Category: nanny ogg

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“She gave a depreciating little chuckle.  And if Nanny Ogg had been listening, she would have resolved as follows: that no maddened cackle from Black Aliss of infamous memory, no evil little giggle from some crazed vampyre whose morals were worse than his spelling, no side-splitting guffaw from the most inventive torturer, was quite so unnerving as a happy little chuckle from a Granny Weatherwax about to do what’s best.”

– Terry Pratchett – Masquerade

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“He was up against a mind that regarded truth as a reference point but certainly not as a shackle. Nanny Ogg could think her way through a corkscrew in a tornado without touching the sides.”

– Terry Pratchett – Madquerade

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“Nanny Ogg found herself embarrassed even to think about this, and this was unusual because embarrassment normally came as naturally to Nanny as altruism comes to a cat.”

– Terry Pratchett – Masquerade

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“Food as an aphrodisiac was not a concept that had ever caught on in Lancre, apart from Nanny Ogg’s famous Carrot and Oyster Pie.*

*Carrots so you can see in the dark, she’d explain, and oysters so’s you’ve got something to look at.”

– Terry Pratchett – Lords and Ladies

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“I don’t hold with paddlin’ with the occult,’ said Granny firmly. ‘Once you start paddlin’ with the occult you start believing in spirits, and when you start believing in spirits you start believing in demons, and then before you know where you are you’re believing in gods. And then you’re in trouble.’

‘But all them things exist,’ said Nanny Ogg.

‘That’s no call to go around believing in them. It only encourages ‘em.’”

– Terry Pratchett – Lords and Ladies

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“It’s not staying in the same place that’s the problem,’ said Nanny, ‘it’s not letting your mind wander.’”

– Terry Pratchett – Witches Abroad

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‘I’m a world-famous liar.’

‘Is that true?’

‘No.’

‘What about you being the world’s greatest lover?’

There was silence for a while.

‘Well maybe I’m only No. 2,’ said Casanunda.  ‘But I try harder.’

– Terry Pratchett – Witches Abroad

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“‘I don’t mind criticism,’ said Granny.  ‘You know me.  I’ve never been one to take offence at criticism.  No-one could say I’m the sort to take offence at criticism -’

‘Not twice, anyway,’ said Nanny.

– Terry Pratchett – Witches Abroad

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terrypratchettparadise:

“‘I don’t mind criticism,’ said Granny.  ‘You know me.  I’ve never been one to take offence at criticism.  No-one could say I’m the sort to take offence at criticism -’

‘Not twice, anyway,’ said Nanny.

– Terry Pratchett – Witches Abroad

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“‘I don’t mind criticism,’ said Granny.  ‘You know me.  I’ve never been one to take offence at criticism.  No-one could say I’m the sort to take offence at criticism -’

‘Not twice, anyway,’ said Nanny.

– Terry Pratchett – Witches Abroad