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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.
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 . . .

"Doublethink" means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.
For a creative writer possession of the "truth" is less important than emotional sincerity.
Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past.
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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