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  To his dog, every man is Napoleon - hence the constant popularity of dogs.  
 -  Aldous Huxley
  

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

  Maybe this world is another planet's Hell.  
 -  Aldous Huxley
  

  To his dog, every man is Napoleon - hence the constant popularity of dogs.  
 -  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
  

  Several excuses are always less convincing than one.  
 -  Aldous Huxley
  

  Specialized meaninglessness has come to be regarded, in certain circles, as a kind of hall- mark of true science.  
 -  Aldous Huxley
  

  I'm afraid of losing my obscurity. Genuineness only thrives in the dark. Like celery.  
 -  Aldous Huxley
  

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

  When the sun rises, it rises for everyone.  
 -  Aldous Huxley
  

  Chastity - the most unnatural of all the sexual perversions.  
 -  Aldous Huxley
  

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

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

  God isn't compatible with machinery and scientific medicine and universal happiness. You must make your choice. Our civilization has chosen machinery and medicine and happiness.  
 -  Aldous Huxley
  

  Every man's memory is his private literature.  
 -  Aldous Huxley
  

  My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.  
 -  Aldous Huxley
  

  There's only one effectively redemptive sacrifice, the sacrifice of self-will to make room for the knowledge of God.  
 -  Aldous Huxley
  

  After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.  
 -  Aldous Huxley
  

  Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth. By simply not mentioning certain subjects... totalitarian propagandists have influenced opinion much more effectively than they could have by the most eloquent denunciations.  
 -  Aldous Huxley
  

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

  The traveller's-eye view of men and women is not satisfying. A man might spend his life in trains and restaurants and know nothing of humanity at the end. To know, one must be an actor as well as a spectator.  
 -  Aldous Huxley
  

  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.  
 -  Aldous Huxley