Thursday, February 11, 2010

Must...Have...Laugh... Thank you, Terry Pratchett

"The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it”

“The pen is mightier than the sword if the sword is very short, and the pen is very sharp.”

If you have to look along the shaft of an arrow from the wrong end, if a man has you entirely at his mercy, then hope like hell that man is an evil man. Because the evil like power... they will talk, they will gloat. So hope like hell your captor is an evil man. A good man will kill you with hardly a word.”

“In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.” Terry Pratchett

Sometimes it is better to light a flamethrower than curse the darkness” Terry Pratchett

Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.”

“In the beginning there was nothing, which exploded.” Terry Pratchett

It is often said that before you die your life passes before your eyes. It is in fact true. It's called living.” Terry Pratchett

You can't trample infidels when you're a tortoise. I mean, all you could do is give them a meaningful look.”

“The intelligence of the creature known as a crowd, is the square root of the number of people in it.” Terry Pratchett

And therefore education at the University mostly worked by the age-old method of putting a lot of young people in the vicinity of a lot of books and hoping that something would pass from one to the other, while the actual young people put themselves in the vicinity of inns and taverns for exactly the same reason.” Terry Pratchett

“He was the sort of person who stood on mountaintops during thunderstorms in wet copper armour shouting "All the gods are bastards." Terry Pratchett

“The universe, they said, depended for its operation on the balance of four forces which they identified as charm, persuasion, uncertainty and bloody-mindedness.”

“People who are rather more than six feet tall and nearly as broad across the shoulders often have uneventful journeys. People jump out at them from behind rocks then say things like, "Oh. Sorry. I thought you were someone else."”   Terry Pratchett

Or, ther is always the Complete Silliness of LOLcats. It serves as a "restart" for the brain.


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