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Terry Pratchett




Terry Pratchett about writing a novel

In all seriousness, people think that it’s the ideas that are important. Well, everyone has ideas, all the time. I tend to write mine down and remember them, but at some point you have to apply the bum to the seat and knock out about sixty five thousand words – that’s how long a novel is.

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Terry Pratchett about death

The ideal death, I think, is what was the ideal Victorian death, you know, with your grandchildren around you, a bit of sobbing. And you say goodbye to your loved ones, making certain that one of them has been left behind to look after the shop.



Terry Pratchett about open mind

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



All the Gods are bastards

He was the sort of person who stood on mountaintops during thunderstorms in wet copper armour shouting ‘All the Gods are bastards.’



Terry Pratchett about Fate

Most gods throw dice, but Fate plays chess, and you don’t find out til too late that he’s been playing with two queens all along.

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