Aldous Huxley On Silence

Aldous Huxley (July 26, 1894 – November 22, 1963) When the inexpressible had to be expressed, Shakespeare laid down his pen and called for music. And if the music should also fail? Well, there was always silence to fall back on. For always, always and everywhere, the rest is silence.

Aldous Huxley On Nothing But

Aldous Huxley (July 26, 1894 – November 22, 1963) Materialism and mentalism — the philosophies of “nothing but.” How wearily familiar we have become with that “nothing but space, time, matter and motion,” that “nothing but sex,” that “nothing but economics”! And the no less intolerant “nothing but spirit,” “nothing but consciousness,” “nothing but psychology” …