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William Golding - Quotes

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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. ---->>>

Childhood is a disease - a sickness that you grow out of. ---->>>

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

He who rides the sea of the Nile must have sails woven of patience.

He who rides the sea of the Nile must have sails woven of patience.

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. ---->>>

The writer probably knows what he meant when he wrote a book, but he should immediately forget what he meant when he's written it. ---->>>

What a man does defiles him, not what is done by others. ---->>>

Sleep is when all the unsorted stuff comes flying out as from a dustbin upset in a high wind. ---->>>

Language fits over experience like a straight-jacket. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: 09-19, 1911
Birthplace:
Die: 06-19, 1993
Occupation: Novelist
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Sir William Gerald Golding CBE (19 September 1911 – 19 June 1993) was an English novelist, playwright, and poet. Best known for his novel Lord of the Flies, he won a Nobel Prize in Literature, and was also awarded the Booker Prize for fiction in 1980 for his novel Rites of Passage, the first book in what became his sea trilogy, To the Ends of the Earth (wikipedia)