George Orwell quote about mind from 1984 - Your worst enemy . . . was your own nervous system.
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Your worst enemy . . . was your own nervous system.
 George Orwell, 1984 (1949). copy citation

Author George Orwell
Source 1984
Topic mind enemy self
Date 1949
Language English


“Or to bang his head against the wall, to kick over the table, and hurl the inkpot through the window —to do any violent or noisy or painful thing that might black out the memory that was tormenting him.
Your worst enemy, he reflected, was your own nervous system. At any moment the tension inside you was liable to translate itself into some visible symptom. He thought of a man whom he had passed in the street a few weeks back; a quite ordinary-looking man, a Party member, agedthirty-five to forty, tallish and thin, carrying a brief-case.” source

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