Quotation by Aldous Huxley

Happiness is a hard master—particularly other people's happiness.
Aldous Huxley (1894–1963), British novelist. Mustapha Mond, in Brave New World, ch. 16 (1932).

Mustapha Mond makes this comment in reference to his chosen assignment as a World Controller in Huxley's imagined nightmare utopia. He is responsible for maintaining social stability by rendering everyone happy.
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