Douglas Adams (1952 - 2001)
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English humorist & science fiction novelist; wrote novels "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" 1979, "The Restaurant at the End of the Universe" 1980, "Life, the Universe, and Everything" 1982 wich are all well worth reading!
here some quotes:
He hoped and prayed that there wasn't an afterlife. Then he realized there was a contradiction involved here and merely hoped that there wasn't an afterlife.
Humans are not proud of their ancestors, and rarely invite them round to dinner.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.
In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.
In those days spirits were brave, the stakes were high, men were real men, women were real women and small furry creatures from Alpha Centauri were real small furry creatures from Alpha Centauri.
It is a mistake to think you can solve any major problems just with potatoes.
It is no coincidence that in no known language does the phrase 'As pretty as an Airport' appear.
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.
The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don't.
taken from http://www.quotationspage.com