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Do you think it's possible for an entire nation to be insane?


Terry Pratchett

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I've always felt that what I have going for me is not my imagination, because everyone has an im...
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The most watched programme on the BBC, after the news, is probably 'Doctor Who.' What has ha...
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After a while the Senior Wrangler said, "Do you know, I read the other day that every atom in your b...
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He said that there was death and taxes, and taxes was worse, because at least death didn’t happen ...
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The reaper does not listen to the harvest.
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Was that what it was really like to be alive? The feeling of darkness dragging you forward?
How...
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ALL THINGS THAT ARE, ARE OURS. BUT WE MUST CARE. FOR IF WE DO NOT CARE, WE DO NOT EXIST. IF WE DO NO...
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In theory it was, around now, Literature. Susan hated Literature. She'd much prefer to read a good b...
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New things, new ideas arrived and strutted their stuff and were vilified by some and then lo! that w...
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She sniffed, and smiled a bit, but not too much because if there is one thing worse than someone who...
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...it is well known that a vital ingredient of success is not knowing that what you're attempting ca...
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I think perhaps the most important problem is that we are trying to understand the fundamental worki...
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Your own brain ought to have the decency to be on your side!
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Welcome to fear, said Moist to himself. It's hope, turned inside out. You know it can't go wrong, yo...
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But, in truth, it had not exactly been gold, or even the promise of gold, but more like the fantasy ...
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Look, he said to his imagination, if this is how you're going to behave, I shan't bring you again.
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The only really sane person in there is Igor, and possibly the turnip. And I'm not sure about the tu...
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And if you couldn't trust the government, who could you trust? Very nearly everyone, come to think o...
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Good or bad, do it as you. Too many lies and there's no truth to go back to.
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You take a bunch of people who don't seem any different from you and me, but when you add them all t...
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How can you protect yourself by carrying a sword if you don’t know how to use it?’
Not me, ...
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I wonder if it's like this for mountain climbers, he thought. You climb bigger and bigger mountains ...
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But the purpose of the book is not the horror, it is horror's defeat.
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Night, forever. But within it, a city, shadowy and only real in certain ways.
The entity cower...
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Anyway, it's like with bikes,' said the first speaker authoritatively. 'I thought I was going to get...
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Many things went on at Unseen University and, regrettably, teaching had to be one of them. The facul...
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It was impossible for him to get bored. He just didn't have the imagination.
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Probably the last sound heard before the Universe folded up like a paper hat would be someone saying...
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We can't just drop everything, sir!"
"Mister Lipwig. Is there something in the word 'tyrant' yo...
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Reality so often fails when it comes to small, satisfying details, she thought.
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And when in doubt, take all your clothes off,' said Caleb. 'What for?' 'Sign of a good berserk, taki...
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Never build a dungeon you wouldn't be happy to spend the night in yourself. The world would be a hap...
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His sister had been sent down to the village to ask Mistress Garlick the witch how you stopped spell...
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Little crimes breed big crimes. You smile at little crimes and then big crimes blow your head off.
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(About a cookbook...)
- What about this one? Maids of Honor?
- Weeelll, they starts OUT as...
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Look, this is just the cemetery. It's got bylaws and things! It's not Transylvania! There's just dea...
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And just when you’d think [humans] were more malignant than ever Hell could be, they occasionally ...
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Truth! Freedom! Justice! And a hard-boiled egg!
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HOROSCOPE:
Today is a good time for making new friends. A good deed may have unforeseen consequ...
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And all the stories had, somewhere, the witch. The wicked old witch.
And Tiffany had thought: W...
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I can see we're going to get along like a house on fire," said Miss Tick. "There may be no survivors...
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Sister Mary was a nurse and nurses, whatever their creed, are primarily nurses, which had a lot to d...
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The fact is that camels are far more intelligent than dolphins. They are so much brighter that they ...
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Nanny Ogg looked under her bed in case there was a man there. Well, you never knew your luck.
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Ginger: You know what the greatest tragedy is in the whole world?... It's all the people who never f...
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The enemy isn't men, or women, it's bloody stupid people and no one has the right to be stupid.
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In fact, the mere act of opening the box will determine the state of the
cat, although in this ...
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The entire universe has been neatly divided into things to (a) mate with, (b) eat, (c) run away from...
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The presence of those seeking the truth is infinitely to be preferred to the presence of those who t...
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You can't build a plot out of jokes. You need tragic relief. And you need to let people know tha...
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I regarded finding I had a form of Alzheimer's as an insult and decided to do my best to marshal...
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