Douglas Adams Quotes

Why should I know Douglas Adams?

English author known for the funny science fiction book The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.

Born March 11, 1952
Died May 11, 2001

Books by Douglas Adams


Best 7 Quotes by Douglas Adams

“Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.”

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“Anything that is in the world when you're born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works. Anything that's invented between when you're fifteen and thirty-five is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it. Anything invented after you're thirty-five is against the natural order of things.”

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“Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.”

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

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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.”

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“I’d far rather be happy than right any day.”

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“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.”

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