Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Happy Birthday George Orwell



George Orwell was the pen name of Eric Arthur Blair and, although he died in 1950, his works are still relevant.

"Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past." - George Orwell

14 Comments:

At July 25, 2017 12:59 PM, Blogger Jan said...

One of my all time favorite writers, very relevant today, must bake cake

 
At July 25, 2017 2:12 PM, Blogger cube said...

Jan: One of my favorites, too, and more relevant today than ever. May I have a piece of the cake? ;)

 
At July 25, 2017 4:07 PM, Blogger Sandee said...

One of my favorites too. Happy Birthday and pass the cake.

Have a fabulous day. ☺

 
At July 25, 2017 4:14 PM, Blogger cube said...

Sandee: Lol. I'm sure Jan will save us a piece, right Jan?

 
At July 25, 2017 5:35 PM, Blogger Granny Annie said...

Sadly unequaled in this day and time. Raise a glass...Cheers:-)

 
At July 25, 2017 5:59 PM, Blogger messymimi said...

He had great insight and vision.

 
At July 25, 2017 6:13 PM, Blogger cube said...

Granny Annie: Hear, hear. *clink*

 
At July 25, 2017 6:14 PM, Blogger cube said...

Messymimi: Yes, he did have insight and vision. It's such a shame that he only lived to be 47 years old. Imagine what more he could have given the world had he lived longer.

 
At July 25, 2017 6:34 PM, Blogger Ed Bonderenka said...

Mmmmmmmm, cake.

 
At July 25, 2017 9:08 PM, Blogger Kid said...

Orwell's thoughts are All you need to know about the future.

 
At July 26, 2017 1:25 AM, Blogger cube said...

Ed Bonderenka: You'll get a slice just as soon as I get a slice. We must be patient.

 
At July 26, 2017 1:27 AM, Blogger cube said...

Kid: I hear you. In my eyes, Orwell was a prophet.

 
At July 27, 2017 4:12 PM, Blogger Snaggle Tooth said...

1984 is alive and well in 2017 George! I love your work, it was spot on!

 
At July 27, 2017 8:34 PM, Blogger cube said...

Snaggletooth: We lost him too soon. God only knows what else he could have written.

 

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