Aldous Leonard Huxley

Aldous Leonard Huxley

was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family
Cant is always rather nauseating; but before we condemn political hypocrisy, let us remember that it is the tribute paid by men of leather to men of God, and that the acting of the part of someone better than oneself may actually commit one to a course of behavior perceptibly less evil than what would be normal and natural in an avowed cynic.More Aldous Leonard Huxley quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unshown marble of great sculpture. The silent bear no witness against themselves.More Aldous Leonard Huxley quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
If we could sniff or swallow something that would, for five or six hours each day, abolish our solitude as individuals, atone us with our fellows in a glowing exaltation of affection and make life in all its aspects seem not only worth living, but divinely beautiful and significant, and if this heavenly, world-transfiguring drug were of such a kind that we could wake up next morning with a clear head and an undamaged constitution -- then, it seems to me, all our problems (and not merely the one small problem of discovering a novel pleasure) would be wholly solved and earth would become paradise.More Aldous Leonard Huxley quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
A child-like man is not a man whose development has been arrested; on the contrary, he is a man who has given himself a chance of continuing to develop long after most adults have muffled themselves in the cocoon of middle-aged habit and convention.More Aldous Leonard Huxley quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
Writers write to influence their readers, their preachers, their auditors, but always, at bottom, to be more themselves.More Aldous Leonard Huxley quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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