The best Quotes by William Golding

The best Quotes by William Golding

Sir William Gerald Golding (19 September 1911 – 19 June 1993) was a British novelist, playwright, and poet. Best known for his debut novel Lord of the Flies (1954), he published another twelve volumes of fiction in his lifetime.

Man produces evil as a bee produces honey.
I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men; they are far superior and always have been.
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Harry, suffering like this proves you are still a man! This pain is part of being human.
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As much money and life as you could want! The two things most human beings would choose above all - the trouble is, humans do have a knack of choosing precisely those things that are worst for them.
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Mankind invented the atomic bomb, but no mouse would ever construct a mousetrap.
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Mostly, I'm tired of people being ugly to each other. I'm tired of all the pain I feel and hear in the world every day. There's too much of it. It's like pieces of glass in my head all the time.
John Coffey in The Green Mile
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The belief in a supernatural source of evil is not necessary. Men alone are quite capable of every wickedness.
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All the world's a stage, and all the men and women merely players.
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The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to correlate all its contents. We live on a placid island of ignorance in the midst of black seas of the infinity, and it was not meant that we should voyage far.
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Human behavior flows from three main sources: desire, emotion, and knowledge.
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Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
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Just as the bee takes the nectar and leaves without damaging the color or scent of the flowers, so should the sage act in a village.
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You must be the self-appointed Queen Bee. Interesting thing about bees. Pull out their stingers, they drop dead.
Wednesday Addams in Wednesday - Season 1 Episode 1
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According to all known laws of aviation, there is no way a bee should be able to fly. It's wings are too small to get its fat little body off the ground. The bee, of course, flies anyway, because bees don't care what humans think is impossible.
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To make honey, young bee need young flower, not old prune.
Mr. Miyagi in Karate Kid
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You win more flies with honey, but if you get yourself a bee, sting first!
Georgia Miller in Ginny & Georgia - Season 1 Episode 1
I've said this over and over, but I'll say it a million more times - I'm concerned more about the death of a bee than I am about terrorism. Because we're losing hives and bees by the millions because of such strong pesticides.
Forget not bees in winter, though they sleep!
Fly like a butterfly, sting like a bee!
Honey is an excellent motivator.
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Tilda: "How does it actually feel?"
Amandus: "What?"
Tilda: "When you forget everything."
Amandus: "It's like... like having a head full of honey. All gummed up."
Tilda: "How long have you had honey in your head?"
Amandus: "Since I can't remember when."
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
Robin: "He has a book of plays he uses to trick women into sleeping with him."
Patrice: "Oh, no way. Barney's my honey bear."
Robin: "Actually, one of his plays is called 'The Honey Bear'. He dresses up like Winnie the Pooh, and the next thing you know, his hand's stuck in your pot."
Robin Scherbatsky in How I Met Your Mother - Season 8 Episode 10
A Spoonful of Honey will catch more Flies than a Gallon of Vinager.
You should never trust a woman who just had her heart broken. We tend to lie.
Bree Van De Kamp in Desperate Housewives - Season 1 Episode 12
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When a woman quits on a man, she either got enough of him or she didn't get enough from him.
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A jealous female can be tricked into everything.
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A woman can be gorgeous at 19, charmimg at 29, but only at 39 she is irresistible for the rest of her life. And no woman that has been irresistible, ever turns older than 39.
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The most beautiful clothes that can dress a woman are the arms of the man she loves. But for those who haven't had the fortune of finding this happiness, I am there.
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Maybe some women aren't meant to be tamed. Maybe they need to run free, until they find someone just as wild to run with.
Carrie Bradshaw in Sex And The City - Season 2 Episode 18
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When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute and it's longer than any hour. That's relativity.
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I don't mind living in a man's world as long as I can be a woman in it.
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Women need to be beautiful to be loved by men, and stupid enough to love them.
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None of us should accept a future in which our daughters and granddaughters have fewer rights than we did.
Hillary Clinton - May 2022
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The saddest thing a girl can do is dumb herself down for a guy.
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It is capitalist America that produced the modern independent woman. Never in history have women had more freedom of choice in regard to dress, behavior, career, and sexual orientation.
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The women that inspire me to be honest are the women that struggle.
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Social progress can be measured by the social position of the females.
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There is a wall of silence against women and violence, and every time a woman speaks out it breaks a crack in that wall.
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To the women of this nation I want to say that being underestimated is a great advantage, because often they don't see you coming.
Giorgia Meloni - März 2023
Woman: "Got some lady lawyer here."
Ingrid: "You can just say 'lawyer'."
Women who don't demand anything, are taken by their word - they don't get anything.
Just overwhelmed with gratitude. What an honor it is to run alongside President Donald J. Trump. He delivered peace and prosperity once, and with your help, he'll do it again.
J. D. Vance - Juli 2024
The central premise of the Biden campaign is that President Donald Trump is an authoritarian fascist who must be stopped at all costs. That rhetoric led directly to President Trump's attempted assassination.
J. D. Vance - Juli 2024
I have decided that the person best suited to assume the position of Vice President of the United States is Senator J.D. Vance of the Great State of Ohio
Donald Trump - Juli 2024

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