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Three quotes by Aldous Huxley
Aldous Leonard Huxley (Godalming, Surrey, UK; 26 July 1894 – 22 November 1963, Los Angeles, California, USA) was an English writer and philosopher. He wrote nearly 50 books—both novels and non-fiction works—as well as wide-ranging essays, narratives, and poems. Born into the prominent Huxley family, he graduated from Balliol College, Oxford, with an undergraduate degree in English literature. Early in his career, he published short stories and poetry and edited the literary magazine Oxford Poetry, before going on to publish travel writing, satire, and screenplays. He spent the latter part of his life in the United States, living in Los Angeles from 1937 until his death. By the end of his life, Huxley was widely acknowledged as one of the foremost intellectuals of his time. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature nine times and was elected Companion of Literature by the Royal Society of Literature in 1962.
There are few who would not rather be taken in adultery than in provincialism. [+]
There are three types of intelligence: human, animal, and military; in that order. [+]
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