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Going Postal

Terry Pratchett

Top 10 Best Quotes

“Do you not know that a man is not dead while his name is still spoken?”

“Did I do anything last night that suggested I was sane?”

“Steal five dollars and you're a common thief. Steal thousands and you're either the government or a hero.”

“What kind of man would put a known criminal in charge of a major branch of government? Apart from, say, the average voter.”

“I commend my soul to any god that can find it.”

“People flock in, nevertheless, in search of answers to those questions only librarians are considered to be able to answer, such as "Is this the laundry?" "How do you spell surreptitious?" and, on a regular basis, "Do you have a book I remember reading once? It had a red cover and it turned out they were twins.”

“Sometimes the truth is arrived at by adding all the little lies together and deducting them from the totality of what is known.”

“Speak softly and employ a huge man with a crowbar.”

“Look, he said to his imagination, if this is how you're going to behave, I shan't bring you again.”

“There is always a choice." "You mean I could choose certain death?" "A choice nevertheless, or perhaps an alternative. You see I believe in freedom. Not many people do, although they will of course protest otherwise. And no practical definition of freedom would be complete without the freedom to take the consequences. Indeed, it is the freedom upon which all the others are based.”

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