this sounds like a quiet tragedy." - Douglas Coupland (Life After God)
📅︎ Sep 24
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"How can we be alive and not wonder about the stories we use to kn...

"How can we be alive and not wonder about the stories we use to knit together this place we call the world? Without stories, our universe is merely rocks and clouds and lava and blackness." Douglas Coupland
📅︎ Jan 26
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"Remember: the time you feel lonely is the t...

"Remember: the time you feel lonely is the time you most need to be by yourself. Life's cruelest irony.” - Douglas Coupland - Shampoo Planet
📅︎ Dec 05
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“Aliens didn’t come down to Earth and give us technology, we...

“Aliens didn’t come down to Earth and give us technology, we invented it ourselves. Therefore it can never be alienating; it can only be an expression of our humanity." - Douglas Coupland
📅︎ Jan 18
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“You know what the best thing is about...

“You know what the best thing is about the end of the day? Tomorrow, it starts all over again.” ― Douglas Coupland, JPod
📅︎ Sep 27
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I think all tech people...

I think all tech people are slightly autistic.—Douglas Coupland, "Microserfs"
📅︎ Jul 10
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