The prophetic utterance from the author of cult novels antiutopian the horrors of totalitarian regimes, which today again become quite alarming sound
George Orwell - author of the concept of "cold war", but most of all he is known to us by the iconic anti-utopian novel "1984" and the novel "Animal Farm." Although they were written in the middle of the last century, and Orwell's predictions about the horrors of totalitarian regimes did not become a reality, but, unfortunately, these days with you - these texts again become quite alarming sound.
We recommend that you read the works of Orwell or even below, the most interesting quotes from his books:
In times of universal lies to tell the truth - it's extremism.
All animals are equal. But some animals are more equal than others.
The masses never revolt themselves and never rise up because they are oppressed. Moreover, they do not even realize that the oppressed, until they were not allowed to compare.
Freedom - is to say that twice two is four. If it is allowed, the rest follows from this.
In any society, ordinary people have to live in spite of the existing order of things.
The best books tell you what you already know yourself.
Power - not a means; it is - the purpose. Not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; make a revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. The aim of repression - the repression. The purpose of torture - torture. The purpose of power - the power.
Many people feel at ease in a foreign land, but despising indigenous people.
Every writer who becomes a party banner, sooner or later faces a choice - either to comply or shut up.
War - it is a way to break into pieces, sprayed into the stratosphere, to drown in the deep material that could improve the lives of the people and thus ultimately make it more reasonable.
There are times when the "wrong" beliefs more sincere than "the faithful».
In our society, the ones who are best aware of what is happening, least of all able to see the world as it is. In general, the greater the understanding, the stronger the illusion: the more intelligent, the more insane.
And if you take all the lies, the party imposed if all the documents, the same song, then settled in the lie becomes the truth and history.
There is nothing of yours, apart from a few cubic centimeters in the skull.
People can be happy only if they do not believe the purpose of life happiness.
Patriotism is by its very nature is not aggressive nor militarily or culturally. Nationalism is inseparable from the desire for power.
Absolutely white as absolutely black, it seems somehow visually impaired.
If you observe small rules, you can break the big.
Hierarchical society is only possible on the basis of poverty and ignorance.
To see what is happening right in front of your nose, you must fight desperately.
Not for anything in the world you do not want to increase the pain. The pain only want one thing - that it's over. There is nothing worse in life than the physical pain. In the face of pain there are no heroes.
If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face - forever.
Who controls the past controls the future; who controls the present controls the past.
We, the representatives of the middle class, in addition to the correct pronunciation, nothing to lose.
If you are in the minority - and even in the singular - it does not mean you're crazy.
What views are held by the masses and what not adhere to - care. They can be granted intellectual liberty because they have no intellect.