He who controls the past, commands the future.
The room was a world, a pocket of the past where extinct animals could walk.
Orthodoxy means not thinking—not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness.
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.
We say that a man's dead when his heart stops and not before. It seems a bit arbitrary. After all, parts of your body don't stop working-hair goes on growing for years, for instance. Perhaps a man really dies when his brain stops, when he loses the power to take in a new idea.
Outside, even through the shut window-pane, the world looked cold.