Fifty years on from now, Britain will still be the country of long shadows on cricket grounds, warm beer, invincible green suburbs, dog lovers and pools fillers and, as George Orwell said, 'Old maids bicycling to holy communion through the morning mist' and, if we get our way, Shakespeare will still be read even in school.
Nature gives you the face you have whenyouaretwenty. Life shapes the face you have at thirty. But it is up to you to earn the face you have at fifty. See Orwell 630:7, Cartland198:55.
An episode out of George Orwell rewritten by Charles Dickens.alistair Cooke
Our semantic chickens have come home to roost? We have cometo accept all sorts of semantic inversions, just as George Orwell told us we would.
Enclosing every thin man, there's a fat man demanding elbow room. See Connolly 233:82, Orwell 628:52.
As the World Trade Center massacre was happening, all New Yorkers probably formed ideas about who was responsible. But I suspect John Reed was the only one who blamed George Orwell.john reed
Consider the most famous pure dystopian tale of modern times, 1984 , by George Orwell (1903-1950), published in 1948 (the same year in which Walden Two was published). I consider it an abominably poor book. It made a big hit (in my opinion ) only because it rode the tidal wave of cold war sentiment in the United States.Isaac Asimov
Was George Orwell right about 1984?steve jobs
George Orwell, otherwise temperamentally distant from Gandhi , saw exactly the tensed, pageant-like character of Gandhi’s life, and its status as a theatrical parable when he observed of Gandhi that ‘his whole life was a sort of pilgrimage in which every act was significant.
The term "political correctness" has always appalled me, reminding me of Orwell 's "Thought Police" and fascist regimes.