Inspirational HG Wells Quotes

Motivational HG Wells Quotes And Sayings

HG Wells Quotes:- Herbert George Wells (21 September 1866 – 13 August 1946) 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.

Inspirational HG Wells Quotes

The path of least resistance is the path of the loser.
HG Wells

Inspirational HG Wells Quotes

I must confess that my imagination refuses to see any sort of submarine doing anything but suffocating its crew and floundering at sea.
HG Wells

Advertising is legalized lying.
HG Wells

Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.
HG Wells

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

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


Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise.
HG Wells

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

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 in the end your cheerfulness in not justified, at any rate, you will have been cheerful.
HG 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.
HG Wells

Famous Quotes By HG Wells

The uglier a man’s legs are, the better he plays golf – it’s almost a law.
HG Wells

The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
HG Wells

Sailors ought never to go to church. They ought to go to hell, where it is much more comfortable.
HG Wells

Our true nationality is mankind.
HG Wells

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

The New Deal is plainly an attempt to achieve a working socialism and avert a social collapse in America; it is extraordinarily parallel to the successive ‘policies’ and ‘Plans’ of the Russian experiment. Americans shirk the word ‘socialism’, but what else can one call it?
HG Wells

The path of social advancement is and must be, strewn with broken friendships.
HG 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.
HG 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.
HG Wells

Crime and bad lives are the measures of a State’s failure, all crime, in the end, is the crime of the community.
HG Wells

Best HG Wells Quotes About Nature

Cynicism is humor in ill health.
HG Wells

Biologically the species is the accumulation of the experiments of all its successful individuals since the beginning.
HG 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.
HG Wells

History is a race between education and catastrophe.
HG Wells

Human history, in essence, is the history of ideas.
HG 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.
HG Wells

In England, we have come to rely upon a comfortable time-lag of fifty years or a century intervening between the perception that something ought to be done and a serious attempt to do it.
HG Wells

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.
HG Wells

If we don’t end the war, war will end us.
HG Wells

Some people bear three kinds of trouble – the ones they’ve had, the ones they have, and the ones they expect to have.
HG Wells

Powerful Quotes on HG Wells

We are living in 1937, and our universities, I suggest, are not half-way out of the fifteenth century. We have made hardly any changes in our conception of university organization, education, graduation, for a century – for several centuries.
HG Wells

One of the darkest evils of our world is surely the unteachable wildness of the Good.
HG Wells

Leaders should lead as far as they can and then vanish. Their ashes should not choke the fire they have lit.
HG Wells

It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men’s lives should not pay with their own.
HG Wells

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

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

The past is but the past of a beginning.
HG Wells

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

The past is the beginning of the beginning and all that is and has been being but the twilight of the dawn.
HG Wells

I had rather be called a journalist than an artist.
HG Wells

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