“Listen to me will you? I know about people who talk about suffering for the common good. It's never bloody them!â
âWhen you hear a man shouting "Forward, brave comrades!" you'll see he's the one behind the bloody big rock and wearing the only really arrow-proof helmet! Understand?â
He stopped. The cadre were looking at him as if he was mad. He stared at their young, keen faces, and felt very, very old.
âBut there are causes worth dying forâ said Butterfly
âNo, there aren't! Because you've only got one life but you can pick up another five causes on any street corner!â
âGood grief, how can you live with a philosophy like that?â
Rincewind took a deep breath.