Updated: Jul 28
Birth: September 19, 1911, Newquay, UK
Death: June 19, 1993, Perranarworthal, UK
William Golding, British novelist, poet and naval officer born in 1911. We know him from masterpieces such as "Lord of the Flies", "The Spire", "Pincher Martin", "The Inheritors", "The Paper Men", "Free Fall", "To the Ends of the Earth"...
The novelist Golding, who thoroughly examines the spiritual and physical dimensions of the human, is deemed worthy of 2 literary awards and "Sir" title has been given by The Queen of England "II. Elizabeth".
I would like to share with you today; 10 Inspirational Quotes by Sir William Gerald Golding to Improve Yourself.
"Marx, Darwin and Freud are the three most crashing bores of the Western World. Simplistic popularization of their ideas has thrust our world into a mental straitjacket from which we can only escape by the most anarchic violence." /William Golding
"I must have been an unsatisfactory child for grownups to deal with. I remember how incomprehensible they appeared to me at first, but not, of course, how I appeared to them." /William Golding
"Before the Second World War, I believed in the perfectability of social man; that a correct structure of society produced goodwill; and that, therefore, you could remove all social ills by a reorganisation of society. It is possible that I believe something of the same again; but after the war, I did not because I was unable to." /William Golding
"Utopias are presented for our inspection as a critique of the human state." /William Golding
"He who rides the sea of the Nile must have sails woven of patience." /William Golding
"I think women are foolish to pretend they are equal to men, they are far superior and always have been." /William Golding
"Fancy thinking the Beast was something you could hunt and kill! You knew, didn’t you? I’m part of you? Close, close, close! I’m the reason why it’s no go? Why things are what they are?" /William Golding
"What are we? Humans? Or animals? Or savages?" /William Golding
"The journey of life is like a man riding a bicycle. We know he got on the bicycle and started to move. We know that at some point he will stop and get off. We know that if he stops moving and does not get off he will fall off." /William Golding