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About H. G. Wells
H. G. Wells was an English writer.
Books: "The Time Machine", "The Invisible Man", "The War of the Worlds", "The Island of Doctor Moreau", "The Outline of History".
He wrote science fiction novels, social realism books, history books and textbooks. He is regarded as the most important science fiction writer of all time. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature 4 times - in 1921, 1932, 1935 and 1946.
His Personal Life
He was married twice and he had 4 children. With his second wife's consent, he had many mistresses.
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Famous quotes by H. G. 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.H. G. Wells
Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative.H. G. Wells
Advertising is legalized lying.H. G. Wells
Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober not to make us sorry but wise.H. G. Wells
After people have repeated a phrase a great number of times, they begin to realize it has meaning and may even be true.H. G. Wells
Beauty is in the heart of the beholder.H. G. Wells
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. Wells
Cynicism is humor in ill health.H. G. Wells
Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair for the future of the human race.H. G. Wells
Heresies are experiments in man's unsatisfied search for truth.H. G. Wells
History is a race between education and catastrophe.H. G. Wells
Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.H. G. Wells
Human history in essence is the history of ideas.H. G. Wells
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
I want to go ahead of Father Time with a scythe of my own.H. G. Wells
If we don't end war, war will end us.H. G. Wells
In politics, strangely enough, the best way to play your cards is to lay them face upwards on the table.H. G. 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.H. G. Wells
Moral indignation is jealousy with a halo.H. G. Wells
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.H. G. Wells
Nothing leads so straight to futility as literary ambitions without systematic knowledge.H. G. 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.H. G. 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.H. G. 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.H. G. Wells
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. 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.H. G. Wells
H. G. Wells' Popularity
H. G. Wells was a famous English writer, who was born on September 21, 1866. As a person born on this date, H. G. Wells is listed in our database as the 15th most popular celebrity for the day (September 21) and the 2nd most popular for the year (1866).
People born on September 21 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. H. G. Wells is the 403rd most popular Virgo.
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