-> '''Winston''': Does Big Brother exist?
-> '''O'Brian''': Of course he exists. The Party exists. Big Brother is the embodiment of the Party.
-> '''Winston''': Does he exist in the same way as I exist?
-> '''O'Brian''': [[{{Unperson}} You do not exist]].
-->-- ''[[Literature/NineteenEightyFour 1984]]''

->''"The simulacrum is never that which conceals the truth--it is the truth which conceals that there is none. The simulacrum is true."''
-->-- '''Jean Baudrillard''', ''Simulacra and Simulation''

->''"Do you hear what I'm saying? If so, you'd better have your ears checked, because nobody said anything at all."''
-->-- '''Creator/ScottMcCloud''', ''ComicBook/UnderstandingComics''.
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