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
If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they...
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to...
Progress is not an illusion, it happens, but it is slow and invariably disappointing.
Whoever is winning at the moment will always seem to be invincible.
So much of left-wing thought is a kind of playing with fire by people who...
Political language. . . is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and...
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who...
During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.
For a creative writer possession of the ruth is less important than emotional sincerity.
The books one reads in childhood, and perhaps most of all the bad and good...
Liberal: a power worshipper without power.
If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human...
The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind...
Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear
Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.
Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a...
He was an embittered atheist, the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve...
A tragic situation exists precisely when virtue does not triumph but when it is still...
There are dark shadows on the earth, but its lights are stronger in the contrast.
Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly; devils fall because of their gravity.