Herbert George Wells

(1866-1946 / Bromley)

Herbert George Wells Quotes

  • ''Cycle tracks will abound in Utopia.''
    H.G. (Herbert George) Wells (1866-1946), British author. repr. In The Works of H.G. Wells, vol. 9 (1925). A Modern Utopia, ch. 2, sct. 3 (1905).
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  • ''Biologically the species is the accumulation of the experiments of all its successful individuals since the beginning.''
    H.G. (Herbert George) Wells (1866-1946), British author. repr. In The Works of H.G. Wells, vol. 9 (1925). A Modern Utopia, ch. 3, sect. 4 (1905).
  • ''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.''
    H.G. (Herbert George) Wells (1866-1946), British author. repr. In The Works of H.G. Wells, vol. 9 (1925). A Modern Utopia, ch. 3, sect. 3 (1905). On the science of economics.
  • ''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. (Herbert George) Wells (1866-1946), British author. repr. In The Works of H.G. Wells, vol. 9 (1925). A Modern Utopia, ch. 5, sct. 2 (1905).
  • ''One of the darkest evils of our world is surely the unteachable wildness of the Good.''
    H.G. (Herbert George) Wells (1866-1946), British author. repr. In The Works of H.G. Wells, vol. 9 (1925). A Modern Utopia, ch. 2, sct. 6 (1905).
  • ''Fools make researches and wise men exploit them.''
    H.G. (Herbert George) Wells (1866-1946), British author. repr. In The Works of H.G. Wells, vol. 9 (1925). A Modern Utopia, ch. 2, sct. 5 (1905).
  • ''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. (Herbert George) Wells (1866-1946), British author. repr. In The Works of H.G. Wells, vol. 9 (1925). A Modern Utopia, ch. 3, sct. 8 (1905).
  • ''If we don't end war, war will end us.''
    H.G. (Herbert George) Wells (1866-1946), British screenwriter, and William Cameron Menzies. John Cabal (Raymond Massey), Things to Come, responding to rumors of the impending war (1936).
  • ''The path of social advancement is, and must be, strewn with broken friendships.''
    H.G. (Herbert George) Wells (1866-1946), British author. Kipps, bk. 2, ch. 5 (1905).
  • ''He was inordinately proud of England and he abused her incessantly.''
    H.G. (Herbert George) Wells (1866-1946), British author. Mr. Britling Sees It Through, bk. 1, ch. 2, sct. 2.

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