Quotes by Aldous Huxley

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

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 religous or political ideas.

Experience teaches only the teachable.

If you look up 'Intelligence' in the new volumes of the Encyclopeadia Britannica, you'll find it classified under the following three heads: Intelligence, Human; Intelligence, Animal; Intelligence, Military. My stepfather's a perfect specimen of Intelligence, Military.

Maybe this world is another planet's hell.

Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.

That all men are equal is a proposition which at ordinary times no sane individual has ever given his assent.

There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.

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

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.