Lord of the Flies quotes

Piggy “I don’t care what they call me, so long as they don’t call what they used to call me at school”
Ralph ” I could swim when I was five. Daddy taught me. He’s a commander in the Navy”
Jack “Choir! Stand still!”
Ralph “You couldn’t light them. They just look like candles”
Jack “There isn’t a snake-thing. But if there was a snake we’d hunt it and kill it.”
Piggy “Like a crowd of kids-“
Jack “The conch doesn’t count on top of the mountain, so you shut up.”
Piggy “How can you expect to be rescued if you don’t put first things first and act proper?”
Jack “I thought I might kill”
Ralph “The fire is the most important thing on the island. How can we ever expect to be rescued except by luck, if we don’t keep a fire going?”
Piggy “Life is scientific, that’s what it is. In a year or two when the war’s over they’ll be traveling to Mars and back.”
Jack “Bollocks to the rules! We’re strong- we hunt! If there’s a beast, we’ll hunt it down! We’ll close in and beat and beat and beat–“
Ralph “If I blow the conch and they don’t come back; then we’ve had it. We shan’t keep the fire going. We’ll be like animals. We’ll never be rescued”
Piggy “I been in bed so much. I done some thinking. I know about people. I know about me. And him. He can’t hurt you; but if you stand out of the wayhe’d hurt the next thing. And that’s me”
Simon “All the same. You’ll get back all right. I think so, anyway.”
Jack ” He’s not a hunter. He’d never have got us meat. He isn’t a prefect and we don’t know anything about him. He just gives orders and expects people to obey for nothing. All this talk-“
Jack “This head is for the beast. It’s a gift”
Jack “Me and my hunters, we’re living along the beach by a flat rock. We hunt and feast and have fufn”
Lord of the Flies “Fancing 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!”`
Piggy “They didn’t come for the conch. They came for something for something else. Ralph- what am I going to do?
Ralph “Suppsosing we go, looking like we used to, washed and hair brushed- after all we aren’t savages really and being rescued isn’t a game-“
Piggy “But I don’t ask for my glasses back, not as a favor. I don’t ask you to be a sport. I’ll say, not because you’re strong, not because what right’s right.”
Ralph “Didn’t you hear the conch? You played a dirty trick- we’d have given you fire if you’d asked for it-“
Samneric “We thought it was-” “-we didn’t know what it was-” “- we thought-“
Navy Person ” I should have thought that a pack of British boys- you’re all British, aren’t you?- would have been able to put up a better show than that- I mean-“

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