(Quote) George Orwell On Yesterday’s Optimism

(Quote) George Orwell On Yesterday’s Optimism
Innovation

"Glimpses of optimistic headlines as they go up in smoke."

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 27 october 2010

Author George Orwell wrote this thought provoking entry on October 19 1940 (a year into World War II):

The unspeakable depression of lighting the fires every morning with papers of a year ago, and getting glimpses of optimistic headlines as they go up in smoke.

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