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quote by Terry Pratchett: Why not? If enough people believe, you can be god of anything. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Why not? If enough people believe, you can be god of anything.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Out of Print is bookseller speak for We can't be hedgehogged. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Out of Print is bookseller speak for We can't be hedgehogged.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Every procedure for getting a cat to take a pill works fine -- once. Like the Borg, they learn. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Every procedure for getting a cat to take a pill works fine -- once. Like the Borg, they learn.

--Terry Pratchett

quote by Terry Pratchett: Granny Weatherwax, who had walked nightly without fear in the bandit-haunted forests of the mountains all her life in the certain knowledge that the darkness held nothing more terrible than she was. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Granny Weatherwax, who had walked nightly without fear in the bandit-haunted forests of the mountains all her life in the certain knowledge that the darkness held nothing more terrible than she was.

--Terry Pratchett

quote by Terry Pratchett: Strength enough to build a home, Time enough to hold a child, Love enough to break a heart. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Strength enough to build a home, Time enough to hold a child, Love enough to break a heart.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: A hardback's harder at Christmas time because that's a good hardback buying time. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

A hardback's harder at Christmas time because that's a good hardback buying time.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Shoes, men, coffins; never accept the first one you see. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Shoes, men, coffins; never accept the first one you see.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Soon to come in licorice, orange, cinnamon, and banana, but not strawberry, because I hate strawberries. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Soon to come in licorice, orange, cinnamon, and banana, but not strawberry, because I hate strawberries.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: The food was good solid stuff for a cold morning, all calories and fat and protein and maybe a vitamin crying softly because it was all alone. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

The food was good solid stuff for a cold morning, all calories and fat and protein and maybe a vitamin crying softly because it was all alone.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Even a really bad creator would at least have started with Earth, Air, Fire, Water and Surprise. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Even a really bad creator would at least have started with Earth, Air, Fire, Water and Surprise.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: People don't like to say Horror so they say Dark Fantasy because that's Horror wearing a collar and tie. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

People don't like to say Horror so they say Dark Fantasy because that's Horror wearing a collar and tie.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Dark Fantasy is just another way of saying Horror. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Dark Fantasy is just another way of saying Horror.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: I ain't against gods and goddesses, in their place. But they've got to be the ones we make ourselves. Then we can take 'em to bits for the parts when we don't need 'em anymore, see? with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

I ain't against gods and goddesses, in their place. But they've got to be the ones we make ourselves. Then we can take 'em to bits for the parts when we don't need 'em anymore, see?

--Terry Pratchett

quote by Terry Pratchett: Silk stockings. With garters. Well, they were out. There were a lot of things he'd do for Sybil, but if garters figured anywhere in the relationship they weren't going to be on him. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Silk stockings. With garters. Well, they were out. There were a lot of things he'd do for Sybil, but if garters figured anywhere in the relationship they weren't going to be on him.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Vimes awoke with a noseful of camel. There are far worse awakenings, but not as many as you might think. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Vimes awoke with a noseful of camel. There are far worse awakenings, but not as many as you might think.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: The Great God Om waxed wroth, or at least made a spirited attempt. There is a limit to the amount of wroth that can be waxed one inch from the ground, and he was right up against it. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

The Great God Om waxed wroth, or at least made a spirited attempt. There is a limit to the amount of wroth that can be waxed one inch from the ground, and he was right up against it.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: 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. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

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


quote by Terry Pratchett: It's not gambling to play
against someone who's no good. It's common sense. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

It's not gambling to play
against someone who's no good. It's common sense.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: There was something pleasant about an empty classroom. Of course, as any teacher would point out, one nice thing was that there were no children in it. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

There was something pleasant about an empty classroom. Of course, as any teacher would point out, one nice thing was that there were no children in it.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: All he had was nothing, but that was something, and now it had been taken away. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

All he had was nothing, but that was something, and now it had been taken away.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: What a place! What a situation! What kind of man would put a known criminal in charge of a major branch of government? Apart from, say, the average voter. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

What a place! What a situation! What kind of man would put a known criminal in charge of a major branch of government? Apart from, say, the average voter.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: On nights such as this, witches are abroad. Well, not actually abroad. They don't like the food and you can't trust the water and the shamans always hog the deckchairs. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

On nights such as this, witches are abroad. Well, not actually abroad. They don't like the food and you can't trust the water and the shamans always hog the deckchairs.

