'So much universe, and so little time’: Fans remember Terry Pratchett’s best quotes
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.
"The pen is mightier than the sword if the sword is very short,
and the pen is very sharp."
The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it. #TerryPratchett
— Helen (@wittyhoots) March 12, 2015
"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."
— Aaron Muszalski (@sfslim) March 12, 2015
"It is well known that a vital ingredient of success is not knowing that what you're attempting can't be done."
— Jane Hamlet (@jane_hamlet) March 12, 2015
"Human beings make life so interesting. Do you know, that in a
universe so full of wonders, they have managed to invent
— Stacy Bennett (@SBennettwrites) March 12, 2015
"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."
— 倾国倾城 (@idrometeora) March 12, 2015
“Magic never dies. It merely fades away.” #TerryPratchett
— SANJUKTA (@sanjukta_only) March 12, 2015
"Wisdom comes from experience. Experience is often a result of lack of wisdom."
— Jane T. Robot (@therobotjane) March 12, 2015
What are your favorite Terry Pratchett quotes? Please feel free to share them in the comments section below.