Burmese Days
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"Burmese Days" Quotes

By George Orwell

fiction | 354 pages | Published in 2023

ISBN_13: 9781472132994
ISBN_10: 1472132998

Quotes

Autocracy, whether of priest or king, is the same thing.

George Orwell

There is only one hour in the day when a white man can get on without the risk of meeting a native, and that hour is sacred to tennis.

George Orwell

He had much of the adequate Englishman's contempt for foreigners.

George Orwell

For the rest nothing mattered beside one fact: the tyranny, the filth, the anonymous persecution that went on all around them.

George Orwell

It is the time, it is the democratic era! The tyranny is done away with forever!

George Orwell

The Act means progress and civilization. It means that vistas are opening for us, vistas that were undreamed of a hundred years ago.

George Orwell

The real corruption of India lay not in their poverty, but in their climate.

George Orwell

The devil is a very uninteresting person. Never anything new. Never anything new... Rub out all these petty beliefs forever!

George Orwell

They are white and I am black. Both of us are liars, but lies have different colours.

George Orwell

Hypocrisy, prejudice, greed, all the attributes of imperialism were preserved in their pure state.

George Orwell