Your true traveller finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty - his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.


Aldous Huxley

896

A man may be a pessimistic determinist before lunch and an optimistic believer in the will’s freedom after it.


Aldous Huxley

896

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.


Aldous Huxley

896

Experience is not what happens to you it’s what you do with what happens to you.


Aldous Huxley

896

Experience teaches only the teachable.


Aldous Huxley

896

The most valuable of all education is the ability to make yourself do the thing you have to do, when it has to be done, whether you like it or not.


Aldous Huxley

896

Dream in a pragmatic way.


Aldous Huxley

896

A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor.


Aldous Huxley

896

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