The proper study of mankind is books.
Quote by Aldous Huxley
A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the...
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and...
Most of one's life is one prolonged effort to prevent oneself thinking.
There is something curiously boring about somebody else's happiness.
Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.
It takes two to make a murder. There are born victims, born to have their...
Idealism is the noble toga that political gentlemen drape over their will to power.
Nonsense is an assertion of man's spiritual freedom in spite of all the oppressions of...
One of the great attractions of patriotism it fulfills our worst wishes. In the person...
When the sun rises, it rises for everyone.
The vast majority of human beings dislike and even actually dread all notions with which...
Perhaps it's good for one to suffer. Can an artist do anything if he's happy?...
Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.
The essay is a literary device for saying almost everything about almost anything
A fanatic is a man who consciously over compensates a secret doubt.
I'm afraid of losing my obscurity. Genuineness only thrives in the dark. Like celery.
God isn't compatible with machinery and scientific medicine and universal happiness. You must make your...
Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom...
The secret to happiness is to face the fact that the world is horrible.
Happiness belongs to the self-sufficient