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50 Famous Quotes by Aldous Huxley
7/26/1894 - 11/22/1963
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Aldous Leonard Huxley     Huxley, Aldous     Ogie
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What with making their way and enjoying what they have won, heroes have no time to think. But the sons of heroes -- ah, they have all the necessary leisure.

Heroism Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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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.

Language Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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Single-mindedness is all very well in cows or baboons; in an animal claiming to belong to the same species as Shakespeare it is simply disgraceful.

Obsession Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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We participate in tragedy. At comedy we only look.

Tragedy Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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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.

History Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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Experience is not what happens to you; it is what you do with what happens to you.

Experience Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities.

Habit Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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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.

Intelligence Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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Thanks to words, we have been able to rise above the brutes, and thanks to words, we have sunk to the level of the demons.

Language Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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The essay is a literary device for saying almost everything about almost anything.

Literature Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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In books, the proportion of exceptional to commonplace people is very high; in reality, very low.

Literature Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.

Music Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.

Popularity Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.

Truth Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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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.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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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.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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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.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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We are all geniuses up to the age of ten.

Miscellaneous Quotes, by Aldous Huxley

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