Part of the reason for the ugliness of adults, in a child's eyes, is that the child is usually looking upwards, and few faces are at their best when seen from below.
Quote by George Orwell
George Orwell Quotes
The child thinks of growing old as an almost obscene calamity, which for some mysterious...
Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear
In our time political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible.
Saints should always be judged guilty until they are proved innocent.
The Catholic and the Communist are alike in assuming that an opponent cannot be both...
Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it,...
Liberal: a power worshipper without power.
Serious sport is war minus the shooting.
Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life...
War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going...
He who controls the past commands the future. He who commands the future conquers the...
Not to expose your true feelings to an adult seems to be instinctive from the...
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
War is evil, but it is often the lesser evil.
The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's...
In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.
It ain't so much the things we don't know that get us in trouble. It's...
We should not be so taken up in the search for truth, as to neglect...
The big truth, maybe the only truth, is that we don't know anything for sure.