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Aldous Huxley
7/1894-11/1963 (Age at death: 69)



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All gods are homemade, and it is we who pull their strings, and so, give them the power to pull ours."

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All gods are homemade, and it is we who pull their strings, and so, give them the power to pull ours."

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...[he] was as much enchanted by the rudiments of algebra as he would have been if I had given him an engine worked by steam, with a methylated spirit lamp to heat the boiler; more enchanted, perhapsfor the engine would have got broken, and, remaining always itself, would in any case have lost its charm, while the rudiments of algebra continued to grow and blossom in his mind with an unfailing luxuriance. Every day he made the discovery of someth...
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A good heart is better than all the heads in the world.

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After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.

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All gods are homemade, and it is we who pull their strings, and so, give them the power to pull ours.

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An intellectual is a person who has discovered something more interesting than sex.

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An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling lie.

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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 religious or political idols.

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Beauty is worse than wine; it intoxicates both the holder and the beholder.

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Chastity - the most unnatural of all the sexual perversions.

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Children are remarkable for their intelligence and ardour, for their curiosity, their intolerance of shams, the clarity and ruthlessness of their vision.

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Each man's memory is his private literature.

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Each man's memory is his private literature.

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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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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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Experience is not what happens to a man, it is what a man does with what happens to him.

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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¬Ö

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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 diabolism

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