"No one can look back on his schooldays and say with truth that they were altogether unhappy."
"Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth."George Orwell on Marcus Aurelius
"Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either."George Orwell on Albert Einstein
"Three things cannot be long hidden: the sun, the moon, and the truth."George Orwell on Buddha
"I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word in reality. This is why right, temporarily defeated, is stronger than evil triumphant."George Orwell on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on."George Orwell on Winston Churchill
"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."