aldous huxley Quotes

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