Lord of the Flies - Quotes

  • Created by: lwarren14
  • Created on: 08-11-18 22:30

(p.s sorry about the colours some of them don't save so you cant tell which one it's from)

Chapter 1-Chapter 2-Chapter 3-Chapter 4-Chapter 5-Chapter 6-Chapter 7-Chapter 8-Chapter 9-Chapter 10-Chapter 11-Chapter 12

Bold: Important to learn


  • 'Sleep enveloped him.'
  • 'Now the shell was no longer a thing to be seen but not touched Ralph became excited.'
  • 'The children gave him the same simple obedience that they had given the men with megaphones.'
  • 'He was intimidated by the uniformed superiority and the off-hand authority in Merridew's voice.'
  • '"He's not Fatty," cried Ralph, "his real name is Piggy!"'
  • '"If Simon walks in the middle of us [...] then we can talk over his head."'
  • 'He hovered between the two courses of apology or further insult.'
  • '"Of course we shall be rescued."'
  • 'The weight of Ralph's new authority brought light and happiness.'
  • '"All you can think about is pig, pig, pig!"'
  • 'And he was big enough to be a link with the adult world of authority;'
  • 'Of all the boys, he was the most at home there;'
  • 'Ralph continued to watch the ship ravenously.' 
  • 'Anger instead of decency passed his throat.'
  • 'He found himself understanding the weariness of his life.'
  • 'Ralph felt a kind of affectionate reverence for the conch.'
  • '"We ought to - ought to die before we let the fire out?"'
  • 'This seemed the breaking up of sanity.'
  • '"Becuase the rules are the only thing we've got."'
  • '"This is a rotten place"'
  • '"You'll get back to where you came from."' (Simon)
  • 'Ralph too was fighting to get near,'
  • 'Not scared so much as paralysed.'
  • '"Boys with sticks."' (To Jack)
  • '"He's like Piggy. He says things like Piggy. He isn't a proper chief.'" (Jack)
  • '"Supposing i got like the others - not caring. What'ud become of us?"' 
  • '"Come away there's going to be trouble"' (Piggy)
  • '"That was murder"' (Ralph) '"It was an accident," "He asked for it."' (Piggy)
  • '"I'm frightened. Of us."' (To Piggy) 
  • 'Piggy clung to Ralph.' 
  • 'Jack wrenched free and swung at Ralph with his spear.'
  • '"Don't you understand you painted fools?" "you're playing hunting"'
  • '"You're a beast and a swine and a bloody, bloody thief!"' (About Jack)
  • 'Visciously, with full intention, he hurled hiw spear at Ralph.' (Jack)
  • 'Piggy was everywhere, was on his neck, was become terrible in the darkness and death.'
  • 'There was no Piggy to talk sense.'
  • 'What could they do? Beat him? So what? Kill him?'
  • 'He forgot his wounds, his hunger and thirst, and became fear; hopeless fear on flying feet,'
  • 'The little scarecrow'
  • '"Who's boss here?" "I am," said Ralph loudly'
  • 'Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man's heart, and the fall through the air of a true, wise friend Piggy.'


  • 'Marching approximately in step.'
  • 'What he saw of the fair haired boy with


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