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Terry Pratchett Quotes: "But that was just it - hate was exactly the right word. Hate is a force of attraction. Hate is just love with its back turned."

But that was just it - hate was exactly the right word. Hate is a force of attraction. Hate is just love with its back turned.




Terry Pratchett Quotes: "There's always a story. It's all stories, really. The sun coming up every day is a story. Everything's got a story in it. Change the story, change the world."

There's always a story. It's all stories, really. The sun coming up every day is a story. Everything's got a story in it. Change the story, change the world.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "That's the fashion. Fast as the speed of light, they say. Ha! It's got no soul, sir, no heart."

That's the fashion. Fast as the speed of light, they say. Ha! It's got no soul, sir, no heart.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "It seems that when you have cancer you are a brave battler against the disease, but when you have Alzheimer's you are an old fart. That's how people see you. It makes you feel quite alone."

It seems that when you have cancer you are a brave battler against the disease, but when you have Alzheimer's you are an old fart. That's how people see you. It makes you feel quite alone.




Terry Pratchett Quotes: "It’s bad enough barging into Guild property, but we’ll get into really serious trouble if we shoot anyone. Lord Vetinari won’t stop at sarcasm. He might use’ - Colon swallowed - ‘irony."

It’s bad enough barging into Guild property, but we’ll get into really serious trouble if we shoot anyone. Lord Vetinari won’t stop at sarcasm. He might use’ - Colon swallowed - ‘irony.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "You're not allowed to call them dinosaurs any more, " said Yo-less. "It's speciesist. You have to call them pre-petroleum persons."

You're not allowed to call them dinosaurs any more, " said Yo-less. "It's speciesist. You have to call them pre-petroleum persons.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "Whoever had created humanity had left in a major design flaw.It was its tendency to bend at the knees."

Whoever had created humanity had left in a major design flaw.It was its tendency to bend at the knees.




Terry Pratchett Quotes: "Before you can kill the monster you have to say its name."

Before you can kill the monster you have to say its name.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "Gods don't like people not doing much work. People who aren't busy all the time might start to think."

Gods don't like people not doing much work. People who aren't busy all the time might start to think.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "People think that stories are shaped by people. In fact, it's the other way around."

People think that stories are shaped by people. In fact, it's the other way around.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one."

Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "He'd been wrong, there was a light at the end of the tunnel, and it was a flamethrower."

He'd been wrong, there was a light at the end of the tunnel, and it was a flamethrower.




Terry Pratchett Quotes: "Cats do not hunt seals. They would hunt them if they knew what seals and where to find them. But they do not know, so it's okay."

Cats do not hunt seals. They would hunt them if they knew what seals and where to find them. But they do not know, so it's okay.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "Living this long's not as wonderful as people think. I mean, you get the same amount of youth as everyone else, but a great big extra helping of being very old and deaf and creaky."

Living this long's not as wonderful as people think. I mean, you get the same amount of youth as everyone else, but a great big extra helping of being very old and deaf and creaky.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "Death: "THERE ARE BETTER THINGS IN THE WORLD THAN ALCOHOL, ALBERT."Albert: "Oh, yes, sir. But alcohol sort of compensates for not getting them."

Death: "THERE ARE BETTER THINGS IN THE WORLD THAN ALCOHOL, ALBERT."Albert: "Oh, yes, sir. But alcohol sort of compensates for not getting them.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "If I were you, I'd sue my face for slander."

If I were you, I'd sue my face for slander.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "The harder I work, the luckier I become."

The harder I work, the luckier I become.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "The gods, " he said. "Imprisoned in a thought. And perhaps they were never more than a dream."

The gods, " he said. "Imprisoned in a thought. And perhaps they were never more than a dream.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "I kill in my own time, ” he said. “In any case, killing unconscious people isn’t right.”“I can’t think of a more opportune time, ” said the Loremaster."

I kill in my own time, ” he said. “In any case, killing unconscious people isn’t right.”“I can’t think of a more opportune time, ” said the Loremaster.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving."

Coming back to where you started is not the same as never leaving.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "The gods were there to do the duties of a megaphone, because who else would people listen to?"

The gods were there to do the duties of a megaphone, because who else would people listen to?



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "Racism was not a problem on the Discworld, because—what with trolls and dwarfs and so on—speciesism was more interesting. Black and white lived in perfect harmony and ganged up on green."

Racism was not a problem on the Discworld, because—what with trolls and dwarfs and so on—speciesism was more interesting. Black and white lived in perfect harmony and ganged up on green.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "If there were such a thing as an inter-city thieving contest, Ankh-Morpork would bring home the trophy and probably everyone’s wallets."

