War is Peace.
Good novels are not written by orthodoxy-sniffers, nor by people who are conscience-stricken about their own orthodoxy. Good novels are written by people who are not frightened.
War is a way of shattering to pieces... materials which might otherwise be used to make the masses too comfortable and... too intelligent.
Whatever is funny is subversive, every joke is ultimately a custard pie... a dirty joke is a sort of mental rebellion.
So, dear brothers, since evidently you must sweat to pay for our trips to Italy, sweat and be damned to you.
Some ideas are so stupid that only intellectuals believe them.