“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)
Just finished re-reading “Monstrous regiment”
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)
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