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Power is not a means, it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power.
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George Orwell, 1984 Book 3, Chapter 3

English essayist, novelist, & satirist (1903 - 1950)

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