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Quotes from Jack in 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.

Fear can paralyze us, but it can also drive us to do unimaginable things.

Power is intoxicating, and it can easily corrupt even the most innocent.

When civilization crumbles, our true nature comes to light.

In chaos, true leaders emerge.

Sometimes, the darkness within us is stronger than the light.

We’re all capable of becoming monsters, given the right circumstances.

It’s easy to be good when everything is going well, but true character is tested in the face of adversity.

The strongest are not always the most responsible.

In the absence of authority, anarchy reigns.

The line between civilization and barbarism is thinner than we think.

We are all prisoners of our own desires.

There is a beast within each of us, waiting for the right moment to show its face.

The pursuit of power can blind us to the destruction we leave in our wake.

The most dangerous enemies are those who were once our friends.

When fear takes hold, rationality goes out the window.

Society’s rules are built on empty promises.

Humanity’s true nature lies in our ability to harm one another.

The thirst for power can turn brothers into enemies.

In the face of danger, survival becomes our only instinct.

The fire of ambition can burn down everything we hold dear.

When faced with isolation, our darkest thoughts become our only company.

Civilization is a fragile construct that can easily crumble under pressure.

The loss of innocence is an inevitable consequence of our actions.

Fear can transform even the meekest of individuals into fearless leaders.

Desperation drives us to do things we never thought possible.

The struggle for power reveals our true selves.

When we abandon reason, chaos takes its place.

The fight for power will ultimately consume us all.

In the absence of authority, we become our own worst enemies.

The beast within our hearts can never truly be tamed.

There is no room for compassion in a world ruled by fear.

Unity is our only chance of survival in a world gone mad.

Our actions have consequences, and sometimes they’re too terrible to bear.

Without law and order, we become nothing more than animals.

The desire for power can blind us to the suffering of others.

There is strength in numbers, but also great danger.

The downfall of civilization is often orchestrated by those in power.

We are all capable of great evil, given the right circumstances.

The loss of morality is a slippery slope towards anarchy.

The need for control can be our downfall.

We are all prisoners of our own choices.

Fear and power go hand in hand.

In the absence of hope, darkness prevails.

The destruction of society begins within ourselves.

We are only as civilized as the rules we abide by.

The desire for power can consume us completely.

We are driven by our primal instincts, even in the face of civilization.

The fight for survival strips away our humanity.

Only in the darkest of times can we truly see the light.


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