Aldous Huxley Quotes


Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
The vast majority of human beings dislike and even dread all notions with which they are not familiar. Hence it comes about that at their first appearance innovators have always been derided as fools and madmen.
Real progress is progress in charity, all other advances being secondary thereto.
Maybe this world is another planet's hell.
Experience is not what happens to a man, it is what a man does with what happens to him.
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving and that's your own self.
That all men are equal is a proposition to which, at ordinary times, no sane individual has ever given his assent.
The humanity of men and women is inversely proportional to their numbers.
A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will's freedom after it.
What we feel and think and are is to a great extent determined by the state of our ductless glands and viscera.
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.
Several excuses are always less convincing than one.
The author of the Iliad is either Homer or, if not Homer, somebody else of the same name.
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