Whatever is funny is subversive, every joke is ultimately a custard pie... a dirty joke is a sort of mental rebellion.
Quote by George Orwell
Not to expose your true feelings to an adult seems to be instinctive from the...
Serious sport is war minus the shooting.
The idea really came to me the day I got my new false teeth.
The books one reads in childhood, and perhaps most of all the bad and good...
For a creative writer possession of the ruth is less important than emotional sincerity.
Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting...
So much of left-wing thought is a kind of playing with fire by people who...
The aim of the High is to remain where they are. The aim of the...
For the ordinary man is passive. Within a narrow circle (home life, and perhaps the...
I sometimes think that the price of liberty is not so much eternal vigilance as...
The atom bombs are piling up in the factories, the police are prowling through the...
Joyce is a poet and also an elephantine pedant.
As I write, highly civilized human beings are flying overhead, trying to kill me.
Big Brother is watching you.
Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.
If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they...
Liberal: a power worshipper without power.
One cannot really be a Catholic and grown up.
Good writing is like a windowpane.
Whatever is funny is subversive, every joke is ultimately a custard pie... a dirty joke...