The author of the Iliad is either Homer or, if not Homer, somebody else of the same name.
Quote by Aldous Huxley
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Aldous Huxley Quotes
It is the customary fate of new truths to begin as heresies and to end as superstitions.
Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficient means for going backwards.
My fate cannot be mastered it can only be collaborated with and thereby, to some extent, directed. Nor am I the captain of my soul I am only its noisiest passenger.
Idealism is the noble toga that political gentlemen drape over their will to power.
The silent bear no witness against themselves.
Happiness is not achieved by the conscious pursuit of happiness it is generally the by product of other activities.
From their experience or from the recorded experience of others (history), men learn only what their passions and their metaphysical prejudices allow them to learn.
Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you
I wanted to change the world. But I have found that the only thing one can be sure of changing is oneself.
Experience teaches only the teachable.
I am the woman I grew to be partly in spite of my mother, and partly because of the extraordinary love of her best friends, and my own best friends' mothers, and from surrogates, many of whom were not women at all but gay men. I have loved them my entire life, even after their passing.
I have found little that is 'good' about human beings on the whole. In my experience most of them are trash, no matter whether they publicly subscribe to this or that ethical doctrine or to none at all. That is something that you cannot say aloud, or perhaps even think.
Perhaps life is just that... a dream and a fear.
People see I am a mother and head of a household. Today in Chile, one-third of households are run by women. They wake up, take the children to school, go to work. To them I am hope.
Life is the flower for which love is the honey.
All humanity is passion without passion, religion, history, novels, art would be ineffectual.
Fear is pain arising from the anticipation of evil.
Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.
A good thing to remember is somebody's got it a lot worse than we do.
We are always on the anvil by trials God is shaping us for higher things.