Language Is A Virus

Terry Prachett Quotes

Terry Prachett Quotes & Quotations
Terry Prachett
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    'Educational' refers to the process, not the object. Although, come to think of it, some of my teachers could easily have been replaced by a cheeseburger. Terry_PrachettTerry Prachett
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    Eight years involved with the nuclear industry have taught me that when nothing can possible go wrong and every avenue has been covered, then is the time to buy a house on the next continent. Terry_PrachettTerry Prachett
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    Freedom without limits is just a word. Terry_PrachettTerry Prachett
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    I have, before now, waited for a pen to perform a macro. Terry_PrachettTerry Prachett
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    I mean, I wouldn't pay more than a couple of quid to see me, and I'm me. Terry_PrachettTerry Prachett
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    I reckon that Stonehege was build by the contemporary equivalent of Microsoft, whereas Avebury was definitely an Apple circle. Terry_PrachettTerry Prachett
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    I think I would like to go into modelling. Of course, I don't know how to do it, and wouldn't be any good at it if I did, so I'm going to employ someone to walk the catwalks on my behalf. It would still be me, of course. Terry_PrachettTerry Prachett
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    I think perhaps the most important problem is that we are trying to understand the fundamental workings of the universe via a language devised for telling one another when the best fruit is. Terry_PrachettTerry Prachett
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    I'll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there's evidence of any thinking going on inside it. Terry_PrachettTerry Prachett
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    If it wasn't for the fun and money, I really don't know why I'd bother. Terry_PrachettTerry Prachett
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    Mind you, the Elizabethans had so many words for the female genitals that it is quite hard to speak a sentence of modern English without inadvertently mentioning at least three of them. Terry_PrachettTerry Prachett
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    My experience in Amsterdam is that cyclists ride where the hell they like and aim in a state of rage at all pedestrians while ringing their bell loudly, the concept of avoiding people being foreign to them. Terry_PrachettTerry Prachett
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    Never trust any complicated cocktail that remainds perfectly clear until the last ingredient goes in, and then immediately clouds. Terry_PrachettTerry Prachett
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    Over the centuries, mankind has tried many ways of combating the forces of evil... prayer, fasting, good works and so on. Up until Doom, no one seemed to have thought about the double-barrel shotgun. Eat leaden death, demon. Terry_PrachettTerry Prachett
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    Personally, I think the best motto for an educational establishment is: 'Or Would You Rather Be a Mule?' Terry_PrachettTerry Prachett
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    This isn't life in the fast lane, it's life in the oncoming traffic. Terry_PrachettTerry Prachett
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    You can't remember the plot of the Dr Who movie because it didn't have one, just a lot of plot holes strung together. It did have a lot of flashing lights, though. Terry_PrachettTerry Prachett