25+ Lord of the Flies Quotes by William Golding

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Lord of the Flies Quotes

Are you looking for quotes of famous novel Lord of the Flies? Here we shared 25+ inspirational quotes from famous novel “Lord of the Flies” written by great author William Golding.

Lord of the Flies Quotes

1. Maybe there is a beast… maybe it’s only us.

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2. 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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3. The thing is – fear can’t hurt you any more than a dream.

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4. The greatest ideas are the simplest.

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5. We did everything adults would do. What went wrong?

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6. I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men, they are far superior and always have been.

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7. What are we? Humans? Or animals? Or savages?

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8. Sucks to your ass-mar!

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9. If faces were different when lit from above or below — what was a face? What was anything?

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10. 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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Lord of the Flies Quotes

11. The world, that understandable and lawful world, was slipping away.

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12. They looked at each other, baffled, in love and hate.

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13. The mask was a thing on it’s own, behind which Jack hid, liberated from shame and self-conciousness.

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14. Maybe,” he said hesitantly, “maybe there is a beast.” […] “What I mean is, maybe it’s only us.

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15. They walked along, two continents of experience and feeling unable to communicate.

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16. Which is better–to have laws and agree, or to hunt and kill?

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17. The rules!” shouted Ralph, “you’re breaking the rules!”
“Who cares?

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18. People don’t help much.

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19. 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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20. the conch exploded into a thousand white fragments and ceased to exist.

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21. Kill the pig. Cut her throat. Spill her blood.

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22. I believe man suffers from an appalling ignorance of his own nature. I produce my own view in the belief that it may be something like the truth.

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23. The beast was harmless and horrible; and the news must reach the others as soon as possible.

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24. He wanted to explain how people were never quite what you thought they were.

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25. The skull regarded Ralph like one who knows all the answers but won’t tell.

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26. The trouble was, if you were a chief you had to think, you had to be wise.

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27. We’re not savages. We’re English.

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28. This is our island. It’s a good island. Until the grownups come to fetch us we’ll have fun.

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29. Kill the pig! Cut his throat! Kill the pig! Bash him in!

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