--Terry Pratchett



quote by Terry Pratchett: Esk, of course, had not been trained, and it is well known that a vital ingredient of success is not knowing that what you're attempting can't be done. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Esk, of course, had not been trained, and it is well known that a vital ingredient of success is not knowing that what you're attempting can't be done.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: No-one likes being told it's their lucky day. That sort of thing does not bode well. When someone tells you it's your lucky day, something bad is about to happen. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

No-one likes being told it's their lucky day. That sort of thing does not bode well. When someone tells you it's your lucky day, something bad is about to happen.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Captain Vimes believed in logic, in much the same way as a man in a desert believed in ice -- i.e., it was something he really needed, but this just wasn't the world for it. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Captain Vimes believed in logic, in much the same way as a man in a desert believed in ice -- i.e., it was something he really needed, but this just wasn't the world for it.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: She knew a cutting, incisive, withering and above all a self-evident answer existed. It was just that, to her extreme annoyance, she couldn't quite bring it to mind. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

She knew a cutting, incisive, withering and above all a self-evident answer existed. It was just that, to her extreme annoyance, she couldn't quite bring it to mind.

--Terry Pratchett

quote by Terry Pratchett: You couldn't be a real copper in Ankh-Morpork and stay sane. You had to care. Anda caring in Ankh-Morpork was like opening a tin of meat in the middle of a piranha school. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

You couldn't be a real copper in Ankh-Morpork and stay sane. You had to care. Anda caring in Ankh-Morpork was like opening a tin of meat in the middle of a piranha school.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: And at the end of all stories Azrael, who knew the secret, thought: I REMEMBER WHEN ALL THIS WILL BE AGAIN. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

And at the end of all stories Azrael, who knew the secret, thought: I REMEMBER WHEN ALL THIS WILL BE AGAIN.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: In front of her the cat Greebo, glad to be home again, lay on his back with all four paws in the air, doing his celebrated something-found-in-the-gutter impersonation. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

In front of her the cat Greebo, glad to be home again, lay on his back with all four paws in the air, doing his celebrated something-found-in-the-gutter impersonation.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Occasionally a few bubbles would eructate to the surface like the ghosts of beans on bath night. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Occasionally a few bubbles would eructate to the surface like the ghosts of beans on bath night.

--Terry Pratchett

quote by Terry Pratchett: She was definitely feeling several twinkles short of a glitter. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

She was definitely feeling several twinkles short of a glitter.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: When you break rules, break 'em good and hard. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

When you break rules, break 'em good and hard.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Nanny Ogg usually went to bed early. After all, she was an old lady. Sometimes she went to bed as early as 6 a.m. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Nanny Ogg usually went to bed early. After all, she was an old lady. Sometimes she went to bed as early as 6 a.m.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: There was silence in the square, except for the sound of several thousand people being astonished. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

There was silence in the square, except for the sound of several thousand people being astonished.

--Terry Pratchett

quote by Terry Pratchett: Esme Weatherwax hadn't done nice. She'd done what was needed. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Esme Weatherwax hadn't done nice. She'd done what was needed.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Don't wish, Miss Tick had said. Do things. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Don't wish, Miss Tick had said. Do things.

--Terry Pratchett

quote by Terry Pratchett: I'd rather be a rising ape than a falling angel. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

I'd rather be a rising ape than a falling angel.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: It would seem that you have no useful skill or talent whatsoever he said. Have you thought of going into teaching? with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

It would seem that you have no useful skill or talent whatsoever he said. Have you thought of going into teaching?

