"In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move." "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 [..] that this has already happened."
A modern genius of comedic and observational writing. His comments on the British and humans at large are among the best in my eyes. Few authors compare. Cons: Liking him outs you as nerd. Some people think this is a con.