Liberal: a power worshipper without power.
Quote by George Orwell
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For a creative writer possession of the 'truth' is less important than emotional sincerity.
Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.
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.
In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Oceania was at war with Eurasia therefore Oceania had always been at war with Eurasia.
On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.
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.
The intellectual is different from the ordinary man, but only in certain sections of his personality, and even then not all the time.
Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship.
Men are only as good as their technical development allows them to be.
We are a people that have always celebrated other people's success so long as we always had the opportunity to meet that success ourselves. That is the American nature. That is the American character. That is one of the things that makes us different from the rest of the world. And I'm afraid we could lose that or are on the verge of losing that.
All the religions of the world, while they may differ in other respects, unitedly proclaim that nothing lives in this world but Truth.
The perennial conviction that those who work hard and play by the rules will be rewarded with a more comfortable present and a stronger future for their children faces assault from just about every direction. That great enemy of democratic capitalism, economic inequality, is real and growing.
God will prepare everything for our perfect happiness in heaven, and if it takes my dog being there, I believe he'll be there.
To succeed in the world it is not enough to be stupid, you must also be well-mannered.
Fighting a distraction is getting distracted.
No matter what you're going through, there's a light at the end of the tunnel and it may seem hard to get to it but you can do it and just keep working towards it and you'll find the positive side of things.
I can't get my knickers in a twist about my age and ageing in an industry that caters to the ids of 14-year-olds.
All those involved in the construction of an architectural design, from the architect to the builder, have an attachment to the architecture, although it's difficult to quantify the attachment.
He who cannot forgive breaks the bridge over which he himself must pass.