Discworld

Somewhere above Great A'Tuin's shell

“I think there’s a Shakespeare reference in here somewhere.”

—   

Mark Oshiro, on Wyrd Sisters, Discworld

Yes, Mark. I think there may be. 

(via elexuscal)

kixxarse:

Watchers of Ankh-Morpork - Sam Vimes by Zhorez1321

“'Churches? What good did they ever do? They'm just as bad. Same line o'business, nearly. You can't trust them to stamp out the Evil One, 'cos if they did, they'd be out o' business.”

—   in Good Omens, by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman (via bl4ckfury)

You run away a lot,” said one of the voices. “That is good. You are a survivor.”

“Survivor? I’ve nearly been killed dozens of times!”

“Exactly.

—   

The Light Fantastic

(via snipejaeg)

leda74:

He was aware that a wise man should always respect the folkways of others, to use Carrot’s happy phrase, but Vimes often had difficulty with this idea. For one thing, there were people in the world whose folkways consisted of gutting other people like clams and this was not a procedure that commanded, in Vimes, any kind of respect at all.
- Terry Pratchett, The Fifth Elephant
(Artwork by LEADZ)

leda74:

He was aware that a wise man should always respect the folkways of others, to use Carrot’s happy phrase, but Vimes often had difficulty with this idea. For one thing, there were people in the world whose folkways consisted of gutting other people like clams and this was not a procedure that commanded, in Vimes, any kind of respect at all.

- Terry Pratchett, The Fifth Elephant

(Artwork by LEADZ)

“The villains of the storybooks had found their place in society, at last. All it needed was technology.”

—   Raising Steam by Terry Pratchett (via nudityandnerdery)

(Source: nudityandnecromancy)

“'How far do we have to go to be safe?' said Conina.
Rincewind risked a look around the wall.
‘Interesting philosophical question,’ he said. ‘I’ve been a long way, and I’ve never been safe.’”

—   Sourcery (via fuckyeahrincewind)

“In fact the Gods were as puzzled by all this as the wizards were, but they were powerless to do anything and in any case were engaged in an aeons-old battle with the Ice Giants, who had refused to return the lawnmower.”

—   Terry Pratchett, The Light Fantastic (via discworldquotes)

“Amazingly, a great many people wanted to live in Ankh-Morpork, as opposed to somewhere else (or quite possible as opposed to being dead in Ankh-Morpork, which was always an optional extra.)”

—   Terry Pratchett, Raising Steam (via the-alchemist-guild)

“It was all very well going on about pure logic and how the universe was ruled by logic and the harmony of numbers, but the plain fat of the matter was that the disc was manifestly transversing space on the back of a giant turtle and the gods had a habit of going round to atheists’ houses and smashing their windows.”

—   Terry Pratchett, The Colour of Magic (via discworldquotes)