Not to expose your true feelings to an adult seems to be instinctive from the age of seven or eight onwards.
Quote by George Orwell
Good writing is like a windowpane.
Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it,...
The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind...
The best books... are those that tell you what you know already.
Joyce is a poet and also an elephantine pedant.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
For a creative writer possession of the ruth is less important than emotional sincerity.
Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.
In our time, political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible
The atom bombs are piling up in the factories, the police are prowling through the...
(Mankind) is not likely to salvage civilization unless he can evolve a system of good...
All writers are vain, selfish and lazy, and at the very bottom of their motives...
Political chaos is connected with the decay of language... one can probably bring about some...
Serious sport is war minus the shooting.
Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.
It is almost universally felt that when we call a country democratic we are praising...
A man receiving charity always hates his benefactor- it is a fixed characteristic of human...
The atmosphere of orthodoxy is always damaging to prose, and above all it is completely...
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to...