brainwashing Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about brainwashing
  1. #1
    “But it’s a trick, Tally. You’ve only seen pretty faces your whole life. Your parents, your teachers, everyone over sixteen. But you weren’t born expecting that kind of beauty in everyone, all the time. You just got programmed into thinking anything else is ugly.”
  2. #2
    “The problem is, I can’t tell what real anymore, and what’s made up.”
  3. #3
    “This and much more Denver heard her say from her corner chair, trying to persuade Beloved, the one and only person she felt she had to convince, that what she had done was right because it came from true love.”
  4. #4
    “When people are ripe for a mass movement, they are usually ripe for any effective movement, and not solely for one with a particular doctrine or program. In pre-Hitlerian Germany it was often a toss up whether a restless youth would join the Communists or the Nazis.”
  5. #5
    “The Bible has this advantage over all other books that teach refinement and good manners: that it goes to the
    child. It goes to the mind at its most impressible and receptive age -- the others have to wait. ”
  6. #6
    “AM touched me in every way I had ever been touched, and devised new ways, at his leisure, there inside my mind.”
  7. #7
    “Morally authoritarian movements are attractive to ugly, miserable, talentless people.”
  8. #8
    “They fear as I once feared you,” he said. “As you once feared me. We are all someone’s monster, Nina.”
  9. #9
    “Recruiting brutal young roughs for the police. Proposing debilitating and will-sapping techniques of conditioning… Before we know where we are we shall have the full apparatus of totalitarianism.”
  10. #10
    “Dr. Brodsky said to the audience: ‘Our subject is, you see, impelled towards the good by, paradoxically, being impelled towards evil. The intention to act violently is accompanied by strong feelings of physical distress. To counter these the subject has to switch to a diametrically opposed attitude. Any questions?’ ”