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Terry Pratchett’s “Small Gods” Quotes (22 Quotes)


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  • The trouble was that he was talking in philosophy but they were listening in gibberish.
    (Terry Pratchett, "Small Gods")

  • The trouble with being a god is that you've got no one to pray to.
    (Terry Pratchett, "Small Gods")

  • There are hardly any excesses of the most crazed psychopath that cannot easily be duplicated by a normal kindly family man who just comes in to work every day and has a job to do.
    (Terry Pratchett, "Small Gods")

  • There's no point in believing in things that exist.
    (Terry Pratchett, "Small Gods")

  • Bishops move diagonally. That's why they often turn up where the kings don't expect them to be.
    (Terry Pratchett, "Small Gods")


  • Thou shalt not submit thy god to market forces.
    (Terry Pratchett, "Small Gods")

  • Gods don't like people not doing much work. People who aren't busy all the time might start to think.
    (Terry Pratchett, "Small Gods")

  • Time is a drug. Too much of it kills you.
    (Terry Pratchett, "Small Gods")

  • Gravity is a habit that is hard to shake off.
    (Terry Pratchett, "Small Gods")

  • We are here and it is now. The way I see it is, after that, everything tends towards guesswork.
    (Terry Pratchett, "Small Gods")

  • He says gods like to see an atheist around. Gives them something to aim at.
    (Terry Pratchett, "Small Gods")

  • When you can flatten entire cities at a whim, a tendency towards quiet reflection and seeing-things-from-the-other-fellow's-point- of-view is seldom necessary.
    (Terry Pratchett, "Small Gods")

  • Humans! They lived in the world where the grass continued to be green and the sun rose every day and flowers regularly turned into fruit, and what impressed them? Weeping statues. And wine made out of water! A mere quantum-mechanistic tunnel effect, that'd happen anyway if you were prepared to wait zillions of years. As if the turning of sunlight into wine, by means of vines and grapes and time and anzymes, wasn't a thousand times more impressive and happened all the time...
    (Terry Pratchett, "Small Gods")

  • Why not? If enough people believe, you can be god of anythingà
    (Terry Pratchett, "Small Gods")

  • It's no wonder most religions are born in the desert, because when men lay beneath that boundless night sky and look up at the infinite expanse of creation they have an uncontrollable urge to put something in the way
    (Terry Pratchett, "Small Gods")


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