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quotation: If you fell down yesterday, stand up today. H.G. Wells

If you fell down yesterday, stand up today.

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quotation: H.G. Wells (“…The nearer the bone, the sweeter the meat…”)

Quotation of the Day

Dragging out life to the last possible second isn’t living to the best effect. The nearer the bone, the sweeter the meat. The best of life…lies nearest to the edge of death.H.G. Wells (1866-1946) Discuss

quotation: If we don’t end war, war will end us. H.G. Wells

If we don’t end war, war will end us.

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Quotation: H.G. Wells

There is—though I do not know how there is or why there is—a sense of infinite peace and protection in the glittering hosts of heaven.

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Quotation: H.G. Wells on simple explanations and wrong theories

Very simple was my explanation, and plausible enough—as most wrong theories are!

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Quota: H.G. Wells

It is when suffering finds a voice and sets our nerves quivering that this pity comes troubling us.

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Quotation: H. G. Wells on star gazing as retreat from one’s own troubles

Looking at these stars suddenly dwarfed my own troubles and all the gravities of terrestrial life.

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Today’s Birthday: H. G. Wells (1866)

H. G. Wells (1866)

Wells was an English author whose early books exemplify the political and social beliefs of his time. Full of fantasy and fascinating pseudoscientific speculations, they include The Time Machine, The Invisible Man, and The War of the Worlds. Although he is probably best remembered for his works of science fiction, he was also an imaginative social thinker who worked for many progressive causes. What novels did he write after he abandoned science fiction? More… Discuss