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People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf. by George Orwell
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Top 5 quotes from George Orwell
"If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear."
"Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind."
"People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf."
"He who controls the present, controls the past. He who controls the past, controls the future."
"At 50, everyone has the face he deserves."
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"Sex and creativity are often seen by dictators as subversive activities."
"Everything in the world may be endured except continued prosperity."
"Man has almost constant occasion for the help of his brethren, and it is in vain for him to expect it from their benevolence only."
"Every individual...generally, indeed, neither intends to promote the public interest, nor knows how much he is promoting it. By preferring the support of domestic to that of foreign industry he intends only his own security; and by directing that industry in such a manner as its produce may be of the greatest value, he intends only his own gain, and he is in this, as in many other cases, led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention."
"My second favorite household chore is ironing. My first being hitting my head on the top bunk bed until I faint."
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