Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Quote by George Orwell
George Orwell Quotes
The best books... are those that tell you what you know already.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
Sometimes the first duty of intelligent men is the restatement of the obvious.
During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.
Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear
One cannot really be a Catholic and grown up.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
The atmosphere of orthodoxy is always damaging to prose, and above all it is completely...
All writers are vain, selfish and lazy, and at the very bottom of their motives...
Good writing is like a windowpane.
Whatever is funny is subversive, every joke is ultimately a custard pie... a dirty joke...
The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's...
The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world. Lies will pass...
Society has always seemed to demand a little more from human beings than it will...
War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going...
When it comes to the pinch, human beings are heroic.
To walk through the ruined cities of Germany is to feel an actual doubt about...
Men are only as good as their technical development allows them to be.
There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in...
Serious sport is war minus the shooting.