George Orwell (1903-1950) [Eric Arthur Blair] English novelist

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Big Brother Is Watching You. (1984) - George Orwell
Never again will you be capable of ordinary human feeling. Everything will be dead inside you. Never again will you be capable of love, or friendship, or joy of living, or laughter, or curiosity, or courage, or integrity. You will be hollow. We shall squeeze you empty and then we shall fill you with ourselves. (1984) - George Orwell
Happiness can exist only in acceptance. - George Orwell
Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness. - George Orwell
It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen. (1984, first sentence) - 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
He gazed up at the enormous face. Forty years it had taken him to learn what kind of smile was hidden beneath the dark moustache. O cruel, needless misunderstanding! O stubborn, self-willed exile from the loving breast! Two gin-scented tears trickled down the sides of his nose. But it was all right, everything was all right, the struggle was finished. He had won the victory over himself. He loved Big Brother. (1984) - George Orwell
The secret of a successful restaurant is sharp knives. - George Orwell
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 squirting out ink. - George Orwell