Author: Terry Pratchett

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

(1948 – ) English novelist

The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.

(1948 – ) English novelist

Most of the great triumphs and tragedies of history are caused not by people being fundamentally good or fundamentally evil, but by people being fundamentally people.

(1948 – ) English novelist

The truth may be out there, but the lies are inside your head.

(1948 – ) English novelist

Studies have shown that an ant can carry one hundred times its own weight, but there is no known limit to the lifting power of the average tiny eighty-year-old Spanish peasant grandmother.

(1948 – ) English novelist

Don’t think of it as dying; just think of it as leaving early to avoid the rush.

(1948 – ) English novelist

I’ll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there’s evidence of any thinking going on inside it.

(1948 – ) English novelist

The consensus seemed to be that if really large numbers of men were sent to storm the mountain, then enough might survive the rocks to take the citadel; this is essentially the basis of all military thinking.

(1948 – ) English novelist

It’s hard to be famous and alive.

(1948 – ) English novelist

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

(1948 – ) English novelist

A marriage is always made up of two people who are prepared to swear that only the other one snores.

(1948 – ) English novelist

Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.

(1948 – ) English novelist

Gods like to see an atheist around… gives them something to aim at.

(1948 – ) English novelist

In the begining there was nothing, and it exploded.

(1948 – ) English novelist

Where's My Cow?

(1948 – ) English novelist

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

(1948 – ) English novelist

Stupid men are often capable of things the clever would not dare to contemplate.

(1948 – ) English novelist

It’s the difference between using a feather and using a chicken.

(1948 – ) English novelist

Thud!

(1948 – ) English novelist

If life was a party, he wasn’t even in the kitchen.

(1948 – ) English novelist

Geography is just physics slowed down, with a couple of trees stuck in it.

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