The more powerful and original a mind
The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.
July 25, 1894 – November 21, 1963
Aldous Leonard Huxley was an English writer and philosopher. He wrote nearly fifty books, both novels and non-fiction works, as well as wide-ranging essays, narratives, and poems. By the end of his life, Huxley was widely acknowledged as one of the foremost intellectuals of his time. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature seven times and was elected Companion of Literature by the Royal Society of Literature in 1962.