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Aldous Huxley Quotes

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"Experience is not what happens to you; it's what you do with what happens to you."

"What is absurd and monstrous about war is that men who have no personal quarrel should be trained to murder one another in cold blood."

"Maybe this world is another planet's hell."

"Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards."

"You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad."

"There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self."

"Man is an intelligence in servitude to his organs."

"Every man's memory is his private literature."

"After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music."

"The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different."

"To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries."

"My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing."

"All gods are homemade, and it is we who pull their strings, and so, give them the power to pull ours."

"There isn't any formula or method. You learn to love by loving - by paying attention and doing what one thereby discovers has to be done."

"Idealism is the noble toga that political gentlemen drape over their will to power."

"No man ever dared to manifest his boredom so insolently as does a Siamese tomcat when he yawns in the face of his amorously importunate wife."

"Most ignorance is vincible ignorance. We don't know because we don't want to know."

"A competent portraitist knows how to imply the profile in the full face."

"A bad book is as much of a labor to write as a good one, it comes as sincerely from the author's soul."

"Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision."

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