Aldous Leonard Huxley (born July 26, 1894, and died November 22, 1963) completed his first novel at 17 and began writing seriously in his early twenties. Aldous Huxley was born in Goldaming to an illustrious family rooted in England’s literary and scientific tradition. His best-known novel is Brave New World (1932). Students everywhere are familiar with his science novels, Eyeless in Gaza, Chrome Yellow, and Island Book.
Huxley had a tough early life. When he was 14, his mother died of cancer, his brother committed suicide, and he began having problems with his eyesight. Because of an infection, his corneas became inflamed and thus couldn’t see well. But after all of these, he authored more than 50 books and a large selection of poetry, stories, articles, philosophical treatises, screenplays, and quotes.
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ALDOUS HUXLEY QUOTES COMPILATION
Aldous Huxley work and legacy are celebrated today and was nominated for Nobel Prize in Literature nine times. You can get yourself a book of a collection of his most popular quotes here.
“Every man’s memory is his private literature.”
“All that happens means something; nothing you do is ever insignificant.”
“There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self.”
“I’d rather be myself,” he said. “Myself and nasty. Not somebody else, however jolly.”
“It’s a little embarrassing that after 45 years of research and study, the best advice I can give people is to be a little kinder to each other.”
“The deepest sin against the human mind is to believe things without evidence.”
“It’s the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting.”
Aldous Huxley was a well-celebrated writer until today. His books and literature are admired by many people from all over the world these years, and it surely will keep inspiring people in the coming years.
Huxley dies of laryngeal cancer, on his deathbed, since he couldn’t speak, he wrote a request to his wife for LSD. She injects one and another an hour later. He passed away on November 22, 1963, at 5.20 pm.
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