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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    It is curious how people take it for granted that they have a right to preach at you and pray over you as soon as your income falls below a certain level.
    Source: Down and Out in Paris and London Ch. 33
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    It's frightful that people who are so ignorant have so much influence.
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    It's not so much staying alive, it's staying human that's important. What counts is that we don't betray each other.
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    Language ought to be the joint creation of poets and manual workers.
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    Let's face it: our lives are miserable, laborious, and short.
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    Man is the only creature that consumes without producing.
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    Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness
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    Most revolutionaries are potential Tories, because they imagine that everything can be put right by altering the shape of society; once that change is effected, as it sometimes is, they see no need for any other.
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    Myths which are believed in tend to become true.
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    Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.
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    No advance in wealth, no softening of manners, no reform or revolution has ever brought human equality a millimeter nearer.
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    No animal shall kill any other animal WITHOUT CAUSE.
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    No doubt alcohol, tobacco, and so forth, are things that a saint must avoid; but sainthood is also a thing that human beings must avoid.
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    No one, at any rate no English writer, has written better about childhood than Dickens.
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    Nothing was your own except the few cubic centimetres inside your skull.
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