These people don't see that if you encourage totalitarian methods, the time may come when they will be used against you instead of for you.
The reality was decaying, dingy cities, where underfed people shuffled to and fro in leaky shoes, in patched-up nineteenth-century houses.
Syme had ceased to exist: he had never existed.
It was not desirable that the proles should have strong political feelings.
If one faces facts one must admit that nearly everything describable as Socialist literature is dull, tasteless, and bad.
when the first shock had worn off and when in spite of everything—in spite of their terror of the dogs, and of the habit, developed through long years, of never complaining, never criticising, no matter what happened—they might have uttered some word of protest.