The best Quotes from Discworld

The best Quotes from Discworld

Discworld is a comic fantasy book series written by the English author Terry Pratchett, set on the Discworld, a flat planet balanced on the backs of four elephants which in turn stand on the back of a giant turtle.

Elves are wonderful. They provoke wonder.
Elves are marvellous. They cause marvels.
Elves are fantastic. They create fantasies.
Elves are glamorous. They project glamour.
Elves are enchanting. They weave enchantment.
Elves are terrific. They beget terror.
The thing about words is that meanings can twist just like a snake, and if you want to find snakes look for them behind words that have changed their meaning.
No one ever said elves are nice.
Elves are bad.
Terry Pratchett - Lords and Ladies
Give a man a fire and he's warm for a day, but set fire to him and he's warm for the rest of his life.
Who do you think you're poking? I'm a great wizard, I am! I'll turn you into a mindless ugly toad... gosh! It worked!
Rincewind
That's it! Poke a man in the ribs! let's see what you can do without it! [cursor disappears for a few seconds] Oh, all right... you can have it back if you promise to use it wisely.
Rincewind
If only I had another dimension, I'd teach you a thing or two.
Rincewind
Hands off my pixels!
Rincewind
I'm not a cartoon! I'm just dimensionally impaired!
Rincewind

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In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.
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Elves are like trees, grounded and focused from the trunk down but graceful and agile on top.
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Elves live in harmony with the world, and I try to do that.
Go not to the Elves for counsel, for they will say both no and yes.
Bronwyn: "Alfirin seeds."
Arondir: "It is a tradition among Elves. Before the battle begins, plant one."
Bronwyn: "New life, in defiance of death?"
Elves have forests to protect. Dwarves their mines. Men their fields of grain. Even trees have to worry about the soil beneath their roots. But we Harfoots have each other. We're safe.
The doom of the Elves is to be immortal, to love the beauty of the world, to bring it to full flower with their gifts of delicacy and perfection, to last while it lasts, never leaving it even when ‘slain', but returning – and yet, when the Followers come, to teach them, and make way for them, to ‘fade' as the Followers grow and absorb the life from which both proceed. The Doom of Men is mortality, freedom from the circles of the world.
At some point, you grow out of being attracted to that flame that burns you over and over and over again.
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Fire's hunger, its destructive burn, demands respect. It immotales and clears the path for new growth.
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I survived because the fire inside burned brighter than the fire around me.
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The brighter a lady shines, the faster she may burn.
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A mighty flame followeth a tiny spark.
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Heat cannot be separated from fire, or beauty from The Eternal.
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Since we first met, I have had a warm feeling inside. Not the kind of warmth that makes me feel rotten. The other kind of warmth. The one that happens inside my heart. Thank you. I am happy. Sadly I only recognize the current you. If I forget you... No. I will order myself to remember you.
Best way to stay warm is to keep moving.
Sometimes icy heart just needs warm smile.
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If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.
What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness?
We need the cold to enjoy the warmth.
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The Outer Rim is a dangerous place. Everyone is fighting for their piece of the galaxy. But all I want is to live free. So I'm gonna risk it all.
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This job... it's a death wish. I'm in!
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