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Piggy Quotes

Five of the best book quotes from Piggy
  1. #1
    “Life […] is scientific, that’s what it is. In a year or two when the war is over they’ll be traveling to Mars and back. I know there isn’t no beast—not with claws and all that I mean—but I know there isn’t no fear either. . . Unless we get frightened of people.”
  2. #2
    “Piggy and Ralph, under the threat of the sky found themselves eager to take a place in this demented but partly secure society. They were glad to touch the brown backs of the fence that hemmed in the terror and made it governable”
  3. #3
    “Piggy moved among the crowd, asking names and frowning to remember them. The children gave him the same simple obedience that they had given to the man with the megaphones.”
  4. #4
    “What are we? Humans? Or animals? Or savages? What’s grownups going to think?”
  5. #5
    “Which is better—to have rules and agree, or to hunt and kill?”
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