Aldous Huxley Quotes (266 quotes)
“A democracy which makes or even effectively prepares for modern, scientific war must necessarily cease to be democratic. No country can be really well prepared for modern war unless it is governed by a tyrant, at the head of a highly trained and perfectly obedient bureaucracy.”
Complete Essays: 1936-1938 (2001 edition), Ivan R. Dee Publisher - ISBN: 9781566633949
The Rest is Silence - Music at Night and Other Essays (1931)
“All gods are homemade, and it is we who pull their strings, and so, give them the power to pull ours.”
Vijaya in Island (1962)
“An intellectual is a person who's found one thing that's more interesting than sex.”
As quoted in Discovering Evolutionary Ecology: Bringing Together Ecology And Evolution (2006) by Peter J. Mayhew, p. 24. Also in: Forbes, Volume 162, Issues 10-14 (1998), p. 396
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAldous Huxley
Born: July 26, 1894
Died: November 22, 1963 (aged 69)
Occupation: Novelist, writer
Bio: Aldous Leonard Huxley was an English writer and one of the most prominent members of the famous Huxley family. Best known for his novels including Brave New World and a wide-ranging output of essays, Huxley also edited the magazine Oxford Poetry, and published short stories, poetry, travel writing, film stories and scripts.