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Douglas Adams – 11 Quotes

 

11 Quotes by Douglas Adams

 

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

– Douglas Adams


He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher… or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.

– Douglas Adams


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


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


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

– Douglas Adams


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

– Douglas Adams


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

– Douglas Adams


Life is wasted on the living.

– Douglas Adams


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

– Douglas Adams


Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.

– Douglas Adams


Time is bunk.

– Douglas Adams