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Last updated Jun 2021
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Dont Judge Me
The major difference between a thing that might go wrong and a thing that cannot possibly go wrong is that when a thing that cannot possibly go wrong goes wrong it usually turns out to be impossible to get at and repair.
The knack of flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
The impossible often has a kind of integrity which the merely improbable lacks.
The Guide is definitive. Reality is frequently inaccurate.
The difficulty with this conversation is that it's very different from most of the ones I've had of late. Which, as I explained, have mostly been with trees.
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.
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.
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.
In order to fly, all one must do is simply miss the ground.
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.
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'm spending a year dead for tax reasons.
I think fish is nice, but then I think that rain is wet, so who am I to judge?
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
I don't believe it. Prove it to me and I still won't believe it.
He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.
For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.
Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
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