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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    I did try very hard to tell the whole truth without violating my literary instincts.
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    I doubt whether classical education ever has been or can be successfully carried out without corporal punishment.
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    I understand HOW. I do not understand WHY.
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    I would sooner be a foreigner in Spain than in most countries. How easy it is to make friends in Spain!
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    If I had understood the situation a bit better I should probably have joined the Anarchists.
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    If there really is such a thing as turning in one's grave, Shakespeare must get a lot of exercise.
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    If you can feel that staying human is worth while, even when it can't have any practical result whatsoever, you've beaten them.
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    If you have embraced a creed which appears to be free from the ordinary dirtiness of politics - a creed from which you yourself cannot expect to draw any material advantage - surely that proves that you are in the right?
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    If you kept the small rules, you could break the big ones.
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    If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face - forever.
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    If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself.
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    Ignorance and prejudice are the ballast of our ship of state - however, ships without ballast are not seaworthy and cannot sail in the tempests, nor reach a safe harbor.
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    In moments of crisis one is never fighting against an external enemy but always against one's own body.
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    In philosophy, or religion, or ethics, or politics, two and two might make five, but when one was designing a gun or an aeroplane they had to make four.
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    In real life it is always the anvil that breaks the hammer.
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