"I doubt whether classical education ever has been or can be successfully carried out without corporal punishment."
"Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."George Orwell on Nelson Mandela
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education."George Orwell on Albert Einstein
"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it."George Orwell on Aristotle
"My mother said I must always be intolerant of ignorance but understanding of illiteracy. That some people, unable to go to school, were more educated and more intelligent than college professors."George Orwell on Maya Angelou
"Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught."George Orwell on Oscar Wilde
"In our age there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.' All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia."
"Not to expose your true feelings to an adult seems to be instinctive from the age of seven or eight onwards."
"The best books... are those that tell you what you know already."
"Part of the reason for the ugliness of adults, in a child's eyes, is that the child is usually looking upwards, and few faces are at their best when seen from below."
"No advance in wealth, no softening of manners, no reform or revolution has ever brought human equality a millimeter nearer."