Aldous Huxley Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old aldous huxley quotes, aldous huxley sayings, and aldous huxley proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


For 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      

Aldous Huxley

To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.      

Aldous Huxley

Most ignorance is evincible ignorance. We don't know because we don't want to know.     

Aldous Huxley

Silence is as full of potential wisdom and wit as the unshown marble of great sculpture. The silent bear no witness against themselves.     

Aldous Huxley

Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.     

Aldous Huxley

To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.     

Aldous Huxley

That all men are equal is a proposition which, at ordinary times, no sane individual has ever given his assent.     

Aldous Huxley

Several excuses are always less convincing than one.     

Aldous Huxley

One of the great attractions of patriotism - it fulfills our worst wishes. In the person of our nation we are able, vicariously, to bully and cheat. Bully and cheat, what's more, with a feeling that we are profoundly virtuous.     

Aldous Huxley

Facts do not cease to exist because theyare ignored.     

Aldous Huxley

Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.     

Aldous Huxley

There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception.     

Aldous Huxley

Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.     

Aldous Huxley

Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.     

Aldous Huxley

Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they'll go through anything. You read and you're pierced.     

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

Most human beings have an infinite capacity for taking things for granted.     

Aldous Huxley

When the sun rises, it rises for everyone.     

Aldous Huxley

If most of us remain ignorant of ourselves, it is because self-knowledge is painful and we prefer the pleasures of illusion.     

Aldous Huxley

The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.     

Aldous Huxley

Sons have always a rebellious wish to be disillusioned by that which charmed their fathers.     

Aldous Huxley

The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.     

Aldous Huxley

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

Aldous Huxley

The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.     

Aldous Huxley

After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.     

Aldous Huxley

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

Aldous Huxley

To travel is to discover that everyone is wrong about other countries.     

Aldous Huxley

Lady Capricorn, he understood, was still keeping open bed.     

Aldous Huxley

Those who believe that they are exclusively in the right are generally those who achieve something.     

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