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10 Douglas Adams Quotes To Live By

Updated: Feb 19, 2021

Douglas Adams is a truly beloved figure not only amongst sci-fi fans, but bookworms in general. While much of his work, like the famous The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, might be considered humorous, they were also full of a wealth of wise words. Douglas Adams knew a thing or two about life, the universe and, well, everything, so to celebrate his birthday lets take a look at 10 Douglas Adams quotes we all need to live by:


“Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.”



“A life that is burdened with expectations is a heavy life. Its fruit is sorrow and disappointment.”



“Beethoven tells you what it's like to be Beethoven and Mozart tells you what it's like to be human. Bach tells you what it's like to be the universe.”



“There is a theory which states that if ever anyone discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable.”



“The quality of any advice anybody has to offer has to be judged against the quality of life they actually lead.”


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