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Rincewind could scream for mercy in nineteen languages, and just scream in another forty-four.

-- (Terry Pratchett, Interesting Times)

After the stampede the artist Three Solid Frogs got to his feet, retrieved his brush from his nostril, pulled his easel out of a tree, and tried to think placid thoughts.

-- (Terry Pratchett, Interesting Times)

Just because it's not nice doesn't mean it's not miraculous.

-- (Terry Pratchett, Interesting Times)

++?????++ Out of Cheese Error. Redo From Start.

-- (Terry Pratchett, Interesting Times)

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

-- (Terry Pratchett, Interesting Times)

Natural selection saw to it that professional heroes who at a crucial moment tended to ask themselves questions like "What is my purpose in life?" very quickly lacked both.

-- (Terry Pratchett, Interesting Times)

"Stercus, stercus, stercus, moriturus sum."

-- (Terry Pratchett, Interesting Times)

The Emperor had all the qualifications for a corpse except, as it were, the most vital one.

-- (Terry Pratchett, Interesting Times)

"I know about people who talk about suffering for the common good. It's never bloody them! When you hear a man shouting "Forward, brave comrades!" you'll see he's the one behind the bloody big rock and the one wearing the only really arrow-proof helmet!"

-- Rincewind gives a speech on politics. (Terry Pratchett, Interesting Times)

Many an ancient lord's last words had been, "You can't kill me because I've got magic aaargh."

-- Magic armour is not all it's cracked up to be. (Terry Pratchett, Interesting Times)


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