"From their experience or from the recorded experience of others (history), men learn only what their passions and their metaphysical prejudices allow them to learn."
"It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men."Aldous Huxley on Frederick Douglass
"I, with a deeper instinct, choose a man who compels my strength, who makes enormous demands on me, who does not doubt my courage or my toughness, who does not believe me naive or innocent, who has the courage to treat me like a woman."Aldous Huxley on Anais Nin
"Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance."Aldous Huxley on Oscar Wilde
"Without feelings of respect, what is there to distinguish men from beasts?"Aldous Huxley on Confucius
"Man becomes great exactly in the degree in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men."Aldous Huxley on Mahatma Gandhi
"The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which mean never losing your enthusiasm."
"The charm of history and its enigmatic lesson consist in the fact that, from age to age, nothing changes and yet everything is completely different."
"We are all geniuses up to the age of ten."
"Europe is so well gardened that it resembles a work of art, a scientific theory, a neat metaphysical system. Man has re-created Europe in his own image."
"Perhaps it's good for one to suffer. Can an artist do anything if he's happy? Would he ever want to do anything? What is art, after all, but a protest against the horrible inclemency of life?"