George Orwell Quotes (252 quotes)
“Progress is not an illusion, it happens, but it is slow and invariably disappointing.”
Shooting an Elephant (2009 edition), Penguin UK - ISBN: 9780141912288
“A tragic situation exists precisely when virtue does not triumph but when it is still felt that man is nobler than the forces which destroy him.”
Lear, Tolstoy and the Fool, Polemic (March 1947) - Full text online]
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsGeorge Orwell
Born: June 25, 1903
Died: January 21, 1950 (aged 46)
Occupation: Author, novelist
Bio: Eric Arthur Blair, better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist and journalist. His work is marked by clarity, intelligence and wit, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism, and belief in democratic socialism.