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What man has joined, nature is powerless to put asunder. Aldous Huxley

The more stitches, the less riches. Aldous Huxley

But every one belongs to every one else Aldous Huxley

The greater a man's talents, the greater his power to lead astray. Aldous Huxley

I'd rather be myself," he said. "Myself and nasty. Not somebody else, however jolly. Aldous Huxley

O, wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world, That has such people in't! William Shakespeare

But I don't want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin. Aldous Huxley

When the individual feels, the community reels. Aldous Huxley

All right then," said the Savage defiantly, "I'm claiming the right to be unhappy. Aldous Huxley

All the advantages of Christianity and alcohol; none of their defects. Aldous Huxley

All conditioning aims at that: making people like their inescapable social destiny. Aldous Huxley

Actual happiness always looks pretty squalid in comparison with the over-compensations for misery. Aldous Huxley

"But that's the price we have to pay for stability. You've got to choose between happiness and what people used to call high art. We've sacrificed the high art. Aldous Huxley

Universal happiness keeps the wheels steadily turning, truth and beauty can't. Aldous Huxley

In a word, they failed to take into account man's almost infinite appetite for distractions. Aldous Huxley

A love of nature keeps no factories busy. Aldous Huxley

Hug me till you drug me, honey; Kiss me till I'm in a coma. Aldous Huxley

One of the principal functions of a friend is to suffer (in a milder and symbolic form) the punishments that we should like, but are unable, to inflict upon our enemies. 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

Actual happiness always looks pretty squalid in comparison with the overcompensations for misery. And, of course, stability isn't nearly so spectacular as instability. And being contented has none of the glamour of a good fight against misfortune, none of the picturesqueness of a struggle with temptation, or a fatal overthrow by passion or doubt. Happiness is never grand. Aldous Huxley

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