Brave New World Freedom Quotes by Aldous Huxley, William Shakespeare, Roberto Cavalli and many others.
A really efficient totalitarian state would be one in which the all-powerful executive of political bosses and their army of managers control a population of slaves who do not have to be coerced, because they love their servitude.
All right then,” said the Savage defiantly, “I’m claiming the right to be unhappy.
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.
Finding bad reasons for what one believes for other bad reasons – that’s philosophy.
If you have behaved badly, repent, make what amends you can and address yourself to the task of behaving better next time.
The gods are just. No doubt. But their code of law is dictated, in the last resort, by the people who organize society; Providence takes its cue from men.
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.
Universal happiness keeps the wheels steadily turning, truth and beauty can’t.
It is in the social sphere, in the realm of politics and economics, that the Will to Order becomes really dangerous.
Sixty two thousand four hundred repetitions make one truth. Idiots!
O, wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world, That has such people in’t!
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.
In a word, they failed to take into account man’s almost infinite appetite for distractions.
Some kinds of baseness are nobly undergone.
The optimum population is modeled on the iceberg- eight-ninths below the water line, one-ninth above.
I’d rather be myself,” he said. “Myself and nasty. Not somebody else, however jolly.
When the individual feels, the community reels.