"Forget about being world famous, it's hard enough just getting the automatic doors at the supermarket to acknowledge our existence"
- Doug Coupland
About this Quote
This quote by Doug Coupland speaks with the idea that popularity and recognition are not the most essential things in life. Rather, it is the little minutes of recognition and acknowledgement that can make us feel seen and valued. The automatic doors at the grocery store represent the little moments of recognition that all of us long for. It is a tip that we must not pursue fame and acknowledgment, however rather focus on the little minutes of recognition that make us feel seen and appreciated. It is these minutes that can make us feel connected to the world around us and remind us that we are not alone.
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