George Orwell Quotes.
As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents.
At fifty everyone has the face he deserves.
The people will believe what the media tells them they believe.
All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
Big Brother is watching you.
Whoever is winning at the moment will always seem to be invincible.
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.
Saints should always be judged guilty until they are proved innocent.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
That rifle hanging on the wall of the working-class flat or labourer’s cottage is the symbol of democracy. It is our job to see that it stays there.
A generation of the unteachable is hanging upon us like a necklace of corpses.
He wears a mask, and his face grows to fit it.
Threats to freedom of speech, writing and action, though often trivial in isolation, are cumulative in their effect and, unless checked, lead to a general disrespect for the rights of the citizen.
The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.
One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes a revolution in order to establish a dictatorship.
For a creative writer possession of the ‘truth’ is less important than emotional sincerity.