Aldous Huxley - Page 3

The essay is a literary device for saying almost everything about almost anything.
– Aldous Huxley

Thanks to words, we have been able to rise above the brutes; and thanks to words, we have often sunk to the level of the demons.
– Aldous Huxley

Almost all of us long for peace and freedom; but very few of us have much enthusiasm for the thoughts, feelings, and actions that make for peace and freedom.
– Aldous Huxley

If it were not for the intellectual snobs who pay, the arts would perish with their starving practitioners let us thank heaven for hypocrisy.
– Aldous Huxley

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

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

To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.
– Aldous Huxley

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