The child thinks of growing old as an almost obscene calamity, which for some mysterious reason will never happen to itself. All who have passed the age of thirty are joyless grotesques, endlessly fussing about things of no importance and…
Quote by George Orwell
As I write, highly civilized human beings are flying overhead, trying to kill me.
Probably the battle of Waterloo was won on the playing-fields of Eton, but the opening...
He was an embittered atheist, the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve...
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
Perhaps a lunatic was simply a minority of one.
We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is...
The Catholic and the Communist are alike in assuming that an opponent cannot be both...
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
War is evil, but it is often the lesser evil
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents
Every war when it comes, or before it comes, is represented not as a war...
The best books... are those that tell you what you know already.
The intellectual is different from the ordinary man, but only in certain sections of his...
Throughout recorded time... there have been three kinds of people in the world, the High,...
Society has always seemed to demand a little more from human beings than it will...
But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.
If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they...
We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than...