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Aldous Huxley

Aldous Huxley

Full Name: Aldous Leonard Huxley

Born: July 26, 1894
Birthplace: Godalming, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Died: November 22, 1963

Occupation: Author
Profile: Best known for Brave New World.

Number of Quotes: 7

A million million spermatozoa,
All of them alive;
Out of their cataclysm but one poor Noah
Dare hope to survive.
And among that billion minus one
Might have chanced to be
Shakespeare, another Newton, a new Donne -
But the One was Me.

An intellectual is someone who has found something more interesting to think about than sex.

At least two thirds of our miseries spring from human stupidity, human malice and those great motivators and justifiers of malice and stupidity, idealism, dogmatism and proselytizing zeal on behalf of religious or political idols.

Beauty for some provides escape,
Who gain a happiness in eyeing
The gorgeous buttocks of the ape
Or Autumn sunsets exquisitely dying.

Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with what happens to him.

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.

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.

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