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If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands.

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

It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it... anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.

Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.

I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.

The knack of flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.

I think fish is nice, but then I think that rain is wet, so who am I to judge?

Life is wasted on the living.

I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.

Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.

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?

He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.

In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.

It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.

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 drug store, but that's just peanuts to space.

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

Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.

In order to fly, all one must do is simply miss the ground.

The Guide is definitive. Reality is frequently inaccurate.

Time is bunk.