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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The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world. Lies will pass into history.
A family with the wrong members in control that, perhaps, is as near as one can come to describing England in a phrase.
War is war. The only good human being is a dead one.
In our age there is no such thing as 'keeping out of politics.' All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia.
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
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.
Good writing is like a windowpane.
Society has always seemed to demand a little more from human beings than it will get in practice.
War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
Oceania was at war with Eurasia therefore Oceania had always been at war with Eurasia.
I think at some stage, I would love to have another child. I would love to settle into a relationship that was really important to me. I actually am not good at the balance at that.
Sydney in the 1960s wasn't the exuberant multicultural metropolis it is today. Out in the city's western reaches, days passed in a sun-struck stupor. In the evenings, families gathered on their verandas waiting for the 'southerly buster' - the thunderstorm that would break the heat and leave the air cool enough to allow sleep.
The Declaration of Independence was always our vision of who we wanted to be, our ideal of freedom and justice, how we were going to be different, and what the American experiment was going to be about.
You cannot simply put something new into a place. You have to absorb what you see around you, what exists on the land, and then use that knowledge along with contemporary thinking to interpret what you see.
The political system is broken, the economy is broken and so is society. That is why people are so depressed about the state of our country.
The first requisite for the happiness of the people is the abolition of religion.
I went back to work because someone had to pay for the groceries.
The fact was I had the vision... I think everyone has... what we lack is the method.
The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.
No man should marry until he has studied anatomy and dissected at least one woman.