1984 Quotes, Animal Farm Quotes, and More from the Prophetic Orwell
1984 quotes pop up on social media relentlessly these days. Why is it that Eric Arthur Blair (better known by his pen name George Orwell), an English novelist, essayist and journalist whose entire life experience was limited to the first half of the 20th century, remains so relevant to this day?
Because Orwell, when confronted by the smudgy veneer of government and politics, saw through it to the brutal nastiness which despotism’s worst elements have in store for mankind.
It is impossible to read Orwell’s great dystopian novel and not draw countless parallels from it to the modern world.
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