Aldous Huxley Quotes.
You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.
Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one’s never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will’s freedom after it.
The impulse to cruelty is, in many people, almost as violent as the impulse to sexual love – almost as violent and much more mischievous.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.
… the greater part of the population is not very intelligent, dreads responsibility, and desires nothing better than to be told what to do. Provided the rulers do not interfere with its material comforts and its cherished beliefs, it is perfectly happy to let itself be ruled.
A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.
Amour is the one human activity of any importance in which laughter and pleasure preponderate, if ever so slightly, over misery and pain.
A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one, it comes as sincerely from the author’s soul.
Experience teaches only the teachable.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm.
Orthodoxy is the diehard of the world of thought. It learns not, neither can it forget.
It was one of those evenings when men feel that truth, goodness and beauty are one. In the morning, when they commit their discovery to paper, when others read it written there, it looks wholly ridiculous.