Unofficial Self

Unofficial Self

“If you look into your own mind, which are you,” asked George Orwell, “Don Quixote or Sancho Panza?
“Almost certainly you are both,” he continued.
“There is one part of you that wishes to be a hero or a saint, but another part of you is a little fat man who sees very clearly the advantages of staying alive with a whole skin. He is your unofficial self, the voice of the belly protesting against the soul.”

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