Complete collection of Terry Pratchett quotes by subject and cross-referenced
This part of Ankh-Morpork was known as The Shades, an inner-city area sorely in need either of governmental help or, for preference, a flamethrower. It couldn’t be called squalid because that would be stretching the word to breaking point. It was beyond squalor and out the other side, where by a sort of Einsteinian reversal it achieved a magnificent horribleness that it wore like an architectural award. (M)
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.