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Terry Pratchett
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[The pamphlet] was very patriotic. That is, it talked about killing foreigners.
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Terry Pratchett, Monstrous Regiment
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.
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Terry Pratchett, Moving Pictures
If you put butter and salt on it, it tastes like salty butter.
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Terry Pratchett, Moving Pictures (regarding popcorn)
Revolutions always come around again. That's why they're called revolutions.
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Terry Pratchett, Night Watch
Seeing, contrary to popular wisdom, isn't believing. It's where belief stops, because it isn't needed any more.
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Terry Pratchett, Pyramids
What our ancestors would really be thinking, if they were alive today, is: "Why is it so dark in here?"
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Terry Pratchett, Pyramids
Bishops move diagonally. That's why they often turn up where the kings don't expect them to be.
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Terry Pratchett, Small Gods
Gods don't like people not doing much work. People who aren't busy all the time might start to think.
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Terry Pratchett, Small Gods
He says gods like to see an atheist around. Gives them something to aim at.
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Terry Pratchett, Small Gods
No. Men should die for lies. But the truth is too precious to die for.
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Terry Pratchett, Small Gods
When the least they could do to you was everything, then the most they could do to you suddenly held no terror.
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Terry Pratchett, Small Gods
Words are the litmus paper of the minds. If you find yourself in the power of someone who will use the word "commence" in cold blood, go somewhere else very quickly. But if they say "Enter", don't stop to pack.
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Terry Pratchett, Small Gods
Famous I don't know about. It's hard to be famous and alive. I just want to play music every day and hear someone say, 'Thanks, that was great, here's some money, same time tomorrow, okay?'
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Terry Pratchett, Soul Music, page 151
"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."
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Terry Pratchett, Sourcery
Tourist, Rincewind decided, meant "idiot".
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Terry Pratchett, The Colour of Magic
A marriage is always made up of two people who are prepared to swear that only the other one snores.
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Terry Pratchett, The Fifth Elephant
Geography is just physics slowed down, with a couple of trees stuck in it.
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Terry Pratchett, The Last Continent
There are, it has been said, two types of people in the world. There are those who, when presented with a glass that is exactly half full, say: this glass is half full. And then there are those who say: this glass is half empty. The world belongs, however, to those who can look at the glass and say: What's up with this glass? Excuse me? Excuse me? This is my glass? I don't think so. My glass was full! And it was a bigger glass!
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Terry Pratchett, The Truth
The duke had a mind that ticked like a clock and, like a clock, it regularly went cuckoo.
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Terry Pratchett, Wyrd Sisters

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