Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.
Quote by George Orwell
George Orwell Quotes
If you have embraced a creed which appears to be free from the ordinary dirtiness...
He was an embittered atheist, the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve...
As I write, highly civilized human beings are flying overhead, trying to kill me.
Good writing is like a windowpane.
I sometimes think that the price of liberty is not so much eternal vigilance as...
The books one reads in childhood, and perhaps most of all the bad and good...
Progress is not an illusion, it happens, but it is slow and invariably disappointing.
We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the...
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism
Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred,...
Serious sport is war minus the shooting.
Liberal: a power worshipper without power.
An autobiography is only to be trusted when it reveals something disgraceful. A man who...
Many people genuinely do not want to be saints, and it is probable that some...
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.
Not to expose your true feelings to an adult seems to be instinctive from the...
In times of universal deceit, telling the truth will be a revolutionary act.
No one truth is rightly held till it is clearly conceived and stated, and no...
Overconfidence blurs out the risk. Inferiority magnifies it.