All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Quote by George Orwell
George Orwell Quotes
If you have embraced a creed which appears to be free from the ordinary dirtiness...
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Part of the reason for the ugliness of adults, in a child's eyes, is that...
As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents
Not to expose your true feelings to an adult seems to be instinctive from the...
A tragic situation exists precisely when virtue does not triumph but when it is still...
But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.
During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.
In our time political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible.
Men are only as good as their technical development allows them to be.
Joyce is a poet and also an elephantine pedant.
I doubt whether classical education ever has been or can be successfully carried out without...
Mankind is not likely to salvage civilization unless he can evolve a system of good...
So much of left-wing thought is a kind of playing with fire by people who...
The atmosphere of orthodoxy is always damaging to prose, and above all it is completely...
Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it,...
War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
As I write, highly civilized human beings are flying overhead, trying to kill me.
We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the...
The idea really came to me the day I got my new false teeth.