Monday, April 4, 2011

Monday Morning Quotes: 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.”

“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.”


“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?”


“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.”

“We don't have to save the world. The world is big enough to look after itself. What we have to be concerned about is whether or not the world we live in will be capable of sustaining us in it.”

“We are not an endangered species ourselves yet, but this is not for lack of trying.”

"I refuse to answer that question on the grounds that I don't know the answer"

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

“Let us think the unthinkable, let us do the undoable, let us prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all.”

My personal favorite.

“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.”












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