William Golding Quotes (7 quotations)

1. An orotundity, which I define as Nobelitis a pomposity [in which] one is treated as representative of more than oneself by someone conscious of representing more than himself. - William Golding

2. He who rides the sea of the Nile must have sails woven of patience. - William Golding

3. My yesterdays walk with me. They keep step, they are gray faces that peer over my shoulder. - William Golding

4. Novelists do not write as birds sing, by the push of nature. It is part of the job that there should be much routine and some daily stuff on the level of carpentry. - William Golding

5. The greatest ideas are the simplest. - William Golding

6. 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

7. Women over fifty already form one of the largest groups in the population structure of the western world. As long as they like themselves, they will not be an oppressed minority. In order to like themselves they must reject trivialization by others of who and what they are. A grown woman should not have to masquerade as a girl in order to remain in the land of the living. - William Golding

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