William Golding Quotes

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he-who-rides-the-sea-of-the-nile-must-have-sails-woven-of-patience
the-greatest-ideas-are-the-simplest
weve-got-to-have-rules-and-obey-them-after-all-were-not-savages-were-english-and-the-english-are-best-at-everything
heaven-lies-around-us-in-our-infancy-william-golding
i-believe-man-suffers-from-appalling-ignorance-his-own-nature-i-produce-my-own-view-in-belief-that-it-may-be-something-like-truth-william-golding
its-simpler-to-believe-in-miracle-william-golding
my-yesterdays-walk-with-me-they-keep-step-they-are-gray-faces-that-peer-over-my-shoulder-william-golding
he-knelt-among-shadows-felt-his-isolation-bitterly-they-were-savages-it-was-true-but-they-were-human-william-golding
we-have-disharmony-in-our-natures-we-cannot-live-together-without-injuring-each-other-william-golding
the-crucifixion-should-never-be-depicted-it-is-horror-to-be-veiled-william-golding
we-have-to-face-it-at-last-were-not-all-human-william-golding
his-manual-heaven-hell-lay-open-before-me-i-could-perceive-my-nothingness-in-this-scheme-william-golding
no-human-endeavour-can-ever-be-wholly-good-it-must-always-have-cost-william-golding
we-need-assembly-not-for-cleverness-but-for-setting-things-straight-william-golding
i-think-are-foolish-to-pretend-they-are-equal-to-men-they-are-far-superior-always-have-been-william-golding-william-golding
i-think-women-are-foolish-to-pretend-they-are-equal-to-men-they-are-far-superior-always-have-been-william-golding-william-golding
life-is-scientific-thats-what-it-is-william-golding
worse-than-madness-sanity-william-golding
i-am-by-nature-optimist-by-intellectual-conviction-pessimist-william-golding
i-came-to-see-you-two-words-could-not-express-dull-pain-these-things-william-golding
as-for-fear-youll-have-to-put-up-with-that-like-rest-us-william-golding
This island has no secrets, not from me. It loves me, and I love it, and when I paint my face I'm a part of the island. The swarthiness of my face hidden behind the clay and charcoal. I leave behind England, it's not important anymore, our island is all that matters. The rhythm of the hunt, the sun, beats deep in my blood. The littl'uns play, eat, and sleep, there good for nothing and just take up precious space on my island. I couldn't have known a ship would pass at the exact moment my hunters left the fire. We needed the meat. Everything was perfect, the pigs on the mountain, the hunters and our spears, we had to go then. The hunt was perfect, the gouts and gouts of blood, the pigs death screams. But that stupid boat went by, and destroyed my trophy. Then Simon, stupid little Simon, gives the fat belligerent Fatty a piece of meat. He doesn't deserve it, the fat, ass-mar infected, fatty. The know-it-all that says he could do better, he wouldn't he'd do the exact same thing in my shoes. Damn him, damn them all! They should have just taken the meat. Then Ralph stands there and tells me I'm too malevolent. I even apologized. He doesn't deserve to be chief, he's weak. He wouldn't do it, he wouldn't kill. There's power behind the spear, impalpable to people like Ralph. We dominate those pigs. Now that we have found the way to kill the pigs, we don't even need to be rescued. It doesn't matter that there was no fire to signal the ship, because we needed the men for the hunt, and I don't regret it anymore because now we have meat.

William Golding
the-three-boys-stood-in-darkness-striving-unsuccessfully-to-convey-majesty-adult-life-william-golding
at-moment-vision-eyes-see-nothing-william-golding
the-way-towards-simplicity-is-through-outrage-william-golding
i-am-here-here-is-nowhere-in-particular-william-golding
i-got-this-to-say-youre-acting-like-crowd-kids-william-golding
las-ideas-mes-brillantes-son-siempre-las-mes-sencillas-william-golding
art-is-partly-communication-but-only-partly-the-rest-is-discovery-william-golding
i-do-think-that-art-that-doesnt-communicate-is-useless-william-golding
history-is-nothing-people-write-about-nothing-william-golding
if-you-accept-life-dully-you-can-go-through-it-moving-not-among-things-but-among-words-william-golding
he-wanted-to-explain-how-people-were-never-quite-what-you-thought-they-were-william-golding
you-dont-even-care-enough-about-us-to-hate-us-do-you-william-golding
theres-kinship-among-men-who-have-sat-by-dying-fire-measured-worth-their-life-by-it-william-golding
i-tell-you-money-cant-build-your-spire-for-you-build-it-gold-it-would-simply-sink-deeper-william-golding
we-think-we-know-know-thats-worse-than-atom-bomb-always-was-william-golding
if-only-one-had-time-to-think-william-golding
were-not-savages-were-english-william-golding
are-we-savages-what-william-golding
what-are-we-humans-or-animals-or-savages-william-golding
there-were-no-words-no-movements-but-tearing-teeth-claws-william-golding
a-star-appeared-was-momentarily-eclipsed-by-some-movement-william-golding
the-writer-probably-knows-what-he-meant-when-he-wrote-book-but-he-should-immediately-forget-what-he-meant-when-hes-written-it-william-golding
they-looked-at-each-other-baffled-in-love-hate-william-golding
simon-became-inarticulate-in-his-effort-to-express-mankinds-essential-illness-william-golding
life-should-serve-up-its-feast-experience-in-series-courses-william-golding
ralph-would-treat-days-decisions-as-though-he-were-playing-chess-the-only-trouble-was-that-he-would-never-be-good-chess-player-william-golding
the-trouble-was-if-you-were-chief-you-had-to-think-you-had-to-be-wise-william-golding
i-think-women-are-foolish-to-pretend-they-are-equal-to-men-they-are-far-superior-always-have-been-william-golding
kill-pig-cut-his-throat-kill-pig-bash-him-in-william-golding
language-fits-over-experience-like-straightjacket-william-golding
this-is-our-island-its-good-island-until-grownups-come-to-fetch-us-well-have-fun-william-golding
they-walked-along-two-continents-experience-feeling-unable-to-communicate-william-golding
i-am-astonished-at-ease-with-which-uninformed-persons-come-to-settled-passionate-opinion-when-they-have-no-grounds-for-judgment-william-golding
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