Douglas Adams Quotes I Can Remember:
"The ships hung in the sky in exactly the way that bricks don't."
"Let us prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all."
"I love deadlines. I love the whooshing sound they make as they go by."
"For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a few seconds, nothing continued to happen."
"Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job."
everyone go read the Hitchhiker's Guide books, and Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
@jacethechicken i finally got around to watching some of the 80s bbc tv show of hitchhiker's guide, and it's basically the radio show with pictures, i love it
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“Tt comes from a very ancient democracy, you see ...”
“You mean, it comes from a world of lizards?”
“No,” said Ford, who by this time was a little more rational and coherent than he had been,
having finally had the coffee forced down him, “nothing so simple. Nothing anything like so
straightforward. On its world, the people are people. The leaders are lizards. The people hate the
lizards and the lizards role the people.”
“Odd,” said Arthur, “I thought you said it was a democracy.”
“T did,” said Ford. “It is.”
“So,” said Arthur, hoping he wasn't sounding ridiculously obtuse, “why don't people get rid of
“Tt honestly doesn't occur to them,” said Ford. “They've all got the vote, so they all pretty
much assume that the government they've voted in more or less approximates to the government
“You mean they actually vote for the lizards?”
“Oh yes,” said Ford with a shrug, “of course.”
“But,” said Arthur, going for the big one again, “why?”
“Because if they didn't vote for a lizard,” said Ford, “the wrong lizard might get in. Got any gin?”
“T said,” said Ford, with an increasing air of urgency creeping into his voice, “have you got any
“Tl look. Tell me about the lizards.”
Ford shrugged again.
“Some people say that the lizards are the best thing that ever happened to them,” he said.
“They're completely wrong of course, completely and utterly wrong, but someone's got to say it.”
@jacethechicken they hold up!
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