Brave New World Consumerism Quotes by Aldous Huxley, William Shakespeare and many others.
In a word, they failed to take into account man’s almost infinite appetite for distractions.
What man has joined, nature is powerless to put asunder.
Universal happiness keeps the wheels steadily turning, truth and beauty can’t.
When the individual feels, the community reels.
All the advantages of Christianity and alcohol; none of their defects.
All conditioning aims at that: making people like their inescapable social destiny.
But every one belongs to every one else
Actual happiness always looks pretty squalid in comparison with the over-compensations for misery.
I’d rather be myself,” he said. “Myself and nasty. Not somebody else, however jolly.
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.
And that,” put in the Director sententiously, “that is the secret of happiness and virtue вЂ” liking what you’ve got to do. All conditioning aims at that: making people like their unescapable social destiny.
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.
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.
The more stitches, the less riches.
O, wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world, That has such people in’t!