Do not panic. . . But Hitchhiker Guide to the Galaxy Has turned 42 this year. Forty two. You know what that means, right? Actually, it can mean many things in many different planets, castes and realities. But on a basic level, it means we are getting old, dear friends. Douglas Adams’ literary work is officially middle-aged.
Di, we’re only talking about the first novel in a five-book trilogy (fans of the series understand). So just Hitchhiker Guide to the Galaxy He is 42 years old, no Restaurants at the end of the universe, or Life, the Universe, and Everything, or So long and thanks for all the fish, or mostly harmless. And no, we do not accept the existence of And other things. . . around here.
Anyway, forty two. Magic number. answer. If you know, you know. And if you don’t know, then you should read books, because they are fun and amazing. Let’s celebrate this special birthday by pulling out some of our favorites Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy mention. Quotes!
“The universe was created initially. It has annoyed many people and is widely considered a bad move.”
You can argue Hitchhiker Guide to the Galaxy There is an alternative Bible. Or a fast spinoff, maybe.
“Nothing travels faster than the speed of light, with the possible exception of bad news, which follows its own special laws.”
It was written before something happened on social media, by the way.
“It is a mistake to think that you can solve any major problem with just potatoes.”
True words were never spoken (or written).
up up and Away!
“There is an art, it says, or rather, the habit of flying. It is mastered to learn to throw oneself on the ground and miss.”
We have been practicing for decades and still got nowhere with it.
“The damage involved in pulling a lot of black sticky mud from the ground, where it was safely hidden from the path of damage, turning it into tar to cover the ground, smoke to fill the air and pour the rest into the ocean, All seemed more important than the benefits of being able to get from one place to another more quickly. “
Douglas Adams was a considerable environmentalist.
The smartest mammal
“The last time the dolphin message was misinterpreted as a surprisingly sophisticated attempt to do a double-backward-somersault playing the ‘Star Spangled Banner’ whistle, but in reality the message was this: so tall and of all the fish Thank you. “
2005 film adaptation Hitchhiker Guide to the Galaxy Far from perfect, but it opens with a delightful musical number depicting the dolphins’ departure from the earth. Worth checking it out just for this! (Okay, and the perfect casting of Martin Freeman as Arthur Dent.)
“There is a theory that states that if ever one finds out what the universe is and why it is here, it will immediately disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory that states Is that it has already happened.
Anyone who lived until 2020 and is currently living until 2021 can probably relate.
no offense meant
“One common mistake that people make when trying to make a complete proof is to underestimate the simplicity of complete fools.”
It is an oxymoron but it is still true!
“Not unnaturally, many elevators affected by intelligence and foreknowledge have been deeply disappointed by the mindless occupation of going up and down, up and down, as a kind of existential protest, experimented briefly with the notion of going sideways , Demanded participation in the decision-making process and finally started sitting in the basement, sobbing. “
This is why we have to tread carefully when it comes to artificial intelligence.
“There is a moment every morning when the light floats, there is a possibility of magic. The world holds its breath.”
Douglas Adams was a really funny writer, but Hitchhiker Guide to the Galaxy The series is also Filled with beautiful twists of phrase among all the comedic stuff going on.
What are your favorites Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy mention. Quotation? Tell us in the comments!