• The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it.
    ~ George Orwell
  • One's got to change the system, or one changes nothing. One can't put things right in a hole-and-corner way.
    ~ George Orwell
  • To see what is in front of one's nose needs a constant struggle.
    ~ George Orwell
  • The aim of a joke is not to degrade the human being, but to remind him that he is already degraded.
    ~ George Orwell
  • The object of terrorism is terrorism. Now do you begin to understand me?
    ~ George Orwell, 1984
  • Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
    Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
    ~ George Orwell
  • He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.
    He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.
    ~ George Orwell
  • Reality exists in the human mind, and nowhere else.
    ~ George Orwell
  • Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.
    Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.
    ~ George Orwell
  • Those who 'abjure' violence can do so only because others are committing violence on their behalf.
    ~ George Orwell