CONSUMERISM QUOTES BRAVE NEW WORLD

“But I don’t want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.” – John

“The principle of mass production requires uniformity of everything from first to last.” – Mustapha Mond

“Every change is a menace to stability.” – The Director

“Everyone works for everyone else. We can’t do without anyone.” – Lenina

“What’s the point of truth or beauty, when there are so many other things that can be bought?” – Helmholtz Watson

“Thus conditioned, she had been content to live and play, in babyhood her mother’s arms, then in the decanting room, then, presently and until this present moment, in the conditioning centre – three months of embryonic existence and two years of infantile training in hygiene and simple gymnastics.” – Narrator

“There’s nobody there. I’m there. The only friend I’ve got is myself.” – Bernard

“Ending is better than mending. The more stitches, the less riches.” – Henry Foster

“Why do you need a girl when you have all these things? We have all the advantages of solitude, with none of the drawbacks of being alone.” – Bernard

“A gramme is better than a damn.” – Lenina

“To burn all illogical feelings out of your mind and smell pleasant, naturally.” – Mustapha Mond

“The more stitches, the less riches.” – Henry Foster

“Ending is better than mending.” – Mustapha Mond

“You got rid of them. Yes, that’s just like you. Getting rid of everything unpleasant instead of learning to put up with it.” – Helmholtz Watson

“But I don’t want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.” – John

“Progress dehumanizes people. That’s why they’re so lucky.” – Helmholtz Watson

“We prefer to do things comfortably.” – Mustapha Mond

“When the individual feels, the community reels.” – Mustapha Mond

“History is bunk.” – Mustapha Mond

“They learnt the simplest things in the simplest way, also like the rabbits in the German garden.” – Narrator

“One day the dog ceased to propagate its kind. It licked at a boot, out of love and gratitude.” – Narrator

“Nobody ever did anything decent except for the sake of doing it.” – The Arch-Community-Songster of Canterbury

“Progress is perfect.” – Mustapha Mond

“Civilization has absolutely no need of nobility or heroism.” – Mustapha Mond

“Comfort, on the other hand, has all the advantages of pleasure without any of the inconveniences.” – The Director

“Every one belongs to every one else.” – Lenina

“Stability, stability. No dancing with the dead. No touching of the live. Death is stronger than life.” – Mustapha Mond

“I don’t know that you have any reason to envy me… I’m pretty rotten.” – Bernard

“But I don’t want to be conditioned. I want to be free.” – John

“We don’t want to change. Every change is a menace to stability.” – The Director