We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm.
Quote by George Orwell
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It is also true that one can write nothing readable unless one constantly struggles to efface one's own personality. Good prose is like a windowpane.
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.
War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
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 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.
No advance in wealth, no softening of manners, no reform or revolution has ever brought human equality a millimeter nearer.
Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness.
War is a way of shattering to pieces... materials which might otherwise be used to make the masses too comfortable and... too intelligent.
Four legs good, two legs bad.
To insure the adoration of a theorem for any length of time, faith is not enough, a police force is needed as well.
Imagination is the beginning of creation. You imagine what you desire, you will what you imagine and at last you create what you will.
A man who goes to bed with an itching anus must surely wake up with a smelling fingers.
Traditional marriage is what should be sanctioned.
In an age when the fashion is to be in love with yourself, confessing to be in love with somebody else is an admission of unfaithfulness to one's beloved.
Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear.
Money isn't a major motivating force in my life. Nor is my profession. There are other things that I care more about than being an actor.
You know, I don't think any mother aims to be a single mom. I didn't wish for that, but it happened.
When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
Defense is a definite part of the game, and a great part of defense is learning to play it without fouling.