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A dirty joke is a sort of mental rebellion.
Jokes and Jokers
George Orwell

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A liberal is a power worshipper without the power.
Liberals
George Orwell

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

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All animals are equalBut some animals are more equal than others
Uncategorised
George Orwell

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Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a newspaper.
Newspapers
George Orwell

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Enlightened people seldom or never possess a sense of responsibility.
Responsibility
George Orwell

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For a creative writer possession of the truth is less important than emotional sincerity.
Writers and Writing
George Orwell

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Four legs good, two legs bad.
Animals
George Orwell

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Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.
Freedom
George Orwell

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I sometimes think that the price of liberty is not so much eternal vigilance as eternal dirt.
Freedom
George Orwell

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If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face -- forever.
Oppression
George Orwell

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Language ought to be the joint creation of poets and manual workers.
Language
George Orwell

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Men are only as good as their technical development allows them to be.
Technology
George Orwell

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

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Myths which are believed in tend to become true.
Myth
George Orwell

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Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.
Nationalities and Nationalism
George Orwell

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

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

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One cannot really be a Catholic and grown up.
Catholicism
George Orwell

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Political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible.
Politicians and Politics
George Orwell

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Progress is not an illusion, it happens, but it is slow and invariably disappointing.
Progress
George Orwell

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Saints should always be judged guilty until they are proved innocent.
Saints
George Orwell

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The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it.
War
George Orwell

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To accept civilization as it is practically means accepting decay.
Civilization
George Orwell

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To see what is in front of one's nose requires a constant struggle.
Common Sense
George Orwell

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
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