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The Truth

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There were no flies on C.M.O.T Dibbler. He would have charged them rent.

-- (Terry Pratchett, The Truth)

The world is made up of four elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water. This is a fact well known even to Corporal Nobbs. It's also wrong. There's a fifth element, and generally it's called Surprise.

-- (Terry Pratchett, The Truth)

There are, it has been said, two types of people in the world. There are those who, when presented with a glass that is exactly half full, say: this glass is half full. And then there are those who say: this glass is half empty. The world belongs, however, to those who can look at the glass and say: What's up with this glass? Excuse me? Excuse me? This is my glass? I don't think so. My glass was full! And it was a bigger glass!

-- (Terry Pratchett, The Truth)

It was a puzzle why things were always dragged kicking and screaming. No one ever seemed to want to, for example, lead them gently by the hand.

-- (Terry Pratchett, The Truth)

"The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret"

-- (Terry Pratchett, The Truth)

A lie can run round the world before the truth has got its boots on.

-- (Terry Pratchett, The Truth)

"He's going to go totally Librarian-poo."

-- Gaspode about Vimes (Terry Pratchett, The Truth)

"But surely dogs can't talk--" Sacharissa began. "Oh dear oh dear oh dear," said Gaspode, "Did I say I was talking?" "Well, not in so many words--"

-- Sacharissa meets Gaspode the Wonder Dog (Terry Pratchett, The Truth)

WHO KNOWS WHAT EVIL LURKS IN THE HEART OF MEN? The Death of Rats looked up from the feast of potato. SQUEAK, he said. Death waved a hand dismissively. WELL, YES, OBVIOUSLY ME, he said. I JUST WONDERED IF THERE WAS ANYONE ELSE.

-- (Terry Pratchett, The Truth)

"Some people are heroes. And some people jot down notes."

-- (Terry Pratchett, The Truth)


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