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Aldous Huxley Quotes

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'A fanatic is a man who consciously over compensates a secret doubt.'

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

'An intellectual is a person who's found one thing that's more interesting than sex.'

'An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling lie.'

'Chastity - the most unnatural of all the sexual perversions.'

'Every man's memory is his private literature.'

'Everyone who wants to do good to the human race always ends in universal bullying'

'Experience teaches only the teachable.'

'I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.'

'Several excuses are always less convincing than one.'

'That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.'

'The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm.'

'The worst enemy of life, freedom and the common decencies is total anarchy; their second worst enemy is total efficiency.'

'To his dog, every man is Napoleon; hence the constant popularity of dogs.'

'Maybe this world is another planets hell'

'Most human beings have an infinite capacity for taking things for granted'

'The news is always bad, even when it sounds good'

'The news is always bad, even when it sounds good'

Born in Godalming, Surrey
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Science is but an image of the truth. - Sir Francis Bacon
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Cook reaches New Zealand - 1769, The Great Fire of Newcastle and Gateshead - 1854, Broadwater Farm Riots - 1985, First Human-Powered Circumnavigation Ends - 2007
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