Mon. May 20th, 2019

Motivational Quotes by Douglas Adams

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Inspirational Douglas Adams Quotes

 

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

 

“Time is bunk.”-Douglas Adams

 

“After ten years of word processing, I can’t even do handwriting anymore.”-Douglas Adams

 

“Any man who can hitch the length and breadth of the galaxy, rough it, slum it, struggle against terrible odds, win through, and still knows where his towel is is clearly a man to be reckoned with.”-Douglas Adams

 

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

 

“As a child, I was an active Christian. I used to love the school choir and remember the carol service as always such an emotional thing.”-Douglas Adams

 

“Cyberspace is – or can be – a good, friendly and egalitarian place to meet.”-Douglas Adams

 

“Every country is like a particular type of person. America is like a belligerent, adolescent boy; Canada is like an intelligent, 35-year-old woman. Australia is like Jack Nicholson. It comes right up to you and laughs very hard in your face in a highly threatening and engaging manner.”-Douglas Adams

 

“Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.”-Douglas Adams

 

“For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.”-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

 

“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

 

“I briefly did therapy, but after a while, I realized it is just like a farmer complaining about the weather. You can’t fix the weather – you just have to get on with it.”-Douglas Adams

 

“I don’t believe it. Prove it to me and I still won’t believe it.”-Douglas Adams

 

“I don’t think anybody would argue now that the Internet isn’t becoming a major factor in our lives. However, it’s very new to us. Newsreaders still feel it is worth a special and rather worrying mention if, for instance, a crime was planned by people ‘over the Internet.”-Douglas Adams

 

“I find the difference, for me, between having no money and having quite a bit is that the bills get bigger. And that’s it. The lifestyle doesn’t change.”-Douglas Adams

 

“I find the whole business of religion profoundly interesting. But it does mystify me that otherwise intelligent people take it seriously.”-Douglas Adams

 

“I have rooms full of little dongly things and don’t want any more. Half the little dangly things I’ve got, I don’t even know what gizmo they’re for. More importantly, half the gizmos I’ve got, I don’t know where their little dongle thing is.”-Douglas Adams

 

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

 

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.”-Douglas Adams

 

“I remember very little about writing the first series of ‘Hitchhiker’s.’ It’s almost as if someone else wrote it.”-Douglas Adams

 

“I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.”-Douglas Adams

 

“I taught myself to play the guitar by listening to Paul Simon records, working it out note by note. He is an incredibly intelligent musician. He’s not someone who has a natural outpouring of melody like McCartney or Dylan, who are just terribly prolific with musical ideas.”-Douglas Adams

 

“I think fish is nice, but then I think that rain is wet, so who am I to judge?”-Douglas Adams

 

“I think that growing up in a crowded continent like Europe with an awful lot of competing claims, ideas… cultures… and systems of thought, we have, perforce, developed a more sophisticated notion of what the word ‘freedom’ means that I see much evidence of in America.”-Douglas Adams

 

“I think that the digital media are interesting enough in their own right to be worth originating something in.”-Douglas Adams

 

“I think the idea of art kills creativity.”-Douglas Adams

 

“I used to be a great fan of doing crosswords. When you’re fiddling around with anagrams, you get wonderful jumbles of syllables that become interesting.”-Douglas Adams

 

“I wanted to be a writer-performer like the Pythons. In fact, I wanted to be John Cleese, and it took me some time to realize that the job was, in fact, taken.”-Douglas Adams

 

“I was the only kid who anybody I knew has ever seen actually walk into a lamppost with his eyes wide open. Everybody assumed that there must be something going on inside because there sure as hell wasn’t anything going on on the outside!”-Douglas Adams

 

“I was the only kid who anybody I knew has ever seen actually walk into a lamppost with his eyes wide open. Everybody assumed that there must be something going on inside, because of there sure as hell wasn’t anything going on the outside!”-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

 

