Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are dead.
Quote by Aldous Huxley
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Aldous Huxley Quotes
Death Its the only thing we havent succeeded in completely vulgarizing.
The silent bear no witness against themselves.
Folly is often more cruel in the consequences than malice can be in the intent.
Art is one of the means whereby man seeks to redeem a life which is experienced as chaotic, senseless, and largely evil.
Idealism is the noble toga that political gentlemen drape over their will to power.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Experience is not what happens to a man it is what a man does with what happens to him.
Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted.
Words form the thread on which we string our experiences.
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
Beware of false knowledge it is more dangerous than ignorance.
When we talk about how movies used to be made, it was over 100 years of film, literal, physical film, with emulsion, that we would expose to light and we would get pictures.
When I make a film I'm away from home for two to three months. So I want my kids to look at my films one day and say, I love his movies, I love his choices-because he loved them.
It's the federal government's job to secure the border.
Sydney in the 1960s wasn't the exuberant multicultural metropolis it is today. Out in the city's western reaches, days passed in a sun-struck stupor. In the evenings, families gathered on their verandas waiting for the 'southerly buster' - the thunderstorm that would break the heat and leave the air cool enough to allow sleep.
No deep and strong feeling, such as we may come across here and there in the world, is unmixed with compassion. The more we love, the more the object of our love seems to us to be a victim.
History tells us that America does best when the private sector is energetic and entrepreneurial and the government is attentive and engaged. Who among us, really, would, looking back, wish to edit out either sphere at the entire expense of the other?
Informed decision-making comes from a long tradition of guessing and then blaming others for inadequate results.
When you are in any contest, you should work as if there were - to the very last minute - a chance to lose it. This is battle, this is politics, this is anything.
There is a wisdom of the head, and a wisdom of the heart.