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The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, read more

The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns, as it were, instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish squirting out ink.

by George Orwell Found in: Insincerity Quotes,
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The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.

The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.

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Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.

Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.

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As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents

As with the Christian religion, the worst advertisement for Socialism is its adherents

by George Orwell Found in: Advertising Quotes,
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Political language. . . is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of read more

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

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