War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going to profit from it.
Quote by George Orwell
George Orwell Quotes
One can love a child, perhaps, more deeply than one can love another adult, but...
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
There is hardly such a thing as a war in which it makes no difference...
He was an embittered atheist, the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve...
Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give...
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not...
But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.
It is also true that one can write nothing readable unless one constantly struggles to...
The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind...
He who controls the present, controls the past. He who controls the past, controls the...
Sometimes the first duty of intelligent men is the restatement of the obvious.
Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship...
Oceania was at war with Eurasia; therefore Oceania had always been at war with Eurasia.
War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.
Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism
The atmosphere of orthodoxy is always damaging to prose, and above all it is completely...
One cannot really be a Catholic and grown up.
I'm fat, but I'm thin inside... there's a thin man inside every fat man.