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She thought that trying to live life according to any plan you actually work out is like trying to buy ingredients for a recipe from the supermarket. You get one of those trolleys which simply will not go in the direction you push it and end up just having to buy completely different stuff. What do you do with it? What do you do with the recipe? She didn't know.

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  • Author Douglas Adams
  • Profession: Writer, Novelist, Screenriter and Playwright
  • Nationality: English
  • Born: 1952
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