Interesting Literature almost always lives up to its name. Today they’re celebrating Terry Pratchett’s birthday. Even though he is not a Canadian, he is very dear to Tania’s heart, and what is dear to Tania’s heart is dear to Kirt’s heart, so we will join in the celebration by sharing this great list of quotations.
Since today is the birthday of Sir Terence David John Pratchett, better known to the world as Discworld author Terry Pratchett (Happy Birthday, Sir Terry!), we’ve compiled a list of our favourite one-liners and wise remarks from the master of comic fantasy.
‘Stories of imagination tend to upset those without one.’
– Foreword to The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1998) by David Pringle
‘A marriage is always made up of two people who are prepared to swear that only the other one snores.’
– The Fifth Elephant
‘When I was a child I read books far too old for me and sometimes far too young for me. Every reading child is different. Introduce them to the love of reading, show them the way to the library and let them get on with it. The space between the young reader’s eyeballs and the printed page is a holy place and officialdom…
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