Quotes by Douglas Adams

A life that is burdened with expectations is a heavy life. Its fruit is sorrow and disappointment.
– Douglas Adams

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If we see you smoking we will assume you are on fire and take appropriate action.
– Douglas Adams

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First we thought the PC was a calculator. Then we found out how to turn numbers into letters with ASCII – and we thought it was a typewriter. Then we discovered graphics, and we thought it was a television. With the World Wide Web, we’ve realized it’s a brochure.
– Douglas Adams

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For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
– Douglas Adams

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

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We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works.
– Douglas Adams

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

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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

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There are some people you like immediately, some whom you think you might learn to like in the fullness of time, and some that you simply want to push away from you with a sharp stick.
— Douglas Adams

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If there’s anything more important than my ego around, I want it caught and shot now.
— Douglas Adams

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Don’t believe anything you read on the net. Except this. Well, including this, I suppose.
– Douglas Adams

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I’d take the awe of understanding over the awe of ignorance any day.
– Douglas Adams

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Technology is a word that describes something that doesn’t work yet.
– Douglas Adams

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A learning experience is one of those things that says, ‘You know that thing you just did? Don’t do that.
— Douglas Adams

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Time affords us the ability to blame past errors on others while whole heatedly pronouncing our futures successes.
— Douglas Adams

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Capital Letters Were Always The Best Way Of Dealing With Things You Didn’t Have A Good Answer To.
— Douglas Adams

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There is no point in using the word ‘impossible’ to describe something that has clearly happened.
— Douglas Adams

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I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.

– Douglas Adams

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You live and learn. At any rate, you live.
— Douglas Adams

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

– Douglas Adams

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