The whole climate of thought will be different. In fact there will be no thought, as we understand it now. Orthodoxy means not thinking—not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness.

George Orwell

George Orwell

Profession: Author
Nationality: British

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It struck him that the truly characteristic thing about modern life was not its cruelty and insecurity, but simply it's bareness, it's dinginess, it's listlessness.

The atom bombs are piling up in the factories, the police are prowling through the cities, the lies are streaming from the loudspeakers, but the earth is still going round the sun, and neither the dictators nor the bureaucrats, deeply as they disapprove of the process, are able to prevent it.

Quite apart from anything else, the rule of money sees to it that we shall be governed largely by the old—that is, by people utterly unable to grasp what age they are living in or what enemy they are fighting.

Four legs good, two legs bad.

Until they become conscious they will never rebel, and until after they have rebelled they cannot become conscious.

Few people have the guts to say outright that art and propaganda are the same thing.

Beware of my partisanship, my mistakes of fact, and the distortion inevitably caused by my having seen only one corner of events.

What opinions the masses hold, or do not hold, is looked on as a matter of indifference.

Progress is not an illusion; it happens, but it is slow and invariably disappointing.

And yet, in the sense in which he had intended the word, he had not betrayed her. He had not stopped loving her; his feelings toward her had remained the same.

If you have no money, men won't care for you, women won't love you; won't, that is, care for you or love you the last little bit that matters.

As time went on, the Communists and the POUM wrote more bitterly about one another than about the Fascists.

What happens to you here is forever.

To dislike a writer's politics is one thing. To dislike him because he forces you to think is another, not necessarily incompatible with the first.