1903-1950. British novelist, essayist, and critic.
Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.
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No one can look back on his schooldays and say with truth that they were altogether unhappy.
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Early in life I had noticed that no event is ever correctly reported in a newspaper.
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Men are only as good as their technical development allows them to be.
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We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun.
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No advance in wealth, no softening of manners, no reform or revolution has ever brought human equality a millimeter nearer.
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Most people get a fair amount of fun out of their lives, but on balance life is suffering, and only the very young or the very foolish imagine otherwise.
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Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.
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If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face -- forever.
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Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship.
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