George Orwell Quote

From Carlyle onwards, but especially in the last generation, the British intelligentsia have tended to take their ideas from Europe and have been infected by habits of thought that derive ultimately from Machiavelli. All the cults that have been fashionable in the last dozen years, Communism, Fascism, and pacifism, are in the last analysis forms of power worship.


"The English People" (written Spring 1944, published 1947)

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From Carlyle onwards, but especially in the last generation, the British intelligentsia have tended to take their ideas from Europe and have been...

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From Carlyle onwards, but especially in the last generation, the British intelligentsia have tended to take their ideas from Europe and have been...

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From Carlyle onwards, but especially in the last generation, the British intelligentsia have tended to take their ideas from Europe and have been...

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From Carlyle onwards, but especially in the last generation, the British intelligentsia have tended to take their ideas from Europe and have been...