All writers are vain, selfish and lazy, and at the very bottom of their motives...
Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear
Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred,...
War is Peace Freedom is Slavery Ignorance is Strength
Political language. . . is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and...
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection ï¿½ that one...
Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting...
To a surprising extent the war-lords in shining armor, the apostles of the martial virtues,...
Prolonged, indiscriminate reviewing of books is a quite exceptionally thankless, irritating and exhausting job. It...
The books one reads in childhood, and perhaps most of all the bad and good...
Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it,...
Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a...
Enlightened people seldom or never possess a sense of responsibility.
Man is the only creature that consumes without producing. He does not give milk, he...
(Mankind) is not likely to salvage civilization unless he can evolve a system of good...
As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents.
At fifty everyone has the face he deserves.
Big Brother is watching you.