George Orwell Quote
What can the England of 1940 have in common with the England of 1840? But then, what have you in common with the child of five whose photograph your mother keeps on the mantelpiece? Nothing, except that you happen to be the same person.
The Collected Essays, Journalism, and Letters of George Orwell: My country right or left, 1940-1943 (ed. 1968)