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Biography : George Orwell (pen name of Eric Arthur Blair) is an English novelist, essayist and journalist. He was born in Motihari, British India.
Born: 1903 - Died: 1950
Period:
20th century
Place of birth: India
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Each generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.
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The consequences of every act are included in the act itself.
George Orwell - Nineteen Eighty-Four - 






Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.
George Orwell - Nineteen Eighty-Four - 






If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
George Orwell - Animal Farm - 






If thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.
George Orwell - Politics and the English Language - 






All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others.
George Orwell - Animal Farm - 



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




The essential job is to get people to recognise war propaganda when they see it, especially when it is disguised as peace propaganda.
George Orwell






War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going to profit from it.
George Orwell






The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those who speak it.
George Orwell ? - Quotation of uncertain origin






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 spurting out ink.
George Orwell - Politics and the English Language - 






Don’t you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought? In the end we shall make thoughtcrime literally impossible, because there will be no words in which to express it.
George Orwell - Nineteen Eighty-Four - 






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