"Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards."
"It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity."Aldous Huxley on Albert Einstein
"The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation."Aldous Huxley on Oscar Wilde
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."Aldous Huxley on Arthur C. Clarke
"The world is very different now. For man holds in his mortal hands the power to abolish all forms of human poverty, and all forms of human life."Aldous Huxley on John F. Kennedy
"I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours."Aldous Huxley on John F. Kennedy
"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?"