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About Douglas Adams
Douglas Adams was an English writer best known for the comedy science fiction series The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. It was originally a BBC radio comedy pitched by Adams that started in 1978 before he wrote the first of what would become a 5-installment book series (1979, 1980, 1982, 1984, and 1992).
Adams wrote the humorous detective novels Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (1987) and its sequel The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul (1988). He was also the co-presenter and co-writer of the BBC radio documentary series Last Chance to See and its accompanying book in 1990.
Adams was the first person to buy a Mac in Europe and has been loyal to the brand until his death. He was a spokesperson for Apple, among other notable celebrities like John Cleese.
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Famous quotes by Douglas Adams
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.Douglas Adams
Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.Douglas Adams
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.Douglas Adams
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.Douglas Adams
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.Douglas Adams
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.Douglas Adams
Life is wasted on the living.Douglas Adams
The knack of flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.Douglas Adams
Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.Douglas Adams
Time is bunk.Douglas Adams
To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.Douglas Adams
Douglas Adams' Popularity
Douglas Adams was a famous English writer, who was born on March 11, 1952. As a person born on this date, Douglas Adams is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (March 11) and the 1st most popular for the year (1952).
People born on March 11 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Douglas Adams is the 3rd most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Douglas Adams' birthday, Douglas Adams is the 4th most famous English and ranks 1st in famous people born in Cambridge, England, UK.
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