Douglas Coupland Quotes

Douglas Coupland Quotes: Give parents the tiniest of confidences and they'll use them as crowbars to jimmy you open and rearrange your life with no perspective.
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Douglas Coupland Quote: Strange how when you're young you have no memories...Then one day you wake up and BOOM, memories overpower all else in your life, forever making the present moment seem sad and unable to compete with a glorious past that now has a life of its own.
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Quotes about Douglas Coupland: I like doing radio because it's so intimate. The moment people hear your voice, you're inside there heads, not only that, you're in there laying eggs.
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Quote about Douglas Coupland: BRAZILIFICATION:The widening gulf between the rich and the poor and the accompanying disappearance of the middle classes.
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Douglas Coupland Sayings: And in his heart, I think, he's now learned what I came to believe, which is, as I've said all along, that the sun may burn brightly, and the faces of children may be plump and achingly sweet, but in the air we breathe, in the water we drink and in the food we share, there will always be darkness in this world.
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Douglas Coupland Saying: Nobody cares about worthiness. People care about what is real inside of you.
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Sayings about Douglas Coupland: I have trouble with seafood because it tastes like a dock.
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Saying about Douglas Coupland: Once he entered my life, I promptly forgot all my years of putting on a brave face while browsing at bookstores until closing time, and of having one, two, three beers while watching crime shows and CNN. I completely forgot the hateful sensation of loneliness, like thirst and hunger together pressing on my stomach.
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Douglas Coupland Quotes: When someone tells you they've just bought a house, they might as well tell you they no longer have a personality. You can immediately assume so many things: that they're locked into jobs they hate; that they're broke; that they spend every night watching videos; that they're fifteen pounds overweight; that they no longer listen to new ideas. It's profoundly depressing.
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Douglas Coupland Quote: Brain research tells us that only twenty percent of human beings have a sense of irony, which means that eighty percent of the world takes everything at face value.
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Quotes about Douglas Coupland: Our conversations are never easy, but as I-we-get older, we are finding that our conversations must bespoken. A need burns inside us to share with others what we are feeling Beyond a certain age, sincerity ceases to feel pornographic. It is as though the coolness that marked out youth is itself a type of retrovirus that can only leave you feeling empty. Full of holes.
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Quote about Douglas Coupland: Chronotropic Drugs:Drugs engineered to affect one's sense of time. Chronodecelocotropic drugs have no short term effect but over time give one the impression that time feels longer. Chronoaccelocotropic drugs have the opposite effect.
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Douglas Coupland Sayings: Everyone has a special place they store their tension (I'm on shiatsu duty), the same way everyone misspells the same words over and over. Karla stores her tension in her rhomboid muscles, and I remove it. This is making me feel good. That I can do this.
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Douglas Coupland Saying: A bland smile is like a green light at an intersection, it feels good when you get one, but you forget it the moment you're past it.
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Sayings about Douglas Coupland: And I think back over my own life and I realize that my own nature-the core me-essentially hasn't changed all these years. When I wake up in the morning, for those first few moments before I remember where I am or when I am, I still feel that same way I did when I woke up at the age of five.
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Saying about Douglas Coupland: Compromise is said to be the way of the world and yet I find myself feeling sick trying to accept what it has done to me.
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Douglas Coupland Quotes: MCJOB: A low-pay, low-prestige, low-dignity, no-future job in the service sector. Frequently considered a satisfying career choice for people who have never held one.
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Douglas Coupland Quote: Most of us have only two or three genuinely interesting moments in our lives; the rest is filler.
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