George Orwell Quotes


101 George Orwell quotes:



"Happiness can exist only in acceptance."
Author: Orwell Quotes Category: Acceptance Quotes
"Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket."
"We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun."
"Society has always seemed to demand a little more from human beings than it will get in practice."
"We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men."
"Men are only as good as their technical development allows them to be."
"Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness."
"If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face - forever."
"We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men"
Author: Orwell Quotes Category: Duty Quotes
"The existence of good bad literature /the fact that one can be amused or excited or even moved by a book that one's intellect simply refuses to take seriously /is a reminder that art is not the same thing as cerebration."
Author: Orwell Quotes Category: Existence Quotes
"The high sentiments always win in the end, the leaders who offer blood, toil, tears, and sweat always get more out of their followers than those who offer safety and a good time. When it comes to the pinch, human beings are heroic."
"We of the sinking middle class may sink without further struggles into the working class where we belong, and probably when we get there it will not be so dreadful as we feared, for, after all, we have nothing to lose."
"When it comes to the pinch, human beings are heroic."
"So much of left-wing thought is a kind of playing with fire by people who don't even know that fire is hot."
"We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm."
"All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting."
"Probably the battle of Waterloo was won on the playing-fields of Eton, but the opening battles of all subsequent wars have been lost there."
"In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act."
"Language ought to be the joint creation of poets and manual workers."
"The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world. Lies will pass into history."



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