George Orwell

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George Orwell

George Orwell

To accept civilization as it is practically means accepting decay.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The Communism of the English intellectual is something explicable enough. It is the patriotism of the deracinated.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for socialism is its adherents.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To walk through the ruined cities of Germany is to feel an actual doubt about the continuity of civilization.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A dirty joke is a sort of mental rebellion.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
I sometimes think that the price of liberty is not so much eternal vigilance as eternal dirt.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happinessMore George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Myths which are believed in tend to become true.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A liberal is a power worshipper without the power.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The atom bombs are piling up in the factories, the police are prowling through the cities, the lies are streaming from the loudspeakers, but the earth is still going round the sun.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The atmosphere of orthodoxy is always damaging to prose, and above all it is completely ruinous to the novel, the most anarchical of all forms of literature.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The high sentiments always win in the end, the leaders who offer blood, toil, tears, and sweat always get more out of their followers than those who offer safety and a good time. When it comes to the pinch, human beings are heroic.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
What can you do against the lunatic who is more intelligent than yourself, who gives your arguments a fair hearing and then simply persists in his lunacy?More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The intellectual is different from the ordinary man, but only in certain sections of his personality, and even then not all the time.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
To an ordinary human being, love means nothing if it does not mean loving some people more than others.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a newspaper.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
But the thing that I saw in your face no power can disinherit: No bomb that ever burst shatters the crystal spirit.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Progress is not an illusion, it happens, but it is slow and invariably disappointing.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
We of the sinking middle class may sink without further struggles into the working class where we belong, and probably when we get there it will not be so dreadful as we feared, for, after all, we have nothing to lose.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Men are only as good as their technical development allows them to be.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Enlightened people seldom or never possess a sense of responsibility.More George Orwell [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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