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WAR IS PEACE
FREEDOM IS SLAVERY
IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH
The Party's slogans

He who controls the present controls the past. He who controls the past, controls the future.
—The main ideology for the Ministry of Truth

"Do it to Julia!"
Winston

"If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face — forever."
O'Brien

"You asked me once what was in Room 101. I told you that you knew the answer already. Everyone knows it. The thing that is in Room 101 is the worst thing in the world."
O'Brien

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But it was all right, everything was all right, the struggle was finished. He had won the victory over himself. He loved Big Brother.
—The last lines of the book

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