Aldous huxley Quotes

β€œAn intellectual is a person wh...

β€œAn intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.” - Aldous Huxley
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'The deepest sin against the ...

'The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.' - Aldous Huxley
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"After silence, that which come...

"After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music." ~ Aldous Huxley
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"I don't want comfort. I want God, I want Po...

"I don't want comfort. I want God, I want Poetry, I want Real Danger, I want Freedom, I want Goodness. " - Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
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"The author of the Iliad is eithe...

"The author of the Iliad is either Homer or, if not Homer, somebody else of the same name." β€” Aldous Huxley
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β€œThat men do not learn very much from the lesso...

β€œThat men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all lessons that history had to teach us.” Aldous Huxley (1959)
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The victim of mind-manipulation does not know that h...

The victim of mind-manipulation does not know that he is a victim. To him, the walls of his prison are invisible, and he believes himself to be free. Aldous Huxley
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"That men do not learn very much from the...

"That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history." ~ Aldous Huxley
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β€œThe more powerful and original a mi...

β€œThe more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.” ― Aldous Huxley
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β€œOne of the principal functions of a friend is to suffe...

β€œOne of the principal functions of a friend is to suffer (in milder form and more symbolic form) the punishments we are unable to inflict upon our enemies.” - Aldous Huxley
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The gods are just. No doubt. But their code of law is ...

The gods are just. No doubt. But their code of law is dictated, in the last resort, by the people who organize society; Providence takes its cue from men.― Aldous Huxley,
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"Happiness is not achieved by the consciou...

"Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities." β€” Aldous Huxley
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"The more powerful and original a mi...

"The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude." -Aldous Huxley
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"There is only one corner of the univ...

"There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that is your own self." - Aldous Huxley
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"People will come to love their oppress...

"People will come to love their oppression, to adore the technologies that undo their capacities to think." - Aldous Huxley
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We participate in t...

We participate in tragedies but watch only comedies.Aldous Huxley
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"People intoxicate themselves...

"People intoxicate themselves with work so they won't see how they really are." - Aldous Huxley
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The deepest sin against the ...

The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence. Aldous Huxley
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β€œThe methods now being used to merchandise the political cand...

β€œThe methods now being used to merchandise the political candidate as though they were a deodorant positively guarantee the electorate against hearing the truth in anything.” - Aldous Huxley
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"The author of the Iliad is eithe...

"The author of the Iliad is either Homer or, if not Homer, somebody else of the same name." β€” Aldous Huxley
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"If most of us remain ignorant of ourselves, ...

"If most of us remain ignorant of ourselves, it is because self-knowledge is painful and we prefer the pleasures of illusion." - Aldous Huxley
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"The victim of mind-manipulation does not know that h...

"The victim of mind-manipulation does not know that he is a victim. To him, the walls of his prison are invisible, and he believes himself to be free." - Aldous Huxley
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"Hell isn't merely paved with good int...

"Hell isn't merely paved with good intentions; it's walled and roofed with them. Yes, and furnished too." - Aldous Huxley
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β€œThe propagandist's purpose is to make ...

β€œThe propagandist's purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human.” - Aldous Huxley
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"All gods are homemade, and it is we ...

"All gods are homemade, and it is we who pull their strings, and so, give them the power to pull ours." - Aldous Huxley
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"Maybe this world ...

"Maybe this world is another planet's hell." ~ Aldous Huxley
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"There is only one corner of the uni...

"There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self" - Aldous Huxley
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β€œOne believes things becaus...

β€œOne believes things because one has been conditioned to believe them.” ― Aldous Huxley
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β€œLiberty, as we all know, cannot flourish in a country that is permanently on a w...

β€œLiberty, as we all know, cannot flourish in a country that is permanently on a war footing, or even a near war footing. Permanent crisis justifies permanent control of everybody and everything by the agencies of central government.” - Aldous Huxley
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"Beware of being too rational. In the coun...

"Beware of being too rational. In the country of the insane, the integrated man doesn't become king. He gets lynched." - Aldous Huxley
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Facts do not cease to...

