Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant and interesting.
Quote by Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley Quotes
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most...
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are dead.
Proverbs are always platitudes until you have personally experienced the truth of them.
I can sympathise with people's pains, but not with their pleasures. There is something curiously...
Pure Spirit, one hundred degrees proof - that's a drink that only the most hardened...
Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities.
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with...
Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities
Finding bad reasons for what one believes for other bad reasons - that's philosophy
Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.
A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the...
What is absurd and monstrous about war is that men who have no personal quarrel...
An intellectual is a person who's found one thing that's more interesting than sex.
Like every other good thing in this world, leisure and culture have to be paid...
There is no bad day that cant be overcome by listening to a barbershop quartet....
Orthodoxy is the diehard of the world of thought. It learns not, neither can it...
If human beings were shown what they're really like, they'd either kill one another as...
There is no substitute for talent. Industry and all its virtues are of no avail.
People intoxicate themselves with work so they won't see how they really are.