We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun.
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A family with the wrong members in control that, perhaps, is as near as one can come to describing England in a phrase.
He was an embittered atheist, the sort of atheist who does not so much disbelieve in God as personally dislike Him.
Whatever is funny is subversive, every joke is ultimately a custard pie... a dirty joke is a sort of mental rebellion.
Men are only as good as their technical development allows them to be.
There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them.
Nationalism is power hunger tempered by self-deception.
War is evil, but it is often the lesser evil.
Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.
For a creative writer possession of the 'truth' is less important than emotional sincerity.
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.
I have a lack of fear, whereas in the past the fear of failure was a powerful motivator. Anyway, I have great expectations for the future, but I just don't know if I'm the monarch of all I survey.
The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
Why be a man when you can be a success?
I require three things in a man. He must be handsome, ruthless and stupid.
When you point your finger at someone, three fingers are pointing back at you.
There are some movies that I would like to forget, for the rest of my life. But even those movies teach me things.
Another term for preventive war is aggressive war - starting wars because someday somebody might do something to us. That is not part of the American tradition.
Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.
Love is not as important as good health. You cannot be in love if you're not healthy. You can't appreciate it.
We in the Labour party know better than most that opposition is the easy part. What's more difficult is governing and setting out an agenda for government.