Aldous Huxley Quotes

Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unhewn marble of great sculpture.

Aldous Huxley

Every civilization is, among other things, an arrangement for domesticating the passions and setting them to do useful work.

Aldous Huxley

The horror no less than the charm of real life consists precisely in the recurrent actualization of the inconceivable

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Several excuses are always less convincing than one.

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The history of any nation follows an undulatory course. In the trough of the wave we find more or less complete anarchy; but the crest is not more or less complete Utopia, but only, at best, a tolerably humane, partially free and fairly just society that invariably carries within itself the seeds of its own decadence.

Aldous Huxley

Man is an intelligence in servitude to his organs.

Aldous Huxley

A competent portraitist knows how to imply the profile in the full face.

Aldous Huxley

One of the many reasons for the bewildering and tragic character of human existence is the fact that social organization is at once necessary and fatal. Men are forever creating such organizations for their own convenience and forever finding themselves the victims of their home-made monsters.

Aldous Huxley

One of the many reasons for the bewildering and tragic character of human existence is the fact that social organization is at once necessary and fatal. Men are forever creating such organizations for their own convenience and forever finding themselves the victims of their home-made monsters.

Aldous Huxley

Finding bad reasons for what one believes for other bad reasons - that's philosophy

Aldous Huxley

A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will's freedom after it.

Aldous Huxley

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

Aldous Huxley

Words form the thread on which we string our experiences.

Aldous Huxley

The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.

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It had the taste of an apple peeled with a steel knife.

Aldous Huxley
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