H. G. Wells

A writer; author of “The Time Machine”.

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11 quotations — 2 Funny, 9 Serious.

  1. The uglier a man's legs are, the better he plays golf.
    It's almost a law.
  2. 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.

  3. Advertising is legalized lying.
  4. An artist who theorizes about his work is no longer artist but critic.
  5. [Epitaph:]
    I told you so, you damned fools.
  6. If we don't end war, war will end us.
  7. 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.
  8. In politics, strangely enough, the best way to play your cards is to lay them face upwards on the table.
  9. No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
  10. The crisis of today is the joke of tomorrow.
  11. The path of social advancement is, and must be, strewn with broken friendships.