“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.”

“War is peace.
Freedom is slavery.
Ignorance is strength.”

“If you want to keep a secret, you must also hide it from yourself.”

“If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face—for ever.”

“Until they become conscious they will never rebel, and until after they have rebelled they cannot become conscious.”

“Power is in tearing human minds to pieces and putting them together again in new shapes of your own choosing.”

“Power is not a means, it is an end.”

“Big Brother is Watching You.”

Literature is most successful when it is dealing with the big issues of the world. These issues are what our lives revolve around, which literature, the cornerstone of our intellectual society, should represent. Expand. A text that demonstrates this is 1984, written by GO. It tackled what Orwell thought was the biggest issue of the time


John- “Hello, Lamar. I just wanted to congratulate you. You did it: you created a world without murder. And all you had to do was kill someone to do it.”

John- “Everybody runs.”

Lamar- “My father once told me, ‘We don’t choose the things we believe in; they choose us.'”

“Careful, Chief. Dig up the past, all you get is dirty.”

“There hasn’t been a murder in six years. The system, it is perfect.”

“In the land of the blind, the one eyed man is king.”


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