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George Orwell, 1984 Quotes: We know that no one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it.
         

We know that no one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it.


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If human equality is to be for ever averted — if the High, as we have called them, are to keep their places permanently — then the prevailing mental condition must be controlled insanity.

If human equality is to be for ever averted — if the High, as we have called them, are to keep their places permanently — then the prevailing mental condition must be controlled insanity.



Being in a minority, even in a minority of one, did not make you mad. There was truth and there was untruth, and if you clung to the truth even against the whole world, you were not mad.

Being in a minority, even in a minority of one, did not make you mad. There was truth and there was untruth, and if you clung to the truth even against the whole world, you were not mad.



And after that, you don't feel the same toward the other person any longer.

And after that, you don't feel the same toward the other person any longer.



Today there were fear, hatred, and pain, but no dignity of emotion, no deep or complex sorrows.

Today there were fear, hatred, and pain, but no dignity of emotion, no deep or complex sorrows.






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