Aldous Huxley quotes

“Speed provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.”

— Aldous Huxley

“Orthodoxy is the diehard of the world of thought. It learns not, neither can it forget.”

— Aldous Huxley

“Thought must be divided against itself before it can come to any knowledge of itself. ”

— Aldous Huxley

“Like every man of sense and good feeling, I abominate work. ”

— Aldous Huxley

“Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors. ”

— Aldous Huxley

“Those who believe that they are exclusively in the right are generally those who achieve something. ”

— Aldous Huxley

“I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.”

— Aldous Huxley

“Writers write to influence their readers, their preachers, their auditors, but always, at bottom, to be more themselves. ”

— Aldous Huxley

“Official dignity tends to increase in inverse ratio to the importance of the country in which the office is held. ”

— Aldous Huxley

“Feasts must be solemn and rare, or else they cease to be feasts.”

— Aldous Huxley

“Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers”

— Aldous Huxley

“Bondage is the life of personality, and for bondage the personal self will fight with tireless resourcefulness and the most stubborn cunning.”

— Aldous Huxley

“Science has explained nothing; the more we know the more fantastic the world becomes and the profounder the surrounding darkness.”

— Aldous Huxley

“Like every other good thing in this world, leisure and culture have to be paid for. Fortunately, however, it is not the leisured and the cultured who have to pay.”

— Aldous Huxley

“It takes two to make a murder. There are born victims, born to have their throats cut, as the cut-throats are born to be hanged.”

— Aldous Huxley
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