Mort Quotes.

11. "People don't alter history any more than birds alter the sky, they just make brief patterns in it."
- Terry Pratchett, Mort

12. "Death was standing behind a lectern, poring over a map. He looked at Mort as if he wasn’t entirely there. Yᴏᴜ ʜᴀᴠᴇɴ'ᴛ ʜᴇᴀʀᴅ ᴏғ ᴛʜᴇ Bᴀʏ Oғ Mᴀɴᴛᴇ, ʜᴀᴠᴇ ʏᴏᴜ? he said. No, sir, said Mort. Fᴀᴍᴏᴜs sʜɪᴘᴡʀᴇᴄᴋ ᴛʜᴇʀᴇ. Was there? Tʜᴇʀᴇ ᴡɪʟʟ ʙᴇ, said Death, ɪғ I ᴄᴀɴ ғɪɴᴅ ᴛʜᴇ ᴅᴀᴍɴ ᴘʟᴀᴄᴇ."
- Terry Pratchett, Mort

13. "When she spoke again it was in the thin, careful and above all brave voice of someone who has pulled themselves together despite overwhelming odds but might let go again at any moment."
- Terry Pratchett, Mort

14. "It's beautiful," said Mort softly. "What is it?" THE SUN IS UNDER THE DISC, said Death. "Is it like this every night?" EVERY NIGHT, said Death. NATURE'S LIKE THAT. "Doesn't anyone know?" ME. YOU. THE GODS. GOOD, ISN'T IT? "Gosh!" Death leaned over the saddle and looked down at the kingdoms of the world. I DON'T KNOW ABOUT YOU, he said, BUT I COULD MURDER A CURRY."
- Terry Pratchett, Mort

15. "Oh. I see. People don't want to see what can't possibly exist."
- Terry Pratchett, Mort

16. "Tʜᴇʀᴇ's ɴᴏ ᴊᴜsᴛɪᴄᴇ, ᴛʜᴇʀᴇ's ᴊᴜsᴛ ᴍᴇ. —Death"
- Terry Pratchett, Mort

17. "Poets have tried to describe Ankh-Morpork. They have failed. Perhaps it's the sheer zestful vitality of the place, or maybe it's just that a city with a million inhabitants and no sewers is rather robust for poets, who prefer daffodils and no wonder. So let's just say that Ankh-Morpork is as full of life as an old cheese on a hot day, as loud as a curse in a cathedral, as bright as an oil slick, as colourful as a bruise and as full of activity, industry, bustle and sheer exuberant busyness as a dead dog on a termite mound."
- Terry Pratchett, Mort

18. "Tragic heroes always moan when the gods take an interest in them, but it's the people the gods ignore who get the really tough deals"
- Terry Pratchett, Mort

19. "Mort was already aware that love made you feel hot and cold and cruel and weak, but he hadn't realized that it could make you stupid."
- Terry Pratchett, Mort

20. "How do you get all those coins?" asked Mort. IN PAIRS."
- Terry Pratchett, Mort

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