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1  Whatever the Party holds to be the truth, is truth.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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2  He was a lonely ghost uttering a truth that nobody would ever hear.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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3  The past was erased, the erasure was forgotten, the lie became truth.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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4  The truth was that after years of gin-drinking he could barely taste it.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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5  But the truth was that he had no physical sensation, except that of mere contact.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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6  The words kept coming back to him, statement of a mystical truth and a palpable absurdity.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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7  She did not feel the abyss opening beneath her feet at the thought of lies becoming truths.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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8  There was truth and there was untruth, and if you clung to the truth even against the whole world, you were not mad.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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9  At all times the Party is in possession of absolute truth, and clearly the absolute can never have been different from what it is now.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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10  Often she was ready to accept the official mythology, simply because the difference between truth and falsehood did not seem important to her.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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11  If there was any one still alive who could give you a truthful account of conditions in the early part of the century, it could only be a prole.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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12  And if all others accepted the lie which the Party imposed--if all records told the same tale--then the lie passed into history and became truth.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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13  For by using the word one admits that one is tampering with reality; by a fresh act of DOUBLETHINK one erases this knowledge; and so on indefinitely, with the lie always one leap ahead of the truth.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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14  That it sought power because men in the mass were frail, cowardly creatures who could not endure liberty or face the truth, and must be ruled over and systematically deceived by others who were stronger than themselves.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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15  And presently some master brain in the Inner Party would select this version or that, would re-edit it and set in motion the complex processes of cross-referencing that would be required, and then the chosen lie would pass into the permanent records and become truth.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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16  Thus, at one moment Winston's hatred was not turned against Goldstein at all, but, on the contrary, against Big Brother, the Party, and the Thought Police; and at such moments his heart went out to the lonely, derided heretic on the screen, sole guardian of truth and sanity in a world of lies.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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17  But there had been a moment--he did not know how long, thirty seconds, perhaps--of luminous certainty, when each new suggestion of O'Brien's had filled up a patch of emptiness and become absolute truth, and when two and two could have been three as easily as five, if that were what was needed.
Nineteen Eighty-Four By George Orwell
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