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Cool & famous Quotes by : Terry Pratchett

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If you have enough book space, I don't want to talk to you.

Terry Pratchett

The trouble was that he was talking in philosophy but they were listening in gibberish.

Terry Pratchett

We who think we are about to die will laugh at anything.

Terry Pratchett

Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.

Terry Pratchett

In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.

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...inside every old person is a young person wondering what happened.

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The sun rose slowly, as if it wasn't sure it was worth all the effort.

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Scientists have calculated that the chances of something so patently absurd actually existing are millions to one.But magicians have calculated that million-to-one chances crop up nine times out of ten.

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A lie can run round the world before the truth has got its boots on.

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The first draft is just you telling yourself the story.

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There is always time for another last minute

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If per capita was a problem, decapita could be arranged

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Every intelligent being, whether it breathes or not, coughs nervously at some time in its life.

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Some humans would do anything to see if it was possible to do it. If you put a large switch in some cave somewhere, with a sign on it saying 'End-of-the-World Switch. PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH', the paint wouldn't even have time to dry.

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The entire universe has been neatly divided into things to (a) mate with, (b) eat, (c) run away from, and (d) rocks.

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I should have learned this, she thought. I wanted to learn fire, and pain, but I should have learned people.

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I get it,' said the prisoner. 'Good Cop, Bad Cop, eh?'If you like.' said Vimes. 'But we're a bit short staffed here, so if I give you a cigarette would you mind kicking yourself in the teeth?

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Speak softly and employ a huge man with a crowbar.

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DON'T THINK OF IT AS DYING, said Death. JUST THINK OF IT AS LEAVING EARLY TO AVOID THE RUSH.

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If cats looked like frogs we'd realize what nasty, cruel little bastards they are. Style. That's what people remember.

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Perhaps it would be simpler if you just did what you're told and didn't try to understand things.

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If there was anything that depressed him more than his own cynicism, it was that quite often it still wasn't as cynical as real life.

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"I meant", said Ipslore bitterly, what is there in this world that truly makes living worthwhile? Death thought about it.CATS, he said eventually. CATS ARE NICE.

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"No! Please! I'll tell you whatever you want to know!" the man yelled. "Really?" said Vimes. "What's the orbital velocity of the moon? "What?" Oh, you'd like something simpler?

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Always be wary of any helpful item that weighs less than its operating manual.

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It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it's called Life.

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You can't give her that!' she screamed. 'It's not safe!'IT'S A SWORD, said the Hogfather. THEY'RE NOT MEANT TO BE SAFE.'She's a child!' shouted Crumley.IT'S EDUCATIONAL.'What if she cuts herself?'THAT WILL BE AN IMPORTANT LESSON.

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Some things are fairly obvious when it's a seven-foot skeleton with a scythe telling you them

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Time is a drug. Too much of it kills you.

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In theory it was, around now, Literature. Susan hated Literature. She'd much prefer to read a good book.

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