Favorite George Orwell Quotes

Ten quotes from Animal Farm and 1984

  1. All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
  2. Big Brother is watching you.
  3. Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.
  4. Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.
  5. Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood.
  6. In a time of deceit telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
  7. Every generation imagines itself to be more intelligent than the one that went before it, and wiser than the one that comes after it.
  8. The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
  9. If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
  10. Perhaps a lunatic was simply a minority of one.

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