• “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. ‘Who controls the past’ ran the Party slogan, ‘controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.” ~George Orwell, 1984
  • “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. ‘Who controls the past’ ran the Party slogan, ‘controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.” ~George Orwell, 1984

  • “We experience pain and difficulty as failure instead of saying, I will pass through this, everyone I have ever admired has passed through this, music has come out of it, literature has come out of it. We should think of our humanity as a privilege.” ~Marilynne Robinson
  • “Man has a will to power, but he has no real power. Any one of us could get leukemia tomorrow. How’s that for being captain of your fate? We are all just children trying to grow up. We think that means getting power. What it really means is learning to accept the powerless nature of the human condition.” ~Thomas Millar, Biochemistry Explained