Complete collection of Terry Pratchett quotes by subject and cross-referenced
Distillation of alcohol was illegal in Lancre. On the other hand, King Verence had long ago given up any idea of stopping a witch doing something she wanted to do, so merely required Nanny Ogg to keep her still somewhere it wasn’t obvious. She thoroughly approved of the prohibition, since this gave her an unchallenged market for her own product, known wherever men fell backwards into a ditch as ‘suicider'. (Ma)
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.