by Terry Pratchett
Foreignness and the Other Quotes in Nation
How we cite our quotes: (Chapter.Paragraph)
"There are different ways to eat people." (10.22)
Ataba illustrates the difference between the cannibalistic Raiders and so-called civilized people: there isn't one. Each group makes others a part of themselves, and we're not sure which is ickier. (Well, actually, the cooking-and-eating one is. But still. The metaphor works: assimilation is another way of destroying people.)
"You shoot at people without a thought and you call them savages!" (11.108)
Daphne makes a good point to Foxlip, who practically views Mau's people as inhuman. Think about all the people who put Daphne in danger during the story. Were they islanders, or Europeans?