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Quotes By Aldous Huxley


Famous Quotes & Quotations By Aldous Huxley:

A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes - Category: Ignorance.

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 Quotes - Category: Hypocrisy, Peace.

An intellectual is a person who's found one thing that's more interesting than sex.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes - Category: Sex.

Armaments, universal debt and planned obsolescence - those are the three pillars of Western prosperity.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes, Island - Category: Prosperity, Society.

At least two thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity, idealism, dogmatism and proselytizing zeal on behalf of religious or political idols.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes - Category: Politics, Stupidity.

Chastity: The most unnatural of the sexual perversions.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes, Eyeless in Gaza, 1936 - Category: Sex.

Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes - Category: Conformity.

Every civilization is, among other things, an arrangement for domesticating the passions and setting them to do useful work.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes - Category: Passion.

Every man's memory is his private literature.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes - Category: Literature, Memories, Memory.

Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes, Texts and Pretexts, 1932 - Category: Experience.

Man is an intelligence in servitude to his organs.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes - Category: Body.

Most ignorance is evincible ignorance. We don't know because we don't want to know.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes - Category: Ignorance.

Nobody can have the consolations of religion or philosophy unless he has first experienced their desolations.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes, Themes and Variations, 1950 - Category: Philosophy, Religion.

People will insist on treating the mons Veneris as though it were Mount Everest. Too silly!
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes - Category: Lust.

Several excuses are always less convincing than one.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes, Point Counter Point - Category: Excuses.

Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes - Category: Sons.

Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes - Category: Technology.

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 Quotes - Category: Language.

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 Quotes - Category: Charm, History.

The course of every intellectual, if he pursues his journey long and unflinchingly enough, ends in the obvious, from which the non-intellectuals have never stirred.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes - Category: Intelligence.

The vast majority of human beings are not interested in reason or satisfied with what it teaches.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes - Category: Logic.

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.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes - Category: War.

What we feel and think and are is to a great extent determined by the state of our ductless glands and viscera.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes - Category: Body.

Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you mad.
~ Aldous Huxley Quotes - Category: Truth.

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