Terry Pratchett Quotes (43 quotations)

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26. Rincewind had been told that death was just like going into another room. The difference is, when you shout, 'Where's my clean socks?' no-one answers. - Terry Pratchett

27. Sham Harga had run a succesful eatery for many years by always smiling, never extending credit, and realizing that most of his customers wanted meals properly balanced between the four food groups: sugar, starch, grease and burnt crunchy bits. - Terry Pratchett

28. Sometimes glass glitters more than diamonds because it has more to prove. - Terry Pratchett

29. Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate... - Terry Pratchett

30. That seems to point up a significant difference between Europeans and Americans. A European says: "I can't understand this, what's wrong with me?" An American says: "I can't understand this, what's wrong with him?" - Terry Pratchett

31. The consensus seemed to be that if really large numbers of men were sent to storm the mountain, then enough might survive the rocks to take the citadel. This is essentially the basis of all military thinking. - Terry Pratchett

32. The duke had a mind that ticked like a clock and, like a clock, it regularly went cuckoo. - Terry Pratchett

33. 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

34. The truth is that even big collections of ordinary books distort space, as can readily be proved by anyone who has been around a really old-fashioned secondhand bookshop, one of those that look as though they were designed by M. Escher on a bad day and has more staircases than storeys and those rows of shelves which end in little doors that are surely too small for a full-sized human to enter. - Terry Pratchett

35. The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head. - Terry Pratchett

36. 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! - Terry Pratchett

37. They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it's not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance. - Terry Pratchett

38. This isn't life in the fast lane, it's life in the oncoming traffic. - Terry Pratchett

39. Tourist, Rincewind decided, meant "idiot". - Terry Pratchett

40. What our ancestors would really be thinking, if they were alive today, is: "Why is it so dark in here?" - Terry Pratchett

41. When the least they could do to you was everything, then the most they could do to you suddenly held no terror. - Terry Pratchett

42. 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. - Terry Pratchett

43. Writing is the most fun you can have by yourself. - Terry Pratchett

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