Quotation by Aldous Huxley

Take a decayed Christian ... and the remains of a Stoic; mix thoroughly with good manners, a bit of money and an old-fashioned education; simmer for several years in a university. Result: a scholar and a gentleman. Well, there were worse types of human being.
Aldous Huxley (1894–1963), British novelist. William Propter, in After Many a Summer Dies the Swan, ch. 2 (1939).
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