Aldous Huxley

1894 - 1963

A Quote by Aldous Leonard Huxley on dogs and popularity

To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.

Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)

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A Quote by Aldous Leonard Huxley on experience

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

Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)

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A Quote by Aldous Leonard Huxley on facts

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Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)

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A Quote by Aldous Leonard Huxley on facts, nonsense, wisdom, and words

Facts are ventriloquists' dummies. Sitting on a wise man's knee they may be made to utter words of wisdom; elsewhere they say nothing, or talk nonsense, or indulge in sheer nonsense.

Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)

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A Quote by Aldous Leonard Huxley on beauty, independence, life, morality, philosophy, religion, and superiority

Where beauty is worshipped for beauty's sake as a goddess, independent of and superior to morality and philosophy, the most horrible putrefaction is apt to set in. The lives of the aesthetes are the far from edifying commentary on the religion of beauty.

Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)

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A Quote by Aldous Leonard Huxley on existence, life, and power

Every man who knows how to read has it in his power to magnify himself, to multiply the ways in which he exists, to make his life full, significant and interesting.

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A Quote by Aldous Leonard Huxley on books, mankind, and study

The proper study of mankind is books.

Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)

Source: Chrome Yellow, 1922

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A Quote by Aldous Leonard Huxley on authors, books, good, and soul

A bad book is as much labour to write as a good one; it comes as sincerely from the author's soul.

Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)

Source: Point Counter Point, 1928

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A Quote by Aldous Leonard Huxley on boredom and wives

No man ever dared to manifest his boredom so insolently as does a Siamese tomcat, when he yawns in the face of his amorously importunate wife. No man has ever dared to proclaim his illicit amours so frankly as this same tom caterwauling on the tiles.

Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)

Source: Collected Essays

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A Quote by Aldous Leonard Huxley

Every ceiling, when reached, becomes a floor, upon which one walks as a matter of course and prescriptive right.

Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)

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