George orwell Quotes

'The party told you to reject the evidence...

'The party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.' - George Orwell, 1984
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The choice for mankind lies between freedo...

The choice for mankind lies between freedom and happiness and for the great bulk of mankind, happiness is better - George Orwell, 1984
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The quickest way of...

The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it. - George Orwell
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"War is Peace, Freedom is...

"War is Peace, Freedom is Slavery, Ignorances in Strength" - George Orwell (1984)
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"Every generation imagines itself to be more ...

"Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it" -- George Orwell
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"Rifles, muskets, long-bows and hand-grenades are inherently democratic we...

"Rifles, muskets, long-bows and hand-grenades are inherently democratic weapons. A complex weapon makes the strong stronger, while a simple weapon - so long as there is no answer to it - gives claws to the weak." - George Orwell
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โ€œThe further a society drifts fro...

โ€œThe further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it." - George Orwell, 1984
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"Sometimes the first duty of i...

"Sometimes the first duty of intelligent men is the restatement of the obvious." - George Orwell
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Power is not a means , it is an end .One does not establish a ...

Power is not a means , it is an end .One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship.โ€ โ€• George Orwell
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Saints should always be ju...

Saints should always be judged guilty until they are proved innocent. โ€“ George Orwell
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โ€œEvery joke is...

โ€œEvery joke is a tiny revolutionโ€ - George Orwell
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โ€œAll animals are equal but ...

โ€œAll animals are equal but some are more equal than othersโ€ - George Orwell, Animal Farm
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"The quickest way o...

"The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it." - George Orwell
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"All tyrannies rule through fraud and fo...

"All tyrannies rule through fraud and force, but once the fraud is exposed they must rely exclusively on force." ~ George Orwell
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โ€œIf liberty means anything at all, i...

โ€œIf liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.โ€ โ€• George Orwell
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โ€œEvery joke is...

โ€œEvery joke is a tiny revolution.โ€ - George Orwell
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โ€œFreedom is the freedo...

โ€œFreedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four,โ€ George Orwell
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โ€˜On the whole human beings want t...

โ€˜On the whole human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.โ€™ - George Orwell
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"All animals are equal but...

"All animals are equal but some animals are more equal than others." โ€” George Orwell
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"Freedom is the right to t...

"Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear." - George Orwell
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A people that elect corrupt politicians...

A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves and traitors are not victims... but accomplicesโ€ โ€• George Orwell
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"The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap betwee...

"The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink." โ€” George Orwell
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"Until they become conscious they will never rebel...

"Until they become conscious they will never rebel, and until after they have rebelled they cannot become conscious." -Winston Smith (1984 by George Orwell)
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โ€œPoverty frees them from ordinary s...

โ€œPoverty frees them from ordinary standards of behaviour, just as money frees people from work.โ€ - George Orwell.
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Political language....is designed to make lies so...

Political language....is designed to make lies soumd truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. - George Orwell.
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"The further a society drifts fro...

"The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it." โ€” George Orwell
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"Truth is treaso...

"Truth is treason in an empire of lies" - George Orwell
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That rifle on the wall of the labourer's cottage ...

That rifle on the wall of the labourer's cottage or working class flat is the symbol of democracy. It is our job to see that it stays there.- George Orwell
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โ€œThe creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man t...

โ€œThe creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which.โ€ - George Orwell, in his book Animal Farm
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"The quickest way o...

"The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it." โ€” George Orwell
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"The best books are thos...

"The best books are those that tell you what you already know" - George Orwell
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"The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to ...

"The creatures outside looked from pig to man, and from man to pig, and from pig to man again; but already it was impossible to say which was which." - George Orwell, the last line of 'Animal Farm'
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โ€œPerhaps one did not want...

โ€œPerhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.โ€ โ€• George Orwell
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โ€œThere are some ideas so absurd that only ...

โ€œThere are some ideas so absurd that only an intellectual could believe them, no ordinary man could be such a fool.โ€ โ€“ George Orwell
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"Every generation imagines itself to be more int...

"Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it." โ€” George Orwell
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โ€œPower is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a ...

โ€œPower is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship.โ€ ~ George Orwell
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"During times of universal dec...

"During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act" - George Orwell
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"Perhaps one did not want to...

"Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood." - George Orwell (1984)
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โ€œThe further a society drifts fro...

โ€œThe further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it.โ€ โ€• George Orwell
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"A man really dies when h...

"A man really dies when he loses the power to take in a new idea." โ€” George Orwell
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Nothing was your own except...

