... the traditions of the Dibbler clan would never let a mere disastrous fact get in the way of a spiel. (LC)
Once upon a time the plural of 'wizard' was 'war'. (LC)
There were times that called for mindless, terror-filled panic, and times that called for measured, considered, thoughtful panic. (LC)
In Mrs Whitlow's book, gods were socially very acceptable, at least if they had proper human heads and wore clothes ... (LC)
'Intelligence is like legs - too many and you trip yourself up.' (LC)
When he was a boy, Ponder Stibbons had imagined that wizards would be powerful democrats-gods able to change the whole world at the flick of a finger, and then he'd grown up and found that they were tiresome old men who worries about the state of their feet and, in harm's way, would even bicker about the origin of the phrase 'in harm's way'.
It had never struck him that evolution works in all kinds of ways. There were still quite deep scars in old buildings that showed what happened when you had the other kind of wizard. (LC)
And they acted like savages*.
* Again, when people like Mrs Whitlow use this term they are not, for some inexplicable reason, trying to suggest that the subjects have a rich oral tradition, a complex system of tribal rights and a deep respect for the spirits of their ancestors. They are implying the kind of behaviour more generally associated, oddly enough, with people wearing a full suit of clothes, often with the same insignia. (LC)
... there is something hugely unlovable about sheep, a kind of mad, eye-rolling brainlessness smelling of damp wool and panic. Many religions extol the virtues of the meek, but Rincewind had never trusted them. The meek could turn very nasty at times. (LC)
He was aware that he had their full attention, something that wizards did not often give. Usually they defined 'listening' as a period in which you worked out what you were going to say next. It was disconcerting. (LC)
'I think that before we made humanity, we broke the mould.' (LC)
Terry Pratchett is one of the great authors and his works are eminently quotable. The blog format was used to allow multiple subjects. For quotes by book go to here or character here.