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“The simple truth is that interstellar distance will not fit the human imagination.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“I could have more fun in cat litter.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“Ако съществува нещо по-важно от моето его, искам веднага да се залови и разстреля.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“On Earth it is never possible to be farther than sixteen thousand miles from your birthplace,”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“Oh don't give me none more of that Old Janx Spirit/ No, don't you give me none more of that Old Janx Spirit/ For my head will fly, my tongue will lie, my eyes will fry and I may die/ Won't you pour me one more of that sinful Old Janx Spirit”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“The mice will see you now," he said.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“Arthur prodded the mattress nervously and then sat on it himself: in fact he had very little to be nervous about, because all mattresses grown in the swamps of Sqornshellous Zeta are very thoroughly killed and dried before being put to service. Very few have ever come to life again.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“The Encyclopedia Galactica defines a robot as a mechanical apparatus designed to do the work of a man. The marketing division of the Sirius Cybernetics Corporation defines a robot as “Your Plastic Pal Who’s Fun to Be With.” The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy defines the marketing division of the Sirius Cybernetics Corporation as “a bunch of mindless jerks who’ll be the first against the wall when the revolution comes,” with a footnote to the effect that the editors would welcome applications from anyone interested in taking over the post of robotics correspondent. Curiously enough, an edition of the Encyclopedia Galactica that had the good fortune to fall through a time warp from a thousand years in the future defined the marketing division of the Sirius Cybernetics Corporation as “a bunch of mindless jerks who were the first against the wall when the revolution came.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“One of the things Ford Prefect had always found hardest to understand about humans was their habit of continually stating and repeating the very very obvious, as in It's a nice day, or You are very tall or Oh dear you seem to have fallen down a thirty foot well, are you all right?”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“A loud clatter of gunk music flooded through the Heart of Gold cabin as Zaphod searched the sub-etha radio wave bands for news of himself. The machine was rather difficult to operate. For years radios had been operated by means of pressing buttons and turning dials; then as the technology became more sophisticated the controls were made touch-sensitive—you merely had to brush the panels with your fingers; now all you had to do was wave your hand in the general direction of the components and hope. It saved a lot of muscular expenditure, of course, but meant that you had to sit infuriatingly still if you wanted to keep listening to the same program.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“And I write novels!" chimed in the other cop. "Though I haven't had any of them published yet, so I better warn you, I'm in a meeeean mood!”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy also mentions alcohol. It says that the best drink in existence is the Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster. It says that the effect of drinking a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster is like having your brains smashed out by a slice of lemon wrapped round a large gold brick. The Guide also tells you on which planets the best Pan Galactic Gargle Blasters are mixed, how much you can expect to pay for one and what voluntary organizations exist to help you rehabilitate afterwards.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“Hey this is terrific!" Zaphod said. "Someone down there is trying to kill us!”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“A five-week sand blizzard?" said Deep Thought haughtily. "You ask this of me who have contemplated the very vectors of the atoms in the Big Bang itself? Molest me not with this pocket calculator stuff.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“The Book: Curiously the only thing that went through the mind of the bowl of petunias, as it fell, was, 'Oh no, not again.' Many people have speculated that if we knew exactly *why* the bowl of petunias had thought that we would know a lot more about the nature of the universe than we do now.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
tags: humor
“Rubbish, we don't want to be happy, we want to be famous!" (Lunkwill)”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“Тази планета има — или по-точно имаше един проблем: почти всички хора, живеещи на нея, през по-голямата част от живота си се чувстваха нещастни. Много бяха предложенията за решаването на този проблем, но повечето се отнасяха до движението на едни малки зелени късчета хартия. И това е много странно, защото, общо взето, тези малки зелени късчета хартия съвсем не бяха нещастни.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“At that moment the dull sound of a rumbling crash from outside filtered through the low murmur of the pub, through the sound of the jukebox, through the sound of the man next to Ford hiccuping over the whiskey Ford had eventually bought him.
Arthur choked on his beer, leaped to his feet.
"What's that?" he yelped.
"Don't worry," said Ford, "they haven't started yet."
"Thank God for that," said Arthur, and relaxed.
"It's probably just your house being knocked down," said Ford, downing his last pint.
"What?" shouted Arthur. Suddenly Ford's spell was broken. Arthur looked wildly around him and ran to the window.
"My God, they are! They're knocking my house down. What the hell am I doing in the pub, Ford?"
"It hardly makes any difference at this stage," said Ford, "let them have their fun.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“I've just had an unhappy love affair, so I don't see why anybody else should have a good time.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“Life... is like a grapefruit. It's orange and squishy, and has a few pips in it, and some folks have half a one for breakfast.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“Benim mutluluk kapasitemi bir kibrit kutusuna sığdırabilirsin. Hem de içindeki kibritleri bile çıkarmadan.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
tags: marvin
“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?”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“As soon as Mr. Prosser realized that he was substantially the loser after all, it was as if a weight lifted itself off his shoulders: this was more like the world as he knew it.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“As you will no doubt be aware, the plans for development of the outlying regions of the Galaxy require the building of a hyperspatial express route through your star system, and regrettably your planet is one of those scheduled for demolition. The process will take slightly less than two of your Earth minutes. Thank you.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“What’s up?” “I don’t know,” said Marvin, “I’ve never been there.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“He was experiencing the aural equivalent of looking at a picture of two black silhouetted faces and suddenly seeing it as a picture of a white candlestick. Or of looking at a lot of colored dots on a piece of paper which suddenly resolve themselves into the figure six and mean that your optician is going to charge you a lot of money for a new pair of glasses.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“Dikkatsizce söylenen sözlerin hayatlara mal olduğu hiç şüphesiz iyi bilinir, ama sorunun gerçek boyutu her zaman tam olarak anlaşılamaz.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“„Не достигнах докъдето исках, но пристигнах там, където имах нужда да бъда.”
Дъглас Адамс, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“And so the problem remained; lots of the people were mean, and most of them were miserable, even the ones with digital watches.”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
“Vell, Zaphod’s just zis guy, you know?”
Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy