Douglas Adams Quote by underground

Douglas Adams, the author of Hitchhikers guide to the Galaxy, was a self proclaimed ‘radical atheist’ and a passionate environmentalist. He was also a friend of biologist Richard Dawkins. Dawkins’ God delusion was dedicated to Adams, who passed away in 2002. This great quote is from the beginning of Dawkins brilliant polemic.

“Isn’t it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?”

An eloquent rejection of those who seek to insert mysticism into the world.

Here’s another one that makes little sense!

“I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.”

And here’s a great observation from Hitchhikers:

“Space is big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemists, but that’s just peanuts to space.”

Can’t disagree with that!


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