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H. G. Wells
H. G. Wells

Often called the father of modern science fiction, H.G. Wells left school at the age of 13 to become an apprentice to a draper. He studied to be a biologist, graduating in 1888. Jules Verne's writing greatly influenced Wells and he began to write his first science fiction tome, "The Time Machine." It was a huge success. He followed it up with "The Island of Dr. Moreau," "The Invisible Man,…

Date of Birth: September 21, 1866
Date of Death: August 13, 1946


Found 82 quotes by H. G. Wells .
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"The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow." H. G. Wells
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Crisis    English Author   

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"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
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"History is a race between education and catastrophe." H. G. Wells
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Education    History And Historians   

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"The path of least resistance is the path of the loser." H. G. Wells
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Adversity    Challenges   

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"With the Toubou we are hoping to find out who were the first people to settle in the Sahara," H. G. Wells
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People   

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"We believe that some of Adam's characteristics can still be seen in Southern Africa but we need to find out what they are," H. G. Wells
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Africa    Empathy   

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"There comes a moment in the day when you have written your pages in the morning, attended to your correspondence in the afternoon, and have nothing further to do. Then comes that hour when you are bored; that's the time for sex." H. G. Wells
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Enthusiasm    Sex   

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"There is nothing in machinery, there is nothing in embankments and railways and iron bridges and engineering devices to oblige them to be ugly. Ugliness is the measure of imperfection." H. G. Wells
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Engineering    Ignorance    Ugliness   

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"Security puts a premium on feebleness." H. G. Wells
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Funny    Security   

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"He was inordinately proud of England and he abused her incessantly." H. G. Wells
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England    Patriotic   

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"I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own." H. G. Wells
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Time And Time Management   

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"Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative." H. G. Wells
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"Beauty is in the heart of the beholder." H. G. Wells
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Beauty    Compassion    English Author   

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"Sailors ought never to go to church. They ought to go to hell, where it is much more comfortable." H. G. Wells
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English Author    Hell    Judgement   

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"The pieces of DNA you find in the Y-chromosome don't go through the same shuffling process that other DNA undergoes, so it is easier to trace," H. G. Wells
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DNA   

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"Rest enough for the individual man, too much and too soon, and we call it death. But for man, no rest and no ending. He must go on, conquest beyond conquest. First this little planet and all its winds and ways, and then all the laws of mind and matter that restrain him. Then the planets about him, and, at last, out across immensities to the stars. And when he has conquered all the deep space, and all the mysteries of time, still he will be beginning." H. G. Wells
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Death   

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"Go away, I'm all right!" H. G. Wells
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Solitude   

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"Go away...I'm alright." H. G. Wells
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Famous Last Words   

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"The path of social advancement is, and must be, strewn with broken friendships." H. G. Wells
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Getting Ahead   

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