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Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Fear generates big profits. Fear generates big profits. Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: They're fascinated, and fascinated people spend money. They're fascinated, and fascinated people spend money. Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Humanity's a nice place to visit, but you Humanity's a nice place to visit, but you wouldn't want to live there. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: He quite liked the English. They tended to He quite liked the English. They tended to say sorry a lot, which was quite understandable given their heritage and the crimes of their ancestors. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Nevertheless, the human brain, which survives by hoping Nevertheless, the human brain, which survives by hoping from one second to another, will always endeavor to put off the moment of truth. Moist — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: They were born into a world that was They were born into a world that was against them in a thousand little ways, and then devoted most of their energies to making it worse. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: In short, what people think they want is In short, what people think they want is news, but what they really crave is olds. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Did I do anything last night that suggested Did I do anything last night that suggested I was sane? — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: In the words of the philosopher Sceptum, the In the words of the philosopher Sceptum, the founder of my profession: am I going to get paid for this? — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Well, got any relish?" "No, ma'am." "Tomato ketchup?" Well, got any relish?" "No, ma'am." "Tomato ketchup?" "No, ma'am." "And they call this a gormay paradise, — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: WHAT THINGS SEEM MAY NOT BE WHAT THEY WHAT THINGS SEEM MAY NOT BE WHAT THEY ARE, — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: The trouble was that he was talking in The trouble was that he was talking in philosophy but they were listening in gibberish. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Romancin' is verra important, ye ken. Basically it's Romancin' is verra important, ye ken. Basically it's a way the boy can get close to the girl wi'oot her attackin' him and scratchin' his eyes oot. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Being a buisance is not something you should Being a buisance is not something you should die of. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Do my thoughts just dream of me? Do my thoughts just dream of me? — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: He felt eyes suddenly upon him because marital He felt eyes suddenly upon him because marital telepathy is a terrible thing — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Humans need fantasy to be human. Humans need fantasy to be human. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: And the woman in the vegetable shop, she And the woman in the vegetable shop, she oppresses me all the time. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: But magic has a habit of lying low, But magic has a habit of lying low, like a rake in the grass. Winter — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: There's some things we can't think because we There's some things we can't think because we don't know the words. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, and you don't find out til too late that he's been playing with two queens all along. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Vimes's lack of interest in other people's children Vimes's lack of interest in other people's children was limitless. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: swimming the Djel was as feasible as nailing swimming the Djel was as feasible as nailing fog to the wall. He — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Fire is easy to work with if you Fire is easy to work with if you keep your mind clear, but pain ... pain fights back. Pain is alive. Pain is the enemy. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Welcome to fear, said Moist to himself. It's Welcome to fear, said Moist to himself. It's hope, turned inside out. You know it can't go wrong, you're sure it can't go wrong ... But it might. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: A mirror can contain the reflection of the A mirror can contain the reflection of the whole universe, a whole skyful of stars in a piece of silvered glass no thicker than a breath. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Just because I'm employing an Igor and working Just because I'm employing an Igor and working in a cellar doesn't mean I'm some sort of madman, ha ha ha! — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Remember - that which does not kill us Remember - that which does not kill us can only make us stronger. And that which does kill us leaves us dead! — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: I have, before now, waited for a pen I have, before now, waited for a pen to perform a macro. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Neil Gaiman: Why are we talking about this good and Why are we talking about this good and evil? They're just names for sides. We know that. — Neil Gaiman
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: The four lesser apocalyptical horsemen of Panic, Bewilderment, The four lesser apocalyptical horsemen of Panic, Bewilderment, Ignorance, and Shouting took control of the room, — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: The gods," he said. "Imprisoned in a thought. The gods," he said. "Imprisoned in a thought. And perhaps they were never more than a dream. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Geography is just physics slowed down, with a Geography is just physics slowed down, with a couple of trees stuck in it. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: He preached as if he had a flaming He preached as if he had a flaming sword in his hand. Bats fell out of the rafters. The organ started up by itself. The water sloshed in the font. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: No one knows how to do officering, Fred. No one knows how to do officering, Fred. That's why they're officers. If they knew anything, they'd be sergeants. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: He was the sort of person who stood He was the sort of person who stood on mountaintops during thunderstorms in wet copper armor shouting All the Gods are bastards! — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: When people say things are a lot more When people say things are a lot more complicated than that, they means they're getting worried that they won't like the truth. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: The man gave Dodger a cursory glance that The man gave Dodger a cursory glance that had quite a lot of curse in it. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Nothing wrong with whips and needles, in moderation. Nothing wrong with whips and needles, in moderation. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: If he could get the idea of paper If he could get the idea of paper money past them then he was home and, if not dry, then at least merely Moist. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: How do you get shadows when there's no How do you get shadows when there's no sun in the sky? she thought, because it was better to think about things like this than all the other, much — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: The turtle moves. The turtle moves. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: And no cheating, Lady." he said."But who could And no cheating, Lady." he said.
"But who could cheat Fate?" she asked. He shrugged."No-one. Yet everyone tries. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: The trouble with having an open mind, of The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Ach, noo yer talkin' oour language," said Rob Ach, noo yer talkin' oour language," said Rob Anybody. "Not ... quite," said Tiffany. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: "Out of Print" is bookseller speak for "We "Out of Print" is bookseller speak for "We can't be hedgehogged". — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Bugrit! Millennium Hand and Shrimp Bugrit! Millennium Hand and Shrimp — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: When it's time to stop living, I will When it's time to stop living, I will certainly make Death my number one choice! — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Ninety percent of true love is acute, ear-burning Ninety percent of true love is acute, ear-burning embarrassment. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Well, he thought, so this is diplomacy. It's Well, he thought, so this is diplomacy. It's lying, only for a better class of people. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Where there's life, eh?"WHERE THERE'S LIFE EH WHAT?"There's Where there's life, eh?"