“If somebody thinks they’re a hedgehog, presumably you just give ’em a mirror and a few pictures of hedgehogs and tell them to sort it out for themselves.”-Douglas Adams

 

“If you try and take a cat apart to see how it works, the first thing you have on your hands is a nonworking cat.”-Douglas Adams

 

“I’m spending a year dead for tax reasons.”-Douglas Adams

 

“In order to fly, all one must do is simply miss the ground.”-Douglas Adams

 

“In the beginning, the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.”-Douglas Adams

 

“Isn’t it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?”-Douglas Adams

 

“It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.”-Douglas Adams

 

“It is a rare mind indeed that can render the hitherto non-existent blindingly obvious. The cry ‘I could have thought of that’ is a very popular and misleading one, for the fact is that they didn’t, and a very significant and revealing fact it is too.”-Douglas Adams

 

“It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it… anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.”-Douglas Adams

 

“I’ve been trying to… Having been an English literary graduate, I’ve been trying to avoid the idea of doing art ever since. I think the idea of art kills creativity.”-Douglas Adams

 

“Life is wasted on the living.”-Douglas Adams

 

“Most of the time spent wrestling with technologies that don’t quite work yet is just not worth the effort for end users, however much fun it is for nerds like us.”-Douglas Adams

 

“My absolute favorite piece of information is the fact that young sloths are so inept that they frequently grab their own arms and legs instead of tree limbs, and fall out of trees.”-Douglas Adams

 

“One of the most important things you learn from the Internet is that there is no ‘them’ out there. It’s just an awful lot of ‘us.”-Douglas Adams

 

“See first, think later, then test. But always see first. Otherwise, you will only see what you were expecting. Most scientists forget that.”-Douglas Adams

 

“Space is big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it’s a long way down the road to the drug store, but that’s just peanuts to space.”-Douglas Adams

 

“The difficulty with this conversation is that it’s very different from most of the ones I’ve had of late. Which, as I explained, have mostly been with trees.”-Douglas Adams

 

“The Guide is definitive. Reality is frequently inaccurate.”-Douglas Adams

 

“The impossible often has a kind of integrity which the merely improbable lacks.”-Douglas Adams

 

“The knack of flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.”-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 and repair.”-Douglas Adams

 

“The mere thought hadn’t even begun to speculate about the merest possibility of crossing my mind.”-Douglas Adams

 

“The usual method of finding a little dongle thing that actually matches a gizmo I want to use is to go and buy another one, at a price that can physically drive the air from your body.”-Douglas Adams

 

“There is a piece of me that likes to fondly imagine my maverick and rebellious nature. But, more accurately, I like to have a nice and cozy institution that I can rub up against a little bit.”-Douglas Adams

 

“There is a theory which states that if ever anyone 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.”-Douglas Adams

 

“There’s nothing worse than sitting down to write a novel and saying, ‘Well, okay, I’m going to do something of high artistic worth.”-Douglas Adams

 

“This must be Thursday. I never could get the hang of Thursdays.”-Douglas Adams

 

“Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.”-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

 

“We have normality. I repeat, we have normality. Anything you still can’t cope with is, therefore, your own problem.”-Douglas Adams

 

“We think that the world is a solid, vivid place, full of shape and colour and solid objects like this table and this microphone and so on, but we actually create that in our heads out of the bits of information that hit the back of our eyeballs or hit our eardrums or hit our tongues or whatever.”-Douglas Adams

 

“What the computer in virtual reality enables us to do is to recalibrate ourselves so that we can start seeing those pieces of information that are invisible to us but have become important for us to understand.”-Douglas Adams

 

“Working out the social politics of who you can trust and why is, quite literally, what a very large part of our brain has evolved to do.”-Douglas Adams

 

“Years and years ago, I did a game based on ‘Hitchhiker’s Guide’ with a company called Infocom, which was a great company. They were doing witty, intelligent, literate games based on a text.”-Douglas Adams

 

“You live and learn. At any rate, you live.”-Douglas Adams





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