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Popular quotes attributed to George Orwell

Updated: Feb 1

What are some popular quotes attributed to George Orwell?

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George Orwell was a British writer, journalist and essayist, he is considered as one of the greatest authors of the 20th century and his work is known for its political and social commentary. Some popular quotes attributed to George Orwell are:

  1. "War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength." - Nineteen Eighty-Four

  2. "In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act." - 1984

  3. "If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear." - Animal Farm

  4. "The telescreen received and transmitted simultaneously." - 1984

  5. "All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others." - Animal Farm

  6. "Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind." - Politics and the English Language

  7. "The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history." - 1984

  8. "In a society in which there is no law, and in theory no compulsion, the only arbiter of behaviour is public opinion." - 1984

  9. "The smallest thing could give you away. A nervous tic, an unconscious look of anxiety, a habit of muttering to yourself - anything that carried with it the suggestion of abnormality, of having something to hide." - 1984

  10. "The very concept of objective truth is fading out of the world." - 1984

These are some of the popular quotes attributed to George Orwell, many others can be found throughout his work.

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