Aldous Huxley Quotes

Experience is not what happens to you it's what you do with what happens to you.

~ Aldous Huxley

A man's worst difficulties begin when he is able to do as he likes.

~ Aldous Huxley

Experience is not what happens to a man it is what a man does with what happens to him.

~ Aldous Huxley

It is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions.

~ Aldous Huxley

Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unhewn marble of a great sculpture.

~ Aldous Huxley

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

~ Aldous Huxley

The author of the Iliad is either Homer or, if not Homer, somebody else of the same name.

~ Aldous Huxley

One of the great attractions of patriotism -- it fulfills our worst wishes. In the person of our nation we are able, vicariously, to bully and cheat. Bully and cheat, what's more, with a feeling that we are profoundly virtuous.

~ Aldous Huxley

Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness it is generally the by-product of other activities.

~ Aldous Huxley

An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.

~ Aldous Huxley

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