The traveller's-eye view of men and women is not satisfying. A man might spend his life in trains and restaurants and know nothing of humanity at the end. To know, one must be an actor as well as a spectator.
Quote by Aldous Huxley
Actors And Acting Quotes
Science has explained nothing; the more we know the more fantastic the world becomes and...
Finding bad reasons for what one believes for other bad reasons - that's philosophy
We are all geniuses up to the age of ten.
It's with bad sentiments that one makes good novels.
The only completely consistent people are the dead.
Amour is the one human activity of any importance in which laughter and pleasure preponderate,...
You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.
Speed provides the one genuinely modern pleasure.
Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unshown marble of great...
Every man's memory is his private literature.
Feasts must be solemn and rare, or else they cease to be feasts.
From age to age, nothing changes, and yet everything ..... is completely different.
My fate cannot be mastered; it can only be collaborated with and thereby, to some...
Happiness is a hard master, particularly other people's happiness.
If most of us remain ignorant of ourselves, it is because self-knowledge is painful and...
Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself,...
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
The finest works of art are precious, among other reasons, because they make it possible...
I'm afraid of losing my obscurity. Genuineness only thrives in the dark. Like celery.
Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.