Category: life

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“Fair?” said the Sea Queen. She moved forward. Om felt her all around him.

“There’s no such thing,” she said. “Life’s like a beach. And then you die.”

– Terry Pratchett – Small Gods

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“You can die for your country or your people or your family, but for a god you should live fully and busily, every day of a long life.”

– Terry Pratchett – Small Gods

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“Witches know that people die; and if they manages to die after a long time, leavin’ the world better than they went an’ found it, well then, that’s surely a reason to be happy. All the rest of it is just tidyin’ up.”

– Terry Pratchett – The Shepherds Crown

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“The only hat worth wearing was the one you made for yourself, not one you bought, not one you were given. Your own hat, for your own head. Your own future, not someone else’s.”

– Terry Pratchett – A Hat Full Of Sky

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“Down these mean streets a man must walk, he thought. And along some of them he will break into a run.”

– Terry Pratchett – Sourcery

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“They whirled through tiny crowded lives, driven literally by clock work, filling their days from edge to edge with the sheer effort of living.  And all lives were exactly the same length.  Even the very long and the very short ones.  From the point of view of eternity, anyway.”

– Terry Pratchett – Reaper Man

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“They whirled through tiny crowded lives, driven literally by clock work, filling their days from edge to edge with the sheer effort of living.  And all lives were exactly the same length.  Even the very long and the very short ones.  From the point of view of eternity, anyway.”

– Terry Pratchett – Reaper Man

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“It was the living who ignored the strange and wonderful, because life was too full of the boring and mundane.”

– Terry Pratchett – Reaper Man

Rincewind took another bite of the sandwich. H…

Rincewind took another bite of the sandwich. He’d looked death in the face many times, or more precisely Death had looked him in the back of his rapidly retreating head many times, and suddenly the prospect of living forever didn’t appeal.

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“This isn’t life in the fast lane, it’s life in the oncoming traffic.”

– Terry Pratchett – A Slip Of The Keyboard