George Orwell Quotes

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

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

English novelist and journalist, George Orwell (1903-1950), was an outspoken political commentator, but he was much better known for his literary works, including the novels 1984 and ANIMAL FARM.

7 thoughts on “George Orwell Quotes

  1. I’ve always had a problem with the first one. Unpopular speech should be protected, however there’s an implication in his statement that people should be forced to listen also. Pretty much what the stereotypical twitter crowd is all about. I’ll pass there.

    As for the second, we see it being proven true every passing day.

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