In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Quote by George Orwell
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I doubt whether classical education ever has been or can be successfully carried out without corporal punishment.
Mankind is not likely to salvage civilization unless he can evolve a system of good and evil which is independent of heaven and hell.
Men are only as good as their technical development allows them to be.
There is hardly such a thing as a war in which it makes no difference who wins. Nearly always one side stands more of less for progress, the other side more or less for reaction.
Serious sport has nothing to do with fair play. It is bound up with hatred, jealousy, boastfulness, disregard of all rules and sadistic pleasure in witnessing violence. In other words, it is war minus the shooting.
The intellectual is different from the ordinary man, but only in certain sections of his personality, and even then not all the time.
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?
War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it.
Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
Attention to health is life's greatest hindrance.
We will never have true civilization until we have learned to recognize the rights of others.
My father, he was like the rock, the guy you went to with every problem.
Under Barack Obama, the only 'Change' is that 'Hope' has been hard to find. Now millions of Americans are insecure about their future. But instead of inspiring us by reminding us of what makes us special, he divides us against each other. He tells Americans they're worse off because others are better off. That people got rich by making others poor.
As equality increases, so does the number of people struggling for predominance.
Oklahomans value our children and our seniors. Oklahomans value traditions of faith. Oklahomans value our heroes, our veterans. Oklahomans value innovation and the creative arts.
Cubism was an attack on the perspective that had been known and used for 500 years. It was the first big, big change. It confused people: they said, 'Things don't look like that!'
Making movies is not rocket science. It's about relationships and communication and strangers coming together to see if they can get along harmoniously, productively, and creatively. That's a challenge. When it works, it's fantastic and will lift you up. When it doesn't work, it's almost just as fascinating.
We managed to put together a compilation that had some creativity to it. In the meantime I was listening to the free radio stations and I noticed that during their war coverage they were playing these songs born out of the Vietnam War that were all critical of the soldiers.
There is no cure for the pride of a virtuous nation but pure religion.