Orwell on liberty and freedom of expression

“If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” ~ George Orwell

This quote by Orwell was intended to appear in the introduction to Animal Farm. It was not printed. 


Orwell, S., 1972. In 1945, George Orwell Wrote An Introduction To “Animal Farm.” It Was Not Printed, And Remained Unknown Till Now. It Appears Here Under Orwell’s Title: [online] Nytimes.com. Available at: <https://www.nytimes.com/1972/10/08/archives/the-freedom-of-the-press-orwell.html> [Accessed 14 August 2020].

George Orwell:

Eric Arthur Blair, better known by the pseudonym, George Orwell was born on 25th June 1903 in Motihari, India.

He was a journalist, essayist, novelist, and biting social critic.

He is best remembered for his novels Nineteen Eighty-Four and Animal Farm.

Orwell died of tuberculosis in London, England on 21st January 1950. Read More [ … ]

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