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: The pamphlet was very patriotic. That is, it talked about killing foreigners. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

The pamphlet was very patriotic. That is, it talked about killing foreigners.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: This time it had been magic. And it didn't stop being magic just because you found out how it was done. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

This time it had been magic. And it didn't stop being magic just because you found out how it was done.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Always be wary of any helpful item that weighs less than its operating manual. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Always be wary of any helpful item that weighs less than its operating manual.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: If you put butter and salt on it, it tastes like salty butter. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

If you put butter and salt on it, it tastes like salty butter.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: At least I know I'm bewildered about the really fundamental and important facts of the universe. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

At least I know I'm bewildered about the really fundamental and important facts of the universe.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: This is Art holding a Mirror up to Life. That's why everything is exactly the wrong way around. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

This is Art holding a Mirror up to Life. That's why everything is exactly the wrong way around.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Corporal Nobbs had been disqualified from the human race for shoving. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Corporal Nobbs had been disqualified from the human race for shoving.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Nature abhors a lot of things, including vacuums, ships called the Marie Celeste, and the chuck keys for electric drills. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Nature abhors a lot of things, including vacuums, ships called the Marie Celeste, and the chuck keys for electric drills.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: And no practical definition of freedom would be complete without the freedom to take the consequences. Indeed, it is the freedom upon which all the others are based. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

And no practical definition of freedom would be complete without the freedom to take the consequences. Indeed, it is the freedom upon which all the others are based.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: What kind of man would put a known criminal in charge of a major branch of government? Apart from, say, the average voter. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

What kind of man would put a known criminal in charge of a major branch of government? Apart from, say, the average voter.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: His movements could be called cat-like, except that he did not stop to spray urine up against things. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

His movements could be called cat-like, except that he did not stop to spray urine up against things.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: We've got a lot of experience of not having any experience. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

We've got a lot of experience of not having any experience.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: The entire universe has been neatly divided into things to (a) mate with, (b) eat, (c) run away from, and (d) rocks. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

The entire universe has been neatly divided into things to (a) mate with, (b) eat, (c) run away from, and (d) rocks.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: It is well known that a vital ingredient of success is not knowing that what you're attempting can't be done. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

It is well known that a vital ingredient of success is not knowing that what you're attempting can't be done.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Always remember that the crowd that applauds your coronation is the same crowd that will applaud your beheading. People like a show. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Always remember that the crowd that applauds your coronation is the same crowd that will applaud your beheading. People like a show.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: You need to believe in things that aren't true. How else can they become? with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

You need to believe in things that aren't true. How else can they become?

--Terry Pratchett

quote by Terry Pratchett: All dwarfs have beards and wear up to twelve layers of clothing. Gender is more or less optional. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

All dwarfs have beards and wear up to twelve layers of clothing. Gender is more or less optional.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: In Genua, someone set out to make dreams come true. Remember some of your dreams? with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

In Genua, someone set out to make dreams come true. Remember some of your dreams?

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: He'd heard that writers spent all day in their dressing gowns drinking champagne. This is, of course, absolutely true. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

He'd heard that writers spent all day in their dressing gowns drinking champagne. This is, of course, absolutely true.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Vimes had believed all his life that the Watch were called coppers because they carried copper badges, but no, said Carrot, it comes from the old word cappere, to capture. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Vimes had believed all his life that the Watch were called coppers because they carried copper badges, but no, said Carrot, it comes from the old word cappere, to capture.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Creatures which, lacking mankind's superior brain power, did not concern themselves with finding someone to blame, and instead tried to find someone to eat. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Creatures which, lacking mankind's superior brain power, did not concern themselves with finding someone to blame, and instead tried to find someone to eat.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Magic never dies. It merely fades away. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Magic never dies. It merely fades away.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: It takes forty men with their feet on the ground to keep one man with his head in the air. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

It takes forty men with their feet on the ground to keep one man with his head in the air.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: The problem is, people only think for themselves if you tell them to. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

The problem is, people only think for themselves if you tell them to.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Being Ymor's right-hand man was like being gently flogged to death with scented bootlaces. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Being Ymor's right-hand man was like being gently flogged to death with scented bootlaces.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: He was currently wondering vaguely who Moey and Chandon were. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

