It seems that our brave new world is becoming less tolerant, spiritual and educated than it ever was when I was young.— Lemmy Kilmister
Scandalous Brave New World quotations
One believes things because one has been conditioned to believe them.
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.
Words can be like X-rays if you use them properly -- they’ll go through anything. You read and you’re pierced.
To take arms against a sea of troubles.
Hug me till you drug me, honey; Kiss me till I'm in a coma.
Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth.
On no account brood over your wrongdoing. Rolling in the muck is not the best way of getting clean.
There isn't a child who hasn't gone out into the brave new world who eventually doesn't return to the old homestead carrying a bundle of dirty clothes.
Did you ever feel, as though you had something inside you that was only waiting for you to give it a chance to come out? Some sort of extra power that you aren't using - you know, like all the water that goes down the falls instead of through the turbines?
Back to culture. Yes, actually to culture. You can’t consume much if you sit still and read books.
I love you more than anything in the world combined.
If one's different, one's bound to be lonely.
All conditioning aims at that: making people like their inescapable social destiny.
The greatest triumphs of propoganda have been accomplished, not by doing something, but by refraining from doing. Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth.
And that," put in the Director sententiously, "that is the secret of happiness and virtue — 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.
When the individual feels, the community reels.
O, wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world, That has such people in't!
All right then," said the Savage defiantly, "I'm claiming the right to be unhappy.
But every one belongs to every one else
We can't allow science to undo its own good work.
In a brave new world, a post-September 11 world, anyone is going to make certain mistakes. The mistakes that have been made on homeland security, on protecting our Nation from another terrorist attack, are mistakes of omission. We are simply not doing enough.
My rite of passage into my brave new world, life on the road.
The innovative spirit was America's strongest attribute, transforming everything into a brave new world, but there lingered an insecurity about the arts.
We don't want to change. Every change is a menace to stability.
It's a brave new world.
I wish the government and the Minister of Justice would address these legal and constitutional arguments, but they refuse to. They want Canadians to go blindly into their brave new world, but it is not wise for a society to move blindly in any direction.
What’s the point of truth or beauty or knowledge when anthrax bombs are popping all around you?
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.
I like being myself. Myself and nasty.
I'd rather be myself," he said. "Myself and nasty. Not somebody else, however jolly.
If you have behaved badly, repent, make what amends you can and address yourself to the task of behaving better next time.
What man has joined, nature is powerless to put asunder.
The optimum population is modeled on the iceberg- eight-ninths below the water line, one-ninth above.