"Idealism is the noble toga that political gentlemen drape over their will to power."
"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power."Aldous Huxley on Abraham Lincoln
"Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't."Aldous Huxley on Margaret Thatcher
"Knowledge will give you power, but character respect."Aldous Huxley on Bruce Lee
"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."Aldous Huxley on Friedrich Nietzsche
"Character is power."Aldous Huxley on Booker T. Washington
"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?"