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George Orwell – “Cărți sau țigări”

“Cărți sau țigări” e amăruie, făcută să fie citită pe nerăsuflate. E tristă, chiar și atunci când umorul fin și ascuțit al lui Orwell își face treaba. Mi s-a părut că miroase a vechi, a ponosit cartea asta. De parcă personajele și întâmplările ei ar fi stat prea mult într-un șifonier dintr-o casă de bătrâni. […]

George Orwell – “Coming Up for Air”

Sentimental you say? Anti-social? Oughtn’t to prefer trees to men? I say it depends what trees and what men.

George Orwell – “Coming Up for Air”

As a rule, I don’t care a damn about my age. Why should I? I’m fat, but I’m strong and healthy. I can do everything I want to do. A rose smells the same to me now as it did when I was twenty. Ah, but do I smell the same to the rose?

George Orwell – “Coming Up for Air”

When a woman’s bumped off, her husband is always the first suspect – which gives you a little sideglimpse of what people really thing about marriage.

George Orwell – “Coming Up for Air”

That was what the army did to you. It turned you into an imitation gentleman and gave you a fixed idea that there’s always be a bit of money coming from somewhere.

George Orwell – “Coming Up for Air”

Fishing is the opposite of war.

George Orwell – “Coming Up for Air”

People took politics seriously in those days. They used to begin storing up rotten eggs weeks before an election.

George Orwell – “Coming Up for Air”

How I could smell it! You know the smell churches have, a peculiar, dank, dusty, decaying sweetish sort of smell. There’s a touch of candle grease in it, and perhaps a whiff o incense and a suspicion of mice and on Sunday mornings it’s a bit overlaid by yellow soap and serge dresses, but predominantly […]

George Orwell – “Coming Up for Air”

I felt in a kind of prophetic mood, the mood in which you foresee the end of the world and get a certain kick out of it.

George Orwell – “Coming Up for Air”

That’s the way we’re going nowadays. Everything slick and streamlined, everything made out of something else.

 
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