My fate cannot be mastered; it can only be collaborated with and thereby, to some extent, directed. Nor am I the captain of my soul; I am only its noisiest passenger.
Quote by Aldous Huxley
Aldous Huxley Quotes
What is absurd and monstrous about war is that men who have no personal quarrel...
The traveller's-eye view of men and women is not satisfying. A man might spend his...
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
I can sympathise with people's pains, but not with their pleasures. There is something curiously...
The Perennial Philosophy is expressed most succinctly in the Sanskrit formula, tat tvam asi ('That...
The proper study of mankind is books.
Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.
Amour is the one human activity of any importance in which laughter and pleasure preponderate,...
It is a bit embarrassing to have been concerned with the human problem all one's...
So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly arise...
De Sade is the one completely consistent and thoroughgoing revolutionary of history.
People intoxicate themselves with work so they won't see how they really are.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are dead.
A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the...
Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities.
Experience teaches only the teachable.
Like every man of sense and good feeling, I abominate work.
Happiness is like coke something you get as a by-product in the process of making...
There is something curiously boring about somebody else's happiness.
Attainment is followed by neglect, possession by disgust, and the malicious remark of the Greek...