Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies

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To Kill a Mockingbird
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Chapter 1    Chapter 2    Chapter 3    Chapter 4     Chapter 5     Chapter 6
Chapter 7    Chapter 8    Chapter 9    Chapter 10   Chapter 11   Chapter 12

Chapter 1 Quotes From Lord of the Flies

Lord of the Flies Quotes
"The creature was a party of boys, marching approximately in step in two parallel lines and dressed in strangely eccentric clothing."

"Sucks to your ass-mar!" - Ralph

Chapter 2 Quotes From Lord of the Flies

"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. So we've got to do the right things." - Jack

Chapter 3 Quotes From Lord of the Flies

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

Chapter 4 Quotes From Lord of the Flies

"Roger gathered a handful of stones and began to throw them. Yet there was a space round Henry, perhaps six yards in diameter, into which he dare not throw. Here, invisible yet strong, was the taboo of the old life. Round the squatting child was the protection of parents and school and policemen and the law. Rogerís arm was conditioned by a civilization that knew nothing of him and was in ruins."

Chapter 5 Quotes From Lord of the Flies

"The thing is - fear can't hurt you any more than a dream." - Jack

"If faces were different when lit from above or below - what was a face? What was anything?"

"The world, that understandable and lawful world, was slipping away"

"What are we? Humans? Or animals? Or savages?" - Piggy

"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."

Chapter 6 Quotes From Lord of the Flies

"Even the sounds of nightmare from the other shelters no longer reached him, for he was back to where he came from, feeding the ponies with sugar over the garden wall."

Chapter 7 Quotes From Lord of the Flies

"Kill the pig! Cut his throat! Kill the pig! Bash him in!" - The boys

"The desire to squeeze and hurt was over-mastering."

Chapter 8 Quotes From Lord of the Flies

"The greatest ideas are the simplest"

"Now there was something to be done they worked with passion."

"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?" - The Lord of the Flies

Chapter 9 Quotes From Lord of the Flies

"Kill the beast! Cut his throat! Spill his blood!" - The boys

Chapter 10 Quotes From Lord of the Flies

"I'm frightened. Of us." - Ralph

Chapter 11 Quotes From Lord of the Flies

"Roger advanced upon them as one wielding a nameless authority"

"The rock struck Piggy a glancing blow from chin to knee; the conch exploded into a thousand white fragments and ceased to exist."

"Which is better - to have rules and agree, or to hunt and kill?" - Piggy

Chapter 12 Quotes From Lord of the Flies

"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" - The officer

"Jolly good show. Like the Coral Island." - The officer

"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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