Aldous Huxley Quotes.
Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardor, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.
Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.
That all men are equal is a proposition to which, at ordinary times, no sane human being has ever given his assent.
Love casts out fear; but conversely fear casts out love. And not only love. Fear also casts out intelligence, casts out goodness, casts out all thought of beauty and truth.
It was one of those evenings when men feel that truth, goodness and beauty are one. In the morning, when they commit their discovery to paper, when others read it written there, it looks wholly ridiculous.
A fanatic is a man who consciously over compensates a secret doubt.
Several excuses are always less convincing than one.
Maybe this world is another planet’s hell.
Science has explained nothing; the more we know the more fantastic the world becomes and the profounder the surrounding darkness.
That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.
Perhaps it’s good for one to suffer. Can an artist do anything if he’s happy? Would he ever want to do anything? What is art, after all, but a protest against the horrible inclemency of life?
The most valuable of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it has to be done, whether you like it or not.
We participate in a tragedy; at a comedy we only look.
Feasts must be solemn and rare, or else they cease to be feasts.