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van4eto
Sunday 16th of December 2007 01:39:16 AM
Are there any Terry Pratchett fans?: Terry Pratchett has been diagnosed with a rare form of early onset Alzheimer's, as he announced yesterday with a post to the web. But his wit is so sharp that I'm sure he's going to please us with his books many many years ahead.

I suggest this tread to be for your favourite quotes from his books. They helped me very much in my language studies and at the same time are very amusing and ingenious.

I'll start with two of my favourites:
"There was never anything to be gained from observing what humans said to one another - language was just there to hide their thoughts." - "Reaper man"

"You don't understand at all," said the wizard wearily. "I’m so scared of you my spine has turned to jelly, it's just that I’m suffering from an overdose of terror right now. I mean, when I’ve got over that then I'll have time to be decently frightened of you." - "The Colour of Magic"


Anonymous
Saturday 22nd of December 2007 03:30:07 AM
"There's no justice - just us"














van4eto
Saturday 22nd of December 2007 04:58:03 PM
"Belief is one of the most powerful organic forces in the multiverse. It may not be able to move mountains, exactly. But it can create someone who can"
"Reaper man"


Anya
Saturday 22nd of December 2007 09:21:17 PM
"Always be wary of any helpful item that weighs less than its operating manual."



Axystos
Sunday 23rd of December 2007 05:38:42 PM
"Always move fast, you never know who's catching up." (Moist von Lipwig)

By the way, on Christmas Day, the Hogfather will be on television here in Germany!


Baudolina
Monday 24th of December 2007 02:45:06 AM
one more fan here:
"The truth may be out there, but lies are inside your head." (from Hogfather)

Originally posted by Axystos
By the way, on Christmas Day, the Hogfather will be on television here in Germany!
Geez, couldn't they wait till 32nd dec? :p


van4eto
Thursday 27th of December 2007 07:49:14 PM
"Light thinks it travels faster than anything but it's wrong. No matter how fast light travels it finds the darkness has always got there first and is waiting for it."


aurengland
Sunday 06th of January 2008 08:33:52 PM
I haven't tried his books yet but I'm really forwards to trying one.

Any suggestion? What are his best? :oD


van4eto
Monday 07th of January 2008 01:32:47 PM
I like all his books, but you can start with 'The Colour of magic' and 'The Light Fantastic'. My firts one was 'Eric' which is also a good start.

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


aurengland
Tuesday 08th of January 2008 03:51:12 AM
ok thanks Van4eto!

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