Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.
Quote by George Orwell
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Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.
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 squirting out ink.
Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness.
A family with the wrong members in control that, perhaps, is as near as one can come to describing England in a phrase.
If you have embraced a creed which appears to be free from the ordinary dirtiness of politics - a creed from which you yourself cannot expect to draw any material advantage - surely that proves that you are in the right?
We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.
Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
No advance in wealth, no softening of manners, no reform or revolution has ever brought human equality a millimeter nearer.
As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents.
Mr. DeMille's theory of sexual difference was that marriage is an artificial state for women. The want to be taken, ruled, raped. That was his theory.
Money for me today does not really matter.
Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.
Love's greatest gift is its ability to make everything it touches sacred.
It is old age, rather than death, that is to be contrasted with life. Old age is life's parody, whereas death transforms life into a destiny: in a way it preserves it by giving it the absolute dimension. Death does away with time.
The time you spend alone with God will transform your character and increase your devotion. Then your integrity and godly behavior in an unbelieving world will make others long to know the Lord.
Making recess appointments when the Senate isn't in recess is neither rational nor moderate. It's a raw misuse of executive power by a president whose love of government is his most vulnerable spot with the electorate.
Part of the secret of a success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
We've begun to raise daughters more like sons... but few have the courage to raise our sons more like our daughters.
I just hope that theaters remain. I think there's something very wonderful about getting into a dark room with a bunch of people. There's something cool about that. Brings us all together in one room where we can experience all those emotions.