If there were such a thing as an inter-city thieving contest, Ankh-Morpork would bring home the trophy and probably everyone’s wallets.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "It’s still magic even if you know how it’s done."

It’s still magic even if you know how it’s done.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "The figures looked more or less human. And they were engaged in religion. You could tell by the knives (it's not murder if you do it for a god)."

The figures looked more or less human. And they were engaged in religion. You could tell by the knives (it's not murder if you do it for a god).



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "Positive thinking, ' he would say, 'is also very important."

Positive thinking, ' he would say, 'is also very important.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "You're free to wear whatever you want, you know"

You're free to wear whatever you want, you know



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "I tell them stars have never hurt me, I wish I could say the same about people."

I tell them stars have never hurt me, I wish I could say the same about people.



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

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



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "It is true that words have power, and one of the things they are able to do is get out of someone’s mouth before the speaker has the chance to stop them."

It is true that words have power, and one of the things they are able to do is get out of someone’s mouth before the speaker has the chance to stop them.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "Goodness is about what you do. Not who you pray to."

Goodness is about what you do. Not who you pray to.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "Esk felt that bravery was called for, but on a night like this bravery lasted only as long as a candle stayed alight."

Esk felt that bravery was called for, but on a night like this bravery lasted only as long as a candle stayed alight.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret. [Fred. Free.]"

The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret. [Fred. Free.]



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "Preston, I don't think this creature could ever find its way into your head. Quite apart from anything else, it seems pretty crowded and complicated to me."

Preston, I don't think this creature could ever find its way into your head. Quite apart from anything else, it seems pretty crowded and complicated to me.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "She’d struck Esk once before – the blow a baby gets to introduce it to the world and give it a rough idea of what to expect from life."

She’d struck Esk once before – the blow a baby gets to introduce it to the world and give it a rough idea of what to expect from life.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "Luck is my middle name, " said Rincewind, indistinctly. "Mind you, my first name is Bad."

Luck is my middle name, " said Rincewind, indistinctly. "Mind you, my first name is Bad.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "Maladict had hallucinations, but Wazzer had a certainty you could bend steel around. It was the opposite of a hallucination, somehow. It was as if she could see what was real and you couldn't."

Maladict had hallucinations, but Wazzer had a certainty you could bend steel around. It was the opposite of a hallucination, somehow. It was as if she could see what was real and you couldn't.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "...it is well known that a vital ingredient of success is not knowing that what you're attempting can't be done."

...it is well known that a vital ingredient of success is not knowing that what you're attempting can't be done.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "But there was more to it than that. As the Amazing Maurice said, it was just a story about people and rats. And the difficult part of it was deciding who the people were, and who were the rats."

But there was more to it than that. As the Amazing Maurice said, it was just a story about people and rats. And the difficult part of it was deciding who the people were, and who were the rats.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "But the purpose of the book is not the horror, it is horror's defeat."

But the purpose of the book is not the horror, it is horror's defeat.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "Ricewind had always relied on running away. But somerimes, perhaps, you had to stand and fight, if only because there was nowhere left to run."

Ricewind had always relied on running away. But somerimes, perhaps, you had to stand and fight, if only because there was nowhere left to run.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "The first draft is just you telling yourself the story."

The first draft is just you telling yourself the story.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "Adventure! People talked about the idea as if it were something worthwhile, rather than a mess of bad food, no sleep and strange people inexplicably trying to stick pointed objects in bits of you."

Adventure! People talked about the idea as if it were something worthwhile, rather than a mess of bad food, no sleep and strange people inexplicably trying to stick pointed objects in bits of you.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "Humanity's a nice place to visit, but you wouldn't want to live there."

Humanity's a nice place to visit, but you wouldn't want to live there.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "I DON'T HOLD WITH CRUELTY TO CATS."

I DON'T HOLD WITH CRUELTY TO CATS.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "I reckon responsible behavior is something to get when you grow older. Like varicose veins."

I reckon responsible behavior is something to get when you grow older. Like varicose veins.



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "Ye mustn't be afraid to ask for help. Pride is a good thing, my girl, but it will kill you in time."

Ye mustn't be afraid to ask for help. Pride is a good thing, my girl, but it will kill you in time.



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

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



Terry Pratchett Quotes: "Coffee is a way of stealing time that should by rights belong to your older self."

Coffee is a way of stealing time that should by rights belong to your older self.