AUTHOR | GEORGE ORWELL



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George Orwell | Novelist, political writer and journalist



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Eric Arthur Blair , who used the pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist, and critic. His work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism, and outspoken support of democratic socialism.
Orwell wrote literary criticism, poetry, fiction, and polemical journalism. He is perhaps best known for his dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty-Four (1949) and the allegorical novella Animal Farm (1945). His non-fiction works, including The Road to Wigan Pier (1937), documenting his experience of working class life in the north of England, and Homage to Catalonia (1938), an account of his experiences in the Spanish Civil War, are widely acclaimed, as are his essays on politics, literature, language, and culture. In 2008, The Times ranked him second on a list of 'The 50 greatest British writers since 1945'.
Orwell's work continues to influence popular and political culture, and the term Orwellian—descriptive of totalitari


Born: 1903-06-25

Born in: Motihari, Bengal Presidency, British India

Died: 1950-01-21







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He who controls the past controls the future. He who...

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I am afraid of death. You are young, so presumably y...

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Tragedy, he precieved, belonged to the ancient time,...

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When you make love you're using up energy; and after...

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Despotic governments can stand 'moral force' till th...

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...the object of waging a war is always to be in a b...

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Nothing exists except through human consciousness

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The ruling power is always faced with the question, ...

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He was conscious of nothing except the blankness of ...

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On the whole human beings want to be good, but not t...

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A plongeur is a slave, and a wasted slave, doing stu...

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This work was strictly voluntary, but any animal who...

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Until they become conscious they will never rebel, a...

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He drove his mind into the abyss where poetry is wri...

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A scrupulous writer, in every sentence that he write...

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He was a lonely ghost uttering a truth that nobody w...

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It was as though some huge force were pressing down ...

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I do not think one can assess a writer’s motives wit...

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Gordon eyed them with inert hatred. At this moment h...

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Poverty frees them from ordinary standards of behavi...

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