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39 Must See George Orwell Quotes

39 Must See George Orwell Quotes

George Orwell (Eric Arthur Blair) was an English Novelist during the early to mid 20th Century. He is perhaps most well known for his dystopian writings within the famous novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four and the political satire, Animal Farm.

The words here within are mostly derived from the aforementioned novels and we hope that you enjoy our collection of Must See George Orwell Quotes.

George Orwell Quotes 1984

“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.”

– GEORGE ORWELl 1984

“War is peace.
Freedom is slavery.
Ignorance is strength.”

– GEORGE ORWELL 1984

“The best books… are those that tell you what you know already.”

– GEORGE ORWELL 1984

“If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself.”

– GEORGE ORWELL 1984

“If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face—for ever.”

– GEORGE ORWELL 1984
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“In the face of pain there are no heroes.”

– GEORGE ORWELL 1984

“If you loved someone, you loved him, and when you had nothing else to give, you still gave him love.”

– GEORGE ORWELL 1984

“Big Brother is Watching You.”

– GEORGE ORWELL 1984

“Reality exists in the human mind, and nowhere else.”

– GEORGE ORWELL 1984

“I enjoy talking to you. Your mind appeals to me. It resembles my own mind except that you happen to be insane.”

– GEORGE ORWELL 1984
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“Nothing was your own except the few cubic centimetres inside your skull. ”

– GEORGE ORWELL 1984

“We do not merely destroy our enemies; we change them.”

– GEORGE ORWELL 1984

“Sanity is not statistical.”

– GEORGE ORWELL 1984

“The consequences of every act are included in the act itself.”

– GEORGE ORWELL 1984

“We know that no one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it.”

– GEORGE ORWELL 1984
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George Orwell Quotes Animal Farm

“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.”

– GEORGE ORWELL, Animal farm

“Four legs good, two legs bad.”

– GEORGE ORWELL, ANIMAL FARM

“Man serves the interests of no creature except himself.”

– GEORGE ORWELL, ANIMAL FARM

“Several of them would have protested if they could have found the right arguments.”

– GEORGE ORWELL, ANIMAL FARM

“The only good human being is a dead one.”

– GEORGE ORWELL, ANIMAL FARM
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“Liberty is worth more than just ribbons.”

– GEORGE ORWELL, ANIMAL FARM

“All men are enemies. All animals are comrades”

– GEORGE ORWELL, ANIMAL FARM

“The distinguishing mark of man is the hand, the instrument with which he does all his mischief.”

– GEORGE ORWELL, ANIMAL FARM

“If liberty means anything at all it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.”

– GEORGE ORWELL, ANIMAL FARM

“I have no wish to take life, not even human life”

– GEORGE ORWELL, ANIMAL FARM

“Your resolution must never falter. No argument must lead you astray.”

– GEORGE ORWELL, ANIMAL FARM
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Fantastic Quotes by George Orwell

“Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.”

– George Orwell

“The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.”

– GEORGE ORWELL

“Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.”

– GEORGE ORWELL

“If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.”

– GEORGE ORWELL

“The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.”

– George Orwell, in front of your nose: 1945 – 1950
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“People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.”

– GEORGE ORWELL

“On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.”

– george orwell, all art is propaganda: Critical Essays

“Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness.”

– GEORGE ORWELL

“There are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them.”

– GEORGE ORWELL

“The greatest enemy of clear language is insincerity.”

– GEORGE ORWELL

“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.”

– GEORGE ORWELL

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, impostors, thieves and traitors are not victims… but accomplices”

– GEORGE ORWELL

“The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it.”

– GEORGE ORWELL
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We hope that you enjoyed our selection of George Orwell Quotes. If you did, then perhaps you may also like our collection of quotes by Winston Churchill!

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