Nothing like modern art for sterilizing the life out of things.

Aldous Huxley

Aldous Huxley

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: British

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The Deputy Sub-Bursar heard no more; he had slipped out of the vestibule and was looking up a number in the telephone book.

The only cure for science is more science, not less. We are suffering from the effects of a little science badly applied. The remedy is a lot of science, well applied.

We are all geniuses up to the age of ten.

Was and will make me ill, I take a gramme and only am.

Cynical realism—it's the intelligent man's best excuse for doing nothing in an intolerable situation.

Those who detect no meaning in the world generally do so because, for one reason or another, it suits their books that the world should be meaningless.

Art is one of the means whereby man seeks to redeem a life which is experienced as chaotic senseless and largely evil.

So long as men worship the Caesars and Napoleons, Caesars and Napoleons will duly rise and make them miserable.

He remembered those weeks of timid indecision, during which he had looked and longed and despaired of ever having the courage to ask her. Dared he face the risk of being humiliated by a contemptuous refusal? But if she were to say yes, what rapture!

Feeling lurks in that interval of time between desire and its consummation.

Why will you young men continue to write about things that are so entirely uninteresting as the mentality of adolescents and artists?

A really efficient totalitarian state would be one in which the all-powerful executive of political bosses and their army of managers control a population of slaves who do not have to be coerced, because they love their servitude.

The proper study of mankind is books.

It takes two to make a murder. There are born victims, born to have their throats cut, as the cut-throats are born to be hanged.