English Lord Of The Flies Key Quotes

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“Maybe there is a beast… maybe it's only us.”
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“Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man's heart, and the fall through the air of the true, wise friend called Piggy.”
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“The thing is - fear can't hurt you any more than a dream.”
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“The greatest ideas are the simplest.”
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“The greatest ideas are the simplest.”
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“We did everything adults would do. What went wrong?”
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“Fancy thinking the Beast was something you could hunt and kill! You knew, didn’t you? I’m part of you? Close, close, close! I’m the reason why it’s no go? Why things are what they are?”
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“I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men, they are far superior and always have been.”
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“Sucks to your ***-mar!”
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“What are we? Humans? Or animals? Or savages?”
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“If faces were different when lit from above or below -- what was a face? What was anything?”
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“We've got to have rules and obey them. After all, we're not savages. We're English, and the English are best at everything.”
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“The world, that understandable and lawful world, was slipping away.”
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“He found himself understanding the wearisomeness of this life, where every path was an improvisation and a considerable part of one's waking life was spent watching one's feet.”
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“They looked at each other, baffled, in love and hate.”
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“The mask was a thing on its own, behind which Jack hid, liberated from shame and self-consciousness.”
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“Which is better--to have laws and agree, or to hunt and kill?”
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“They walked along, two continents of experience and feeling unable to communicate.”
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“People don't help much.”
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“The rules!" shouted Ralph, "you're breaking the rules!" "Who cares?”
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“Maybe," he said hesitantly, "maybe there is a beast." [...] "What I mean is, maybe it's only us.”
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“I know there isn't no beast—not with claws and all that, I mean—but I know there isn't no fear, either." Piggy paused. "Unless—" Ralph moved restlessly. "Unless what?" "Unless we get frightened of people.”
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“He lost himself in a maze of thoughts that were rendered vague by his lack of words to express them. Frowning, he tried again.”
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“His mind was crowded with memories; memories of the knowledge that had come to them when they closed in on the struggling pig, knowledge that they had outwitted a living thing, imposed their will upon it, taken away its life like a long satisfying d
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“The conch exploded into a thousand white fragments and ceased to exist.”
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“What I mean is... maybe it's only us...”
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“Kill the pig. Cut her throat. Spill her blood.”
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“Roger stooped, picked up a stone, aimed and threw it at Henry-threw it to miss.
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“We're not savages. We're English.”
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“Kill the pig! Cut his throat! Kill the pig! Bash him in!”
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“The trouble was, if you were a chief you had to think, you had to be wise.”
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“You'll get back to where you came from.”
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“They accepted the pleasures of morning, the bright sun, the whelming sea and sweet air, as a time when play was good and life so full that hope was not necessary and therefore forgotten.”
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“This is our island. It's a good island. Until the grownups come to fetch us we'll have fun.”
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“He wanted to explain how people were never quite what you thought they were.”
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“And in the middle of them, with filthy body, matted hair, and unwiped nose, Ralph wept for the end of innocence, the darkness of man's heart, and the fall through the air of the true, wise friend called Piggy.”
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“They agreed passionately out of the depths of their tormented lives.”
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“Fancy thinking the Beast was something you could hunt and kill
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“Which is better -- to be a pack of painted Indians like you are, or to be sensible like Ralph is?
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Which is better -- to have rules and agree, or to hunt and kill?
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Which is better, law and rescue, or hunting and breaking things up?”
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“Are we savages or what?”
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“You're a beast and a swine and a bloody, bloody thief!”
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“Listen, Ralph. Never mind what's sense. That's gone---”
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“Life's scientific, but we don't know, do we? Not certainly, I mean.”
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“The world, that understandable and lawful world, was slipping away. Once there was this and that; and now-and the ship had gone.”
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“I'm scared of him," said Piggy, "and that's why I know him. If you're scared of someone you hate him but you can't stop thinking about him. You kid yourself he's all right really, an' then when you see him again, it's like asthma an' you can't breat
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“The half-shut eyes were dim with the infinite cynicism of adult life.”
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“We mustn’t let anything happen to Piggy, must we?”
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