Terry Pratchett

A novelist.

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10 quotations — 8 Funny, 2 Serious.

  1. Artificial Intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.
  2. Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day.
    Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.
  3. Do unto others before they do unto you.
  4. In the beginning, there was nothing.
    Then, it exploded.
  5. It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die.
    That is true; it's called Life.
  6. Style, beauty, grace: that's what matters.
    If cats looked like frogs, we'd realize what nasty, cruel, little bastards they are.
  7. The pen is mightier than the sword.
    If the sword is very short, and the pen is very sharp.
  8. They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing.
    But it's not one half as bad as a lot of ignorance.

  9. He was the sort of person who stands on mountaintops, during thunderstorms, in wet copper armour, shouting “All the Gods are bastards.”.
    [Referring to the character Twoflower, in the novel “The Colour of Magic”.]
  10. My programming language was solder.
    [On his early computers.]