Friday, 2 June 2017

Humorous Quotes by Douglas Adams

Best known for his novel “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”; Douglas Adams was not just an author but also a scriptwriter, dramatist and satirist. He had authored some of the most interesting novels and the way he embelled satire and humour into his stories made them widely popular. Here is a list of some of the most humorous and funny quotes by Douglas Adams.

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

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

“A learning experience is one of those things that says, 'You know that thing you just did? Don't do that.”

"The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don’t."

“My doctor says that I have a malformed public-duty gland and a natural deficiency in moral fibre,” Ford muttered to himself, “and that I am therefore excused from saving Universes.”

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

“A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.”

"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."

“Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws.”

“Since we decided a few weeks ago to adopt the leaf as legal tender, we have, of course, all become immensely rich.”


The list of humorous quotes from Douglas Adam’s are in no way limited to the ones I mentioned above. These are just ten of my favourite funny quotes by Douglas Adam. To get a knack of his writing you need to read his books and I would strongly recommend to start with one of the greatest books you go to read “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy.”

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