"Lancre operated on the feudal system, which was to say, everyone feuded all the time and handed on the fight to their descendants."
"On the rare maps of the Ramtops that existed, it was spelled Überwald. But Lancre people had never got the hang of accents and certainly didn't agree with trying to balance two dots on another letter, where they'd only roll off and cause unnecessary punctuation."
"After four years of theological college he wasn't at all certain of what he believed, and this was partly because the Church had schismed so often that occasionally the entire curriculum would alter in the space of one afternoon."
" 'And how are you, Miss Weatherwax?' said Mightily Oats, in a cheerful
'She was bitten by a vampire! What sort of question is that?' Agnes hissed.
'One that's better than "What are you?"' Oats whispered."
" 'Oh, mythology,' said Granny. 'Mythology's just the folktales of people who won 'cos they had bigger swords.'"