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George Orwell
(1903-1950) born on
Jun 25
English novelist, critic. He is best known for "Animal Farm," 1946 and "1984," 1949.
         
   
F
The books one reads in childhood, and perhaps most of all the bad and good bad books, create in one's mind a sort of false map of the world, a series of fabulous countries into which one can retreat at odd moments throughout the rest of life . . .

R
"Doublethink" means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.
A
For a creative writer possession of the "truth" is less important than emotional sincerity.
N
Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.
K
Advertising is the rattling of a stick inside a swill bucket.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "Riding Down from Bangor.
R: "Nineteen Eighty-Four," pt. 2, ch. 9, 1949.
A: "Inside the Whale and Other Essays," "Charles Dickens," 1940.
N: "Nineteen Eighty-Four," pt. 2, ch. 9, 1949.
K: In "Quotable Business," ed. Louis E. Boone, 1992.
   


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