Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.
Quote by George Orwell
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Men are only as good as their technical development allows them to be.
War is war. The only good human being is a dead one.
Serious sport is war minus the shooting.
The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world. Lies will pass into history.
The essential act of war is destruction, not necessarily of human lives, but of the products of human labor.
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 squirting out ink.
War against a foreign country only happens when the moneyed classes think they are going to profit from it.
On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.
There are some ideas so wrong that only a very intelligent person could believe in them.
If you have embraced a creed which appears to be free from the ordinary dirtiness of politics - a creed from which you yourself cannot expect to draw any material advantage - surely that proves that you are in the right?
The only thing I like more than my wife is my money, and I'm not about to lose that to her and her lawyers, that's for damn sure.
Forgiveness is the answer to the child's dream of a miracle by which what is broken is made whole again, what is soiled is made clean again.
If repression has indeed been the fundamental link between power, knowledge, and sexuality since the classical age, it stands to reason that we will not be able to free ourselves from it except at a considerable cost.
Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams - they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do - they all contain truths.
But my happiness in this world - my level of peace - is never going to be dictated by acting.
More than ever before, consumers have the ability to unify their voices and coalesce their buying power to influence corporate behaviors.
Patriotism is supporting your country all the time, and your government when it deserves it.
I love my dad and we have a very good relationship now.
You don't kill your way to peace.
I think the cost of energy will come down when we make this transition to renewable energy.