Quotation by Aldous Huxley

The course of every intellectual, if he pursues his journey long and unflinchingly enough, ends in the obvious, from which the nonintellectuals have never stirred.
Aldous Huxley (1894–1963), British novelist. Philip Quarles, in Point Counter Point, ch. 6 (1928).

This passage comes from the notebook of Philip Quarles, the principal character in the narrative. As a writer committed to the novel of ideas, Quarles is in large part Huxley's self- portrait. Here Quarles expresses one of Huxley's principal themes: the limitations of intellectual life.
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