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1984 Quotes

  • Party Member: Brothers and sisters, one week from now, in this very square, we shall, as a demonstration of our resolve and as a sure sign to those who attempt to threaten our Party and our State, we shall execute publicly the same number of Eastasian prisoners by hanging, drawing and quartering.

  • Winston Smith: Does Big Brother exist?
    O'Brien: Of course.
    Winston Smith: The same way as me?
    O'Brien: You do not exist.

  • Winston Smith: We are the dead.

  • Winston Smith: Everything fades into mist. The past is erased, the eraser forgotten. The lie becomes truth, and then becomes a lie again.

  • Winston Smith: I want you.
    Julia: I want you, too.

  • Telescreen Announcer: Your attention, please! A news?ash has at this moment arrived from the Malabar front. The forces of Oceania in South India have won a glorious victory! I am authorised to say that the war against Eurasia is within measurable distance of its end. Forty-thousand Eurasian soldiers have been killed or captured.

  • Winston Smith: If there is hope, it lies in the proles. If they could become conscious of their own strength, they would have no need to conspire. History does not matter to them.

  • Winston Smith: Thoughtcrime is death. Thoughtcrime does not entail death, thoughtcrime is death. I have committed, even before setting pen to paper, the essential crime that contains all others in itself.

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