Nothing was your own except the few cubic centimetres inside your skull. โ€• George Orwell
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โ€œUntil they are conscious they will never rebel...

โ€œUntil they are conscious they will never rebel, and until after they have rebelled they cannot become conscious.โ€ - George Orwell in his book โ€œ1984โ€
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"The very concept of objective tru...

"The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world. Lies will pass into History." ~ George Orwell
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"Every generation imagines itself to be more int...

"Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it" - George Orwell
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โ€œPerhaps one did not want t...

โ€œPerhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.โ€ โ€• George Orwell, 1984
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Every generation imagines itself to be more int...

Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it - George Orwell
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"The quickest way o...

"The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it." โ€” George Orwell
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Freedom is the right to t...

Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. -George Orwell
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"War is peace. Freedom...

"War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength."-George Orwell
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"If you want a vision of the fut...

"If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face - forever." - George Orwell
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"The main motive for nonattachment is a desire to esc...

"The main motive for nonattachment is a desire to escape from the pain of living, and above all from love, which, sexual or non-sexual, is hard work." - George Orwell
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Men sleep peacefully in their beds at nigh...

Men sleep peacefully in their beds at night because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf." โ€”George Orwell (1903-1950)
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"Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a di...

"Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship." - George Orwell, 1984
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"Boy, did I ca...

"Boy, did I call it, or what..." - George Orwell
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โ€œIn times of universal deceit...

โ€œIn times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.โ€ - George Orwell
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โ€œThe further a society drifts fr...

โ€œThe further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it.โ€ George Orwell
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โ€œIf you want to keep a secre...

โ€œIf you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself.โ€ โ€• George Orwell, 1984
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"The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap betwee...

"The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink." โ€” George Orwell
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โ€œThe best books... are thos...

โ€œThe best books... are those that tell you what you know already.โ€ โ€• George Orwell, 1984
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โ€œ...the family, ... in the modern world is the so...

โ€œ...the family, ... in the modern world is the sole refuge from the State...โ€ -- George Orwell (โ€œReview of The Reilly Planโ€ [Tribune - January 25, 1946])
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โ€œPolitical language โ€ฆ is designed to make lies so...

โ€œPolitical language โ€ฆ is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.โ€ โ€“ George Orwell
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"If you want a picture of the future, imagi...

"If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human faceโ€”for everโ€ฆ And remember that it is for ever." โ€“George Orwell
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"Freedom is the freedom to say that tw...

"Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows." -1984 by George Orwell
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โ€œIn times of universal dece...

โ€œIn times of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary actโ€ - George Orwell
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War is peace; Freedom i...

War is peace; Freedom is Slavery; Ignorance is Strength. ~1984, George Orwell
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"The people will not revolt. They will ...

"The people will not revolt. They will not look up from their screens long enough to notice whatโ€™s happening" - George Orwell
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โ€œ...one of the aims of totalitarianism is not merely to make sure ...

โ€œ...one of the aims of totalitarianism is not merely to make sure that people will think the right thoughts, but actually to make them less conscious.โ€ George Orwell (โ€œPolitics vs. Literatureโ€) (Sept. 1946)
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โ€œIn the end the Party would announce that two and two made five, and you w...

โ€œIn the end the Party would announce that two and two made five, and you would have to believe it. It was inevitable that they should make that claim sooner or later: the logic of their position demanded it.โ€ โ€”George Orwell, 1984
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"Under the spreading che...

"Under the spreading chestnut tree I sold you and you sold me" - George Orwell
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โ€œBut if thought corrupts lan...

โ€œBut if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.โ€ โ€• George Orwell, 1984
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"In our age, there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics...

"In our age, there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.' All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia." - George Orwell
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"Freedom is the right to t...

"Freedom is the right to tell people what they do not want to hear." - George Orwell
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"In a time of deceit, te...

"In a time of deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act." - George Orwell
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In a time of universal lie...

In a time of universal lies, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. โ€“ George Orwell
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โ€œPower is in tearing human minds to pieces...

โ€œPower is in tearing human minds to pieces and putting them together again in new shapes of your own choosing.โ€ - George Orwell, 1984
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George Orwell: โ€œIn a time o...

George Orwell: โ€œIn a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act.โ€
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"What is above all needed is to le...

"What is above all needed is to let the meaning choose the word and not the other way around" -George Orwell
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"Nothing exists except...

"Nothing exists except through human consciousness" George Orwell - 1984
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"Men can only be happy when they...

"Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness." -- George Orwell
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