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It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen.
No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true.
The Scarlet Letter
He who controls the past controls the future. He who controls the present controls the past.
War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength.
Until they become conscious they will never rebel, and until after they have rebelled they cannot become conscious.
Big Brother is Watching You.
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. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power
And my problem was that I always tried to go in everyone's way but my own.
Be a terror to the butchers, that they may be fair in their weights; and keep hucksters and fraudulent dealers in awe, for the same reason.
Miguel de Cervantes,