English author and journalist (1903–1950)
George Orwell (June 25, 1903 – January 21, 1950) was an English writer and professor. He is most famous for the novels Nineteen Eighty-Four and Animal Farm.
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- "All the war-propaganda, all the screaming and lies and hatred, comes invariably from people who are not fighting."
- Simple: All the lies and hate during a war, are usually said by the people who are not fighting.
- "Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a newspaper."
- Simple: When I was young I saw that newspapers never tell the whole truth about an event.
- "We sleep safe in our beds because rough men stand ready in the night to visit violence on those who would do us harm."
- Simple: People are not scared at night because the army are ready to hurt the people who might want to hurt us.
- ↑ "George Orwell quotes". Retrieved on November 16, 2008
- ↑ "The First Casualty". Google Books. Retrieved on November 19, 2008
- ↑ "George Orwell quotations". Retrieved on November 16, 2008
- George Orwell on Wikipedia
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- Works by George Orwell on the English Wikisource