Gods don't like people not doing much work. People who aren't busy all the time might start to think.
The trouble with being a god is that you've got no one to pray to.
Why not? If enough people believe, you can be god of anythingà
It is embarrassing to know that one is a god of a world that only exists because every improbability curve must have its far end; especially when one can peer into other dimensions at worlds whose Creators had more mechanical aptitude than imagination. No wonder, then, that the Disc gods spend more time in bickering than in omnicognizance.
On the Disc the gods dealt severely with atheists.
On the Disc, the Gods aren't so much worshipped, as they are blamed.
Usually he didn't bother the gods, and he hoped the gods wouldn't bother him. Life was quite complicated enough.
In ancient times cats were worshipped as gods; they have not forgotten this.
He was the sort of person who stood on mountaintops during thunderstorms in wet copper armour shouting "All the Gods are bastards."
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