„Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.“

"Politics and the English Language" (1946)
Context: 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.

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