He was currently wondering vaguely who Moey and Chandon were.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Sister Mary was a nurse and nurses, whatever their creed, are primarily nurses, which had a lot to do with wearing your watch upside down, keeping calm in emergencies, and dying for a cup of tea. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Sister Mary was a nurse and nurses, whatever their creed, are primarily nurses, which had a lot to do with wearing your watch upside down, keeping calm in emergencies, and dying for a cup of tea.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: People don't alter history any more than birds alter the sky, they just make brief patterns in it. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

People don't alter history any more than birds alter the sky, they just make brief patterns in it.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: I don't see why it matters what is written. Not when it's about people. It can always be crossed out. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

I don't see why it matters what is written. Not when it's about people. It can always be crossed out.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: You can't second-guess ineffability, I always say. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

You can't second-guess ineffability, I always say.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: The Kappamaki, a whaling research ship, was currently researching the question: How many whales can you catch in one week? with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

The Kappamaki, a whaling research ship, was currently researching the question: How many whales can you catch in one week?

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: People couldn't become truly holy, he said, unless they also had the opportunity to be definitively wicked. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

People couldn't become truly holy, he said, unless they also had the opportunity to be definitively wicked.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: 'Don't think of it as dying,' said Death. 'Just think of it as leaving early to avoid the rush.' with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

'Don't think of it as dying,' said Death. 'Just think of it as leaving early to avoid the rush.'

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: If you don't turn your life into a story, you just become a part of someone else's story. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

If you don't turn your life into a story, you just become a part of someone else's story.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: That's the trouble about the good guys and the bad guys! They're all guys! with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

That's the trouble about the good guys and the bad guys! They're all guys!

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: The girls were expected to grow up to be somebody's wife. They were also expected to read and write, those being considered soft indoor jobs that were too fiddly for the boys. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

The girls were expected to grow up to be somebody's wife. They were also expected to read and write, those being considered soft indoor jobs that were too fiddly for the boys.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: I can see we're going to get along like a house on fire, said Miss Tick. There may be no survivors. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

I can see we're going to get along like a house on fire, said Miss Tick. There may be no survivors.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: There was not a lot that could be done to make Morpork a worse place. A direct hit by a meteorite, for example, would count as gentrification. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

There was not a lot that could be done to make Morpork a worse place. A direct hit by a meteorite, for example, would count as gentrification.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: A good man will kill you with hardly a word. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

A good man will kill you with hardly a word.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: I have a living will and I have friends, and I have money and I have hope. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

I have a living will and I have friends, and I have money and I have hope.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Imagination is only intelligence having fun. A healthy mind knows how to switch between worlds, and which one you need to eat and sleep in. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Imagination is only intelligence having fun. A healthy mind knows how to switch between worlds, and which one you need to eat and sleep in.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: My idea of a good novel was one you made enough money out of to buy a greenhouse. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

My idea of a good novel was one you made enough money out of to buy a greenhouse.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: You know how to pray, don't you? Just put your hands together and hope. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

You know how to pray, don't you? Just put your hands together and hope.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Everything happens for a reason, except possibly football. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Everything happens for a reason, except possibly football.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Look, sir, I know Angua. She's not the useless type. She doesn't stand there and scream helplessly. She makes other people do that. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Look, sir, I know Angua. She's not the useless type. She doesn't stand there and scream helplessly. She makes other people do that.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: We are as gods to beasts of the field. We order the time of their birth and the time of their death. Between times, we have a duty. with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

We are as gods to beasts of the field. We order the time of their birth and the time of their death. Between times, we have a duty.

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Many an ancient lord's last words have been, 'You can't kill me because I've got magic aaargh.' with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Many an ancient lord's last words have been, 'You can't kill me because I've got magic aaargh.'

--Terry Pratchett
quote by Terry Pratchett: Probably the last sound heard before the Universe folded up like a paper hat would be someone saying, What happens if I do this? with background image: photo of author Terry Pratchett with quote

Probably the last sound heard before the Universe folded up like a paper hat would be someone saying, What happens if I do this?

--Terry Pratchett

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