Democracy, freedom, human rights have come to have a definite meaning to the people of the world which we must not allow any nation to so change that they are made synonymous with suppression and dictatorship.
Dictators - Dictatorship Quotes
We have nothing against ideas. We’re against people spreading them.
He took a twenty-five-cent piece out of his pocket. There, too, in tiny clear lettering, the same slogans were inscribed, and on the other face of the coin the head of Big Brother. Even from the coin the eyes pursued you. On coins, on stamps, on the covers of books, on banners, on posters, and […]
Whether the mask is labelled Fascism, Democracy, or Dictatorship of the Proletariat, our great adversary remains the Apparatus – the bureaucracy, the police, the military. Not the one facing us across the frontier or the battlelines, which is not so much our enemy as our brother’s enemy, but the one that calls itself our protector […]
Rings shall vanish from our noses, And the harness from our back, Bit and spur shall rust forever, Cruel whips no more shall crack.
There is no denying that Hitler and Stalin are alive today – they are waiting for us to forget, because this is what makes possible the resurrection of these two monsters.
The real object of all despotism is revenue.
You can make a throne of bayonets, but you can’t sit on it for long.
The benevolent despot who sees himself as a shepherd of the people still demands from others the submissiveness of sheep.
If Big Brother (of Orwell’s 1984) comes to America, he will not be a fearsome, foreboding figure with a heart-chilling, omnipresent glare as in 1984. He will come with a smile on his face, a quip on his lips, a wave to the crowd, and a press that (a) dutifully reports the suppressive measures he […]