Douglas Adams

British science-fiction writer

Lived from: 1952-

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

Quotes: Douglas Adams

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    To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.
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    I love deadlines. I especially like the whooshing sound they make as they go flying by.
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    A common mistake people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
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    After ten years of word processing, I can't even do hand writing anymore.
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    Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
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    Beethoven tells you what it's like to be Beethoven and Mozart tells you what it's like to be human. Bach tells you what it's like to be the universe.
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    Don't believe anything you read on the net.
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    Don't you understand that we need to be childish in order to understand? Only a child sees things with perfect clarity, because it hasn't developed all those filters which prevent us from seeing things that we don't expect to see.
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    Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
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    God's Final Message to His Creation:
    'We apologize for the inconvenience.'
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    He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife.
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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.
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    Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
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    I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.

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    I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.
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