George Orwell Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old George Orwell quotes, George Orwell sayings, and George Orwell proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

At age fifty, every man has the face he deserves. George Orwell
Satan finds some mischief still, even in the jungle. George Orwell
Every war when it comes, or before it comes, is represented not as a war but as an act of self defense against a homicidal maniac. George Orwell
Every war when it comes, or before it comes, is represented not as a war but as an act of self defense against a homicidal maniac. George Orwell
Man is the only creature that consumes without producing. He does not give milk, he does not lay eggs, he is too weak to pull the plough, he cannot run fast enough to catch rabbits. Yet he is lord of all the animals. George Orwell
According to Buddhist belief, those who have done evil in their lives will spend the next incarntation in the shape of a rat, a frog or some other low animal. George Orwell
If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stomping on a human face forever. George Orwell
Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past. George Orwell
We sleep peaceably in our beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on our behalf. George Orwell
The Paris slums are a gathering-place for eccentric people-people who have fallen into solitary, half-mad grooves of life and given up trying to be normal or decent. George Orwell
In so far as it takes effect at all, pacifist propaganda can only be effective against those countries where a certain amount of freedom of speech is still permitted. George Orwell
War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength. George Orwell
No animal must ever tyrannies over his own kind. Weak or strong, clever or simple, we are all brothers. No animal must ever kill any other animal. All animals are equal. George Orwell