Category: quotes

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“There was never anything to be gained from observing what humans said to one another – language was just there to hide their thoughts.”

– Terry Pratchett – Reaper Man

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“There was never anything to be gained from observing what humans said to one another – language was just there to hide their thoughts.”

– Terry Pratchett – Reaper Man

He was also skilled in languages and in practi…

He was also skilled in languages and in practical geography. He could shout ‘help!’ in fourteen languages and scream for mercy in a further twelve.

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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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“Humans! They lived in a world where the grass continued to be green and the sun rose every day and flowers regularly turned into fruit, and what impressed them? Weeping statues. And wine made out of water!”

– Terry Pratchett – Small Gods

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“Gods?” said Xeno. “We don’t bother with gods. Huh. Relics of an outmoded belief system, gods.” There was a rumble of thunder from the clear evening sky. “Except for Blind Io the Thunder God,” Xeno went on, his tone hardly changing.

– Terry Pratchett – Small Gods

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“I imagine that fish have no word for water.”

– Terry Pratchett – Small Gods

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“You should do things because they’re right. Not because gods say so. They might say something different another time.”

– Terry Pratchett – Small Gods

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“When you can flatten entire cities at a whim, a tendency towards quiet reflection and seeing-things-from-the-other-fellow’s-point- of-view is seldom necessary.”

– Terry Pratchett – Small Gods

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“The trouble with being a god is that you’ve got no one to pray to.”

– Terry Pratchett – Small Gods