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In her own special category, she was quite beautiful. This was the category of all the women, in his entire life, who had ever thought he was worth smiling at.

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'And what would humans be without love?' 'RARE,' said Death. - Terry Pratchett

'And what would humans be without love?' 'RARE,' said Death.

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'This is a lovely party,' said the Bursar to a chair, 'I wish I was here.' - Terry Pratchett

'This is a lovely party,' said the Bursar to a chair, 'I wish I was here.'

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'I believe in reincarnation,' Bjorn said. 'I KNOW.' 'I tried to live a good life. Does that help?' 'THAT'S NOT UP TO ME.' Death coughed. 'OF COURSE... SINCE YOU BELIEVE IN REINCARNATION... YOU'LL BE BJORN AGAIN.'

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If cats looked like frogs we'd realize what nasty, cruel little bastards they are. Style. That's what people remember.

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If I knew that I could die, I would live. My life, my death, my choice. - Terry Pratchett

If I knew that I could die, I would live. My life, my death, my choice.

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I would like to die peacefully with Thomas Tallis on my iPod before the disease takes me over and I hope that will not be for quite some time to come, because if I knew that I could die at any time I wanted, then suddenly every day would be as precious as a million pounds, if I knew that I could die, I would live. My life, my death, my choice.

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I'll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there's evidence of any thinking going on inside it.

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I have vowed that rather than let Alzheimer's take me, I would take it, i would live my life as ever to the full and die, before the disease mounted its last attack, in my own home, in a chair on the lawn, with a brandy in my hand to wash down whatever modern version of the Brompton Cocktail some helpful medic could supply. And with Thomas Tallis on my iPod, I would shake hands with death.

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'I meant,' said Ipslore bitterly, 'what is there in this world that truly makes living worthwhile?' Death thought about it. 'CATS,' he said eventually. 'CATS ARE NICE.'

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Fantasy is an exercise bicycle for the mind. It might not take you anywhere, but it tones up the muscles that can. Of course, I could be wrong.

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He never pays attention, he always knows the answer, and he can never tell you how he knows. We can't keep thrashing him. He is a bad example to the other pupils. There's no educating a smart boy.

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Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.

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DON'T THINK OF IT AS DYING, said Death. JUST THINK OF IT AS LEAVING EARLY TO AVOID THE RUSH. - Terry Pratchett

DON'T THINK OF IT AS DYING, said Death. JUST THINK OF IT AS LEAVING EARLY TO AVOID THE RUSH.

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And what do you really do? asked Tiffany. The thin witch hesitated for a moment, and then: We look to ... the edges, said Mistress Weatherwax. There's a lot of edges, more than people know. Between life and death, this world and the next, night and day, right and wrong ... an' they need watchin'. We watch 'em, we guard the sum of things. And we never ask for any reward. That's important.

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'Oh yes? Can you identify yourself?' 
'Certainly. I'd know me anywhere.' - Terry Pratchett

'Oh yes? Can you identify yourself?' 'Certainly. I'd know me anywhere.'

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...and the funny thing was that people who weren't entirely certain they were right always argued much louder than other people, as if the main person they were trying to convince were themselves.

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Ninety percent of true love is acute, ear-burning embarrassment. - Terry Pratchett

Ninety percent of true love is acute, ear-burning embarrassment.

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'It would seem that you have no useful skill or talent whatsoever,' he said. 'Have you thought of going into teaching?'

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In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this. - Terry Pratchett

In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.

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If you were going to be successful in the world of crime, you needed a reputation for honesty. - Terry Pratchett

If you were going to be successful in the world of crime, you needed a reputation for honesty.

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If you have enough book space, I don't want to talk to you. - Terry Pratchett

If you have enough book space, I don't want to talk to you.

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If you don't turn your life into a story, you just become a part of someone else's story. - Terry Pratchett

If you don't turn your life into a story, you just become a part of someone else's story.

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Life is a trick, and you get one chance to learn it. - Terry Pratchett

Life is a trick, and you get one chance to learn it.

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It's tough at the top. It's tough at the bottom. But in between you could use them for horse-shoes. - Terry Pratchett

It's tough at the top. It's tough at the bottom. But in between you could use them for horse-shoes.

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