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Douglas Adams Quotes

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

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Perhaps I’m old and tired, but I always think that the chances of finding out what really is going on are so absurdly remote that the only thing to do is to say hang the sense of it and just keep yourself occupied.― Douglas Adams

 

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It is known that there are an infinte number of worlds, simply because there is an infinite amount of space for them to be in. However, not every one of them is inhabited. Any finite number divided by infinity is as near nothing as makes no odds, so the average population of all the planets in the Universe can be said to be zero. From this it follows that the population of the whole Universe is also zero, and that any people you may meet from time to time are merely products of a deranged imagination.― Douglas Adams

 

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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.― Douglas Adams

 

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He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher… or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.

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Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.― Douglas Adams

 

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

― Douglas Adams

 

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In those days spirits were brave, the stakes were high, men were real men, women were real women and small furry creatures from Alpha Centauri were real small furry creatures from Alpha Centauri.― Douglas Adams

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It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.― Douglas Adams

 

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It is no coincidence that in no known language does the phrase ‘As pretty as an Airport’ appear.

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Life… is like a grapefruit. It’s orange and squishy, and has a few pips in it, and some folks have half a one for breakfast.― Douglas Adams

 

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I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.― Douglas Adams

 

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For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.

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

The story so far: In the beginning, the universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.

To summarize: it is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it. To summarize the summary: anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job. To summarize the summary of the summary: people are a problem.

He attacked everything in life with a mix of extraordinary genius and naive incompetence, and it was often difficult to tell which was which.

You live and learn. At any rate, you live.

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.

See first, think later, then test. But always see first. Otherwise you will only see what you were expecting. Most scientists forget that.

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Fake time to breathe.Space is big.You just won’t believe how vastly hugely mindbogglingly big it is. I mean you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist’s, but that’s just peanuts to space.

― Douglas Adams

 

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