For a creative writer possession of the 'truth' is less important than emotional sincerity.
Quote by George Orwell
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The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it.
Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
Every war when it comes, or before it comes, is represented not as a war but as an act of self-defense against a homicidal maniac.
We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.
He was an embittered atheist, the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve in God as personally dislike Him.
It is also true that one can write nothing readable unless one constantly struggles to efface one's own personality. Good prose is like a windowpane.
Four legs good, two legs bad.
In our age there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.' All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia.
On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.
My dad used to say, 'Just because you dress up in a coat and tie, it doesn't influence your intelligence.'
It's hard to tell with these Internet startups if they're really interested in building companies or if they're just interested in the money. I can tell you, though: If they don't really want to build a company, they won't luck into it. That's because it's so hard that if you don't have a passion, you'll give up.
I have not supported same-sex marriage. I have supported civil partnerships and contractual relationships.
I'm Jewish. I don't work out. If God had wanted us to bend over, He would have put diamonds on the floor.
The first time I see a jogger smiling, I'll consider it.
Thankfully, due to the United Kingdom and the commitment of the Westminster government we are able to ensure that money brought in, whether it be from the City of London or from North Sea oil, can be pooled and directed to wherever it is needed most. That is what being in the United Kingdom is all about.
I have no time for those who say there is no way Scotland could go it alone. I know first-hand the contribution Scotland and Scots make to Britain's success - so for me there's no question about whether Scotland could be an independent nation.
The symbolic language of the crucifixion is the death of the old paradigm resurrection is a leap into a whole new way of thinking.
Well, just being stupid and politically incorrect doesn't work. You can be politically incorrect if you're smart.
It also allows you to look as though you're not particularly from the present, future or past, either.