Citation du mois – avril 2012
Since pacifists have more freedom of action in countries where traces of democracy survive, pacifism can act more effectively against democracy than for it. Objectively the pacifist is pro-Nazi.
– George Orwell, « No, Not One, » Adelphi (octobre 1941)
Those who « abjure » violence can only do so because others are committing violence on their behalf.
– George Orwell, Notes on Nationalism (1945)