Quotes by George Orwell

George Orwell

George Orwell

English writer (ps. of Eric Blair)

Alive from: 1903-1950

Category: Writers (Contemporary)

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    All human relationships must be purchased with money.
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    All the papers that matter live off their advertisements, and the advertisers exercise an indirect censorship over news.
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    All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting.
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    All writers are vain, selfish and lazy, and at the very bottom of their motives lies a mystery.
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    Antisemitism, for instance, is simply not the doctrine of a grown-up person.
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    As I write, highly civilized human beings are flying overhead, trying to kill me.
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    At 50, everyone has the face he deserves.
    Source: The Orwell Diaries
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    Bad writers are nearly always haunted by the notion that Latin or Greek words are grander than Saxon ones.
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    Big Brother is watching you.
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    But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.
    Source: Politics and the English Language (1946)
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    But the thing that I saw in your face no power can disinherit: No bomb that ever burst shatters the crystal spirit.
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    By revolution we become more ourselves, not less.
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    By the time you have perfected any style of writing, you have always outgrown it.
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    Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.
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    Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.
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