Brave New World Character Quotes by Aldous Huxley, William Shakespeare and many others.
There was a thing called Heaven; but all the same they used to drink enormous quantities of alcohol.
For particulars, as everyone knows, make for virtue and happiness; generalities are intellectually necessary evils. Not philosophers but fretsawyers and stamp collectors compose the backbone of society.
O, wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world, That has such people in’t!
The greater a man’s talents, the greater his power to lead astray.
If one’s different, one’s bound to be lonely.
Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms against a sea of troubles, And by opposing end them?
When the individual feels, the community reels.
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.
I’d rather be myself,” he said. “Myself and nasty. Not somebody else, however jolly.
To take arms against a sea of troubles.
What man has joined, nature is powerless to put asunder.
And that,” put in the Director sententiously, “that is the secret of happiness and virtue — liking what you’ve got to do. All conditioning aims at that: making people like their unescapable social destiny.
It is natural to believe in God when you’re alone– quite alone, in the night, thinking about death.
We don’t want to change. Every change is a menace to stability.
A love of nature keeps no factories busy.
Those who feel themselves despised do well to look despising.
But every one belongs to every one else