"The problem here is a totalitarian uniformity, a cult-like mentality such that even allies are enemies if they fail to follow the Exact Party Line. " - Phyllis Chesler

Monday, September 15, 2008

George Orwell Quotes

During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.

Liberal: a power worshipper without power.

Myths which are believed in tend to become true.

One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes a revolution in order to establish a dictatorship.

So much of left-wing thought is a kind of playing with fire by people who don't even know that fire is hot.

The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it.

War is evil, but it is often the lesser evil.

What can you do against the lunatic who is more intelligent than yourself, who gives your arguments a fair hearing and then simply persists in his lunacy?

3 comments:

dani c said...

I love quotes, thanks for sharing some.

Chat Blanc said...

Those are fantabulous! And so appropriate for our times, ironically.

Lauren said...

Dani, yeah they were fun finds.

Chatty, yeah I hand picked the ones I wanted. At least I admit to my biases. HAHA!