"If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face - forever."
"Imagination is more important than knowledge."George Orwell on Albert Einstein
"I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities."George Orwell on Dr. Seuss
"Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions."George Orwell on Albert Einstein
"I cannot imagine a God who rewards and punishes the objects of his creation and is but a reflection of human frailty."George Orwell on Albert Einstein
"Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?"George Orwell on Sun Tzu
"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."
"I doubt whether classical education ever has been or can be successfully carried out without corporal punishment."