Πέμπτη, 25 Ιουνίου 2015

9 + 1 Quotes of George Orwell


1. Perhaps a man really dies when his brain stops, when he loses the power to take in a new idea

2. It is not possible for any thinking person to live in such a society as our own without wanting to change it.

3. The fallacy is to believe that under a dictatorial government you can be free inside

4. Beauty is meaningless until it is shared

5. Men are only as good as their technical development allows them to be

6. There is something wrong with a regime that requires a pyramid of corpses every few years

7. The real division is not between conservatives and revolutionaries but between authoritarians and libertarians

8. As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents

9. We are in a strange period of history in which a revolutionary has to be a patriot and a patriot has to be a revolutionary

(+ 1). Writing a book is a horrible, exhausting struggle, like a long bout of some painful illness. One would never undertake such a thing if one were not driven on by some demon whom one can neither resist nor understand

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