The best Douglas Adams quotes
In celebration of the 42nd anniversary of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy radio series, here's our pick of the best Douglas Adams quotes on life, the universe and everything . . .
‘I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.’
‘I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.’
‘I'd far rather be happy than right any day.’
‘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?’
‘I'd take the awe of understanding over the awe of ignorance any day.’
‘There is no point in driving yourself mad trying to stop yourself going mad. You might just as well give in and save your sanity for later.’
‘All opinions are not equal. Some are a very great deal more robust, sophisticated and well supported in logic and argument than others.’
'Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws.'
‘A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.’
'The Answer to the Great Question…Of Life, the Universe and Everything…Is…Forty-two.'