Aldous Huxley QuotesRating Mail
We are all geniuses up to the age of ten.
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Maybe this world is another planet's hell.
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A democracy which makes or even effectively prepares for modern, scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic. No country can be really well prepared for modern war unless it is governed by a tyrant, at the head of a highly trained and perfectly obedient bureaucracy.
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The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm.
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Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you.
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Men do not learn much from the lessons of history and that is the most important of all the lessons of history.
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My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.
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Proverbs are always platitudes until you have personally experienced the truth of them.
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That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.
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To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.
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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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Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors.
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People intoxicate themselves with work so they won't see how they really are.
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Speed provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.
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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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A fanatic is a man who consciously over compensates a secret doubt.
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Cynical realism is the intelligent man's best excuse for doing nothing in an intolerable situation.
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Dream in a pragmatic way.
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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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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 rumor.
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A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.
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A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will's freedom after it.
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After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
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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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Amour is the one human activity of any importance in which laughter and pleasure preponderate, if ever so slightly, over misery and pain.
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An intellectual is a person who's found one thing that's more interesting than sex.
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An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling lie.
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Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and beholder.
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Bondage is the life of personality, and for bondage the personal self will fight with tireless resourcefulness and the most stubborn cunning.
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Chastity - the most unnatural of all the sexual perversions.
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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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Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are dead.
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De Sade is the one completely consistent and thoroughgoing revolutionary of history.
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Defined in psychological terms, a fanatic is a man who consciously over-compensates a secret doubt.
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Europe is so well gardened that it resembles a work of art, a scientific theory, a neat metaphysical system. Man has re-created Europe in his own image.
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Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant and interesting.
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Every man's memory is his private literature.
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Everyone who wants to do good to the human race always ends in universal bullying.
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Experience teaches only the teachable.
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Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
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Feasts must be solemn and rare, or else they cease to be feasts.
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From their experience or from the recorded experience of others (history), men learn only what their passions and their metaphysical prejudices allow them to learn.
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God isn't compatible with machinery and scientific medicine and universal happiness. You must make your choice. Our civilization has chosen machinery and medicine and happiness.
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Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth. By simply not mentioning certain subjects... totalitarian propagandists have influenced opinion much more effectively than they could have by the most eloquent denunciations.
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Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities.
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Happiness is a hard master, particularly other people's happiness.
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Hell isn't merely paved with good intentions; it's walled and roofed with them. Yes, and furnished too.
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I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
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Idealism is the noble toga that political gentlemen drape over their will to power.
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If human beings were shown what they're really like, they'd either kill one another as vermin, or hang themselves.
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