People Always Get What They Ask For; The Only Trouble Is That They Never Know, Until They Get It, What It Actually Is That They Have Asked For.
People always get what they ask for;
the only trouble is that they never know,
until they get it, what it actually is that they
have asked for.
-- Aldous Huxley
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life.
The only completely consistent people are the dead. Aldous Huxley ['Do What You Will', 1929]...
The only completely consistent people are the dead. -- Aldous Huxley
The only thing we learn from history is that we do not learn.
-- Earl Warren That men do not learn very much from history is the most important of all the lessons that history has to teach....
People seldom know what they want until you give them what they ask for.
If you have to ask what jazz is, you'll never know.
If you have to ask what jazz is, you'll never know. -- Louis Armstrong
Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you.
-- Aldous Huxley, in "Reader's Digest", 1956...
Experience is not what happens to you; it is what you do with what happens to you.
-- Aldous Huxley...
If we must play the theological game, let us never forget that it is a game.
Religion, it seems to me, can survive only as a consciously accepted system of make believe....