“There is an art, or rather, a knack to flying. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.” – Life, the Universe and Everything We’ve learnt heaps from Dr Brazil about simulations.
“The reason why it was published in the form of a micro sub meson electronic component is that if it were printed in normal book form, an interstellar hitchhiker would require several inconveniently large buildings to carry it around in.”–
“Space, is big. Really big. You just won’t believe how vastly, hugely, mindbogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it’s a long way down the road to the chemist’s, but that’s just peanuts to space.” – A Hitchhiker’s