Aldous Huxley – The most shocking fact about…

The most shocking fact about war is that its victims and its instruments are individual…


“The most shocking fact about war is that its victims and its instruments are individual human beings, and that these individual beings are condemned by the monstrous conventions of politics to murder or be murdered in quarrels not their own.”
-Aldous Huxley

Aldous Huxley – Uncontrolled, the hunger and thirst…

Uncontrolled, the hunger and thirst after God may become an obstacle, cutting off the soul…


“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

Aldous Huxley – One of the great attractions…

One of the great attractions of patriotism – it fulfills our worst wishes. In the person…


“One of the great attractions of patriotism – it fulfills our worst wishes. In the person of our nation we are able, vicariously, to bully and cheat. Bully and cheat, what’s more, with a feeling that we are profoundly virtuous.”
-Aldous Huxley