Aldous Huxley Quotes.
De Sade is the one completely consistent and thoroughgoing revolutionary of history.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm.
Beauty is worse than wine, it intoxicates both the holder and beholder.
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.
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.
The impulse to cruelty is, in many people, almost as violent as the impulse to sexual love – almost as violent and much more mischievous.
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.
We participate in a tragedy; at a comedy we only look.
Every man’s memory is his private literature.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are dead.
The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.
Defined in psychological terms, a fanatic is a man who consciously over-compensates a secret doubt.
There is something curiously boring about somebody else’s happiness.
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.
Never have so many been manipulated so much by so few.
Everyone who wants to do good to the human race always ends in universal bullying.