Quotes by George Orwell

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As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for socialism is its adherents.
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He was an embittered atheist, the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve in God as personally dislike Him.
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All true tea lovers not only like their tea strong, but like it a little stronger with each year that passes.
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If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on the human face - forever.
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On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.
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Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.
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But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.
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Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand.
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Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.
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Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence: in other words, it is war minus the shooting. There are quite enough real causes of trouble already, and we need not add to them by encouraging young men to kick each other on the shins amid the roars of infuriated spectators.
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