The nationalist not only does not disapprove of atrocities committed by his own side, but he has a remarkable capacity for not even hearing about them.
Quote by George Orwell
George Orwell Quotes
If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they...
The idea really came to me the day I got my new false teeth.
But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.
The best books... are those that tell you what you know already.
Myths which are believed in tend to become true.
When it comes to the pinch, human beings are heroic.
Man is the only creature that consumes without producing. He does not give milk, he...
Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is...
So much of left-wing thought is a kind of playing with fire by people who...
Language ought to be the joint creation of poets and manual workers.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
The Catholic and the Communist are alike in assuming that an opponent cannot be both...
All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. People can...
Prolonged, indiscriminate reviewing of books is a quite exceptionally thankless, irritating and exhausting job. It...
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to...
Saints should always be judged guilty until they are proved innocent.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
Most people get a fair amount of fun out of their lives, but on balance...