Category: discworld wizards

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“‘I never sacrifice a pawn,’ said the Lady.

‘How can you hope to win without sacrificing the occasional pawn?’

‘Oh, I never play to win.’  She smiled.  ‘But I do play not to lose.’”

– Terry Pratchett – Interesting Times

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“I decided to give it up and make a living by the sword.’

‘After being a teacher all your life?’

‘It did mean a change of perspective, yes.’

‘But…well…surely…the privation, the terrible hazards, the daily risk of death…’

Mr Saveloy brightened up.  ‘Oh, you’ve been a teacher, have you?”

– Terry Pratchett – Interesting Times

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“The world had too many heroes and didn’t need another one.  Whereas the world had only one Rincewind and he owed it to the world to keep this one alive for as long as possible." 

– Terry Pratchett – Interesting Times

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Lord Vetinari was sitting in the palace gardens watching the butterflies with an expression of mild annoyance.  He found something very slightly offensive about the way they just fluttered around enjoying themselves in an unprofitable way.“

– Terry Pratchett – Interesting Times

Rincewind wasn’t used to people being pl…

Rincewind wasn’t used to people being pleased to see him. It was unnatural, and boded no good. These people were not only cheering, they were throwing flowers and hats. The hats were made out of stone, but the thought was there.

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“The Tezuman Empire in the jungle valleys of central Klatch is known for it organic market gardens, its exquisite craftsmanship in obsidian, feathers and jade, and its mass human sacrifices in honor of Quezovercoatl, the Feathered Boa, god of mass human sacrifices.”

– Terry Pratchett – Eric

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Good Luck Students!!!

As I’m sure most people are aware – it’s exam season! Some of you have probably started already and for some, like me, they’re coming up reeeeeally soon so…

“Ponder Stibbons had once got one hundred percent in a prescience exam by getting there the previous day.”

May all of you do as well in your exams as ponder stibbons!!!!

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“You can tell he’s a wizard, because he’s got a pointy hat with a floppy brim. It’s got the word “Wizzard” embroidered on it in big silver letters, by someone whose needlework is even worse than their spelling.”

– Terry Pratchett – Sourcery

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“I’m not going to ride on a magic carpet!” he hissed. “I’m afraid of grounds!”

“You mean heights,” said Conina. “And stop being silly.”

“I know what I mean! It’s the grounds that kill you!””

– Terry Pratchett – Sourcery

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“The Luggage was also extremely protective of its owner. It would be hard to describe its attitude to the rest of creation, but one could start with the phrase “bloody-minded malevolence” and work up from there.”

– Terry Pratchett – Sourcery