"No one was sorry for anything, because no living creature had done anything wrong; bad things had happened by spontaneous generation in some weird, chilly, geometrical other-world, and ‘were to be regretted.’" - Terry Pratchett, Going Postal
"…the Watch and the Guilds had settled things down enough that actually being attacked while going about your lawful business in Ankh-Morpork was now merely a possibility instead of, as it once was, a matter of course. And the streets were so clean now that you could sometimes even see the street." - Terry Pratchett, Going Postal
"Mr. Lipwig, this morning you had no experience at all of being dead, and yet but for my intervention you would nevertheless have turned out to be extremely good at it. It just goes to show, you never know until you try." - Lord Vetinari. Going Postal by Terry Pratchett.