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    We can only love what we know, and we can never know completely what we do not love. Love is a mode of knowledge.
    — Aldous Huxley
    There was a thing called the soul and a thing called immortality.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: soul  immortality 
     
    The truth does not cease to exist because it's ignored.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: truth 
     
    Medical science is making such remarkable progress that soon none of us will be well.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: progress 
     
    The proper study of mankind is… books.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: mankind  book 
     
    Words are man's first and most grandiose invention. With language he created a whole new universe.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: language  universe 
     
    A funny little literary article in the hand is worth at least three Critiques of Pure Reason in the bush.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: funny 
     
    Individual insanity is immune to the consequences of collective insanity.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: insanity 
     
    life is short and information endless: nobody has time for everything.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: time 
     
    Everybody strains after happiness, and the result is that nobody's happy.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: happiness 
     
    Can you say something about nothing?
    — Aldous Huxley
    We shall be permitted to live on this planet only for as long as we treat all nature with compassion and intelligence.
    — Aldous Huxley
    Words form the thread on which we string our experiences.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: experience 
     
    An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling falsehood.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: truth 
     
    We live together, we act on, and react to one another; but always, and in all circumstances, we are by ourselves.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: live 
     
    Writers write to influence their readers, their preachers, their auditors, but always, at bottom, to be more themselves.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: influence  write 
     
    We don't want to change. Every change is a menace to stability.
    — Aldous Huxley
    When people are suspicious with you, you start being suspicious with them.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: people 
     
    My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: father 
     
    But then every man is ludicrous if you look at him from outside, without taking into account what’s going on in his heart and mind.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: men  heart  mind 
     
    A man can smile and smile and be a villain.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: men  smile 
     
    A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one; it comes as sincerely from the author's soul.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: soul  bad  book  write  author 
     
    Universal happiness keeps the wheels steadily turning, truth and beauty can't.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: beauty  happiness  truth 
     
    The Bhagavad- Gita is the most systematic statement of spiritual evolution of endowing value to mankind. It is one of the most clear and comprehensive summaries of perennial philosophy ever revealed; hence its enduring value is subject not only to India but to all of humanity.
    — Aldous Huxley
    Pain was a fascinating horror.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: pain  horror 
     
    It is natural to believe in God when you're alone- quite alone, in the night, thinking about death.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: death  believe  alone  night  god  thinking 
     
    We are all geniuses up to the age of ten.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: age 
     
    Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: truth  silence 
     
    Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: progress 
     
    Experience teaches only the teachable.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: experience 
     
    I ate civilization. It poisoned me; I was defiled. And then he added in a lower tone, "I ate my own wickedness".
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: civilization 
     
    No social stability without individual stability.
    — Aldous Huxley
    To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: travel  wrong 
     
    Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: human 
     
    There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: self  universe 
     
    Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
    — Aldous Huxley
    All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.
    — Aldous Huxley
    Every man's memory is his private literature.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: memory  literature 
     
    Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: men  experience 
     
    The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
    — Aldous Huxley
    tags: children  secret  age  child  genius  spirit 
     
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    aldous huxley
    Birth    : July 26, 1894
    Death  : November 22, 1963
    Occupation  : Writer