The atom bombs are piling up in the factories, the police are prowling through the cities, the lies are streaming from the loudspeakers, but the earth is still going round the sun, and neither the dictators nor the bureaucrats, deeply as they disapprove of the process, are able to prevent it.

Source:Some Thoughts on the Common Toad (April 12, 1946); The Collected Essays, Journalism and Letters of George Orwell (1968), Volume IV, Page 144
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