|—||Terry Pratchett. (via yagodichjagodic)|
Granny Weatherwax in Carpe Jugulum by Terry Pratchett (via cities-in-flight)
|—||Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Don Quixote (via feellng)|
He felt uncertain as to whether the fourth drink had understood all that so he went down a fifth to explain the plan more fully and a sixth for moral support.
|—||Douglas Adams, Life, the Universe, and Everything (via hitchhikersguidetothegalaxy)|
|—||Douglas Adams (via always-bring-hope)|
|—||Marvin, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (via missypurple)|
|—||Terry Pratchett, Unseen Academicals. (via artevince-sempre)|
|—||Terry Pratchett, Men at Arms. (via j-august)|
|—||Terry Pratchett (Sourcery)|
|—||does anyone else feel that this sort of thing happens to Vimes an awful lot (via blackboardmonitor)|
Despite his deep distrust of magic, [Vimes] quite liked the wizards. They didn’t cause trouble. At least, they didn’t cause his kind of trouble. True, occasionally they fractured the time/space continuum or took the canoe of reality too close to the white waters of chaos, but they never broke the actual law.
- Terry Pratchett, Men at Arms
(Artwork by Guillaume Bonnet)
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)
She’d been at the Farm a week when Crocker returned. The Director of Operations came to her bungalow, let in by a guard, to find Chace vomiting into the toilet, and he waited until she was finished, until she had used the sink to rinse out her mouth and slop water onto her face, before saying, “It’s time to come back to work.”
Chace dried her face on a hand towel, refolded it, and replaced it on its bar, before asking, “And what if I don’t want to?”
“Of course you want to,” Crocker said. “You’re a Minder, Tara. You don’t know how to be anyone else.”