Orwell actually wrote: “You are free to be a drunkard, an idler, a coward, a backbiter, a fornicator; but you are not free to think for yourself.”
Orwell, G., 1934. Burmese Days. [online] Gutenberg.net.au. Available at: <http://gutenberg.net.au/ebooks02/0200051.txt> [Accessed 18 August 2020].
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 [ … ]