I doubt whether classical education ever has been or can be successfully carried out without corporal punishment.
Quote by George Orwell
George Orwell Quotes
As I write, highly civilized human beings are flying overhead, trying to kill me.
In our time, political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.
The books one reads in childhood, and perhaps most of all the bad and good...
No one can look back on his schooldays and say with truth that they were...
A dirty joke is a sort of mental rebellion.
Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a...
All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. People can...
The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed by his own side, but...
Progress is not an illusion, it happens, but it is slow and invariably disappointing.
The intellectual is different from the ordinary man, but only in certain sections of his...
Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear
Four legs good, two legs bad.
One cannot really be a Catholic and grown up.
The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind...
In our age there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.' All issues...
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
The essential act of war is destruction, not necessarily of human lives, but of the...
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.