H G Wells Quotes (40 quotations)

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1. A time will come when a politician who has willfully made war and promoted international dissension will be as sure of the dock and much surer of the noose than a private homicide. It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men's lives should not stake their own. - H G Wells

2. Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative. - H G Wells

3. Advertising is legalized lying. - H G Wells

4. Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise. - H G Wells

5. Bah! The thing is not a nose at all, but a bit of primordial chaos clapped on to my face. - H G Wells

6. Beauty is in the heart of the beholder. - H G Wells

7. Cycle tracks will abound in Utopia. - H G Wells

8. Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race. - H G Wells

9. Exuberance is beauty. - H G Wells

10. Go away. I'm all right. - H G Wells

11. Heresies are experiments in man's unsatisfied search for truth. - H G Wells

12. Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe. - H G Wells

13. I must confess that my imagination refuses to see any sort of submarine doing anything but suffocating its crew and floundering at sea. - H G Wells

14. If we don't end war, war will end us. - H G Wells

15. If you fell down yesterday, stand up today. - H G Wells

16. In politics, strangely enough, the best way to play your cards is to lay them face upwards on the table. - H G Wells

17. It becomes a bore doing imaginative books that do not touch imaginations, and at length one stops even planning them. - H G Wells

18. Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo. - H G Wells

19. No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft. - H G Wells

20. Non-violence is the policy of the vegetable kingdom - H G Wells

21. Our true nationality is mankind. - H G Wells

22. Religion is pickled God. - H G Wells

23. Sailors ought never to go to church. They ought to go to hell, where it is much more comfortable. - H G Wells

24. She could give herself up to the written word as naturally as a good dancer to music or a fine swimmer to water. The only difficulty was that after finishing the last sentence she was left with a feeling at once hollow and uncomfortably full. Exactly like indigestion. - H G Wells

25. She writes like a loom, producing her broad rich fabric with hardly a thought of how it will make up into a shape, while I write to cover a frame of ideas. - H G Wells

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