Political language - and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists - is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. - George Orwell (Politics and the English Language Quotes)

Political language – and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists – is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.

Source:Politics and the English Language (December 11, 1945); The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell (1968), Volume IV, Page 139
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