Douglas Adams Quotes

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

~ Douglas Adams

It is no coincidence that in no known language does the phrase 'As pretty as an Airport' appear.

~ 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

Ah, this is obviously some strange usage of the word 'safe' that I wasn't previously aware of.

~ Douglas Adams

Life is wasted on the living.

~ Douglas Adams

In those days spirits were brave, the stakes were high, men were real men, women were real women and small furry creatures from Alpha Centauri were real small furry creatures from Alpha Centauri.

~ Douglas Adams

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

~ Douglas Adams

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.

~ Douglas Adams

The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don't.

~ Douglas Adams

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

~ Douglas Adams

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