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Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so.
Life is wasted on the living.
It is a rare mind indeed that can render the hitherto non-existent blindingly obvious. The cry 'I could have thought of that' is a very popular and misleading one, for the fact is that they didn't, and a very significant and revealing fact it is too.
There's nothing worse than sitting down to write a novel and saying, 'Well, okay, I'm going to do something of high artistic worth.'
We have normality. I repeat, we have normality. Anything you still can't cope with is therefore your own problem.
If somebody thinks they're a hedgehog, presumably you just give 'em a mirror and a few pictures of hedgehogs and tell them to sort it out for themselves.
I'm spending a year dead for tax reasons.
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.
You live and learn. At any rate, you live.
In order to fly, all one must do is simply miss the ground.
I think fish is nice, but then I think that rain is wet, so who am I to judge?
Time is bunk.
The Guide is definitive. Reality is frequently inaccurate.
The mere thought hadn't even begun to speculate about the merest possibility of crossing my mind.
After ten years of word processing, I can't even do hand writing anymore.
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.
Cyberspace is - or can be - a good, friendly and egalitarian place to meet.
I remember very little about writing the first series of 'Hitchhiker's.' It's almost as if someone else wrote it.
I think the idea of art kills creativity.
See first, think later, then test. But always see first. Otherwise, you will only see what you were expecting. Most scientists forget that.
Every country is like a particular type of person. America is like a belligerent, adolescent boy; Canada is like an intelligent, 35-year-old woman. Australia is like Jack Nicholson. It comes right up to you and laughs very hard in your face in a highly threatening and engaging manner.
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.
I find the difference, for me, between having no money and having quite a bit is that the bills get bigger. And that's it. The lifestyle doesn't change.
I have rooms full of little dongly things and don't want any more. Half the little dongly things I've got, I don't even know what gizmo they're for. More importantly, half the gizmos I've got, I don't know where their little dongly thing is.
I think that growing up in a crowded continent like Europe with an awful lot of competing claims, ideas... cultures... and systems of thought, we have, perforce, developed a more sophisticated notion of what the word 'freedom' means than I see much evidence of in America.
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