George Orwell (Writer)

#20397 George Orwell

And now abideth , , , these three; but the greatest of these is money. .

George Orwell Quotes about money
#20398 George Orwell

If you have no ,won't care for you,won'tyou; won't, that is, care for you or love you the last little bit that matters. .

George Orwell Quotes about love
#20399 George Orwell

We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the firstof intelligent men. .

George Orwell Quotes about men
#20400 George Orwell

A liberal intelligentsia is lacking. Bully-worship, under various disguises, has become a universal , and such truisms as that a machine- is still a machine-gun even when a "good" man is squeezing the trigger … have turned into heresies which it is actually becomingto utter. .

George Orwell Quotes about man
#20401 George Orwell

He is laughing, with a touch ofin his , but no triumph, no malignity. It is theof a man who is always fighting against something, but who fights in the open and is not frightened, the face of a man who is generously angry — in other words, of a nineteenth-century liberal, a free intelligence, a type hated with equal hatred by all the smelly little orthodoxies which are now contending for our . .

George Orwell Quotes about intelligence
#20402 George Orwell

Sincehave moreofin countries where traces ofsurvive, pacifism can act more effectively against democracy than for it. Objectively the pacifist is pro-. .

George Orwell Quotes about democracy
#20403 George Orwell

Thebeforebeings, is not, as a , betweenandbut between two evils. .

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#20404 George Orwell

Theis tothat under a dictatorialyou can beinside. .

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#20405 George Orwell

I consider that willingness to criticizeandis the test of intellectual . .

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#20406 George Orwell

To admit that an opponent might be bothandis felt to be intolerable. It is more immediately satisfying to shout that he is aor a scoundrel, or both, than to find out what he is really like. .

George Orwell Quotes about media
#20407 George Orwell

Looking at theas a whole, the drift for many decades has been not towardsbut towards the reimposition of . .

George Orwell Quotes about war
#20408 George Orwell

The whole idea ofandis a childish day-dream. Properly speaking, there is no such thing as revenge. .

George Orwell Quotes about dream
#20409 George Orwell

Each generation imagines itself to be morethan the one that went before it, andthan the one that comes after it. .

George Orwell Quotes about self
#20410 George Orwell

Astate is in effect a , and its ruling caste, in order to keep its position, has to be thought of as infallible. .

George Orwell Quotes about thought
#20411 George Orwell

So long as I remain alive and well I shall continue tostrongly about prose style, tothe surface of the , and to takein solid objects and scraps of useless . .

George Orwell Quotes about live
#20412 George Orwell

If I had to make a list of sixwhich were to be preserved when all others were destroyed, I would certainly putamong them. .

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#20413 George Orwell

Every line of serious work that I have written since 1936 has been written, directly or indirectly, againstand for, as Iit. .

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#20414 George Orwell

In my , nothing has contributed so much to theof the original idea of socialism as the belief that Russia is a socialist country and that every act of its rulers must be excused, if not imitated. .

George Orwell Quotes about belief
#20415 George Orwell

I had seen little evidence that the USSR was progressing towards anything that one could truly call . .

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#20416 George Orwell

Ifmeans anything at all, it means theto tell people what they do not want to hear. .

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#20417 George Orwell

Sooner or later a falsebumps up against solid , usually on a battlefield. .

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#20418 George Orwell

Public , because of the tremendous urge to conformity in gregarious , is less tolerant than anyof . .

George Orwell Quotes about men
#20419 George Orwell

Threats to ,and , though often trivial in isolation, are cumulative in their effect and, unless checked, lead to a general disrespect for the rights of the citizen. .

George Orwell Quotes about respect
#20420 George Orwell

It appears to me that one defeats theprecisely by not being a fanatic oneself, but on the contrary by using one's . .

George Orwell Quotes about self
#20422 George Orwell

To the well-fed it seems cowardly to complain of tight boots, because the well-fed live in a different world-a world where, if your boots are tight, you can change them; their minds are not warped by petty discomfort. But below a certain income the petty crowds the large out of existence; one's preoccupation is not withor , but with bad , hard beds, drudgery and the impossible to a poor man in a cold country and even his active thoughts will go in more or less sterile complaint. .

George Orwell Quotes about war
#20423 George Orwell

In England, a century of stronghas developed whatcalled the stern and ruggedof the police to a point where any public protest seems an indecency. But in France everyone can remember a certain amount of civil disturbance, and even the workmen in the bistros talk of la revolution — meaning the next revolution, not the last one. The highly socialised modern mind, which makes a kind of composite god out of the rich, the government, the police and the larger newspapers, has not been developed — at least not yet. .

George Orwell Quotes about god
#20424 George Orwell

Man is not a , but he is rather like a Yahoo and needs to be reminded of it from time to time. .

George Orwell Quotes about time
#20425 George Orwell

There is a geographical element in all belief-saying what seem profound truths in India have a way of seeming enormous platitudes in England, and vice versa. Perhaps the fundamental difference is that beneath a tropical sun individuality seems less distinct and the loss of it less important. .

George Orwell Quotes about truth
#20426 George Orwell

Though I speak with the tongues of men and of , and have not , I am become as a sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. And though I have the gift of , and understand all , and all ; and though I have all , so that I could remove , and have not money, I am . And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, and have not money, it profiteth me nothing. Money suffereth long, and is kind; money envieth not; money vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, doth not behave unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things. ... And now abideth , hope, money, these three; but the greatest of these is money. .

George Orwell Quotes about truth
#20427 George Orwell

I Corinthians xiii (adapted) .

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