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"Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws." Douglas Adams
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"Perhaps I'm old and tired, but I always think that the chances of finding out what really is going on are so absurdly remote that the only thing to do is to say hang the sense of it and just keep yourself occupied." Douglas Adams
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"No, that's just perfectly normal paranoia. Everyone in the Universe has that." Douglas Adams
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"Many men of course became extremely rich, but this was perfectly natural and nothing to be ashamed of because no one was really poor, at least no one worth speaking of." Douglas Adams
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"So long, and thanks for all the fish." Douglas Adams
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"I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by." Douglas Adams
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"This planet has -- or rather had -- a problem, which was this: most of the people living on it were unhappy for pretty much of the time. Many solutions were suggested for this problem, but most of these were largely concerned with the movements of small green pieces of paper, which is odd because on the whole it wasn't the small green pieces of paper that were unhappy." Douglas Adams
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"Now it is such a bizarrely improbable coincidence that anything so mind-bog-gglingly useful could have evolved purely by chance that some thinkers have chosen to see it as the final and clinching proof of the non-existence of God.The argument goes something like this: `I refuse to prove that I exist,' says God, `for proof denies faith, and without faith I am nothing.'`But,' says Man, `The Babel fish is a dead giveaway, isn't it? It could not have evolved by chance. It proves you exist, and so therefore, by your own arguments, you don't. QED.'`Oh dear,' says God, `I hadn't thought of that,' and promptly vanished in a puff of logic.`Oh, that was easy,' says Man, and for an encore goes on to prove that black is white and getshimself killed on the next zebra crossing." Douglas Adams
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"Ah, this is obviously some strange usage of the word 'safe' that I wasn't previously aware of" Douglas Adams
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"Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job." Douglas Adams
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"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
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"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 or repair" Douglas Adams
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"The idea that Bill Gates has appeared like a knight in shining armour to lead all customers out of a mire of technological chaos neatly ignores the fact that it was he who, by peddling second-rate technology, led them into it in the first place." Douglas Adams
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"I refuse to answer that question on the grounds that I don't know the answer" Douglas Adams
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"The last time anybody made a list of the top hundred character attributes of New Yorkers, common sense snuck in at number 79" Douglas Adams
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"Totally mad. Utter nonsense. But we'll do it because it's brilliant nonsense." Douglas Adams
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"Dave is one of my favorite sources of information and opinion on the Web. His opinions are passionately held, well-informed, intelligent, argumentative, and quite often wrong." Douglas Adams
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"Some say that the universe is made so that when we are about to understand it, it changes into something even more incomprehensible. And then there are those who say that this has already happened." Douglas Adams
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"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
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"The impossible often has a kind of integrity which the merely improbable lacks." Douglas Adams
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"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
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