George Orwell Quotes (64 quotations)

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1. Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket. - George Orwell

2. All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others. - George Orwell

3. All political thinking for years past has been vitiated in the same way. People can foresee the future only when it coincides with their own wishes, and the most grossly obvious facts can be ignored when they are unwelcome. - George Orwell

4. An autobiography is only to be trusted when it reveals something disgraceful. A man who gives a good account of himself is probably lying, since any life when viewed from the inside is simply a series of defeats. - George Orwell

5. At age 50, every man has the face he deserves. - George Orwell

6. At fifty everyone has the face he deserves. - George Orwell

7. Being in a minority, even a minority of one, did not make you mad. - George Orwell

8. Big Brother is watching you. - George Orwell

9. But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought. - George Orwell

10. Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them. - George Orwell

11. Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it. - George Orwell

12. Freedom is the right to say two plus two make four. If granted, all else follows. - George Orwell

13. From the totalitarian point of view, history is something to be created rather than learned. - George Orwell

14. Happiness can exist only in acceptance. - George Orwell

15. He who controls the past commands the future. He who commands the future conquers the past. - George Orwell

16. He who controls the past controls the future. - George Orwell

17. If a man meets with injustice, it is not required that he shall not be roused to meet it; but if he is angry after he has had time to think upon it, that is sinful. The flame is not wring, but the coals are. - George Orwell

18. If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. - George Orwell

19. If people cannot write well, they cannot think well, and if they cannot think well, others will do their thinking for them. - George Orwell

20. If you want to imagine the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face forever. - George Orwell

21. In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. - George Orwell

22. In general, the greater the understanding, the greater the delusion: the more intelligent, the less sane. - George Orwell

23. In our age there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.' All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia. - George Orwell

24. In our time political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible. - George Orwell

25. In times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act. - George Orwell

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