"Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober not to make us sorry but wise."
"When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."H. G. Wells on Khalil Gibran
"Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad."H. G. Wells on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers."H. G. Wells on Helen Keller
"If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough."H. G. Wells on Audrey Hepburn
"Sadness is but a wall between two gardens."H. G. Wells on Khalil Gibran
"Beauty is in the heart of the beholder."
"In politics, strangely enough, the best way to play your cards is to lay them face upwards on the table."
"No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft."
"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."
"History is a race between education and catastrophe."