• The choice for mankind lies between freedom and happiness and for the great bulk of mankind, happiness is better.
    ~ George Orwell
  • The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
    ~ George Orwell
  • War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
    ~ George Orwell, 1984
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  • We do not merely destroy our enemies; we change them.
    ~ George Orwell, 1984
  • For a creative writer possession of the 'truth' is less important than emotional sincerity.
    ~ George Orwell
  • On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.
    ~ George Orwell
  • If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself.
    ~ George Orwell
  • In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
    ~ George Orwell
  • The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.
    ~ George Orwell
  • In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
    In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
    ~ George Orwell