190 Total Quotes

Aldous Huxley Quotes

Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.
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#English Novelist

Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.
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#Children #English Novelist

The worst enemy of life, freedom and the common decencies is total anarchy; their second worst enemy is total efficiency
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#Anarchy

Classic remorse, as all the moralists are agreed, is a most undesirable sentiment. If you have behaved badly, repent, make what amends you can and address yourself to the task of behaving better next time. On no account brood over your wrongdoing. ROLLING IN THE MUCK IS NOT THE BEST WAY OF GETTING CLEAN.
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#Repentance

There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception
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#Doors

Beauty is worse than wine; it intoxicates both the holder and the beholder
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#Beauty

To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.
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All gods are homemade, and it is we who pull their strings, and so, give them the power to pull ours.
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#God #English Novelist

Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
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#English Novelist #Progress

We are all geniuses up to the age of ten.
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#English Novelist #Age And Aging

Chastity - the most unnatural of all the sexual perversions.
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#English Novelist #Chastity

Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you.
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#English Novelist #Experience

Most human beings have an absolute and infinite capacity for taking things for granted
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#Men

Several excuses are always less convincing than one.
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Writers write to influence their readers, their preachers, their auditors, but always, at bottom, to be more themselves.
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#English Novelist #Influence

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
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#English Novelist #Facts

An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.
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#Funny #English Novelist

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
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#English Novelist #Music

Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors.
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There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
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