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.” ― Aldous Huxley,
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β€œFacts do not cease t...

β€œFacts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.” - Aldous Huxley
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"The pleasures of ignorance are ...

"The pleasures of ignorance are as great, in their way, as the pleasures of knowledge." - Aldous Huxley
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"The secret of genius is to carry the spi...

"The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm." - Aldous Huxley
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Most human beings have an almo...

Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted. --Aldous Huxley
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"There is only one corner of the univ...

"There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self." - Aldous Huxley
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β€œPerhaps it’s good for one to suffer. Can an artist do anything if ...

β€œPerhaps it’s good for one to suffer. Can an artist do anything if he’s happy? Would he ever want to do anything? What is art, after all, but a protest against the horrible inclemency of life?” - Aldous Huxley
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An intellectual is a person who...

An intellectual is a person who's found one thing that's more interesting than sex. ~ Aldous Huxley
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"Most ignorance is vincible ign...

"Most ignorance is vincible ignorance. We don't know because we don't want to know." - Aldous Huxley
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"Real orgies are never so exciti...

"Real orgies are never so exciting as pornographic books." βˆ’ Aldous Huxley (Point Counter Point, 1928)
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"The world is an illusion, ...

"The world is an illusion, but an illusion which we must take seriously." -Aldous Huxley
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"Facts do not cease t...

"Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored" (Aldous Huxley)
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"At least two-thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice, ...

"At least two-thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice, and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity: idealism, dogmatism and proselytizing zeal on behalf of religous or political ideas." β€” Aldous Huxley
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"The third petition of the Lord's Prayer is repeated da...

"The third petition of the Lord's Prayer is repeated daily by millions who have not the slightest intention of letting anyone's will be done but their own." - Aldous Huxley
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"A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustrati...

"A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor." - Aldous Huxley
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"Facts do not cease t...

"Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored." β€” Aldous Huxley
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"Facts do not cease t...

"Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored." - Aldous Huxley
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Maybe this world ...

Maybe this world is another planet's hell. - Aldous Huxley
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If one's different, one'...

If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.” ― Aldous Huxley, Brave New World
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"Words can be like X-rays, if you use th...

"Words can be like X-rays, if you use them properly – they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced." -Aldous Huxley
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"Maybe this world...

"Maybe this world is another planet's hell" - Aldous Huxley
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"Agitation over happenings which we are powerless to modify, either because they have not yet oc...

"Agitation over happenings which we are powerless to modify, either because they have not yet occurred or are occurring at an inaccessible distance us, achieves nothing beyond the inoculation of here and now with the remote or anticipated evil that is the object of our distress." -Aldous Huxley
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"Wherever the choice has had to be made between...

"Wherever the choice has had to be made between the man of reason and the madman, the world has unhesitatingly followed the madman." - Aldous Huxley
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There is only one corner of the univ...

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. - Aldous Huxley
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"The more powerful and original a m...

"The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude." Aldous Huxley
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"Did you ever feel, as though you had something inside you that was only waiting for you ...

"Did you ever feel, as though you had something inside you that was only waiting for you to give it a chance to come out? Some sort of extra power that you aren't using - you know, like all the water that goes down the falls instead of through the turbines?" -Aldous Huxley
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The people who kill and torture and tell lies in the name of their sacred causes, ...

The people who kill and torture and tell lies in the name of their sacred causes, these are never the publicans and the sinners. No, they're the virtuous, respectable men, who have the finest feelings, the best brains, the noblest ideals. ALDOUS HUXLEY
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Experience is not what happens...

Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you. - Aldous Huxley
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β€œActual happiness always looks prett...

β€œActual happiness always looks pretty squalid in comparison with the overcompensations for misery.” - Aldous Huxley
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"One of the principal functions of a friend is to suffer (in...

"One of the principal functions of a friend is to suffer (in a milder and symbolic form) the punishments that we should like, but are unable, to inflict upon our enemies." -Aldous Huxley
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