George Orwell Quote

The energy that actually shapes the world springs from emotions - racial pride, leader-worship, religious belief, love of war - which liberal intellectuals mechanically write off as anachronisms, and which they have usually destroyed so completely in themselves as to have lost all power of action.


The Collected Essays, Journalism, and Letters of George Orwell: My country right or left, 1940-1943 (ed. 1968)

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