Aldous Huxley Quotes

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Aldous Huxley interviewed by Herman Harvey. He talks about politics should focus on ecology and biology instead of ideology. In that way becoming a Solving-Politics instead of simply being Power-Politics. Also he talks about the individual task of getting out of our cultural, just like every wise teacher and prophet has always done.

Aldous Huxley (1894-1963) is the author of the classic novels Island, Eyeless in Gaza, and The Genius and the Goddess, as well as such critically acclaimed non-fiction works as The Devils of Loudun, The Doors of Perception, and The Perennial Philosophy. Born in Surrey, England, and educated at Oxford, he died in Los Angeles.

Brave New World          The Doors Of Perception: Heaven and Hell (thINKing Classics)          Island          The Perennial Philosophy: An Interpretation of the Great Mystics, East and West

Do not rely on any one person, for all true tests of courage, in the end we face alone.

— Aldous Huxley

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

— Aldous Huxley

Experience teaches only the teachable.

— Aldous Huxley

Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.

— Aldous Huxley

I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.

— Aldous Huxley

The secret of genius is to carry the spirit of the child into old age, which means never losing your enthusiasm.

— Aldous Huxley

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

— Aldous Huxley