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Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 25/06/1903
Date of Death: 29/01/1950


 

George Orwell Quotes > There is hardly such a thing...

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There is hardly such a thing as a war in which it makes no difference who wins. Nearly always one side stands more of less for progress, the other side more or less for reaction.
George Orwell

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