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Aldous Huxley (1894 - 1963)
English critic & novelist [more author details]
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An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.
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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 religous or political ideas.
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Experience is not what happens to a man. It is what a man does with what happens to him.
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Experience teaches only the teachable.
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If you look up 'Intelligence' in the new volumes of the Encyclopeadia Britannica, you'll find it classified under the following three heads: Intelligence, Human; Intelligence, Animal; Intelligence, Military. My stepfather's a perfect specimen of Intelligence, Military.
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Maybe this world is another planet's hell.
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Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.
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That all men are equal is a proposition which, at ordinary times, no sane individual has ever given his assent.
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The author of the Iliad is either Homer or, if not Homer, somebody else of the same name.
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There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
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After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
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Aldous Huxley, "Music at Night", 1931
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
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Aldous Huxley, "Proper Studies", 1927
Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.
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Aldous Huxley, "Texts and Pretexts", 1932
Death Ö Itís the only thing we havenít succeeded in completely vulgarizing.
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Aldous Huxley, Eyeless in Gaza (1936)
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness; it is generally the by-product of other activities.
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Aldous Huxley, Vedanta for the Western World, 1945

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