15 Total Quotes

Douglas Coupland Quotes

Everyone has a gripping stranger in their lives, Andy, a stranger who unwittingly possesses a bizarre hold over you. Maybe it's the kid in cut-offs who mows your lawn or the woman wearing white shoulders who stamps your book at the library - a stranger who, if you were to come home and find a message from them on your answering machine saying, "Drop everything. I love you. Come away with me now to Florida," you'd follow them.
Douglas Coupland
#I Love You

You fear that if you lower your guard for even one second your whole world will disintegrate into chaos
Douglas Coupland
#Chaos

You wait for fate to bring about the changes in life which you should be bringing about by yourself
Douglas Coupland
#Fate

Tell me you feel this fire
Douglas Coupland
#Fire

You pretend to be more eccentric than you actually are because you fear you are an interchangeable cog
Douglas Coupland
#Fear

Your ability to rationalize your own bad deeds makes you believe that the whole world is as amoral as you are
Douglas Coupland
#Ability

We went from being boring little Canada to a sexy country of sin overnight? We are not used to being trendy or hip.
Douglas Coupland
#Canada

Could the situation be that we no longer believe in that particular place? Or maybe we were all promised Heaven in our lifetimes, and what we ended up with can't help but suffer in comparison.
Douglas Coupland
#Heaven

We decided that the French could never write user-friendly software because they're so rude.
Douglas Coupland
#Canadian Writer

I think the killers get far too much attention.
Douglas Coupland
#Canadian Writer

High school is such a shared experience in North American culture.
Douglas Coupland
#Canadian Writer #Culture

You pretend to be more eccentric than you actually are because you fear you are an interchangeable cog.
Douglas Coupland
#Canadian Writer

You wait for fate to bring about the changes in life which you should be bringing about by yourself.
Douglas Coupland
#Canadian Writer

Your ability to rationalize your own bad deeds makes you believe that the whole world is as amoral as you are.
Douglas Coupland
#Canadian Writer