Harrison Bergeron Quotes

"Every twenty seconds or so, the transmitter would send out some sharp noise to keep people like George from taking unfair advantage of their brains."

"They were burdened with sash-weights and bags of birdshot, and their faces were masked, so that no one, seeing a free and graceful gesture or a pretty face, would feel like something the cat drug in."

"Two years in prison and two thousand dollars fine for every ball I took out."

"And pretty soon we'd be right back to the dark ages again, with everybody competing against everybody else."

"'Harrison Bergeron, age fourteen,' she said in a grackle squawk, 'has just escaped from jail, where he was held on suspicion of plotting to overthrow the government.'"

"Shall we show the people the meaning of the word dance? Music!"

"She fired twice, and the Emperor and the Empress were dead before they hit the floor."

"Something real sad on television."

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