Quotes by Douglas Coupland (Author/Canadian).

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Never loan a book to someone if you expect to get it back. Loaning books is the same as giving them away.
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The person who needs the other person the least in a relationship is the stronger member.
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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.
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If you're not a tree hugger, then you're a what, a tree hater?
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In our heads we're all about 33 years old.
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Royalty is either going to do very well with cloning, or it's going to disappear completely.
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I'm pro-forwards. Do I want the Seventies to come back? No. The haircuts were terrible. Everyone stank. The food was awful.
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The neighborhood I grew up in had this fence that surrounds the watershed. And if you go on the other side of that fence, there's nothing until the North Pole and down to Siberia. It's the absolute cutoff point between man and nature.
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A vast percentage of the human race is literally not wired neurologically to get irony. Well more than half of humanity takes life at face value, which is to me terrifying.
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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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There used to be a tradition of the loveable rogue who would steal from the honour boxes in churches and buy a round of drinks with the money he snagged. And everyone would find him tremendously good company. But not any more.
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The thing with bookshelves, no matter how many you have, you always fill them.
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Ten commandments yet seven deadly sins: conflict?
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Workshops and seminars are basically financial speed dating for clueless people.
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The universe hands you opportunities for a while, and if you don't take them, the universe says to itself, 'Oh I see, this person doesn't like opportunities' and stops giving them to you.
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The future and eternity are two entirely different things.
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Where does personality end and brain damage begin?
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For many people, myself included, the end of the world is happening all the time! It is a form of criticality that paradoxically gives us hope for change and improvement.
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You spend a much larger part of your life being old, not young.
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Any passion to collect has some meaning behind it.
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I've got 911 on speed dial.
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Everyone wants to share what he or she has learned with someone who really cares.
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The harder you try to become the opposite of your parents, the more quickly you become them.
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When you crop the photo, you tell a lie.
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Fondue sets, martini shakers and juicing machines: three things the world could live completely without.
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