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    Default Current times past quotes George Orwell: A Warning

    “People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf"

    "A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves and traitors are not victims but accomplices"

    "The people will believe what the media tells them to believe"

    "In a time of universal deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act"

    "Until they become conscious they will never rebel"

    "To keep them in control was not difficult"

    "Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable"

    "The war is not meant to be won it is meant to be continuous"

    "Who controls the past controls the future; who controls the present controls the past"

    "Truth is treason in an empire of lies"

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    Default Re: Current times past quotes George Orwell: A Warning

    Some more

    But if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.

    The choice for mankind lies between freedom and happiness and for the great bulk of mankind, happiness is better.

    He wears a mask, and his face grows to fit it.

    Politics is the choice between the lesser of two evils.

    The further a society drifts from truth the more it will hate those who speak it.

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