Beauty is worse than wine; it intoxicates both the holder and the beholder
Quote by Aldous Huxley
Like every man of sense and good feeling, I abominate work.
Uncontrolled, the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle, cutting off the soul...
So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly arise...
It's with bad sentiments that one makes good novels.
Like every other good thing in this world, leisure and culture have to be paid...
It takes two to make a murder. There are born victims, born to have their...
Writers write to influence their readers, their preachers, their auditors, but always, at bottom, to...
Chastity - the most unnatural of all the sexual perversions.
Europe is so well gardened that it resembles a work of art, a scientific theory,...
Maybe this world is another planet's hell.
People intoxicate themselves with work so they won't see how they really are.
The author of the Iliad is either Homer or, if not Homer, somebody else of...
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most...
The proper study of mankind is books.
The essay is a literary device for saying almost everything about almost anything
Finding bad reasons for what one believes for other bad reasons - that's philosophy
People are much too solemn about things - I'm all for sticking pins into Episcopal...
Proverbs are always platitudes until you have personally experienced the truth of them.
Facts are many, but the truth is one.
The truth is a snare: you cannot have it, without being caught. You cannot have...