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Quotation by Aldous Huxley
Cynical realism—it's the intelligent man's best excuse for doing nothing in an intolerable situation.
Aldous Huxley (1894–1963), British novelist. John Barnack, in Time Must Have a Stop, ch. 5 (1944).
John Barnack's jibe at his hedonist brother Eustace for not taking sufficient interest in contemporary political movements.
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