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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    Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a newspaper.
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    Either we all live in a decent world, or nobody does.
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    England is perhaps the only great country whose intellectuals are ashamed of their own nationality.
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    Enlightened people seldom or never possess a sense of responsibility.
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    Every war when it comes, or before it comes, is represented not as a war but as an act of self-defense against a homicidal maniac.
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    For a creative writer possession of the 'truth' is less important than emotional sincerity.
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    Four legs good, two legs bad.
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    Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.
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    Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
    Source: The Freedom of the Press (1972)
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    Freedom of the Press, if it means anything at all, means the freedom to criticize and oppose.
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    Good novel are written by people who are not frightened.
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    Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
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    He who controls the past commands the future. He who commands the future conquers the past.
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    History is written by the victors.
    Source: Tribune, 4 februari 1944
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    However much you deny the truth, the truth goes on existing.
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