"A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools."
"Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works."Douglas Adams on Steve Jobs
"You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality."Douglas Adams on Walt Disney
"The artist in me cries out for design."Douglas Adams on Robert Frost
"A designer knows he has achieved perfection not when there is nothing left to add, but when there is nothing left to take away."Douglas Adams on Antoine de Saint-Exupery
"Sometimes I can't figure designers out. It's as if they flunked human anatomy."Douglas Adams on Erma Bombeck
"He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher... or, as his wife would have it, an idiot."
"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."
"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 love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by."
"Flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss."