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The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already read more

The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded

by George Orwell Found in: Jokes Quotes,
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There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them.

There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them.

by George Orwell Found in: Intelligence Quotes,
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We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent read more

We have now sunk to a depth at which the restatement of the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men

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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.

by George Orwell Found in: Control Quotes,
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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.

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