Douglas Adams

A writer, dramatist, and musician; author of “The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy”.

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9 quotations — all marked as Funny.

  1. A common mistake that people make, when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
  2. All this from a species which still gets excited about digital watches.
  3. Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
  4. For a moment, nothing happened.
    Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
  5. 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.
  6. Humans think they are smarter than dolphins because we build cars and buildings and start wars, etc., and all that dolphins do is swim in the water, eat fish, and play around.
    Dolphins believe that they are smarter for exactly the same reasons.
  7. I don't believe it.
    Prove it to me, and I still won't believe it.
  8. I love deadlines.
    I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
  9. Writing is easy.
    You only need to stare at a blank piece of paper until your forehead bleeds.