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  • #1
    Terry Pratchett
    “We've strayed into a zone with a high magical index,' he said. 'Don't ask me how. Once upon a time a really powerful magic field must have been generated here, and we're feeling the after-effects.'

    Precisely,' said a passing bush.”
    Terry Pratchett, The Color of Magic

  • #2
    Terry Pratchett
    “Grinning like a necrophiliac in a morgue.”
    Terry Pratchett, The Light Fantastic

  • #3
    Terry Pratchett
    “The Luggage said nothing, but louder this time.”
    Terry Pratchett, The Light Fantastic

  • #4
    Terry Pratchett
    “We're a dying race," said Kwartz sadly, as the party set off under the stars. "Young Jasper's the only pebble in our tribe. We suffer from philosophy, you know.”
    Terry Pratchett, The Light Fantastic

  • #5
    Terry Pratchett
    “I meant," said Ipslore bitterly, "what is there in this world that truly makes living worthwhile?"
    Death thought about it.
    CATS, he said eventually. CATS ARE NICE.”
    Terry Pratchett, Sourcery

  • #6
    Terry Pratchett
    “YOU'RE ONLY PUTTING OFF THE INEVITABLE, he said.
    That's what being alive is all about.”
    Terry Pratchett, Sourcery

  • #7
    Terry Pratchett
    “Despite rumor, Death isn't cruel--merely terribly, terribly good at his job.”
    Terry Pratchett, Sourcery

  • #8
    Terry Pratchett
    “I don’t know what to do,” he said. “No harm in that. I’ve never known what to do,” said Rincewind with hollow cheerfulness. “Been completely at a loss my whole life.” He hesitated. “I think it’s called being human, or something.”
    Terry Pratchett, Sourcery

  • #9
    Terry Pratchett
    “It would seem that you have no useful skill or talent whatsoever," he said. "Have you thought of going into teaching?”
    Terry Pratchett, Mort

  • #10
    Terry Pratchett
    “Things that try to look like things often do look more like things than things.”
    Terry Pratchett, Wyrd Sisters

  • #11
    Terry Pratchett
    “His age was indeterminate. But in cynicism and general world weariness, which is a sort of carbon dating of the personality, he was about seven thousand years old.”
    Terry Pratchett

  • #12
    Terry Pratchett
    “She couldn't do any worse, but then, he couldn't do better. So maybe it balanced out.”
    Terry Pratchett, Guards! Guards!

  • #13
    Terry Pratchett
    “Just erotic. Nothing kinky. It's the difference between using a feather and using a chicken.”
    Terry Pratchett, Eric

  • #14
    Terry Pratchett
    “The gods of the Disc have never bothered much about judging the souls of the dead, and so people only go to hell if that's where they believe, in their deepest heart, that they deserve to go. Which they won't do if they don't know about it. This explains why it is so important to shoot missionaries on sight.”
    Terry Pratchett, Eric

  • #15
    Terry Pratchett
    “Of course, it is very important to be sober when you take an exam. Many worthwhile careers in the street-cleansing, fruit-picking and subway-guitar-playing industries have been founded on a lack of understanding of this simple fact.”
    Terry Pratchett, Moving Pictures

  • #16
    Terry Pratchett
    “Everything looks interesting until you do it. Then you find it's just another job.”
    Terry Pratchett, Moving Pictures

  • #17
    Terry Pratchett
    “Nanny Ogg knew how to start spelling 'banana', but didn't know how you stopped.”
    Terry Pratchett, Witches Abroad

  • #18
    Terry Pratchett
    “Dwarfs were not a naturally religious species, but in a world where pit props could crack without warning and pockets of fire damp could suddenly explode they'd seen the need for gods as the sort of supernatural equivalent of a hard hat. Besides, when you hit your thumb with an eight-pound hammer it's nice to be able to blaspheme. It takes a very special and strong-minded kind of atheist to jump up and down with their hand clasped under their other armpit and shout, "Oh, random-fluctuations-in-the-space-time-continuum!" or "Aaargh, primitive-and-outmoded-concept on a crutch!”
    Terry Pratchett, Men at Arms

  • #19
    Terry Pratchett
    “Murder was in fact a fairly uncommon event in Ankh-Morpork, but there were a lot of suicides. Walking in the night-time alleyways of The Shades was suicide. Asking for a short in a dwarf bar was suicide. Saying 'Got rocks in your head?' to a troll was suicide. You could commit suicide very easily, if you weren't careful.”
    Terry Pratchett, Men at Arms

  • #20
    Terry Pratchett
    “If you had enough money, you could hardly commit crimes at all. You just perpetrated amusing little peccadilloes.”
    Terry Pratchett, Men at Arms

  • #21
    Terry Pratchett
    “In theory it was, around now, Literature. Susan hated Literature. She'd much prefer to read a good book.”
    Terry Pratchett, Soul Music

  • #22
    Terry Pratchett
    “-Oh yes? Can you identify yourself?
    -Certainly. I'd know me anywhere.”
    Terry Pratchett, Maskerade

  • #23
    Terry Pratchett
    “the IQ of a mob is the IQ of its most stupid member divided by the number of mobsters,”
    Terry Pratchett, Maskerade

  • #24
    Terry Pratchett
    “In the same way that the really rich can never be mad (they’re eccentric), so they can also never be rude (they’re outspoken and forthright).”
    Terry Pratchett, Maskerade

  • #25
    Terry Pratchett
    “Let me through. I'm a nosy person.' she said, employing both elbows. It worked, as this sort of approach generally does.”
    Terry Pratchett, Maskerade

  • #26
    Terry Pratchett
    “Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.”
    Terry Pratchett, Hogfather

  • #27
    Terry Pratchett
    “Getting an education was a bit like a communicable sexual disease. It made you unsuitable for a lot of jobs and then you had the urge to pass it on.”
    Terry Pratchett, Hogfather

  • #28
    Terry Pratchett
    “HUMAN BEINGS MAKE LIFE SO INTERESTING. DO YOU KNOW, THAT IN A UNIVERSE SO FULL OF WONDERS, THEY HAVE MANAGED TO INVENT BOREDOM. (Death)”
    Terry Pratchett, Hogfather

  • #29
    Terry Pratchett
    “Death was hereditary.
    You got it from your ancestors.”
    Terry Pratchett, Hogfather

  • #30
    Terry Pratchett
    “Give a man a fire and he's warm for a day, but set fire to him and he's warm for the rest of his life.”
    Terry Pratchett, Jingo



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