Aldous Huxley Quotes

Aldous Huxley Quote: Experience teaches only the teachable.
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Experience teaches only the teachable.

Aldous Huxley (Tragedy and the Whole Truth)

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Aldous Huxley (Proper Studies, 1927)

Words form the thread on which we string our experiences.

Aldous Huxley (Words and Behavior)

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

Aldous Huxley (Music at Night and Other Essays - The Rest is Silence, 1931)

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

Aldous Huxley

Dream in a pragmatic way.

Aldous Huxley

The proper study of mankind is books.

Aldous Huxley (Crome Yellow, 1921)

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

Aldous Huxley (Those Barren Leaves, 1925)

Thought must be divided against itself before it can come to any knowledge of itself.

Aldous Huxley (Quoted in Do What You Will: Essays, 1931)

Feasts must be solemn and rare, or else they cease to be feasts.

Aldous Huxley (Holy Face)

Aldous Huxley Quote: There is only one corner of the universe that you can... Aldous Huxley Quote: To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong ...

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

Aldous Huxley (Jesting Pilate: The Diary of a Journey, 1926)

Liberties aren't given, they are taken.

Aldous Huxley

All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.

Aldous Huxley (Crome Yellow, 1921)

Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors.

Aldous Huxley (Wordsworth in the Tropics)

Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.

Aldous Huxley (Themes and Variations - Variations on a Philosopher, 1950)

I am I, and I wish I weren't.

Aldous Huxley

Habit converts luxurious enjoyments into dull and daily necessities.

Aldous Huxley (Point Counter Point, 1928)

I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.

Aldous Huxley

Words are good servants but bad masters.

Aldous Huxley

Beauty is worse than wine; it intoxicates both the holder and the beholder.

Aldous Huxley

We are all geniuses up to the age of ten.

Aldous Huxley (Young Archimedes)

Every man's memory is his private literature.

Aldous Huxley (Texts and Pretexts, 1932)

Maybe this world is another planet's hell.

Aldous Huxley

Happiness is a hard master, particularly other people's happiness. 

Aldous Huxley

Several excuses are always less convincing than one.

Aldous Huxley (Point Counter Point, 1928)

People intoxicate themselves with work so they won't see how they really are. 

Aldous Huxley

An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling lie.

Aldous Huxley

Death … It's the only thing we haven't succeeded in completely vulgarizing.

Aldous Huxley (Eyeless in Gaza, 1936)

Rolling in the muck is not the best way of getting clean.

Aldous Huxley (Brave New World - Foreword, 1946)

If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.

Aldous Huxley

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Aldous Huxley Biography

Born: July 26, 1894
Died: November 22, 1963

Aldous Leonard Huxley was an English writer and critic. He is best known for his highly praised book Brave New World and his various essays.

Notable Works

Crome Yellow (1921)
Point Counter Point
Brave New World
Eyeless in Gaza
After Many a Summer (1939)
The Perennial Philosophy (1946)
Ape and Essence (1948)
The Devils of Loudun (1952)
The Doors of Perception (1954)
Island (1962)
Moksha (1931 - 1963)

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