I remember very little about writing the first series of ‘Hitchhiker’s.’ It’s almost as if someone else wrote it.
Hundreds of people who’ve never written before send in ‘Dr. Who’ scripts. They may have good ideas, but what they fail to realise is that writing for TV is incredibly complicated. They have no idea how difficult it is and what the financial commitment is.
After ten years of word processing, I can’t even do hand writing anymore.
The fact that we live at the bottom of a deep gravity well, on the surface of a gas covered planet going around a nuclear fireball 90 million miles away and think this to be normal is obviously some indication of how skewed our perspective tends to be. – Douglas Adams
If you try and take a cat apart to see how it works, the first thing you have on your hands is a non-working cat. – Douglas Adams
We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works. – Douglas Adams
A scientist must be absolutely like a child. If he sees a thing, he must say that he sees it, whether it was what he thought he was going to see or not. See first, think later, then test. But always see first. Otherwise you will only see what you were expecting. – Douglas Adams
As a child, I was an active Christian. I used to love the school choir and remember the carol service as always such an emotional thing. – Douglas Adams
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by. – Douglas Adams