Eric Arthur Blair, who used the pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic. His work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism, and outspoken support of democratic socialism... (wikipedia)
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
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.
In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.
Myths which are believed in tend to become true.
Man is the only creature that consumes without producing. He does not give milk, he does not lay eggs, he is too weak to pull the plough, he cannot run fast enough to catch rabbits. Yet he is lord of all the animals.
Men can only be happy when they do not assume that the object of life is happiness.
The atom bombs are piling up in the factories, the police are prowling through the cities, the lies are streaming from the loudspeakers, but the earth is still going round the sun.
Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them.
Not to expose your true feelings to an adult seems to be instinctive from the age of seven or eight onwards.