Herbert George Wells

(1866-1946 / Bromley)

Herbert George Wells Quotes

  • ''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. (Herbert George) Wells (1866-1946), British screenwriter. William Cameron Menzies. Oswald Cabal (Raymond Massey). Things to Come, answering Passworthy's objection that sending their children up into space is dangerous (1936).
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  • ''Dragging out life to the last possible second is not living to the best effect. The nearer the bone, the sweeter the meat. The best of life, Passworthy, lies nearest to the edge of death.''
    H.G. (Herbert George) Wells (1866-1946), British screenwriter, and William Cameron Menzies. Oswald Cabal (Raymond Massey), Things to Come, answering Passworthy's objection that sending their children up into space is dangerous (1936).
  • ''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. (Herbert George) Wells (1866-1946), British author. Outline of History, vol. 1, ch. 28, sect. 2 (1920).
  • ''This little upset across the water doesn't mean anything. Threatened men live long and threatened wars never occur.''
    H.G. (Herbert George) Wells (1866-1946), British screenwriter. William Cameron Menzies. "Pippa" Passworthy (Edward Chapman), Things to Come, dismissing rumors of the impending war (1936).
  • ''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. (Herbert George) Wells (1866-1946), British author. Quoted in Charlie Chaplin, My Autobiography, ch. 16 (1964).

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