Aldous Huxley Quotes

Authors: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Categories: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
maybe-this-world-is-another-planets-hell
the-more-powerful-and-original-a-mind-the-more-it-will-incline-towards-the-religion-of-solitude
beauty-is-worse-than-wine-it-intoxicates-both-the-holder-and-beholder
experience-is-not-what-happens-to-you-its-what-you-do-with-what-happens-to-you
after-silence-that-which-comes-nearest-to-expressing-the-inexpressible-is-music
consistency-is-contrary-to-nature-contrary-to-life-the-only-completely-consistent-people-are-dead
technological-progress-has-merely-provided-us-with-more-efficient-means-for-going-backwards
to-travel-is-to-discover-that-everyone-is-wrong-about-other-countries
an-unexciting-truth-may-be-eclipsed-by-a-thrilling-lie
you-shall-know-the-truth-and-the-truth-shall-make-you-mad
proverbs-are-always-platitudes-until-you-have-personally-experienced-the-truth-of-them
those-who-believe-that-they-are-exclusively-in-the-right-are-generally-those-who-achieve-something
from-age-to-age-nothing-changes-and-yet-everything--is-completely-different
beauty-is-worse-than-wine-it-intoxicates-both-the-holder-and-the-beholder
most-human-beings-have-an-almost-infinite-capacity-for-taking-things-for-granted
most-ignorance-is-vincible-ignorance-we-dont-know-because-we-dont-want-to-know
there-is-only-one-corner-of-the-universe-you-can-be-certain-of-improving-and-thats-your-own-self
every-civilization-is-among-other-things-an-arrangement-for-domesticating-the-passions-and-setting-them-to-do-useful-work
there-is-no-substitute-for-talent-industry-and-all-its-virtues-are-of-no-avail
nonsense-is-an-assertion-of-mans-spiritual-freedom-in-spite-of-all-the-oppressions-of-circumstance
a-man-may-be-a-pessimistic-determinist-before-lunch-and-an-optimistic-believer-in-the-wills-freedom-after-itvvvvvvvvvv
when-the-sun-rises-it-rises-for-everyone
people-are-much-too-solemn-about-things-im-all-for-sticking-pins-into-episcopal-behinds
finding-bad-reasons-for-what-one-believes-for-other-bad-reasons-thats-philosophy
experience-is-not-what-happens-to-you-it-is-what-you-do-with-what-happens-to-you
silence-is-as-full-of-potential-wisdom-and-wit-as-the-unshown-marble-of-great-sculpture-the-silent-bear-no-witness-against-themselves
no-man-ever-dared-to-manifest-his-boredom-so-insolently-as-does-a-siamese-tomcat-when-he-yawns-in-the-face-of-his-amorously-importunate-wife
the-proper-study-of-mankind-is-books
at-ten-a-child-at-twenty-wild-at-thirty-tame-if-ever-at-forty-wise-at-fifty-rich-at-sixty-good-or-never
if-most-of-us-remain-ignorant-of-ourselves-it-is-because-selfknowledge-is-painful-and-we-prefer-the-pleasures-of-illusion
the-only-completely-consistent-people-are-the-dead
i-can-sympathise-with-peoples-pains-but-not-with-their-pleasures-there-is-something-curiously-boring-about-somebody-elses-happiness
in-the-course-of-history-many-more-people-have-died-for-their-drink-and-their-dope-than-have-died-for-their-religion-or-their-country
chastity-the-most-unnatural-of-all-the-sexual-perversions
hell-isnt-merely-paved-with-good-intentions-it-is-walled-and-roofed-with-them
how-orderly-philosophical-is-the-landscape-are-all-the-inhabitants-of-this-world-it-is-the-creation-of-a-god-who-ever-plays-the-geometer
the-horror-no-less-than-the-charm-of-real-life-consists-precisely-in-the-recurrent-actualization-of-the-inconceivable
an-intellectual-is-a-person-who-has-discovered-something-more-interesting-than-sex
every-mans-memory-is-his-private-literature
writers-write-to-influence-their-readers-their-preachers-their-auditors-but-always-at-bottom-to-be-more-themselves
in-books-the-proportion-of-exceptional-to-commonplace-people-is-very-high-in-reality-very-low
the-essay-is-a-literary-device-for-saying-almost-everything-about-almost-anything
people-travel-for-the-same-reason-they-collect-works-of-art-because-the-best-people-do-it
that-men-do-not-learn-very-much-from-the-lessons-of-history-is-the-most-important-of-all-the-lessons-that-history-has-to-teach
what-man-has-joined-nature-is-powerless-to-put-asunder
there-is-no-bad-day-that-cant-be-overcome-by-listening-to-a-barbershop-quartet-this-is-just-truth-plain-and-simple
a-competent-portraitist-knows-how-to-imply-the-profile-in-the-full-face
habit-converts-luxurious-enjoyments-into-dull-and-daily-necessities
most-ignorance-is-evincible-ignorance-we-dont-know-because-we-dont-want-to-know
several-excuses-are-always-less-convincing-than-one
this-really-revolutionary-revolution-is-to-be-achieved-not-in-external-world-but-in-souls-flesh-human-beings-aldous-huxley
i-am-not-captain-my-soul-i-am-only-its-noisiest-passenger-aldous-huxley
thanks-to-words-we-have-been-able-to-rise-above-brutes-thanks-to-words-we-have-often-sunk-to-level-demons-aldous-huxley
when-individual-feels-community-reels-aldous-huxley
the-goal-in-life-is-to-discover-that-youve-always-been-where-you-were-supposed-to-be-aldous-huxley
a-large-city-cannot-be-experientially-known-its-life-is-too-manifold-for-any-individual-to-be-able-to-participate-in-it-aldous-huxley
the-natural-rhythm-human-life-is-routine-punctuated-by-orgies-aldous-huxley
abused-as-we-abuse-it-at-present-dramatic-art-is-in-no-sense-cathartic-it-is-merely-form-emotional-masturbation-aldous-huxley
faith-may-be-relied-upon-to-produce-sustained-action-more-rarely-sustained-contemplation-aldous-huxley
if-you-dont-gamble-youll-never-win-aldous-huxley
there-was-thing-called-heaven-but-all-same-they-used-to-drink-enormous-quantities-alcohol-aldous-huxley
lying-in-bed-he-would-think-heaven-london-aldous-huxley
the-christian-idea-perfect-heaven-that-is-something-other-than-nonexistence-is-contradiction-in-terms-aldous-huxley
to-make-this-trivial-world-sublime-take-half-gram-phanerothyme-aldous-huxley
in-actual-life-downward-movement-may-sometimes-be-made-beginning-ascent-aldous-huxley
the-creation-by-wordpower-something-out-nothingwhat-is-that-but-magic-and-may-i-add-what-is-that-but-literature-aldous-huxley