Category: life

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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

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“You want fantasy? Here’s one… There’s this species that lives on a planet a few miles above molten rock and a few miles below a vacuum that’d suck the air right out of them. They live in a brief geological period between ice ages, when giant asteroids have temporarily stopped smacking into the surface. As far as they can tell, there’s nowhere else in the universe where they could stay alive for ten seconds.  And what do they call their fragile little slice of space and time? They call it real life.”

– Terry Pratchett – A Slip Of The Keyboard

The whole of life was a game. But if it was a …

The whole of life was a game. But if it was a game, then were you the player or were you the pawn?

All men are writers, journalists scribbling wi…

All men are writers, journalists scribbling within their skulls the narrative of what they see and hear, notwithstanding that a man sitting opposite them might very well brew an entirely different view as to the nature of the occurrence.