For a creative writer possession of the 'truth' is less important than emotional sincerity.
Quote by George Orwell
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In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going to profit from it.
Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.
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.
Four legs good, two legs bad.
Serious sport is war minus the shooting.
The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it.
In our time political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible.
There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them.
We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.
No man can call himself liberal, or radical, or even a conservative advocate of fair play, if his work depends in any way on the unpaid or underpaid labor of women at home, or in the office.
Results! Why, man, I have gotten a lot of results. I know several thousand things that won't work.
Never go to your high school reunion pregnant or they will think that is all you have done since you graduated.
The great art of life is sensation, to feel that we exist, even in pain.
I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.
By nominating Chuck Hagel to be his Defense secretary, President Obama is putting forward an aloof contrarian who doesn't suffer fools - a striving politician who considers himself above politics.
We have not given science too big a place in our education, but we have made a perilous mistake in giving it too great a preponderance in method in every other branch of study.
I'm a Cancerian, the typical crab with the tough outer shell and the soft bit in the middle. I don't think I'll ever come to terms with people being unnecessarily nasty, but I can take it if someone doesn't like my music - I'm not everyone's cup of tea.
Certainly tolerance and acceptance were at the forefront of my music.
It is only those who have neither fired a shot nor heard the shrieks and groans of the wounded who cry aloud for blood, more vengeance, more desolation. War is hell.