It is no coincidence that in no known language does the phrase 'As pretty as an Airport' appear.
For instance, on the planet Earth, man had always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins because he had achieved so much the wheel, New York, wars and so on while all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time.
Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws.
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.
Isn't it enough to see that a garden is beautiful without having to believe that there are fairies at the bottom of it too?
Every time you wake up and ask yourself, What good things am I going to do today?, remember that when the sun goes down at sunset, it will take a part of your life with it.
There is a theory which states that if ever anybody discovers exactly what the Universe is for and why it is here, it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another theory which states that this has already happened.
Ah, this is obviously some strange usage of the word 'safe' that I wasn't previously aware of.
He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it.
In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.
The ships hung in the sky in much the same way that bricks don't.
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.
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.
Life is wasted on the living.
The idea that Bill Gates has appeared like a knight in shining armour to lead all customers out of a mire of technological chaos neatly ignores the fact that it was he, by peddling secondrate technology, who led them into it in the first place.
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
There is a theory which states that if ever for any reason anyone discovers what exactly the Universe is for and why it is here it will instantly disappear and be replaced by something even more bizarre and inexplicable. There is another that states that this has already happened.
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.
I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.
We demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!
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 or repair
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.
The impossible often has a kind of integrity which the merely improbable lacks.
It's no coincidence that in no known language does the phrase As pretty as an airport appear
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.