In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Quote by George Orwell
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Not to expose your true feelings to an adult seems to be instinctive from the age of seven or eight onwards.
Mankind is not likely to salvage civilization unless he can evolve a system of good and evil which is independent of heaven and hell.
War is evil, but it is often the lesser evil.
The intellectual is different from the ordinary man, but only in certain sections of his personality, and even then not all the time.
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.
Liberal: a power worshipper without power.
War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going to profit from it.
The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world. Lies will pass into history.
He was an embittered atheist, the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve in God as personally dislike Him.
We're at the crossroads. Down one road is a European centralized bureaucratic socialist welfare system in which politicians and bureaucrats define the future. Down the other road is a proud, solid, reaffirmation of American exceptionalism.
You know that being an American is more than a matter of where your parents came from. It is a belief that all men are created free and equal and that everyone deserves an even break.
He that rebels against reason is a real rebel, but he that in defence of reason rebels against tyranny has a better title to Defender of the Faith, than George the Third.
One mustn't ask apple trees for oranges, France for sun, women for love, life for happiness.
If I am walking with two other men, each of them will serve as my teacher. I will pick out the good points of the one and imitate them, and the bad points of the other and correct them in myself.
I've never had a very quiet voice. I tried in choir to make it smaller, and it just didn't work out. And I listened to a lot of soul music when I was growing up on my own accord. But I was mostly into Mama Cass and Gladys Knight, and they all had big voices too just different than mine.
When I go out clubbing I can dance 'til three o'clock in the morning with just a water bottle in my hand. I love dancing to anything with a good beat really. My favorite song to dance to at the moment is probably Drake's 'Best I Ever Had.'
A friend told me that teenage girls are always looking for someone to pin their dreams on. That doesn't make it any less weird though.
Through selfless work, love of God grows in the heart. Then through his grace one realize him in course of time. God can be seen. One can talk to him as I am talking to you.
I first became a vegetarian when I was nine, in response to an argument made by a radical babysitter. My great change - which lasted a couple of weeks - was based on the very simple instinct that it's wrong to kill animals for food.