Quotes by Douglas Adams

Douglas Noel Adams was an English author, scriptwriter, essayist, humorist, satirist and dramatist. Adams was author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, which originated in 1978 as a BBC radio comedy before developing into a "trilogy" of five books that sold more than 15 million copies in his lifetime and generated a television series, several stage plays, comics, a computer game, and in 2005 a feature film. Adams's contribution to UK radio is commemorated in The Radio Academy's Hall of Fame.

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

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Every country is like a particular type of person. America is like a belligerent, adolescent boy; Canada is like an intelligent, 35-year-old woman. Australia is like Jack Nicholson. It comes right up to you and laughs very hard in your face in a highly threatening and engaging manner.

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The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at and repair.

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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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Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.

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I love deadlines, I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.

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