He hadn’t had much experience with the rich and powerful. Coppers didn’t, as a rule. It wasn’t that they were less prone to commit crimes, it was just that the crimes they committed tended to be so far above the normal level of criminality that they were beyond the reach of men with bad boots and rusting mail. Owning a hundred slum properties wasn’t a crime, although living in one was, almost. men at arms, terry pratchett (via cerulean-vulpine)
It’s not as simple as that. It’s not a black-and-white issue. There are so many shades of gray."
“There’s no grays, only white that’s got grubby. I’m surprised you don’t know that. And sin, young man, is when you treat people as things. Including yourself. That’s what sin is.”
“It’s a lot more complicated than that-“
“No. It ain’t. When people say things are more complicated than that, they means they’re getting worried that they won’t like the truth. People as things, that’s where it starts.”
“Oh, I’m sure there are worse crimes-“
“But they starts with thinking about people as things…
— Carpe Jugulum by Terry Pratchett (via mysticalelevator)
Ach, people’re always tellin’ us not tae do things,” said Rob Anybody. “That’s how we ken what’s the most interestin’ things tae do! — Terry Pratchett, Wintersmith (via bboy212)

jadeddiva:

Sometimes I’ll be going through my dashboard and see a post I like and I’m about to reblog it before I realize that it’s from my queue.

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Just finished re-reading “Monstrous regiment”

abbovebiggerbob:

Man, I forgot how good this book was.

Why the hell isnt it a movie yet?

Vimes stared at the door until his eyebrows ached. And then, just as random patterns in cloud suddenly, without changing in any way, become a horse’s head or a sailing ship, he saw what he’d been looking at all along.

A sense of terrifying admiration overcame him.

Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett, 1989 (via cerulean-spork)

the-tao-of-fandom:

What I love about Sam Vimes is that he starts out as a cynical bastard and that cynicism gets progressively darker throughout the books but he uses it to get one over on the bastards that are the reason he’s so damn cynical and do good things with that.

Basically I’m saying my life goal is to become Sam Vimes

In Ghat they believe in vampire watermelons, although folklore is silent about what they believe about vampire watermelons. — Terry Pratchett, Carpe Jugulum (via bboy212)

Sherlock’s iconic lines

katkinkat:

*forgets to talk to friends for 4 weeks*

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