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33 Top Quotes by English Writer H. G. Wells

Collection of most interesting and famous quotes by English writer H. G. Wells.

Herbert George Wells was an English writer. Prolific in many genres, he wrote dozens of novels, short stories, and works of social commentary, history, satire, biography and autobiography. His work also included two books on recreational war games.

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Best Quotes by H. G. Wells

Beauty is in the heart of the beholder.

— H. G. Wells

In politics strangely enough the best way to play your cards is to lay them face upwards on the table.

— H. G. Wells

No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else’s draft.

— H. G. Wells

There’s nothing wrong in suffering if you suffer for a purpose. Our revolution didn’t abolish danger or death. It simply made danger and death worthwhile.

— H. G. Wells

History is a race between education and catastrophe.

— H. G. Wells

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.

— H. G. Wells

Crime and bad lives are the measure of a State’s failure all crime in the end is the crime of the community.

— H. G. Wells

Every time I see an adult on a bicycle I no longer despair for the future of the human race.

— H. G. Wells

Every time I see an adult on a bicycle I no longer despair for the future of the human race.

— H. G. Wells

After people have repeated a phrase a great number of times they begin to realize it has meaning and may even be true.

— H. G. Wells

Cynicism is humor in ill health.

— H. G. Wells

Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.

— H. G. Wells

History is a race between education and catastrophe.

— H. G. Wells

Human history in essence is the history of ideas.

— H. G. Wells

Cynicism is humor in ill health.

— H. G. Wells

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

Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.

— H. G. Wells

Nothing leads so straight to futility as literary ambitions without systematic knowledge.

— H. G. Wells

Advertising is legalized lying.

— H. G. Wells

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

Adapt or perish now as ever is nature’s inexorable imperative.

— H. G. Wells

Man is the unnatural animal the rebel child of nature and more and more does he turn himself against the harsh and fitful hand that reared him.

— H. G. Wells

In politics strangely enough the best way to play your cards is to lay them face upwards on the table.

— H. G. Wells

Affliction comes to us not to make us sad but sober not to make us sorry but wise.

— H. G. Wells

The only true measure of success is the ratio between what we might have done and what we might have been on the one hand and the thing we have made and the things we have made of ourselves on the other.

— H. G. Wells

The doctrine of the Kingdom of Heaven which was the main teaching of Jesus is certainly one of the most revolutionary doctrines that ever stirred and changed human thought.

— H. G. Wells

I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.

— H. G. Wells

Every time I see an adult on a bicycle I no longer despair for the future of the human race.

— H. G. Wells

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

Heresies are experiments in man’s unsatisfied search for truth.

— H. G. Wells

If we don’t end war war will end us.

— H. G. Wells

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

Once the command of the air is obtained by one of the contending armies the war becomes a conflict between a seeing host and one that is blind.

— H. G. Wells

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