"I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself."
"If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude."Aldous Huxley on Maya Angelou
"Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can't ride you unless your back is bent."Aldous Huxley on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference."Aldous Huxley on Reinhold Niebuhr
"Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek."Aldous Huxley on Barack Obama
"You must be the change you wish to see in the world."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?"