About M. Stephenson

I am well aware that it looks like I only read Terry Pratchett. This is not true. I just can't get enough of him.

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  • M. shared from Raising Steam (Discworld Book 40) by Terry Pratchett
    I know that as a self-made man, sharing would be anathema to your soul, and so you could take all the risk and become as rich as Creosote. However, it seems to me, Harry, that you’re already as rich as Creosote and so, as a scoundrel, I’d suggest that another fortune is not exactly what you need right now! As your bank manager I’d like to suggest that sharing both the risks and the profits would be the most prudent and socially acceptable way.”
  • M. shared from Raising Steam (Discworld Book 40) by Terry Pratchett
    Uncertainty is always uncertain, but the difficulty with people who rely on systems is that they begin to believe that nearly everything is in some way a system and therefore, sooner or later, they become bureaucrats.
  • M. shared from a Personal Document
    Sometimes it’s better to light a flamethrower than curse the darkness.
    Note: Men at Arms by Terry Pratchett
  • M. shared from a Personal Document
    There had to be something right about a citizenry which, when faced with catastrophe, thought about selling sausages to the participants.
    Note: Welcome to Ankh-Morpork
  • M. shared from Dodger by Terry Pratchett
    “Nobody comes into this house without my leave, and any intruder who came in with malice aforethought would wish they had never been born, or perhaps if they were able to think more selectively, that I had never been born.
    Note: I couldn't have said it better.