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.
("The Color of Magic")
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I've seen excitement, and I've seen boredom. And boredom was best.
On the Disc, the Gods aren't so much worshipped, as they are blamed.
Taxation is just a sophisticated way of demanding money with menaces.
Somewhere around the place I've got an unfinished short story about Schrodinger's Dog it was mostly moaning about all the attention the cat was getting.
Sister Mary was a nurse and nurses, whatever their creed, are primarily nurses, which had a lot to do with wearing your watch upside down, keeping calm in emergencies, and dying for a cup of tea.
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