Douglas Adams Top 10 Quotes

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)
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)
I am fascinated by religion. (That's a completely different thing from believing in it!)
Douglas Adams (The Salmon of Doubt, 2002)
I'd take the awe of understanding over the awe of ignorance any day.
Douglas Adams (The Salmon of Doubt, 2002)
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)
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)
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 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)
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)
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
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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"

Notable Works

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (1979)
The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (1980)
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (1987)
The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul (1988)
Last Chance to See
Mostly Harmless (1992)
The Salmon of Doubt

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