Who on Earth is George Orwell?

What would you do if you wanted to become a famous writer notwithstanding your parents decided to name you Eric Arthur Blair? Change your name to something cooler like George Orwell looks like a great idea. English author George Orwell became famous for his critical novels Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty-Four.

Books by George Orwell

Quotes by George Orwell

“A dirty joke is a sort of mental rebellion.”

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“Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.”

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“All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others.”

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“Apologizing does not always mean you are wrong, it just means you value your relationships more than your ego.”

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“As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents.”

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“At fifty everyone has the face he deserves.”

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“Big Brother is watching you.”

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“Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.”

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“If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.”

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“In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.”

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“It is only when you meet someone of a different culture from yourself that you begin to realise what your own beliefs really are.”

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“It´s not much staying alive, it´s staying human that´s important.”

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“Man is the only creature that consumes without producing. He does not give milk, he does not lay eggs, he is too weak to pull the plough, he cannot run fast enough to catch rabbits. Yet he is lord of all the animals.”

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“Mankind must put an end to war, or war will put an end to mankind.”

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“Most people approve of capital punishment, but most people wouldn’t do the hangman’s job.”

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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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“One cannot really be a Catholic and grown up.”

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“Perhaps a lunatic was simply a minority of one.”

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“Saints should always be judged guilty until they are proved innocent.”

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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.”

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“So much of left-wing thought is a kind of playing with fire by people who don’t even know that fire is hot.”

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“The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded.”

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“The best books are those that tell you what you know already.”

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“The Catholic and the Communist are alike in assuming that an opponent cannot be both honest and intelligent.”

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“The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink.”

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“The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it.”

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“There is only one way to make money at writing, and that is to marry a publisher’s daughter.”

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“They can make you say anything, but they can´t make you believe it.”

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“To an ordinary human being, love means nothing if it does not mean loving some people more than others.”

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“War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going to profit from it.”

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“We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun.”

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“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.”

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“You can have affection for a murderer or a sodomite, but you cannot have affection for a man whose breath stinks.”

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