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RIP – Throwback Thursday to Terry Pratchett Quotes

This is a post I did about a month ago on the great quotes by one of my favorite quotable writers.  RIP Sir Terry Pratchett, what you contributed to every writer, author and wannabe helps you live on:

The words come when you make them.  You sit down and you hope your fingers can comb something out of your brain and you type.  If it’s not good, you re-type.  Some days that motivation to just try comes and you sit down and do it, for other days, there’s quotes by Terry Pratchett to kick your brain’s ass until you do 😉

“There’s no such thing as writer’s block.  That was invented by people in California who couldn’t write.”

“I’ll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there’s evidence of any thinking going on inside it.”

“Give a man a fire and he’s warm for the day. But set fire to him and he’s warm for the rest of his life.”

“Seeing, contrary to popular wisdom, isn’t believing. It’s where belief stops, because it isn’t needed any more.”

“Some humans would do anything to see if it was possible to do it. If you put a large switch in some cave somewhere, with a sign on it saying ‘End-of-the-World Switch. PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH’, the paint wouldn’t even have time to dry.”

“If cats looked like frogs we’d realize what nasty, cruel little bastards they are. Style. That’s what people remember.”

“Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom.”

“It’s not worth doing something unless someone, somewhere, would much rather you weren’t doing it.”

“This book was written using 100% recycled words.”

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