Aldous Huxley Quotes

121 Aldous Huxley quotes:

"The quality of moral behavior varies in inverse ratio to the number of human beings involved."
"Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision."
"Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are dead."
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"The only completely consistent people are the dead."
Author: Huxley Quotes Category: Consistency Quotes
"Now, a corpse, poor thing, is an untouchable and the process of decay is, of all pieces of bad manners, the vulgarest imaginable. For a corpse is, by definition, a person absolutely devoid of savoir vivre."
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"Beauty is worse than wine; it intoxicates both the holder and the beholder"
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"That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons that History has to teach"
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"Good is a product of the ethical and spiritual artistry of individuals; it cannot be mass-produced."
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"Science and art are only too often a superior kind of dope, possessing this advantage over booze and morphia: that they can be indulged in with a good conscience and with the conviction that, in the process of indulging, one is leading the ''higher life.''"
"The condition of being forgiven is self-abandonment. The proud man prefers self-reproach, however painful --because the reproached self isn't abandoned; it remains intact."
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"There is something curiously boring about somebody else's happiness"
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"Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities"
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"Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad"
Author: Huxley Quotes Category: Truth Quotes
"The business of a seer is to see; and if he involves himself in the kind of God-eclipsing activities which make seeing impossible, he betrays the trust which his fellows have tacitly placed in him."
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"Morality is always the product of terror; its chains and strait-waistcoats are fashioned by those who dare not trust others, because they dare not trust themselves, to walk in liberty."
Author: Huxley Quotes Category: Morality Quotes
"We are living now, not in the delicious intoxication induced by the early successes of science, but in a rather grisly morning-after, when it has become apparent that what triumphant science has done hitherto is to improve the means for achieving unimproved or actually deteriorated ends."
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"Most human beings have an absolute and infinite capacity for taking things for granted"
Author: Huxley Quotes Category: Men Quotes
"Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unshown marble of great sculpture. The silent bear no witness against themselves."
Author: Huxley Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"Words from the thread on which we string our experiences."
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"Words form the thread on which we string our experiences."
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