Douglas Adams Quotes

46 Douglas Adams quotes:

"He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it."
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"Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so."
"We demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!"
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"The mere thought hadn't even begun to speculate about the merest possibility of crossing my mind."
"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so."
"To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity."
"You live and learn. At any rate, you live."
"The knack of flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss."
"For a moment, nothing happened.Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen."
"The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at and repair."
"A computer terminal is not some clunky old television with a typewriter in front of it. It is an interface where the mind and body can connect with the universe and move bits of it about."
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"Some say that the universe is made so that when we are about to understand it, it changes into something even more incomprehensible. And then there are those who say that this has already happened."
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"A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools."
"In order to fly, all one must do is simply miss the ground."
"The difficulty with this conversation is that it's very different from most of the ones I've had of late. Which, as I explained, have mostly been with trees."
"Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job."
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"We have normality. I repeat, we have normality. Anything you still can't cope with is therefore your own problem."
"The Guide is definitive. Reality is frequently inaccurate."
"There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable.There is another theory which states that this has already happened."
"It's no coincidence that in no known language does the phrase "As pretty as an airport" appear"
Author: Adams Quotes Category: Language Quotes

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