"Uncontrolled, the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle, cutting off the soul from what it desires. If a man would travel far along the mystic road, he must learn to desire God intensely but in stillness, passively and yet with all his heart and mind and strength."
"It is better to travel well than to arrive."Aldous Huxley on Buddha
"Perhaps travel cannot prevent bigotry, but by demonstrating that all peoples cry, laugh, eat, worry, and die, it can introduce the idea that if we try and understand each other, we may even become friends."Aldous Huxley on Maya Angelou
"One travels more usefully when alone, because he reflects more."Aldous Huxley on Thomas Jefferson
"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not."Aldous Huxley on Ralph Waldo Emerson
"The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page."Aldous Huxley on Saint Augustine
"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?"