Orwell’s landmark piece, 1984, has resonated with millions of readers, and with good reason: it speaks to the pervasive encroaching totalitarianism that seeks to strangle the individual that has historically taken place throughout history.
In the same light, what follows are some of Orwell’s wise words collated to incite some rumination between incisive and inquiring individuals.
“If thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.”
“During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.”
“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, to instinctively using to long words and exhausted idioms, like cuttlefish squirting out link.”
“…to repudiate morality while laying claim to it, to believe that democracy was impossible and that the Party was the guardian of democracy…” [This statement…
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