The proper study of mankind is books.
Quote by Aldous Huxley
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one...
Experience teaches us at the expense of our illusions
Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams,...
From age to age, nothing changes, and yet everything ..... is completely different.
People intoxicate themselves with work so they won't see how they really are.
Happiness is a hard master, particularly other people's happiness.
Defined in psychological terms, a fanatic is a man who consciously over-compensates a secret doubt.
Experience teaches only the teachable.
The most distressing thing that can happen to a prophet is to be proved wrong....
Feasts must be solemn and rare, or else they cease to be feasts.
The traveller's-eye view of men and women is not satisfying. A man might spend his...
Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors.
The quality of moral behavior varies in inverse ratio to the number of human beings...
Dream in a pragmatic way.
Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.
A competent portraitist knows how to imply the profile in the full face.
Beauty is worse than wine; it intoxicates both the holder and the beholder
Amour is the one human activity of any importance in which laughter and pleasure preponderate,...
Cynical realism is the intelligent man's best excuse for doing nothing in an intolerable situation.
The propagandist's purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets...