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George Orwell

Il était un essayiste, journaliste et critique

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George Orwell

He was an essayist, journalist and critic

Quote to meditate

*Destroy people

The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history

*Every generation

Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it


If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face—for ever

*Political language

Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind


All tyrannies rule through fraud and force, but once the fraud is exposed they must rely exclusively on force