WHERE THERE'S LIFE EH WHAT?

"There's hope?"

IS THERE? — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: I don't really plan. I'm almost intuitive about I don't really plan. I'm almost intuitive about things. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Live in dreams for too long and ye Live in dreams for too long and ye go mad - ye can never wake up prop'ly, ye can never get the hang o' reality again. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Why did thee call that hell-goat Mephistopheles? asked Why did thee call that hell-goat Mephistopheles? asked McTavish one day. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Certainly I have no faith in Jehovah, although Certainly I have no faith in Jehovah, although I think it quite likely that Jesus Christ, as a preacher and a wise man, did indeed exist. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: For some reason, humans needed things that weren't For some reason, humans needed things that weren't true. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: A good motto in life, he'd reckoned, was: A good motto in life, he'd reckoned, was: don't eat anything that glows. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: - DON'T WORRY, IT WON'T BE FOREVER. - - DON'T WORRY, IT WON'T BE FOREVER. - Good. - IT MAY SEEM LIKE FOREVER. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: At least I know I'm bewildered about the At least I know I'm bewildered about the really fundamental and important facts of the universe. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Revenge is not redress. Revenge is a wheel, Revenge is not redress. Revenge is a wheel, and it turns backwards. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Andrews had probably been some innocent and hospitable Andrews had probably been some innocent and hospitable person of a psychic disposition who had simply been overwhelmed by the colonizing souls. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Who'd want a pony when you could have Who'd want a pony when you could have the whole universe? It was far more interesting and you didn't have to muck it out once a week. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Peace?' said Vetinari. 'Ah, yes, defined as period Peace?' said Vetinari. 'Ah, yes, defined as period of time to allow for preparation for the next war. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: The presence of those seeking the truth is The presence of those seeking the truth is infinitely to be preferred to the presence of those who think they've found it. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Esk felt that bravery was called for, but Esk felt that bravery was called for, but on a night like this bravery lasted only as long as a candle stayed alight. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: She'd read the dictionary all the way through. She'd read the dictionary all the way through. No one told her you weren't supposed to. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Its the same everywhere. If you want big Its the same everywhere. If you want big grief, look to the ladies. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Fate can be one mean god at times. Fate can be one mean god at times. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: You're wondering if I really would slit your You're wondering if I really would slit your throat. To tell the truth, I don't know either, but think of the fun we could have finding out. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Knowledge is dangerous, which is why governments often Knowledge is dangerous, which is why governments often clamp down on people who can think thoughts above a certain caliber. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Esk wouldn't have known what a collective noun Esk wouldn't have known what a collective noun was if it had spat in her eye, but she knew there was a herd of goats and a coven of witches. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: I used to think that I was stupid, I used to think that I was stupid, and then I met philosophers. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Oo, you are so sharp you'll cut yourself Oo, you are so sharp you'll cut yourself one of these days — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: It's still magic even if you know how It's still magic even if you know how it's done. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Your own brain ought to have the decency Your own brain ought to have the decency to be on your side! — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: I can teach you a lesson you won't I can teach you a lesson you won't forget in a hurry — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: There was always something that you had to There was always something that you had to do before you could do the thing you wanted to do and even then you might get it wrong. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: That doesn't sound very reliable to me," said That doesn't sound very reliable to me," said the druid nastily. "How can a book know what day it is? Paper can't count. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Lots of people in history have only done Lots of people in history have only done their jobs and look at the trouble they caused — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: The enemy isn't men, or women, it's bloody The enemy isn't men, or women, it's bloody stupid people and no one has the right to be stupid. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: My personal theory is that he has a My personal theory is that he has a very firm grasp upon reality, it's simply not a reality the rest of us have ever met before. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: How do they rise up? How do they rise up? — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: DO NOT PUT ALL YOUR TRUST IN ROOT DO NOT PUT ALL YOUR TRUST IN ROOT VEGETABLES. WHAT THINGS SEEM TO BE MAY NOT BE WHAT THEY ARE.
-Death — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Occasionally a few bubbles would eructate to the Occasionally a few bubbles would eructate to the surface like the ghosts of beans on bath night. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: . . . Mrs. Arcanum considered foreign parts . . . Mrs. Arcanum considered foreign parts only marginally less unspeakable than private parts. . . — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: There was always something that needed transferring from There was always something that needed transferring from A to B or, of course, to the bottom of the C.
Any — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: You'll learn there is another rule. Esme's obeyed You'll learn there is another rule. Esme's obeyed it all her life." "And what's that?" "When you break rules, break 'em good and hard," said — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: And, as always happens, and happens far too And, as always happens, and happens far too soon, the strange and wonderful becomes a memory and a memory becomes a dream. Tomorrow it's gone. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: You made a choice, you get what you You made a choice, you get what you choose. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: We all have our funny little ways. Except We all have our funny little ways. Except me, obviously. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: Tell someone you are going to rob them Tell someone you are going to rob them and all that will happen is that you'll get a reputation as a truthful man. — Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett Quotes By Terry Pratchett: hope like hell that man is an evil hope like hell that man is an evil man. Because the evil like power, power over people, and they want to see you in fear. — Terry Pratchett