We're not savages. We're English.
("Lord of the Flies")
More Quotes from William Golding:The candle-buds opened their wide white flowers... Their scent spilled out into the air and took possession of the island.
What a man does defiles him, not what is done by others.
The trouble was, if you were a chief you had to think, you had to be wise.
The thing is - fear can't hurt you any more than a dream.
The water rose further and dressed Simon's coarse hair with brightness. The line of his cheek silvered and the turn of his shoulder became sculptured marble...
My yesterdays walk with me. They keep step, they are gray faces that peer over my shoulder.
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