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George Orwell

(1903-1950) [Eric Arthur Blair] English Novelist

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Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.

A humanitarian is always a hypocrite.

Big Brother Is Watching You.

But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.

Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. War is peace.

Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness.

No one can look back on his schooldays and say with truth that they were altogether unhappy.

On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good and not quite all the time.

Political language - and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists - is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give the appearance of solidity to pure wind.

Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting.

The quickest way to end a war is to lose it.