There were no flies on C.M.O.T Dibbler. He would have charged them rent.
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.
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!
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.
"The Truth Shall Make Ye Fret"
A lie can run round the world before the truth has got its boots on.
"He's going to go totally Librarian-poo."
"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--"
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.
"Some people are heroes. And some people jot down notes."
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