"Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism."
"If we ever forget that we are One Nation Under God, then we will be a nation gone under."George Orwell on Ronald Reagan
"Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind."George Orwell on Albert Einstein
"Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty."George Orwell on John F. Kennedy
"Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about."George Orwell on Mark Twain
"I look forward to a great future for America - a future in which our country will match its military strength with our moral restraint, its wealth with our wisdom, its power with our purpose."George Orwell on John F. Kennedy
"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."