"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."
"In fact," said Mustapha Mond, "you’re claiming the right to be unhappy."
"All right then," said the Savage defiantly, "I’m claiming the right to be unhappy."”
“ It’s only because of their stupidity that they’re able to be so sure of themselves. ”
“ You have so many layers, that you can peel away a few, and everyone’s so shocked or impressed that you’re baring your soul, while to you it’s nothing, because you know you’ve twenty more layers to go. ”
“ You are a danger zone. I must not enter. I should not enter. But I might. ”
“ You can’t quell depression by making love.
But we tried.
But we tried ”
“ Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood. ”
“ I’m the kind of person who likes to be by himself. To put a finer point on it, I’m the type of person who doesn’t find it painful to be alone. ”