LOTF Chapter 5 quotes

“You don’t mean that we got to be frightened all the time on nothing? Life, is scientific.” Piggy, logical
“We’ve got to make smoke up there-or die.” Ralph, emotional
“We have lots of assemblies. […] We decide things. But they don’t get done. We were going to have water brought from the stream and left in those coconut shells under fresh leaves. So it was, for a few days. Now there’s no water.” Ralph, ethical
“Am I a hunter or am I not?” Jack, ethical
“Course there isn’t a beast in the forest. How could there be? What would a beast eat? Pig?” Piggy, logical
“If there’s a beast, we’ll hunt it down! We’ll close in and beat and beat and beat–!” Jack, emotional
“You don’t get big animals on small islands. Only pigs. You get lions and tigers in big countries like Africa and India-“ Jack, logical
“‘…we can start again and be careful about things like the fire.’ A picture of three boys walking along the bright beach flitted through his mind. ‘And be happy.'” Ralph, emotional
“What are we? Humans? Or animals? Or savages? What’s grownups going to think?” Piggy, ethical
“We nearly set the whole island on fire. And waste time, rolling rocks, and making little cooking fires. […] We won’t have a fire anywhere but on the top of the mountain.” Ralph, ethical
“Now I say this and make it a rule, because I’m chief.” Ralph, ethical
“Serve you right and if something did get you, you useless lot of cry-babies!” Jack, emotional
“Can’t you see we ought to – ought to die before we let the fire out?” Ralph, emotional
“The thing is- fear can’t hurt you any more than a dream.” Jack, emotional/logical

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