|The Colour of Magic||
"While I'm still confused and uncertain, it's on a much higher plane, d'you see, and at least I know I'm bewildered about the really fundamental and important facts of the universe." Treatle nodded. "I hadn't looked at it like that," he said, "But you're absolutely right. He's really pushed back the boundaries of ignorance."
They both savoured the strange warm glow of being much more ignorant than ordinary people, who were only ignorant of ordinary things.
The nasty little sound of a sword being unsheathed right behind one at just the point when one thought one had disposed of one's enemies….It was that kind of laugh.
Granny wasn't sure she approved of silk, she'd heard it came out of a caterpillar's bottom.....
That was quite acceptable in the Ramtops, and no-one had a bad word to say about witches. At least, not if he wanted to wake up in the morning the same shape as he went to bed.
They say a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, but it is not one half so bad as a lot of ignorance.
A vital ingredient of success is not knowing that what you're attempting can't be done. A person ignorant of the possibility of failure can be a half-brick in the path of the bicycle of history.
|The Light Fantastic|
|Lords and Ladies|
|Men at Arms|
|Feet of clay|
|The last continent|
|The fifth elephant|
|Thief of time|
|The last hero|
|The wee free men|
|A hat full of sky|