"THE YEAR WAS 2081, and everybody was finally equal....Nobody was smarter then anybody else. Nobody was better looking than anybody else. Nobody was stronger or quicker than anybody else" (1)
"Harrison Bergeron, age fourteen," she said in a grackle squak, "has just escaped from jail, where he was held on suspicion of plotting to overthrow the government....and should be regarded as extremely dangerous" (3)
"Clanking, clownish, and huge, Harrison stood - in the enter of the studio. The knob of the uprooted studio door was still in his hand. Ballerinas, technicians, musicians, and announcers cowered on their knees before him, expecting to die"(4)person VS society
you've been crying...
"And then, in an explosion of joy and grace, into the air they sprang!" "It became their obvious intention to kiss the ceiling. They kissed it. And then, neutralizing gravity with love and pure will... and they kissed each other for a long, long time." (5)
"...Diana Moon Glampers...came into the studio with a double-barreled ten-gauge shotgun.She fired twice, and the Emperor and the Empress were dead before they hit the floor." "Diana Moon Glampers loaded the gun again. She aimed it at the musicians and told them they had ten seconds to get their handicaps back on" (5)
GET YOUR HANDICAPS BACK ON!
"George came back in with a beer, paused while a handicap signal shook him up. And then he sat down again. "You been crying" he said to Hazel "Yup," she said."