Aldous Huxley Quote

Of course some sort of general idea they must have, if they were to do their work intelligently — though as little of one as possible. For particulars, as every one knows, make for virtue and happiness; generalities are intellectually necessary evils. Not philosophers but fretsawyers and stamp collectors compose the backbone of society.


Ch. 1. - Brave New World (1932)

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Of course some sort of general idea they must have, if they were to do their work intelligently — though as little of one as possible. For...

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Of course some sort of general idea they must have, if they were to do their work intelligently — though as little of one as possible. For...

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Of course some sort of general idea they must have, if they were to do their work intelligently — though as little of one as possible. For...

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Of course some sort of general idea they must have, if they were to do their work intelligently — though as little of one as possible. For...