QUOTES BY WILLIAM GOLDING

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

“The greatest ideas are the simplest.”

“I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men; they are far superior and always have been.”

“We did everything adults would do. What went wrong?”

“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.”

“The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance – it is the illusion of knowledge.”

“The rules! You’re breaking the rules!”

“My yesterdays walk with me. They keep step, they are gray faces that peer over my shoulder.”

“You’re a beast and a swine and a bloody, bloody thief!” “The only thing that matters is what you do now.”

“Fancy thinking the Beast was something you could hunt and kill!”

“I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to man; they are far superior and always have been.”

“Maybe that’s why a broken machine always makes me a little sad, because it isn’t able to do what it was meant to do… Maybe it’s the same with people.” TUESDAY QUOTES IN HINDI

“What are we? Humans? Or animals? Or savages?”

“We don’t need the conch anymore. We know who ought to say things.”

“The world, that understandable and lawful world, was slipping away.”

“We’ve got to have rules and obey them. After all, we’re not savages.”

“If only they could send us something grown-up. A sign or something.”

“The masks gradually slipped from the face of civilised man.”

“I’m frightened. Of us.”

“I mean—I don’t understand about the ship. Nor about the beast. Nor about the swine and the fire. I’ve been asleep. I think I may have been asleep ever since I landed first.”

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

“Which is better—to be a pack of painted Indians like you are, or to be sensible like Ralph is?”

“There isn’t anyone to help you. Only me. And I’m the Beast.”

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