Did you ever feel, as though you had something inside you that was only waiting for you to give it a chance to come out? Some sort of extra power that you aren't using - you know, like all the water that goes down the falls instead of through the turbines?

Aldous Huxley

Aldous Huxley

Profession: Novelist
Nationality: British

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The genius of life is to take the spirit of childhood into old age.

Being cared for when one is dead is less satisfactory than being cared for when one is alive.

Familiarity breeds indifference.

Resentment bred shame, and shame in its turn bred more resentment.

To the puritan all things are impure.

Words are the thread on which we string our experiences.

Shearwater sighed, like a whale in the night.

Nature, or anything that reminds me of nature, disturbs me; it is too large, too complicated, above all too utterly pointless and incomprehensible.

Morality is always the product of terror; its chains and strait-waistcoats are fashioned by those who dare not trust others, because they dare not trust themselves, to walk in liberty.

Reason is not the same in all men; human beings belong to a variety of psychological types separated one from another by irreducible differences.

Her face brightened with a sudden flash of mischief, and without warning she punched him, surprisingly hard, in the ribs. There! she said. Now I feel much better.

As a victim, the Savage possessed, for Bernard, this enormous superiority over the others: that he was accessible. One of the principal functions of a friend is to suffer (in a milder and symbolic form) the punishments what we should like, but are unable, to inflict upon our enemies.

Those who feel themselves despised do well to look despising.

You can only be independent of God while you've got youth and prosperity; independence won't take you safely to the end.