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Isn’t it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?
Douglas Adams
I'd take the awe of understanding over the awe of ignorance any day.
Douglas Adams (The Salmon of Doubt, 2002)
We are not an endangered species ourselves yet, but this is not for lack of trying.
Douglas Adams (Last Chance to See, 1991)
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
Douglas Adams (The Salmon of Doubt, 2002)
The best way to get a drink out of a Vogon is to stick your finger down his throat.
Douglas Adams (The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide, 2002)
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
Douglas Adams (The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide, 2002)
I am fascinated by religion. (That's a completely different thing from believing in it!)
Douglas Adams (The Salmon of Doubt, 2002)
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
Douglas Adams
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
Douglas Adams (The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide, 2002)
The Guide is definitive. Reality is frequently inaccurate.
Douglas Adams (The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, 1980)
For us, there is no longer a fundamental mystery about Life. It is all the process of extraordinary eruptions of information.
Douglas Adams
When you're a student or whatever, and you can't afford a car, or a plane fare, or even a train fare, all you can do is hope that someone will stop and pick you up.
Douglas Adams
In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move.
Douglas Adams (The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, 1980)
Paradoxes are just the scar tissue. Time and space heal themselves up around them and people simply remember a version of events which makes as much sense as they require it to make.
Douglas Adams (Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, 1987)
All opinions are not equal. Some are a very great deal more robust, sophisticated and well supported in logic and argument than others.
Douglas Adams (The Salmon of Doubt, 2002)
Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Douglas Adams (The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide, 2002)
If you try and take a cat apart to see how it works, the first thing you have on your hands is a non-working cat.
Douglas Adams (Quoted by Richard Dawkins)
A learning experience is one of those things that say, "You know that thing you just did? Don't do that.
Douglas Adams (Interview in The Daily Nexus, 2000)
The Answer to the Great Question Of Life, the Universe and Everything Is... Forty-two.
Douglas Adams (The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, 1979)
Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws.
Douglas Adams (Mostly Harmless, 1992)
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
Douglas Adams (The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul, 1988)
If life is going to exist in a Universe of this size, then the one thing it cannot afford to have is a sense of proportion…
Douglas Adams (The Restaurant at the End of the Universe, 1980)
The world is a thing of utter inordinate complexity and richness and strangeness that is absolutely awesome.
Douglas Adams (Quoted by Richard Dawkins)
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Douglas Adams
Life is a level of complexity that almost lies outside our vision; it is so far beyond anything we have any means of understanding.
Douglas Adams (Quoted by Richard Dawkins)
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 (The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide, 1996)
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.
Douglas Adams (Last Chance to See, 1991)
Let us think the unthinkable, let us do the undoable, let us prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all.
Douglas Adams (Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency, 1987)
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 (The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, 1979)
There are some oddities in the perspective with which we see the world. The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 million miles away and think this to be normal is obviously some indication of how skewed our perspective tends to be, but we have done various things over intellectual history to slowly correct some of our misapprehensions.
Douglas Adams (Speech in Cambridge UK, 1998)
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Douglas Adams Biography

Born: March 11, 1952
Died: May 11, 2001

Douglas Adams was an English writer and dramatist. He is undoubtedly most known for being the author of the highly successful science fiction book "The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy"

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