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The advertisement is one of the most interesting and difficult of modern literary forms.
- Aldous Huxley | Advertising Quotes
An old codger, rampant, and still learning.
- Aldous Huxley | Aging and Old Age Quotes
To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.
- Aldous Huxley | Animals Quotes
Everyone who knows how to read has it in their power to magnify themselves, to multiply the ways in which they exist, to make their life full, significant, and interesting.
- Aldous Huxley | Books and Reading Quotes
Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardour, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.
A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumour, and survival a thing not beyond the bounds of possibility.
- Aldous Huxley | Death and Dying Quotes
Speed provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.
Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
- Aldous Huxley | Experience Quotes
Experience teaches only the teachable.
- Aldous Huxley | Experience Quotes
A fanatic is a man who consciously over-compensates a secret doubt.
- Aldous Huxley | Fear Quotes
Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.
- Aldous Huxley | Goals and Ambition Quotes
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.
Most human beings have an absolute and infinite capacity for taking things for granted.
- Aldous Huxley | Homo Sapiens Quotes
Nonsense is an assertion of man's spiritual freedom in spite of all the oppressions of circumstance.
- Aldous Huxley | Humour and Humorists Quotes
The natural rhythm of human life is routine punctuated by orgies.
- Aldous Huxley | Life Quotes
At any given moment life is completely senseless. But viewed over a period, it seems to reveal itself as an organism existing in time, having a purpose, tending in a certain direction.
- Aldous Huxley | Life Quotes
The essay is a literary device for saying almost everything about almost anything.
- Aldous Huxley | Literature Quotes
That all men are equal is a proposition to which, at ordinary times, no sane individual has ever given his assent.
- Aldous Huxley | Men and Women Quotes
What we think and feel and are is to a great extent determined by the state of our ductless glands and our viscera.
- Aldous Huxley | The Mind Quotes
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
- Aldous Huxley | Music Quotes
One of the great attractions of patriotism - it fulfills our worst wishes. In the person of our nation we are able, vicariously, to bully and cheat. Bully and cheat, what's more, with a feeling that we are profoundly virtuous.
Every gain made by individuals or society is almost instantly taken for granted.
- Aldous Huxley | Progress Quotes
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
- Aldous Huxley | Reason Quotes
There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving and that's your own self.
Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unhewn marble of great sculpture.
- Aldous Huxley | Silence Quotes
The greatest triumphs of propaganda have been accomplished, not by doing something, but by refraining from doing. Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth.
- Aldous Huxley | Silence Quotes
That we are not much sicker and much madder than we are is due exclusively to that most blessed and blessing of all natural graces, sleep.
- Aldous Huxley | Weariness Quotes
There is no substitute for talent. Industry and all the virtures are of no avail.
- Aldous Huxley | Talent Quotes
The traveller's-eye view of men and women is not satisfying. A man might spend his life in trains and restaurants and know nothing of humanity at the end. To know, one must be an actor as well as a spectator.
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
- Aldous Huxley | Truth Quotes
Why should human females become sterile in their forties, while female crocodiles continue to lay eggs into their third century?
- Aldous Huxley | Women Quotes
Thanks to words, we have been able to rise above the brutes; and thanks to words, we have often sunk to the level of the demons.
- Aldous Huxley | Words and Language Quotes
They intoxicate themselves with work so they won't see how they really are.
- Aldous Huxley | Work Quotes
Writers write to influence their readers, their preachers, their auditors, but always, at bottom, to be more themselves.
- Aldous Huxley | Writers and Writing Quotes
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.
- Aldous Huxley | Regrets Quotes
Happiness is something you get as a by-product in the process of making something else.
- Aldous Huxley | Happiness Quotes
Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.
- Aldous Huxley | Forgiveness Quotes
Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.
- Aldous Huxley | Forgiveness Quotes
To associate with other like-minded people in small purposeful groups is for the great majority of men and women a source of profound psychological satisfaction.
- Aldous Huxley | Friendship Quotes
Faith may be relied upon to produce sustained action and, more rarely, sustained contemplation.
- Aldous Huxley | Faith and Unity Quotes
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
- Aldous Huxley | Self-Control Quotes
There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
- Aldous Huxley | Self-Reliance Quotes
The course of every intellectual, if he pursues his journey long and unflinchingly enough, ends in the obvious, from which the non-intellectuals have never stirred.
- Aldous Huxley | Simplicity Quotes
Sleep is the most blessed and blessing of all natural graces.
- Aldous Huxley | Evenings Quotes
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Too much consistency is as bad for the mind as for the body.
The consistent thinker ... is either a walking mummy or else, if he has not succeeded in stifling all his vitality, a fanatical monomaniac.
Modern man's besetting temptation is to sacrifice his direct perceptions and spontaneous feelings to his reasoned reflections; to prefer in all circumstances the verdict of his intellect to that of his immediate intuitions.
- Aldous Huxley | Instincts Quotes
Experience is not what happens to you; it is what you do with what happens to you.
- Aldous Huxley | Events Quotes
After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
- Aldous Huxley | Applause Quotes


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