'So much universe, and so little time’: Fans remember Terry Pratchett’s best quotes

Terry Pratchett (Reuters / Suzanne Plunkett)
Best-selling British novelist Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66 after a battle with Alzheimer's disease. After his death Thursday, the #TerryPratchett hashtag took Twitter by storm – with fans racing to remember his best quotes.

READ MORE: Discworld novelist Terry Pratchett dies at 66

"The pen is mightier than the sword if the sword is very short, and the pen is very sharp."

AFP Photo / Ben Stansall

"Most of the great triumphs and tragedies of history are caused not by people being fundamentally good or fundamentally evil, but by people being fundamentally people."

"It is well known that a vital ingredient of success is not knowing that what you're attempting can't be done."

AFP Photo / Stephane Danna

"Human beings make life so interesting. Do you know, that in a universe so full of wonders, they have managed to invent boredom."

"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."

AFP Photo / Ian Nicholson / Pool

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

What are your favorite Terry Pratchett quotes? Please feel free to share them in the comments section below.