Sanity is not statistical.
On the whole, human beings want to be good, but not too good, and not quite all the time.
The Party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.
Man is the only real enemy we have. Remove Man from the scene, and the root cause of hunger and overwork is abolished for ever. Man is the only creature that consumes without producing.
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
It is one of the tragedies of the half-educated that they develop late, when they are already committed to some wrong way of life.