Animal Farm

Saturday, May 08, 2010

"Even when I was young I could not have read what was written there. But it appears to me that that wall looks different. Are the Seven Commandments the same as they used to be, Benjamin?"

For once Benjamin consented to break his rule, and he read out to her what was written on the wall. There was nothing there now except a single Commandment. It ran:

ALL ANIMALS ARE EQUALS BUT SOME ANIMALS ARE MORE EQUAL THAN OTHERS

Animal Farm and 1984, George Orwell, Page 80, 1945, http://www.amazon.com/Animal-Farm-1984-George-Orwell/dp/0151010269.