H. G. Wells Quotes

40 H. G. Wells quotes:

"It was tough going. His world was in the grips of the last Ice Age. In Southern Africa it was drier than now, water was difficult to obtain and so were animals,"
"The path of least resistance is the path of the loser."
Author: Wells Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own."
"Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative."
Author: Wells Quotes Category: Nature Quotes
"Beauty is in the heart of the beholder."
"Advertising is legalized lying."
"Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe."
"History is a race between education and catastrophe."
"Biologically the species is the accumulation of the experiments of all its successful individuals since the beginning."
Author: Wells Quotes Category: Evolution Quotes
"Cynicism is humor in ill health."
"Crime and bad lives are the measure of a State's failure, all crime in the end is the crime of the community."
"The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow."
"The science hangs like a gathering fog in a valley, a fog which begins nowhere and goes nowhere, an incidental, unmeaning inconvenience to passers-by."
"I must confess that my imagination refuses to see any sort of submarine doing anything but suffocating its crew and floundering at sea."
"While there is a chance of the world getting through its troubles, I hold that a reasonable man has to behave as though he were sure of it. If at the end your cheerfulness in not justified, at any rate you will have been cheerful."
"Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race."
"You have learned something. That always feels at first as if you had lost something."
"If you fell down yesterday, stand up today."
"The past is the beginning of the beginning and all that is and has been is but the twilight of the dawn."
"Heresies are experiments in man's unsatisfied search for truth."

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