The Most Dangerous Game

What are 3 TELLING quotes from the story that reflect something about how society is (good or bad) or about human nature (good or bad)

Include the quote, who said it, and what it infers about society and/ or human nature

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This story is hardly a tale to draw life lessons from but here are a few:

"Don't talk rot, Whitney," said Rainsford. "You're a big-game hunter, not a philosopher. Who cares how a jaguar feels?"

"Perhaps the jaguar does," observed Whitney.


Life is for the strong, to be lived by the strong, and, if needs be, taken by the strong. The weak of the world were put here to give the strong pleasure. (Zaroff)

"now I know how the animals feel!" (Rainsford)