Aldous Huxley Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Aldous Huxley quotes, Aldous Huxley sayings, and Aldous Huxley proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

For 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 Aldous Huxley
To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries. Aldous Huxley
Most ignorance is evincible ignorance. We don't know because we don't want to know. Aldous Huxley
Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unshown marble of great sculpture. The silent bear no witness against themselves. Aldous Huxley
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards. Aldous Huxley
To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries. Aldous Huxley
That all men are equal is a proposition which, at ordinary times, no sane individual has ever given his assent. Aldous Huxley
Several excuses are always less convincing than one. Aldous Huxley
One of the great attractions of patriotism - it fulfills our worst wishes. In the person of our nation we are able, vicariously, to bully and cheat. Bully and cheat, what's more, with a feeling that we are profoundly virtuous. Aldous Huxley
Facts do not cease to exist because theyare ignored. Aldous Huxley
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead. Aldous Huxley
There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception. Aldous Huxley
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards. Aldous Huxley
Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers. Aldous Huxley
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced. Aldous Huxley
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself. Aldous Huxley
Most human beings have an infinite capacity for taking things for granted. Aldous Huxley
When the sun rises, it rises for everyone. Aldous Huxley
If most of us remain ignorant of ourselves, it is because self-knowledge is painful and we prefer the pleasures of illusion. Aldous Huxley
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude. Aldous Huxley
Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers. Aldous Huxley
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude. Aldous Huxley
There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving and that's your own self. Aldous Huxley
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude. Aldous Huxley
After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. Aldous Huxley
There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. Aldous Huxley
To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries. Aldous Huxley
Lady Capricorn, he understood, was still keeping open bed. Aldous Huxley
Those who believe that they are exclusively in the right are generally those who achieve something. Aldous Huxley
The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm. Aldous Huxley