George Orwell about totalitarianism (“1984”, 1949)
George Orwell about totalitarianism: “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.” 1984 (1949)
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Visualizing George Orwell's 1984 | The eNotes Blog
1984 is one scary, scary book. Just think of what our lives would be like had Orwell’s imaginings of the future come true. We’d all be massive TV addicts living in a state of heightened government security, devoted to machines. […]
George Orwell about madness (“1984”, 1949)
George Orwell about madness: “Being in a minority, even a minority of one, did not make you mad. There was truth and there was untruth, and if you clung to the truth even against the whole world, you were not mad.” 1984 (1949)
George Orwell quote about age from 1984
George Orwell quote about age from 1984: “The earth is as old as we are, no older. How could it be older? Nothing exists except through human consciousness.”
George Orwell about eyes (“1984”, 1949)
George Orwell about eyes: “It was one of those pictures which are so contrived that the eyes follow you about when you move. BIG BROTHER IS WATCHING YOU, the caption beneath it ran.” 1984 (1949)
Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution to establish the dictatorship. The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power. George Orwell 1984
The Lion and the Unicorn
George Orwell's moving reflections on the English character and his passionate belief in the need for political change. The Lion and the Unicorn was written in London during the worst period of the blitz. It is vintage Orwell, a dynamic outline of his belief in socialism, patriotism and an English revolution. His fullest political statement, it has been described as 'one of the most moving and incisive portraits of the English character' and is as relevant now as it ever has been.
George Orwell - 1984 - When you make love you're using up energy; and afterwards you feel happy and don't give a damn for anything. They can't bear you to feel like that. They want you to be bursting with energy all the time. All this marching up and down and cheering and waving flags is simply sex gone sour. If you're happy inside yourself, why should you get excited about Big Brother and the Three-Year Plans and the Two Minutes Hate and all the rest of their bloody rot?