Aldous Leonard Huxley
Aldous Leonard Huxley was an English writer and philosopher. He wrote nearly 50 books, both novels and non-fiction works, as well as wide-ranging essays, narratives, and poems.
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So long as men worship dictators, Caesars and Napoleons will arise to make them miserable.
To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.
Where beauty is worshipped for beauty's sake as a goddess, independent of and superior to morality and philosophy, the most horrible putrefaction is apt to set in. The lives of the aesthetes are the far from edifying commentary on the religion of beauty.
I admit that mathematical science is a good thing. But excessive devotion to it is a bad thing.
Seated upon the convex mound Of one vast kidney, Jonah prays And sings his canticles and hymns, Making the hollow vault resound God's goodness and mysterious ways, Till the great fish spouts music as he swims.
Several excuses are always less convincing than one.
After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Work is prayer. Work is also stink. Therefore stink is prayer.
Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you.
The thing that impresses me most about this country is its hopefulness. It is this which distinguishes it from Europe, where there is hopeless depression and fear.