Thursday, May 31, 2007

From the Mouth of Douglas Adams

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

"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so."

"He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped there wasn't an afterlife."

"There is a theory which states that if ever anybody 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."

"I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by."

"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."

"He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it."

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

"Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws."

"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 or repair."

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


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