13+ quotes from Interesting Times: The Play

Quotes from Interesting Times: The Play

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“Chaos is found in greatest abundance wherever order is being sought. It always defeats order, because it is better organized.”
― quote from Interesting Times: The Play


“Rincewind could scream for mercy in nineteen languages, and just scream in another forty-four.”
― quote from Interesting Times: The Play


“Just because it's not nice doesn't mean it's not miraculous.”
― quote from Interesting Times: The Play


“Natural selection saw to it that professional heroes who at a crucial moment tended to ask themselves questions like 'What is my purpose in life?' very quickly lacked both.”
― quote from Interesting Times: The Play


“The Four Horsemen whose Ride presages the end of the world are known to be Death, War, Famine, and Pestilence. But even less significant events have their own Horsemen. For example, the Four Horsemen of the Common Cold are Sniffles, Chesty, Nostril, and Lack of Tissues; the Four Horsemen whose appearance foreshadows any public holiday are Storm, Gales, Sleet, and Contra-flow.”
― quote from Interesting Times: The Play


“Barbarism? Hah! When we kills people we do it there and then, lookin' 'em in the eye, and we'd be happy to buy 'em a drink in the next world, no harm done. I never knew a barbarian who cut up people slowly in little rooms, or tortured women to make 'em look pretty, or put poison in people's grub. Civilization? If that's civilization, you can shove it where the sun don't shine!”
― quote from Interesting Times: The Play


“Your wife is a big hippo! My face is melting! My face is meltinnnnggg!”
― quote from Interesting Times: The Play


“Human beings have always preferred common sense to logic.”
― quote from Interesting Times: The Play


“Good so be would you if, duff plum of helping second A," said the Bursar.
The table fell silent.
"Did anyone understand that?" said Ridcully.
The Bursar was not technically insane. He had passed through the rapids of insanity som time previously, and was now sculling around in some peaceful pool on the other side. He was quite often coherent, although not by normal human standards.”
― quote from Interesting Times: The Play


“Oh... and Bacon Surprise.'
REALLY? WHAT IS SO SURPRISING ABOUT BACON?
'I don't know. I suppose it comes as something of a shock to the pig.”
― quote from Interesting Times: The Play


“Many an ancient lord's last words had been, "You can't kill me because I've got magic aaargh.”
― quote from Interesting Times: The Play


“That bit where that lad sprang backwards right across the room with them axes in his hands was impressive, though."

"Yeah."

"You didn't ought to have stuck your sword out like that, I thought."

"He's learned an important lesson."

"It won't do him much good now where he's gone.”
― quote from Interesting Times: The Play


“There was, he thought, probably something in the idea that there were only a few people in the world. There were lots of bodies, but only a few people. That's why you kept running into the same ones.”
― quote from Interesting Times: The Play


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