Aldous Huxley (1894-1963) English novelist, essayist, critic

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Every person who knows how to read has it in their power to magnify themselves, to multiply the ways in which they exist, to make life full, significant, and interesting. - Aldous Huxley
Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the un-shown marble of great sculpture. The silent bear no witness against themselves. - Aldous Huxley
There isn't any formula or method. You learn to love by loving, by paying attention and doing what one thereby discovers has to be done. - Aldous Huxley
I can sympathize with people's pains, but not with their pleasures. There is something curiously boring about somebody else's happiness. - Aldous Huxley
Like every man of sense and good feeling, I abominate work. - Aldous Huxley
The traveler's-eye view of men and women is not satisfying. A man might spend his life in trains and restaurants and know nothing of humanity at the end. To know, one must be an actor as well as a spectator. - Aldous Huxley
Idealism is the noble toga that political gentlemen drape over their will to power. - Aldous Huxley
The most distressing thing that can happen to a prophet is to be proved wrong. The next most distressing thing is to be proved right. - Aldous Huxley
That all men are equal is a proposition to which, at ordinary times, no sane human being has ever given his assent. - Aldous Huxley