Author: Terry Pratchett

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

The pen is mightier than the sword if the sword is very short, and the pen is very sharp.

(1948 – ) English novelist

He] had a mind that ticked like a clock and, like a clock, it regularly went cuckoo.

(1948 – ) English novelist

Thud!

(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 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

What our ancestors would really be thinking, if they were alive today, is: “Why is it so dark in here?”

(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

In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.

(1948 – ) English novelist

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

(1948 – ) English novelist

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

(1948 – ) English novelist

Build a man a fire, and he’ll be warm for a day; set a man on fire, and he’ll be warm for the rest of his life.

(1948 – ) English novelist

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

(1948 – ) English novelist

It’s hard to be famous and alive.

(1948 – ) English novelist

Only in our dreams are we free; the rest of the time we need wages.

(1948 – ) English novelist

Gravity is a habit that is hard to shake off.

(1948 – ) English novelist

Where's My Cow?

(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

‘Pessimist’ is a word used by optimists to describe someone who sees the world for what it really is.

(1948 – ) English novelist

In the begining there was nothing, and it exploded.

(1948 – ) English novelist

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

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