Douglas Adams Quotes

- Notable Douglas Adams Quotes Index -

Born: March 11, 1952, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, UK
Birth Country: UK
Died: Santa Barbara, California, USA, May 11, 2001
Occupation: Author

1.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
- Douglas Adams

2.
Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
- Douglas Adams

3.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
- Douglas Adams

4.
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

5.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
- Douglas Adams

6.
If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands.
- Douglas Adams

7.
Life is wasted on the living.
- Douglas Adams

8.
The knack of flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
- Douglas Adams

9.
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
- Douglas Adams

10.
Time is bunk.
- Douglas Adams

11.
To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.
- Douglas Adams

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