Brave New World Consumerism Quotes by Aldous Huxley, William Shakespeare and many others.
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.
In a word, they failed to take into account man’s almost infinite appetite for distractions.
Actual happiness always looks pretty squalid in comparison with the over-compensations for misery.
All conditioning aims at that: making people like their inescapable social destiny.
What man has joined, nature is powerless to put asunder.
вЂЋ”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.
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.
For particulars, as everyone knows, make for virtue and happiness; generalities are intellectually necessary evils. Not philosophers but fretsawyers and stamp collectors compose the backbone of society.
A love of nature keeps no factories busy.
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.
Universal happiness keeps the wheels steadily turning, truth and beauty can’t.
All the advantages of Christianity and alcohol; none of their defects.
O, wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world, That has such people in’t!
I’d rather be myself,” he said. “Myself and nasty. Not somebody else, however jolly.
The greater a man’s talents, the greater his power to lead astray.
Hug me till you drug me, honey; Kiss me till I’m in a coma.
When the individual feels, the community reels.
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