Brave New World Happiness Quotes by Aldous Huxley, William Shakespeare, Roberto Cavalli and many others.
All right then,” said the Savage defiantly, “I’m claiming the right to be unhappy.
The more stitches, the less riches.
You’ve got to be hurt and upset; otherwise you can’t think of the really good, penetrating, X-rayish phrases.
When people are suspicious with you, you start being suspicious with them.
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 optimum population is modeled on the iceberg- eight-ninths below the water line, one-ninth above.
Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth.
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.
As flies to wanton boys, are we to the gods; they kill us for their sport.
All the advantages of Christianity and alcohol; none of their defects.
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.
Slowly, very slowly, like two unhurried compass needles, the feet turned towards the right; north, north-east, east, south-east, south, south-south-west; then paused, and after a few seconds, turned as unhurriedly back towards the left. South-south-west, south, south-east, east.
I’d rather be myself,” he said. “Myself and nasty. Not somebody else, however jolly.
What is too much? There is no such thing!
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.
We don’t want to change. Every change is a menace to stability.
For in that sleep of death what dreams may come.