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The propagandist’s purpose is to

The propagandist’s purpose is to make one set of people forget that certain other sets of people are human.

– Aldous Huxley

What with making their way

What with making their way and enjoying what they have won, heroes have no time to think. But the sons of heroes – ah, they have all the necessary leisure.

– Aldous Huxley

Like every other good thing

Like every other good thing in this world, leisure and culture have to be paid for. Fortunately, however, it is not the leisured and the cultured who have to pay.

– Aldous Huxley

Sons have always a rebellious

Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.

– Aldous Huxley

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

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.
– Aldous Huxley

The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
– Aldous Huxley

The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
– Aldous Huxley

Armaments, universal debt and planned obsolescence – those are the three pillars of Western prosperity.
– Aldous Huxley

The vast majority of human beings are not interested in reason or satisfied with what it teaches.
– Aldous Huxley

Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities.
– Aldous Huxley

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What we feel and think and are is to a great extent determined by the state of our ductless glands and viscera.
– Aldous Huxley

There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.
– Aldous Huxley

There’s only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.
– Aldous Huxley

Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.
– Aldous Huxley

After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
– Aldous Huxley

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
– Aldous Huxley

The pleasures of ignorance are as great, in their way, as the pleasures of knowledge.
– Aldous Huxley

My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.
– Aldous Huxley

That all men are equal is a proposition to which, at ordinary times, no sane individual has ever given his assent.
– Aldous Huxley