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Douglas Adams

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Don't Panic.

— Douglas Adams


The Answer to the Great Question... Of Life, the Universe and Everything... Is... Forty-two,' said Deep Thought, with infinite majesty and calm.

— Douglas Adams


Why should I want to make anything up? Life's bad enough as it is without wanting to invent any more of it.

— Douglas Adams


The Guide says there is an art to flying", said Ford, "or rather a knack. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.

— Douglas Adams

#flying #hg #art

God's Final Message to His Creation: 'We apologize for the inconvenience.

— Douglas Adams

#h #creation

Life... is like a grapefruit. Well, it's sort of orangey-yellow and dimpled on the outside, wet and squidgy in the middle. It's got pips inside, too. Oh, and some people have half a one for breakfast.

— Douglas Adams

#h #humor

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

— Douglas Adams

#navigation #life

I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.

— Douglas Adams

#humor #humour #work #writing #humor

Zaphod felt he was teetering on the edge of madness and wondered if he shouldn't just jump over and have done with it.

— Douglas Adams


The story so far: 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

#scifi #humor

About Douglas Adams

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The next year the radio series became the basis for a BBC television mini-series broadcast in six parts. When he died in 2001 in California he had been trying again to get the movie project started with Disney which had bought the rights in 1998. The screenplay finally got a posthumous re-write by Karey Kirkpatrick and the resulting movie was released in 2005.

". Adams also wrote Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (1987) and The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul (1988) and co-wrote The Meaning of Liff (1983) Last Chance to See (1990) and three stories for the television series Doctor Who. He was a staunch atheist famously imagining a sentient puddle who wakes up one morning and thinks "This is an interesting world I find myself in—an interesting hole I find myself in—fits me rather neatly doesn't it? In fact it fits me staggeringly well must have been made to have me in it!" to demonstrate his view that the fine-tuned Universe argument for God was a fallacy.

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