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The Last Continent

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"When it's time to stop living, I will certainly make Death my number one choice!"

-- (Terry Pratchett, The Last Continent)

- "I think there may be one or two steps in your logic that I have failed
to grasp, Mister Stibbons," said the Archchancellor coldly. "I suppose
you're not intending to shoot your own grandfather, by any chance?"
- "Of course not!" snapped Ponder, "I don't even know what he looked like.
He died before I was born."
- "Ah-hah!"

-- The faculty members of Unseen University discuss time travel (Terry Pratchett, The Last Continent)

In the fetid fleapit of Rincewind's brain the projectionist of memory put on reel two. Recollection began to flicker.

-- (Terry Pratchett, The Last Continent)

Daggy stepped forward, but only comparatively; in fact, his mates had all, without discussion, taken one step backwards in the choreography of caution.

-- (Terry Pratchett, The Last Continent)

PEOPLE'S WHOLE LIVES DO PASS IN FRONT OF THEIR EYES BEFORE THEY DIE. THE PROCESS IS CALLED 'LIVING'.

-- (Terry Pratchett, The Last Continent)

"Nulli Sheilae sanguineae"

-- (Terry Pratchett, The Last Continent)

"All bastards are bastards, but some bastards is bastards."

-- (Terry Pratchett, The Last Continent)

They say the heat and the flies here can drive a man insane. But you don't have to believe that, and nor does that bright mauve elephant that just cycled past.

-- (Terry Pratchett, The Last Continent)

Ridcully was to management what King Herod was to the Bethlehem Playgroup Association. His mental approach to it could be visualised as a sort of business flowchart with, at the top, a circle entitled "Me, who does the telling" and, connected below it by a line, a large circle entitled "Everyone else".

-- (Terry Pratchett, The Last Continent)

"When You're Up to Your Ass in Alligators, Today Is the First Day of the Rest of Your Life."

-- Management slogan, Ridcully-style (Terry Pratchett, The Last Continent)

Rincewind had always been happy to think of himself as a racist. The One Hundred Meters, the Mile, the Marathon -- he'd run them all.

-- (Terry Pratchett, The Last Continent)


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