Quotation by Aldous Huxley

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley (1894–1963), British novelist. Mark Rampion, in Point Counter Point, ch. 16 (1928).

Mark Rampion, who speaks these words of exasperation, is modeled on D.H. Lawrence.
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