Famous Sayings: #82 — ‘Brave New World’

October 7, 2017

O brave new world, with such people in it!

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Aldous Huxley was an English writer who wrote the dystopian novel Brave New World (published in 1932). Photo by thierry ehrmann via Flickr. (Some Rights Reserved.)

Can you guess why I decided to go with the phrase “Brand New World” this week? As usual, I have a theme. But let’s just jump into the origin.

The Origin of the Phrase ‘Brave New World’

The phrase “brave new world” comes from Aldous Huxley’s 1932 novel of the same name. There are other references to Shakespeare in Brave New World, but the title is the most important one.

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