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1. "Rincewind tried shutting his eyes, but there were no eyelids to his imagination and it was staring widely"
Author: Terry Pratchett
2. "Potrafil nawet - w przeciwienstwie do wiekszosci znanych Rincewindowi bohaterów - uzywac slów dluzszych niz dwusylabowe... jesli dalo mu sie dosc czasu i podpowiedzialo raz czy dwa."
Author: Terry Pratchett
3. "Rincewind could scream for mercy in nineteen languages, and just scream in another forty-four."
Author: Terry Pratchett
4. "So we're surrounded by absolutely nothing," said Rincewind. "Total nothing." He hesitated. "There's a word for it," he said. "It's what you get when there's nothing left and everything's been used up." "Yes. I think it's called the bill," said Eric. Rincewind gave this some thought. It sounded about right. "Okay," he said. "The bill. That's where we are. Floating in absolute bill. Total, complete, rock-hard bill."
Author: Terry Pratchett
5. "At the Temple of the Seven-Handed Sek a hasty convocation of priests and ritual heart-transplant artisans agreed that the hundred-span-high statue of Sek was altogether too holy to be made into a magic picture, but a payment of two rhinu left them astoundedly agreeing that perhaps He wasn't as holy as all that.A prolonged session at the Whore Pits produced a number of colourful and instrutive pictures, a number of which Rincewind concealed about his person for detailed perusal in private. As the fumes cleared from his brain he began to speculate seriously as to how the iconograph worked."
Author: Terry Pratchett
6. "Besides…where Rincewind went' – he lowered his voice – ‘trouble followed behind.'Ridcully noticed that the wizards drew a little closer together.‘Sounds all right to me,' he said. ‘Best place for trouble, behind."
Author: Terry Pratchett
7. "Rincewind gave his fingers a long shocked stare, as one might regard a gun that has been hanging on the wall for decades and has suddenly gone off and perforated the cat."
Author: Terry Pratchett
8. "There are eight levels of wizardry on the Disc; after sixteen years Rincewind has failed to achieve even level one. In fact it is considered opinion of some of his tutors that he is incapable even of achieving level zero, which most normal people are born at; to put it another way, it has been suggested that when Rincewind dies the average occult ability of the human race will actually go up by a fraction."
Author: Terry Pratchett
9. "- Nie boisz sie wysokosci? - zdolal wykrztusic.Dwukwiat popatrzyl uwaznie w dól, na malenki swiat nakrapiany cieniami obloków. Mysl o strachu nie przyszla mu wcale do glowy.- Nie - odrzekl. - Niby dlaczego? Po upadku z czterdziestu stóp czlowiek jet tak samo martwy jak po upadku z tysiaca sazni. Tak uwazam.Rincewind usilowal rozwazyc to na chlodno, ale jakos nie pojmowal logiki wywodu. Nie spadania sie obawial, a raczej uderzenia o ziemie."
Author: Terry Pratchett
10. "Not much call for a barbarian hairdresser, I expect,' said Rincewind. 'I mean, no-one wants a shampoo-and-beheading."
Author: Terry Pratchett
11. "...All the shops have been smashed open. There was a whole bunch of people across the street helping themselves to musical instruments, can you believe that?""Yeah," said Rincewind. "...Luters, I expect."
Author: Terry Pratchett
12. "Mission motto, sir," said Carrot cheerfully. "Morituri Nolumus Mori. Rincewind suggested it.""I imagine he did," said Lord Vetinari, observing the wizard coldly. "And would you care to give us a colloquial translation, Mr Rincewind?""Er..." Rincewind hesitated, but there really was no escape. "Er... roughly speaking, it means, 'We who are about to die don't want to', sir."
Author: Terry Pratchett
13. "Luck is my middle name," said Rincewind, indistinctly. "Mind you, my first name is Bad."
Author: Terry Pratchett
14. "[Rincewind] drew his sword and, with a smooth overarm throw, completely failed to hit the troll."
Author: Terry Pratchett
15. "It was octarine, the colour of magic. It was alive and glowing and vibrant and it was the undisputed pigment of the imagination, because wherever it appeared it was a sign that mere matter was a servant of the powers of the magical mind. It was enchantment itself.But Rincewind always thought it looked a sort of greenish-purple."
Author: Terry Pratchett
16. "My name is immaterial,' she said.That's a pretty name,' said Rincewind."
Author: Terry Pratchett
17. "I would like permission to fetch a note from my mother, sir' Ridcully sighed. 'Rincewind, you once informed me, to my everlasting puzzlement, that you never knew your mother because she ran away before you were born. Distinctly remember writing it down in my diary. Would you like another try?' 'Permission to go and find my mother?'"
Author: Terry Pratchett
18. "The Tezuman priests have a sophisticated calendar and an advanced horology," quoted Rincewind."Ah," said Eric, "Good.""No," said Rincewind patiently. "It means time measurement.""Oh."
Author: Terry Pratchett
19. "Oh no, not -' OF COURSE, WHAT'S SO BLOODY VEXING ABOUT THE WHOLE BUSINESS IS THAT I WAS EXPECTING TO MEET THEE IN PSEPHOPOLOLIS'But that's five hundred miles away!'YOU DON'T HAVE TO TELL ME, THE WHOLE SYSTEM'S GOT SCREWED UP AGAIN, I CAN SEE THAT. LOOK, THERE'S NO CHANCE OF YOU-?Rincewind backed away, hands spread protectively in front of him...'Not a chance!'I COULD LEND YOU A VERY FAST HORSE.'No!'IT WON'T HURT A BIT.'No!' Rincewind turned and ran. Death watched him go, and shrugged bitterly."
Author: Terry Pratchett
20. "Rincewind had always been happy to think of himself as a racist. The One Hundred Meters, the Mile, the Marathon -- he'd run them all."
Author: Terry Pratchett
21. "Of course, like all the informal inhabitants of the University the roaches were a little unusual, but there was something particularly unpleasant about the sound of billions of very small feet hitting the stones in perfect time.Rincewind stepped gingerly over the marching column. The Librarian jumped it.The Luggage, of course, followed them with a noise like someone tapdancing over a bag of crisps."
Author: Terry Pratchett
22. "Rincewind trudged back up the beach. "The trouble is," he said, "is that things never get better, they just stay the same, only more so."
Author: Terry Pratchett
23. "Tell him - tell him he's very welcome. Tell him breakfast is - uh - one gold piece'. For a moment Broadman's face looked as though some vast internal struggle was going on, and then he added with a burst of generosity, 'I'll throw in yours, too.' 'Stranger,' said Rincewind levelly. 'If you stay here you will be knifed or poisoned by nightfall. But don't stop smiling, or so will I."
Author: Terry Pratchett
24. "Tourist, Rincewind decided, meant ‘idiot."
Author: Terry Pratchett
25. "El futuro contuvo el aliento, a la espera de la decisión de Rincewind."
Author: Terry Pratchett

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