I have a Discworld book in my kindle thanks to a campagin at Amazon.com last summer, but I couldn’t manage to have time for it. I think I have been recommended his and ‘other Terry’s’ books several times, but until quite recently I have been confused them to some extent. I’m currently busy re-reading my favorite authors in English, but I hope to have time for him and other Terry’s soon. 😀
Since today is the birthday of Sir Terence David John Pratchett, better known to the world as Discworld author Terry Pratchett (Happy Birthday, Sir Terry!), we’ve compiled a list of our favourite one-liners and wise remarks from the master of comic fantasy.
‘Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one.’
– Foreword to The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1998) by David Pringle
‘A marriage is always made up of two people who are prepared to swear that only the other one snores.’
– The Fifth Elephant
‘When I was a child I read books far too old for me and sometimes far too young for me. Every reading child is different. Introduce them to the love of reading, show them the way to the library and let them get on with it. The space between the young reader’s eyeballs and the printed page is a holy place and officialdom…
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